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LEM Big Bite Grinder

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I've found a pretty good deal on a slightly used LEM Big Bite #8 grinder for $175

https://www.lemproducts.com/product/big ... t-grinders

Before I make the plunge I thought I'd get some input from you guys as to whether this is a worthy investment in terms of performance and longevity of the equipment. I'm just looking to do some basic things like grind burger, sausage, and perhaps make some patties.
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Re: LEM Big Bite Grinder

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Key are the hours of use and inspection of the gear box. I've been to many "sausage parties " where they pushed the limits of the grinder with partially frozen meat , it can be hard on the moving parts and the motor can over heat. A good physical inspection will help you.
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Re: LEM Big Bite Grinder

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YukonJasper wrote: Tue Jul 06, 2021 12:50 pm Key are the hours of use and inspection of the gear box. I've been to many "sausage parties " where they pushed the limits of the grinder with partially frozen meat , it can be hard on the moving parts and the motor can over heat. A good physical inspection will help you.
According to the seller she only used it once to grind some sausage, so hopefully it's good as new. I'll closely inspect it if/when I get the deal going.
Thanks!
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