Talk about Christmas in June!

Discussion in 'Slicers, Grinders, Tools, Equipment' started by cycletrash, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. cycletrash

    cycletrash Meat Mopper

    I have been telling Dave54 that we need to upgrade to commercial food products since we started making sopprasada and our own sausage. He agreed and wanted to go half on everything.

     So I went to the local bar and started putting the word out that we were in the market for some used commercial meat grinder and slicer.

    Well this old friend of my uncle said he would hook me up for 100 dollars for an old Hobart grinder. I was very interested, so this guy bought me a few more beers and the price kept coming down.  So I was feeling no pain and the price was free ! So I called up my friends for labor and help ,fired up the old pick up and off to town we went to get our free meat grinder, did I mention it was a Hobart ? AS we were talking he said he had an old meat slicer too. I quickly said we would take it. It was an an old Globe slicer with enamel on it. But Free is my favorite four letter word!! So then asked what else we would like to have and we thought a stainless steel table would be nice , He asked us if 8 foot was too big. We told him no it was perfect !!So we loaded all the goodies and hauled them all home !!

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  2. big twig

    big twig Smoking Fanatic

    WOW! Now that is a great score!
     
  3. michael ark

    michael ark Master of the Pit

    DANG . You lucky dog. Hobart is top of the line.[​IMG]
     
  4. cycletrash

    cycletrash Meat Mopper

    Thats about how I felt !!
     
  5. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    You really hit a score there!  You might have trouble finding parts for that old Hobart.  I wouldn't worry about that cause they almost never break.

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  6. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Fl
    Awesome!!

     Congrats!!

      Craig
     
  7. What a great find. Nothing like a little alcohol to smooth out negotiations.
     
  8. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Congrats! Great score!
     
  9. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Wow! You could just about put a whole cow through that grinder.... lol. Nice score!
     
  10. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Are you gonna be able to sleep knowing you got that for free. LOL Great haul
     
  11. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Slicer, grinder, table.....nice. You stopped me at sopressata, that is my favorite. [​IMG]
     
  12. dave54

    dave54 Smoking Fanatic

    and he got a free 20 inch grill too
     
  13. $&%)(*$#&(&()&)*%$    [​IMG]
     
  14. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    thats a heck of a deal[​IMG]
     

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