[Sca-cooks] Hobart/Kitchenaid/Conair etc...

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Tue Nov 27 08:35:08 PST 2007

Bear wrote:
> The reference is to the fact that Hobart does not manufacture KitchenAid 
> anymore, rather than KitchenAid is no longer manufactured.  Hobart sold the 
> company to Whirlpool in 1986.  According to some discussions about 
> KitchenAid mixers, the motor in the Whirlpool manufactured ones is not as 
> sturdy as those in the older Hobart manufactured models.  At 25 years, your 
> mixer is one of Hobart manufacture.
That must be when they went from metal construction for the attachments 
to plastic.  I have my mom's grinder attachment as well as my own, they 
are pretty much identical except for the material.  I'm a bit rough on 
my utensils [blush] so I try to avoid the plastic. 


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