[Sca-cooks] Hobart/Kitchenaid/Conair etc...
selene at earthlink.net
Tue Nov 27 08:35:08 PST 2007
> 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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