Electric meat grinder

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  1. raktrakr

    raktrakr Cyber-Hunter

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    Im looking to buy one, any suggestions?
     
  2. Lady Hunter

    Lady Hunter 12 pointer

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    After burning up several smaller ones, I've had a 1 hp #22 from Cabela's for over 15 years & have used the heck out of it. They changed models a few years ago so can't speak for the new Carnivore models. BUT... the one I have was actually made by Weston & it appears that they are still selling the same grinder on the Weston website.
     
  3. Turkey Runner

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    1/2 horse Cabelas carnivore grinder. It will grind the meat faster than you can feed it. One of the best purchases iv ever made.
     
  4. ptbrauch

    ptbrauch 12 pointer

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    What are you planning on doing with it?

    I've got a little cheap one that works just fine for me to process a deer or two a year and the occasional sausage making in between. But if I was to do more than that, I'd want something bigger.
     
  5. raktrakr

    raktrakr Cyber-Hunter

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    Mostly deer maybe pork sausage occasionally, I bit the bullet and bought the carnivore 3/4, maybe more than enough, but like a gun, better to have and not need...
    Thanks for the input
     
  6. pentail

    pentail Bacon Staff Member

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    I have the Weston #12 1 HP. It has ground everything I have ever thrown at it and I am pretty sure it has a lifetime warranty.
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  7. I know the thread is about electric grinders but this little unit is worth every dime of the $26 asking price. :D

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  8. msu_hunter

    msu_hunter 6 pointer

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    i have one to, chuck up an electric drill to the end and go slowly. works like a charm.
     
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  9. I don't have one but I've seen my granny use one many a day to grind through several hogs worth of fresh sausage.

    I got a new Kitchenaid mixer from Santa Claus and will be purchasing the grinder/stuffer attachment soon. That mixer motor is solid enough for what little grinding I'll be doing.
     
  10. jfiscus

    jfiscus 6 pointer

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    I have a vintage Oster Regency Kitchen Center with meat grinder attachment. I've fed a LOT of deer through it in the past few years w/o any issue. If you're new to grinding meat, the colder it is the better/easier it grinds. You can find these on Craigslist usually for cheap. ;)
     
  11. carnivore

    carnivore 12 pointer

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    Cant go wrong with the carnivore.
     
  12. EC

    EC 12 pointer

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    This is my favorite one...

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  13. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

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    I bought a little Waring refurbished from Cabelas like 4 years ago and it’s still going strong. Paid like $39 for it. Also bought a slicer I’ve never even opened.
     
  14. chadwimc

    chadwimc 10 pointer

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    I've been using this one from BassPro for years now. Several deer per year. Including some tonight. Its made by LEM...
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