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New Toy - 1hp meat grinder

S-met

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Christmas morning already? Sure fees feels like it sitting on my living room floor opening my box that just arrived.
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I have a grinder already, and it works good enough. In fact, it actually meets all of my personal culinary needs. Kitchner #12 (reg$150, got on an Amazon flash for $111).
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So why get a new one? Especially another #12? Well... black Friday sale at webstaurant was about $100 off. I'd have to check my receipt for exact price, but under $200.
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Ok, well, I didn't just get it to frivolously upgrade. While I didn't have a special need, my puppies do. My new little rescue girl was a little malnourished and the vet said to try this expensive RX food or I could try this raw food diet but would have to be able to grind small bones. Fortunately I had a grinder and I tried the proposed meal plan. My little girl went from 2.2lb to 4.9lb in 3 weeks, has a great coat, healthy skin and nails and is terrorizing the house like a puppy should. My older pup (6) is mostly converted from kibble to raw and his energy level has shot up, he's trimmed down a little but gained about a half lb.
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My kitchener is ⅔hp and my backyard pro is a full 1hp. The head is stainless steel instead of aluminum like my old model and its just a bit bigger to accommodate some of the bones a little better. And just wee bit more power to chew through the bones.
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And this little grinder, well, he'll get rehomed to my brother-in-law. Plenty of long life left in it.

And the puppy:
Nov 12th
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Dec8th
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I don't advocate, suggest or recommend raw feeding. Just that its working for my mutts.
 
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sawhorseray

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As cute as that little puppy is I'd say your new grinder is for a very worthy cause. Pup getting stronger, new grinder with more power, something for your BIL to be happy about. Like, RAY
 

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Congrats on the new grinder!
It looks like a workhorse!
Al
 

S-met

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Thank you for the likes.

I'd be dishonest if I wasn't excited about using the grinder for home use. But sometimes I need an excuse to upgrade and its nice to have a semi-legitimate reason.

So far, the only downside is my grinder went from about 15lb to about 40 and it doesn't fit in the same spot.
 

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Nice looking pup! Enjoy the pup and the grinder.
 

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