Originally Posted by dirtsailor2003
Another thing I need to consider is that we buy all, yes all of our cheese bulk. The big mega blocks. It would be nice to also be able to slice cheese. Gonna have to research this a bit. Not sure that this unit can handle that abuse.
I think it can but not the hard cheeses ????
I read the reviews and it seems quite a few were using for cheese, and I think the manufacturer eludes to cheeses but not hard cheeses, I do not even know what a hard cheese is, I would figure some sort of cheddar but I do not know cheeses............except my favs of course hehehe
I got this one because of a combination of reasons, appeared to be well built, and had a nice size tray, 10" so middle of the road on blades, but the big one I was trying for along with price and size is the 1/4 hp, there are some other models that are better priced but they have cheapie motors, others that were higher priced than this but did not have a large tray or they were cheap as well, I also look at units weight when looking at these, I was scared a little because I did not know what I was getting but when it got here I was pleased, it is heavy, for the price very well built, I have worked on many commercial units for restaurants and this seems to have that same build just a little smaller footprint, but for the money and the return policy I was willing to take a risk, and not having used it yet, soon for Jerky, I could not honestly say how it operates, but I think it will do fine, for sandwich meats from roasts and such, small steaks for dinner servings of roast and gravy etc.
And they gave me free shipping on the item as well, along with the price, I was happy, but when I got to pick it up and feel what a tank it was I was even happier, not sure about the cheese but I will have to go get a little ham and slice it up and report back, but I can tell it will be fine, and compared to the competition I think it is one of the better deals, if I was rich, I would get me one of those $8K + Slicers and name my Barn "Beverly Hills Smokin"