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post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
im wondering if i would damage the food processer---
if i took store bought smoking chips----
and ground to sawdust?????PDT_Armataz_01_24.gif

what say you????icon_question.gificon_question.gif:icon_questio n:
post #2 of 13
If it was an old processor that you really didn't care about...then go for it...see what happens....BUT...if it's something you want to use for food processing.. then I would make sure I had a spare blade for it before I tried the experiment...because I don't think the blade would be good for anything else...biggrin.gif
post #3 of 13
guess it all depends on the size of the chips, and if your food processor has metal gears and such... i really dont see why you couldnt seeing as we grind ice and coffee beans that are hard
post #4 of 13
Thread Starter 
im already thinking--
that since im in no hurry--
cause i have plenty of store bought chips-and hickory sawdust...

its garage sale time again..
if i get 1 --
it will be a dedicated duty processer.......PDT_Armataz_01_12.gif

maybe i can get a 5 dollar wonder????
post #5 of 13
DO IT!! It's not my money, so I say go for it!PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif

If it were I mean the wifes.........I would look for a bed at a garage sale......PDT_Armataz_01_13.gif
post #6 of 13
I wouldn't do it - unless you don't want it anymore...
post #7 of 13
I would venture to guess that it will damage the blades pretty bad. How ever if you go to a second hand store you may find one pretty cheap
post #8 of 13
Im with Al do it
post #9 of 13


I would go for it those blenders are a dime a dozen at the flea markets
post #10 of 13
WHy would you want to do this? Won't sawdust burn up faster than chips or chunks?
post #11 of 13
Where is Forest Grump when you need him?
post #12 of 13
Thread Starter 
on my smoker--
the store bought sawdust smolders very easily

the first 2 hrs--
when smoking my home made sausage...
the heat is under 175 fwink.gif
post #13 of 13
I would think that the chips are going to get stuck to the blade and bind it to the sides stalling the motor. unless it has alot of power. If you try it let us know how it works for ya.
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