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The_Kapn 12-29-2012 02:23 PM

Merry (belated) Christmas to me--new slicer!
 
I had to replace my slicer after many years.
Chased leads on used ones for the last 6 weeks till I was blue in the face. :redface:
Looking for an 8" or larger unit that was at the top of "home use" or bottom of "commercial use" quality.
For a home cook, I slice a LOT of bacon (all 3 kinds), pastrami, jerky, etc.

Found a lot of Hobarts and some Globes and Berkels--but those suckers were all 100-120 lb or more and way more than I wanted to deal with.
A lady we know had a Hobart 12" in very good condition that I could have bought for $75--but I would have needed a fork lift to move it!

Finally said "Fark It"!!!

This should be here later in the week:

http://www.webstaurantstore.com/avan.../177SL310.html

Seems very capable, reasonably easy to clean, and at about 40 lb this old man can deal with it!
I doubt seriously that I will wear this one out :clap2:

TIM

PatAttack 12-29-2012 02:29 PM

Sweet! Way to go, Tim!

BobM 12-29-2012 02:41 PM

Congrats, good luck with it! :clap:

K80Shooter 12-29-2012 02:44 PM

That’s funny, I was looking at that same slicer at the same place earlier today.

Do us a favor and do a review on it after you use it a bit.

Congrats.

Bonewagon 12-29-2012 02:46 PM

That looks like a great slicer.

aquablue22 12-29-2012 03:22 PM

You'll like that right there Tim! I had a older Hobart that i had to "turn" over to my kid cause I couldn't move the dang thing anymore!

Crazy Harry 12-29-2012 03:22 PM

watch your hands around that thing, that blade *IS* sharp! I know from experience.

The_Kapn 12-29-2012 03:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by K80Shooter (Post 2310462)
Thatís funny, I was looking at that same slicer at the same place earlier today.

Do us a favor and do a review on it after you use it a bit.

Congrats.

Will do.

TIM

landarc 12-29-2012 03:41 PM

Congrats, I would love something like that.

AussieTitch 12-29-2012 03:43 PM

We have one of them,great blade and does a fine job.
Cheers.
Titch

Ron_L 12-29-2012 04:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by K80Shooter (Post 2310462)
Thatís funny, I was looking at that same slicer at the same place earlier today.

Do us a favor and do a review on it after you use it a bit.

Congrats.

Yep... I'd love to hear what you think about it. I would probably use my slicer more if it worked better and was easier to clean.

RevZiLLa 12-29-2012 04:53 PM

Pretty good size and deal

Bluesman 12-29-2012 04:58 PM

Saweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet Congrats....Now reviews Paleeeese

The_Kapn 01-05-2013 05:53 PM

It came today!

Have it sitting on the kitchen island--just admiring it! 8)
Have to move it tomorrow before Mrs Kapn comes home.
Or, I could put a bow on it and tell her it is her 38th wedding anniversary present. 8)
But, I would then join Hance in the Marital Doghouse :oops:

A solid and well built unit.
Operates smoothly and is soooooo quiet!
Weight is manageable at about 35 lbs.
Few "nooks and crannies" so should be "reasonably" easy to clean.
Appears to be a quality machine at the $300 price point.
If it slices as good as it looks, I will be a happy camper!

Sadly, it will be mid week before I get a chance to thaw all that deer in the freezer and get it sliced for jerky.

Will post when I get a chance to see if it is just a "pretty face", or works as good as it looks!

TIM

chriscw81 01-05-2013 05:58 PM

CONGRATS!! i dont know what i'd do without my slicer. it's gonna come in handy tomorrow when we make jerky. the perfectly slice bacon it produces makes it worth the money alone!!:clap2:


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