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Dec 27, 2012 12:49 PM

Stand Mixers - American Era?

My in-laws are going to buy a stand mixer. Asked me what I thought of the American Era mixer.

- It's cheaper than a KitchenAid
- Lots of power for the money.

It does not seem to have the endless add-ons that a kitchenaid has. This is not a big deal - my in-laws will not be using their stand mixer to make pasta or stuff sausage casings, etc.

So, here's my question: can anyone tell me whether these things are built to last? There are few reviews that I can find. Any thoughts on whether I should recommend or discourage this purchase?

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