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Offline Matthew

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Spiral Mixer
« on: May 03, 2010, 01:30:16 PM »
After a long 2 month wait, it finally arrived this afternoon! ;D


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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2010, 01:35:49 PM »
Sweet Matt!
My apologizes if you have already posted about it, but DETAILS PLEASE!
Looking forward to your reports on it and I must say I am a bit envious...
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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2010, 01:41:38 PM »
Sweet Matt!
My apologizes if you have already posted about it, but DETAILS PLEASE!
Looking forward to your reports on it and I must say I am a bit envious...
Hog

Hey PH,
Thanks! It's an Esmach SP5 manufactured by avancini & it weighs a tonne. http://www.avancinispa.it
I haven't turned it on yet because I need to buy a plug for it.

Matt
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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2010, 01:43:57 PM »
NICE! Thing looks like a monster. What kind of plug do you need, its not a regular house plug?(120v)

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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2010, 01:56:21 PM »
Visiting their website and watching you tube vids of it. 
At 66 lbs (30 kg)you got yourself a serious machine there and of course the way it mixes is too cool.
Bet ya can hardly wait to get that bad boy plugged in!

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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2010, 02:12:39 PM »
congrats matt !!
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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2010, 04:52:01 PM »
NICE! Thing looks like a monster. What kind of plug do you need, its not a regular house plug?(120v)

It's just a regular 3 prong plug.  My guess is that they don't put a plug on in case you choose to hardwire it into a junction box.

Matt

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Re: Spiral Mixer
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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2010, 05:53:14 PM »
Matt,

Congradulations!  ;D  Looking forward to seeing some of your pies.

Norma
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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2010, 06:22:07 PM »
Matt,

Congradulations!  ;D  Looking forward to seeing some of your pies.

Norma

Thanks Norma.  We have another busy weekend this weekend (mother's day) so if all goes well; weather permitting I'm hoping to fire up the oven the following weekend.  Oh ya & somewhere in between I promised my kids that I would open the pool.  Can't wait to go on vacation!

Matt


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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2010, 06:59:23 PM »
It's just a regular 3 prong plug.  My guess is that they don't put a plug on in case you choose to hardwire it into a junction box.

Matt

That alone makes this machine serious business... ;D

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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2010, 10:37:56 PM »
OOOH, I thought it was a different size plug, I didn't know it didn't come with a plug at all.

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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2010, 12:25:43 PM »
SWEET!!
But if I have to Wait 2 months season 1/2 over
please as above put up link for this baby!
Looks larger than I may need? I may go with the Bosch Universal just for Budget constraints.
Good luck with it Matthew
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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2010, 07:11:32 PM »
SWEET!!
But if I have to Wait 2 months season 1/2 over
please as above put up link for this baby!
Looks larger than I may need? I may go with the Bosch Universal just for Budget constraints.
Good luck with it Matthew
John

Hey John,
I believe that TMB baking in San Francisco has a pretty good inventory (www.tmbbaking.com)  I ordered mine from the Cdn distributor & had to wait because they were out of stock in white.  I opened it up tonight to modify the safety guard so that I can open it without the machine turning off.  This machine is built like a Mack Truck.  You can see from the picture below that the motor is both chain & belt drive.

Matt

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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2010, 10:08:04 PM »
Matt ,
So you open it while you add the additional flour right? Thats a serious drive train!! Cant wait for your reviews good luck with it when is the maiden voyage?
 It looks like the engine of my new toy that also arrived on Saturday ;D ;D ;D ( also  the reason I cant go for this mixer right now)
John
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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2010, 06:15:01 AM »
Matt ,
So you open it while you add the additional flour right? Thats a serious drive train!! Cant wait for your reviews good luck with it when is the maiden voyage?
 It looks like the engine of my new toy that also arrived on Saturday ;D ;D ;D ( also  the reason I cant go for this mixer right now)
John

Looks like we have more than just pizza in common ;)

Matt

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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2010, 07:25:34 AM »
Matt,
Too funny! sweet ride Kinda figured that. Had a  xxxx for many years and its been 20 years. so now My first real Bike! Call it a Midlife crisis or just plain crazy!
Hope the mixer runs as well!
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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #17 on: May 08, 2010, 03:15:37 PM »
I just finished mixing up my first batch of dough.  All I have to say is wow!  This machine is incredible.  I was a bit concerned about the clean up because the bowl in not removeable, but it's a breeze & took only a couple of minutes.  There wasn't any dough stuck to the bowl or the hook.  This is the first time that I have made dough in a mixer without finishing with a hand knead.  It was perfect right out of the mixer.  The dough pictured below was mixed for approx 6 minutes.


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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #18 on: May 08, 2010, 06:13:36 PM »
Matt,

Congrats!

How does it feel to know that you'll be beaming yourself into pizza heaven and perhaps into a different galaxy?  8)

Mike

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Re: Spiral Mixer
« Reply #19 on: May 09, 2010, 06:04:55 AM »
Matt,

Congrats!

How does it feel to know that you'll be beaming yourself into pizza heaven and perhaps into a different galaxy?  8)



Thanks brother.  No more blaming the equipment if I have an off day.  In all honesty, having tried & owned quite a few different mixers, this one is definitely in a class of its own.  Now if the weather would only cooperate I can fire the oven.  Next time around It'll be a completely sheltered outdoor kitchen.

Matt


 

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