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hipkitchen1102 Jul 1, 2013 07:01 PM

I hear Kitchenaid has a commercial mixer. Anyone know what makes it "commercial" - or know anything about it, or where to get one?

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    JWVideo Jul 2, 2013 01:41 PM

    Here is KA's info on it:

    http://www.kitchenaid.com/shop/countertop-appliances-1/countertop-appliances-2/commercial-products-3/-%5BKSM7990WH%5D-401083/KSM7990WH/

    They are available at a lot of places including Chef's Catalog, Williams-Sonoma, Sur La Table, webstaraunt.com, etc.

    There have been some user reviews at www.thefreshloaf.com.

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    1. re: JWVideo
      paulj Jul 3, 2013 09:37 PM

      Love the color options!

    2. BIGGUNDOCTOR Jul 2, 2013 06:36 PM

      I went full commercial when I found a 12qt Hobart A-120 for $295 on Craigslist, and love it. I have seen several N-50's on CL.

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        chefj Jul 2, 2013 07:25 PM

        Ohhh you are lucky!
        Those things are great!

        1. re: BIGGUNDOCTOR
          Sid Post Jul 3, 2013 09:11 PM

          Where the heck do you live? Out here, all the Chinese @#$& you want or broken worn out Hobarts for a $1,000+.

          :-(

          1. re: Sid Post
            BIGGUNDOCTOR Jul 8, 2013 04:57 PM

            Found mine in Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada. Also picked up a 14" Hobart buffalo chopper with stainless rolling cart plus meat grinder for $100 at an estate sale. Hobart full auto meat slicer at a military auction for $360. Hobart power drive with VS9 slicer with 2 more meat grinders, and extras for $350 off Craigslist.

            Deals are out there, be patient and you will find them.

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          randomthoughts Jul 2, 2013 06:40 PM

          When I was researching the last time, the only difference between the commercial and non-commercial versions of the KA top line mixers were minor alterations required for certification: a heavier duty power cord and cast aluminum attachments.

          The KA Q&A section I think has these issues discussed, I think.

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