NO MORE COLD HANDS
This mixer is well built - along with all L.E.M products. Hooks up very easy to my #12 grinder. Handled 10lbs of chuck like it wasn't even there - love the access hole in the cover for adding ingredients. The tilt feature makes it very easy to empty the tub. Cleaning also is quick , easy and fast. Thanks L.E.M for another great product.
Great mixer, perfect size for me, 25lb
Wonderful mixer(25lb) for my size batches. For these mixers to work effectively, you should have a minimum of half the rated capacity, about 12lbs, to the rated max of 25lbs... the perfect range for my needs. Very heavy duty. Couldn't imagine not having the tilt/removable tub, especially for clean... Great quality mixer, should last a couple lifetimes.
Meat mixer seemed well built. It attached nicely to my #8 LEM Grinder. It was easy to set up and adjust. When I tested the mixer for proper attachment and alignment I noticed metal shavings inside the tank. I removed the tank, cleaned it and re-tested it three times. Each time metal shavings appeared inside the tank. Not an ingredient I want in my sausage!
Great Time Saving Device
I am a beginner when it comes to processing meat but I jump in with both feet. We just finished "hosting" ours and friends pigs at our little farm. After a great increase of size and lessons in butchering, the processing and packaging fell into my inexperienced hands. Without the equipment I received from LEM I do not see how I could have made beautiful little packages for all of our freezers out of 6 big pigs. This Meat mixer was a gift from my father who was surprised to hear I was planning on scrunching up all the meat by hand. He already thought I was crazy to be raising all these critters at my age. It easily hooked on to my 8 h.p. beast of a grinder and quickly mixed up all those wonderful LEM sausage seasonings into a great smelling blob of wonderfulness. It is easy to break down and toss into the dishwasher. Thank you LEM (and DAD)!