[Sca-cooks] Hobart/Kitchenaid/Conair etc...
shonsu_78 at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 27 13:27:52 PST 2007
Kitchen Aid is still made from metal and metal parts.
UNFORTUNATELY, some of the gadgets that you can buy to
play with such as meat grinder/sausage stuffer ARE
plastic. BUT the pasta roller I got with mine is all
metal and great for rolling out ravioli doughs or
--- "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius"
<adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Nov 27, 2007, at 11:35 AM, Susan Fox wrote:
> > Bear wrote:
> >> The reference is to the fact that Hobart does not
> >> 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.
> Oh, my gosh! Those are plastic??? And not plastic or
> 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
> kitchen appliance).
> Now that I've actually got a little extra room via
> The Kitchen Counter
> That Ate My Dining Room...
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