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#6145569 - 01/20/16 06:17 PM Meat grinder??
LMH Steel Offline


Registered: 04/01/09
Posts: 125
Loc: Texas
Im sure this has been discussed many times here. Did a search and not finding it tho. Considering buying another grinder just for my personal use and wanted to ask opinions on brand and HP yall liked.

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#6145600 - 01/20/16 06:28 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
Rembrandt Offline
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Registered: 11/17/13
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Cabela's 1HP here......best piece of meat processing equipment I ever got.






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#6145608 - 01/20/16 06:32 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
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Impressive Rembrant and they're on sale right now.
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#6145642 - 01/20/16 06:47 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
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decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 43401
Loc: Metroplex
No less then 1hp

My 1/2hp couldn't grind pasta

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#6145660 - 01/20/16 06:54 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
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They all do better if you use frozen mead.
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#6145685 - 01/20/16 07:01 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: bill oxner]
Western Offline
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
They all do better if you use frozen mead.


Bill is right, chill the mead grin

I have a LEM #8 iirc and it grinds like a MOFO, hard to beat warranty at the cost point as well.


Edited by Western (01/20/16 07:03 PM)
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#6145689 - 01/20/16 07:05 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
Old Rabbit Offline
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Registered: 07/13/11
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Loc: Lansing, TX
LEM Big Bite, chill the meat then grind away. Be sure and get the foot switch.

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#6145694 - 01/20/16 07:08 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
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We have a 1 3/4 HP Cabelas beast at the ranch, we process about 30 deer a year. It is handy when we have one of our all day 1200 pounds of sausage parties.
At home I keep a LEM #8 that is a 1/3 HP (Big Bite). I only do my deer with it, about 12 a year. It will grind up 20 pounds of meat in three minutes, and never slow down, 4 years now. For a guy that only shoots a few WT, it is more than adequate.


Edited by Simple Searcher (01/20/16 07:12 PM)
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#6145712 - 01/20/16 07:16 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
LMH Steel Offline


Registered: 04/01/09
Posts: 125
Loc: Texas
Thanks for all the info

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#6145734 - 01/20/16 07:28 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: Simple Searcher]
Txhunter65 Offline
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Registered: 02/13/15
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Loc: Waxahachie, TX
Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher
We have a 1 3/4 HP Cabelas beast at the ranch, we process about 30 deer a year. It is handy when we have one of our all day 1200 pounds of sausage parties.
At home I keep a LEM #8 that is a 1/3 HP (Big Bite). I only do my deer with it, about 12 a year. It will grind up 20 pounds of meat in three minutes, and never slow down, 4 years now. For a guy that only shoots a few WT, it is more than adequate.


Now that's a sausage fest!

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#6145815 - 01/20/16 08:03 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
billyhunt Offline
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 3054
Loc: granger,tx
LEM #8 Here. Big bubbles no troubles!!!

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#6145817 - 01/20/16 08:04 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
decook Offline
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Registered: 08/26/09
Posts: 1630
Loc: Montgomery, TX USA
It took me 4 years to wear out a Waring .5hp plastic gear toy grinder. I replaced it with a LEM #12 and it does more than I can ask of it. Great piece of equipment and glad I bought it every time I pull it out.
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#6146055 - 01/20/16 11:01 PM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
Brother Phil Offline
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Registered: 01/07/15
Posts: 206
I have a Gander Mtn .75 hp electric grinder. I works great. I spend more time cleaning the grinder after use, than grinding the meat.

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#6146087 - 01/21/16 12:23 AM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
I also have the LEM Big Bite #12.
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#6146090 - 01/21/16 12:52 AM Re: Meat grinder?? [Re: LMH Steel]
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Registered: 05/30/11
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Loc: Rockport, Tx.
Used the .25 & .35 HP LEM grinders for years. Frustrating when you are doing large batches, have to keep stopping to clean out due to tendons plugging it up. Bought the 1 HP Weston #22, thing is a beast! Can't slow it down, I've tried. Never tried the bigger LEM's that are available now, they probly work just fine too. I am still on the original blade on my Weston and it still grinds like the day I bought it. I say think long term, whether you choose Weston or LEM get at least a 1 HP and take care of it, it will take care of you. I have not compared the 1 HP Weston to the 1 HP LEM but I would like to.

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