[Sca-cooks] Hobart/Kitchenaid/Conair etc...
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Tue Nov 27 09:12:06 PST 2007
On Nov 27, 2007, at 11:35 AM, Susan Fox wrote:
> Bear wrote:
>> The reference is to the fact that Hobart does not manufacture
>> 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
> to plastic. I have my mom's grinder attachment as well as my own,
> are pretty much identical except for the material. I'm a bit rough on
> my utensils [blush] so I try to avoid the plastic.
Oh, my gosh! Those are plastic??? And not plastic or enamel-coated
metal??? I had no idea!
D**n, now I'm definitely not going to bother with one, and definitely
will pursue the Robot-Coupe plan (yes, I know they're not functionally
interchangeable, but if you have room for only one mucking great
Now that I've actually got a little extra room via The Kitchen Counter
That Ate My Dining Room...
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