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my mixer

finally, my mixer is arriving this thursday. i chose the cheapest possible i could find, only $1150.00 from Uniworld, it is 20 quarts, after so much tug of mind, i did not cave in to the idea of getting a smaller model. i used a 10 quart planetary mixer back home for 12 years, i know what the feeling is when you need to mix a larger batch and your mixer cannot take it. i bought my Hoqurt model, funny right, sounds like Hobart you got it. so the supplier told me never to load it beyond 1000 grams, that is 1 kilogram, so i did. one of my students who wanted the same model bought one and after just a month or so had problems with grease leaking down the mixer where the dough hook attachment is placed. i asked her why, and found out that she puts on 1.2 kilogram batch after batch, something the supplier specifically warned us not to.

lessons learned. i want a bigger model this time, at 280 lbs. our biggest concern is how to bring it inside the house. grabe pala dito. they will only deliver the mixer or anything heavy you buy on the curbside, meaning sa gilid ng bahay mo. bahala kang magpasok!!! when my sister told me not to bring a balikbayan box she said it was because nobody will help me lift it over the trolley. she was right, there were throngs of hefty guys walking beside me when i fetched my luggages at the airport and not a soul helped me out. looking at my size, so petite and jet lagged, you would think someone will mind, wala po.incredible.

i will show you what it looks like when it gets here, and will tell you the difference with this one and the one i had. i kinda miss my mixer back home but sulit na sulit na ang pinambayad ko dito. so let them use it.


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