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Dec 31, 2013 06:04 AM

capacity of stand mixer bowl??

Know this is gonna sound kinda DUMB, but HOW do you know?? It CAN'T be a matter of seeing how much liquid it holds?? I imagine if I went to KAs web site, with a model number, I could find out there??

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  1. Of course you can see how much liguid it holds...I actually just did this to see which size of beater I needed for my older model.

    1. Yes, if you look up the model number on the KA website it should tell you. If you still have the recipe booklet/owner's manual that came with your KA that will also tell you. Generally the Artisan/tilt heads are 5-quart, the next level up (lift bowl) is 6 quart. Then there are 7-quart pro models.

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          1. re: DebinIndiana

            Oops! Yes, sorry, I overlooked the Ultra power product line with its 4.5 quart bowl! And I omitted mention of the 8-quart pro line. I just assumed the artisan mixer I have was the smallest out there for some reason.

            1. re: janniecooks

              Yep, mine IS the smallest, and I wish I had been able to afford a bigger one when I bought it. Now, of course, it will never die, and always be a little too small!

              1. re: DebinIndiana

                Same with my 25 yo 4.5 qt Ultra Power. Today we made a cake and bread dough together.

                1. re: DebinIndiana

                  Well, I am really red-faced now. Used my KA a couple days ago and for the first time in many years paid attention to the label. My mixer is also an Ultra Power! 4.5 quart capacity. The handle isn't stamped, but the base of the bowl has a stamp: "KA45" which leads me to believe it is intended to show the capacity of the bowl.

            2. re: janniecooks

              To make it yet more confusing, my Pro is 6 qt, not 7. You might also check the bowl itself: "6 qt" is stamped on the handle of my bowl.

              1. re: pine time

                I think the 4.5 qt. bowls are all handle-less.

                  1. re: tcamp

                    You've rained on my feeble rationalization...