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#6953271 - 11/09/17 02:04 PM Meat Grinder
PolishTexan Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/29/11
Posts: 301
Loc: Forney
I want to start processing my own deer and would like to know what the best brand meat grinder is out there. Looking to spend around 300 bucks. Thanks

#6953292 - 11/09/17 02:26 PM Re: Meat Grinder [Re: PolishTexan]
dogcatcher Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 87962
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
We have used a #32 hand crank for 30 plus years. The "motors" are a little worse for the wear, but it keeps on working. Sometimes you can pick them at junk sales, but for around $50 you can get a new one. Northern Tool has one on sale for about $40, that has a pulley on it that you can add your own motor or crank it by hand.

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#6953298 - 11/09/17 02:29 PM Re: Meat Grinder [Re: PolishTexan]
sprigsss Offline

Registered: 10/17/09
Posts: 988
Loc: Snyder, TX
I have a 0.5 hp commercial grade from Cabelas.

Only takes 1 beer to grind an entire deboned deer. It spits out ground meat as fast as I can feed it. I've been using it for 4-5 years now and I love it.

#6953300 - 11/09/17 02:30 PM Re: Meat Grinder [Re: PolishTexan]
hook_n_line Offline
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Registered: 01/20/12
Posts: 4793
I think I have a game winner No12. I can grind 30 pounds in 30 minutes or less.
Sometimes it's hard being me! But somebody has to do it.

#6953571 - 11/09/17 06:42 PM Re: Meat Grinder [Re: PolishTexan]
crankbait745 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 06/15/12
Posts: 286
Loc: Forney
I got one at northern tool a few years back. I have ground up about 12 deer and 3 hogs and never had any problems with it. It was like $99 back then. No. 12.

#6954271 - 11/10/17 09:50 AM Re: Meat Grinder [Re: PolishTexan]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8929
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Step up to the ~$400 range and look at the 3/4 hp commercial models. LEM Big Bite #12, Cabela's house model, Weston

#6954442 - 11/10/17 12:03 PM Re: Meat Grinder [Re: PolishTexan]
Longhunter Offline

Registered: 01/10/09
Posts: 7954
Loc: Only the Shadow Knows
Hobart is the best, but expensive. Go by Academy and check out the LEM's. They make a good grinder. Or check out the web site...
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#6954456 - 11/10/17 12:18 PM Re: Meat Grinder [Re: PolishTexan]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
Posts: 1071
Loc: Wimberley, Tx
I've had the Cabelas 1horse for years....I'd say it's paid for itself. I've made all sorts of great things with it. Now days I just grind my venison and it's still going strong.


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