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Old 06-08-2008, 07:47 PM   #1
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What is a good, low price hand mixer?

I am tired of hauling the big one out every time i need to mix something. no counter space to leave it out.

i know a hand mixer would work for some recipes.

need advice about the power, quality of ones you all know.

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Old 06-08-2008, 07:57 PM   #2
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First, what do you consider low-priced?

I have a 3-speed KitchenAid hand mixer I bought for about $45 a number of years ago. I like it, but I find I need a little more get-up-and-go for some things when I'm on the highest speed. I'm considering getting the 5-speed one, which is about $60. Otherwise, I have been very, very pleased with it.

Easy to use and clean and not to heavy, which is a consideration for me because I have arthritis and carpal tunnel in my right hand.
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Old 06-08-2008, 08:21 PM   #3
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Miss Babe...Here are 4 highly rated hand mixers...the prices are MSRP so I would expect to pay less!

Cuisinart Count Up HTM-9LT…. $70
Kitchen Aid Professional 9 ….. $80
Kitchen Aid Ultra Power 5 …. $55
Braun Multi Mix 4-in-1………..$50

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Old 06-08-2008, 09:25 PM   #4
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We have a low priced Kitchen Aid that is not fast enough in the highest speed. It has 5 speeds and cost about $30.
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Old 06-08-2008, 09:27 PM   #5
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First, what do you consider low-priced?

I have a 3-speed KitchenAid hand mixer I bought for about $45 a number of years ago. I like it, but I find I need a little more get-up-and-go for some things when I'm on the highest speed. I'm considering getting the 5-speed one, which is about $60. Otherwise, I have been very, very pleased with it.

Easy to use and clean and not to heavy, which is a consideration for me because I have arthritis and carpal tunnel in my right hand.
Carpel tunnel is the pits I have it in both hands I wear braces at night to keep it at bay. Nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night with that excruciating pain.
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Old 06-08-2008, 10:43 PM   #6
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We have a low priced Kitchen Aid that is not fast enough in the highest speed. It has 5 speeds and cost about $30.

opps, just about an hour ago i ordered a kitchen aid, 3 speed for 37.89 with free shipping.

that is really about all i have in budget for it. thank you all so much for imput. i don't think i will use it all that often. but when i need one want to have it handy.




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Old 06-08-2008, 11:03 PM   #7
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I have a Black & Decker PowerPro mixer series MX42-MX95. It has 5 speeds w/power boost. It came with traditional beaters, wire beaters and a spatula attachment. All in it's own plastic case. 230 watts.
I don't remember what the price was because it was on Christmas clearance about 5 yrs. ago. I only paid about
$26.oo at that time. A Fantastic Deal! And I love it.
I use it maybe 12-15 times a yr.
I guess it would depend what you are using it for and how often.
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Carpel tunnel is the pits I have it in both hands I wear braces at night to keep it at bay. Nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night with that excruciating pain.
I know that feeling. I had it bad in both of my hands. Had the surgery 3 years ago and haven't regretted it for one moment.
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