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#6535766 - 11/09/16 12:53 PM Meat Grinder Reccomendations?
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Registered: 10/01/08
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Thinking about purchasing a grinder for processing my own burger and chilli meat. Which ones do you guys reccomend?


Edited by HVILLE HNTR (11/09/16 12:53 PM)

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#6535767 - 11/09/16 12:53 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
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The cabelas line of grinders are good.
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#6535788 - 11/09/16 01:12 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
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I just got done using my guide series .75 HP grinder that I got from Gander Mtn back in 2006. I haven't used it in a couple years and it didn't miss a beat. Ground up a bunch of elk and pork like nothing and is pretty quiet too.

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#6535792 - 11/09/16 01:13 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: friocountyhunts]
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Originally Posted By: friocountyhunts
I just got done using my guide series .75 HP grinder that I got from Gander Mtn back in 2006. I haven't used it in a couple years and it didn't miss a beat. Ground up a bunch of elk and pork like nothing and is pretty quiet too.


I got the same one last year think it was like $100... well worth it... bought a ziplock vacuum seal at the same time from wally world great combo and saved the wallet a bit
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#6535937 - 11/09/16 02:35 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
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I bought the LEM Big Bite #12 (.75np) and it's a hoss. I'd heard too many horror stories about the smaller, mostly plastic grinders, so I spent quite a bit to get what I determined to be a pretty good one that isn't going to crap out on me. Just got a meat mixer for it too so I can do sausage a lot easier.

I really wanted a Weston but couldn't justify the extra $ for what appear to be equal grinders. I've heard good things about the new (2015+) Cabela's Carnivore series of grinders.
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#6536557 - 11/09/16 08:20 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
djs303 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/12
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LEM or Cabela's commercial grinders are both good grinders. I recommend getting the biggest one that you can afford.

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#6536558 - 11/09/16 08:20 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
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Depends on how many deer you think your going to grind.

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#6536601 - 11/09/16 08:34 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
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We have a #32 from Sausagemaker, manual crank that was converted to an electric motor. Most of the time, we just use it manually. The grandkids can keep up with 2 adults cutting and trimming.
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#6536875 - 11/10/16 05:48 AM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: Navasot]
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#6537049 - 11/10/16 07:57 AM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
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What's your budget? I might do 2 deer and 2-3 hogs per year, so I didn't need a huge commercial grinder. I got a Tasin TS-108 several years ago and it works really well, rarely clogs, etc. Back then is was about $100 but they're about $150 now. Read a lot of good stuff about the LEM brand. Academy seems to have the best prices. I'll probably pass my current grinder on to my brother and wait for the after-season clearance at Academy and get me one of the bigger LEM grinders.


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#6537061 - 11/10/16 08:03 AM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
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If you are married, I'd recommend buying her the Kitchen Aid Mixer as a gift (for some brownie points). Then buy yourself the meat grinder and sausage attachment that goes on it. I use this, and it will grind meat faster than you can put it in the grinder. I process my own deer also. I cut up the meat and the kids want to put the meat into the grinder, so it speeds things up.

http://www.kitchenaid.com/countertop-appliances/stand-mixers/

www.kitchenaid.com/shop/countertop-appliances-1/countertop-appliances-2/stand-mixer-attachments-3/-[FGA]-400611/FGA/
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#6539929 - 11/11/16 09:31 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
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the biggest LEM you can afford
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#6539991 - 11/11/16 11:03 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: Navasot]
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
Originally Posted By: friocountyhunts
I just got done using my guide series .75 HP grinder that I got from Gander Mtn back in 2006. I haven't used it in a couple years and it didn't miss a beat. Ground up a bunch of elk and pork like nothing and is pretty quiet too.


I got the same one last year think it was like $100... well worth it... bought a ziplock vacuum seal at the same time from wally world great combo and saved the wallet a bit

I use the one from Gander Mountain also. I have ground brisket, pork butts,and wild hog many times and it hasnt let Me down

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#6540007 - 11/11/16 11:27 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: HVILLE HNTR]
Brother Phil Offline
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I have a Gander Mountain .75 hp grinder. It works great and is fast. I used it today to grind a deer. I spend more time washing it afterwards, than grinding. You get what you pay for. A quality grinder starts around $200.00 or so for a small one. I bought mine several years ago. I think it was about $300.00. One advantage of a bigger grinder is that you don't have to cut the meat into small pieces.

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#6540449 - 11/12/16 01:27 PM Re: Meat Grinder Reccomendations? [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Registered: 01/27/12
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Loc: Tomball
Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
If you are married, I'd recommend buying her the Kitchen Aid Mixer as a gift (for some brownie points). Then buy yourself the meat grinder and sausage attachment that goes on it. I use this, and it will grind meat faster than you can put it in the grinder. I process my own deer also. I cut up the meat and the kids want to put the meat into the grinder, so it speeds things up.

http://www.kitchenaid.com/countertop-appliances/stand-mixers/

www.kitchenaid.com/shop/countertop-appliances-1/countertop-appliances-2/stand-mixer-attachments-3/-[FGA]-400611/FGA/


I have one of these but the meat clogs in it so bad, even partially frozen. Any thoughts on what to do?
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