Pros: No clamping needed, easy to use and reload. nice long horns/tubes, no nylon gears
Cons: welding, polishing of Stainless Steel looks a bit sloppy.
Amazon Prime Day 2015 was my purchase date. I had been searching for a stuffer for a few weeks, but waited until this date to see if there were any great deals. Weston 86-0701-W Manual Vertical Sausage Stuffer, 7-Pound There weren't any great deals. I did see this unit Weston 86-0701-W Manual Vertical Sausage Stuffer, 7-Pound at Amazon for $149.99. I liked the idea of getting something a bit bigger than a 5# model, since most of batches are 5#, I wanted to make sure I was never filling twice. Since then I have had a few 12# batches, oh well ;-) First unit that arrived - The first unit that arrived turned out to be a refurbished...(read more)