"Reco" Mixer

Started by Polo, October 03, 2011, 10:46:19 AM

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Polo

I've recently come by a "Reco" 22 qt. mixer made by a company called "Reynolds Electric Co." The mixer is in need for some TLC, but I cannot seem to find any info on it, or the company that made it. It resembles a Hobart A200. If anyone knows anything about this make or the company, I would appreciate the info.

Thanks

breadman_nz

Any photos to help us work it out ??

c0mpl3x

Wherever you go, there you are.

Polo

The link posted by c0mpl3x is the same mixer (except mine doesn't have that fancy "Lost In Space" paint job). I am mainly asking to see if any one here has heard of them before or has any info on the company that made them. Google isn't my friend this time, I can't seem to dredge up very much.

Thanks for looking

c0mpl3x

Quote from: Polo on October 04, 2011, 08:07:00 AM
The link posted by c0mpl3x is the same mixer (except mine doesn't have that fancy "Lost In Space" paint job). I am mainly asking to see if any one here has heard of them before or has any info on the company that made them. Google isn't my friend this time, I can't seem to dredge up very much.

Thanks for looking

reynolds is still in business.  they do mostly sewing machines and irons now, but i imagine they can help you out
Wherever you go, there you are.

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Polo

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Quote from: c0mpl3x on October 04, 2011, 05:21:55 PM
reynolds is still in business.  they do mostly sewing machines and irons now, but i imagine they can help you out

Do you have a link to the company? I see Reynolds Bros. for the sewing machines, but I don't think its the same company as Reynolds Electric Co.

Reynolds electric company doesn't show up in any searches I have made. This is the only reference I have seen.
http://wiki.owwm.com/Default.aspx?Page=MotorManufacturers

Many thanks for the continued help. I would love to find a manual for this thing (probably not though).

Mick.Chicago


Polo

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Quote from: Mick.Chicago on October 05, 2011, 05:56:02 PM
Its not these guys is it?

http://www.reynoldsmixers.com/mixers.htm

Unfortunately, I don't think it is. The company has only been around since 1976.

I joined a Yahoo group that collects electric mixers to try and get some information. Apparently there is very little information out there about this company or the mixers they made. Reynolds Electric made table top mixers as far back as 1921. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WACEM/photos/album/664361431/pic/642102247/view?picmode=&mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&count=20&dir=asc
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WACEM/photos/album/664361431/pic/1747846597/view?picmode=&mode=tn&order=ordinal&start=1&count=20&dir=asc



The only info I could find out about my mixer was some patent information about the gear changing mechanism.
http://www.google.com/patents?id=JWBzAAAAEBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=2255983&hl=en&ei=Gt6MTr_WNOiksQKR_6W7BA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAA

Thanks for all the suggestions so far. I am going to go about restoring this thing. perhaps I'll post the progress here. If anyone out there might know something, or runs across another Reco mixer, I would be grateful to hear about it.

Thanks again

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