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Unread 12-17-2011, 01:58 AM   #1
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Default Hobart Model 1512 Meat Slicer

Well my landlord and his friends have been up to it again.

A few weeks ago I made a small pastrami out of a store bought corned beef, which they raved about, even though it was sliced thicker than i like. I had mentioned how I really needed a slicer to get it as thin as deli pastrami.

Well a few days ago this shows up.






"This" happens to be a Model 1512 Hobart that has been in a barn for many years, and was cleaned, revived and delivered, with the only request to make as much pastrami as could fit on the smoker.

As near as I can tell this thing is 100% operational and complete.

Blade was even sharpened. It even has the sharpener attached to the bottom.
You can see the sharpener attached via thumbscrew beneath the label.


I have done some research, and while I do not know how many years they produced this model, Model 1512 was their first angle feed slicer introduced in 1947 according to this:
http://www.hobartcorp.com/flash/content4_1.swf

So I have an interesting piece of working history, and I will be curing a couple of large briskets over Christmas to make Pastrami the week after.

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Unread 12-17-2011, 05:50 AM   #2
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In it's day that was top of the line. Great find.
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Awesome slicer! Congrats.
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SWEET!!!
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They don't make 'em like that anymore.
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That is an amazing find and an incredible gift to receive.
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How cool is that?
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Very Cool!!
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Well Merry Christmas to you! That's awesome!
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Everyone should have one of those! I have a 1612 that needs to be restored. This may get me working on it. Cool.
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Bravo!
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If it works well I will bet it will last a lifetime. Nice Gift!
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Awesome gift.
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Nice find! You can't beat Hobart for quality.

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