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Forum: Appliances 09-12-2012, 07:30 PM
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Posted By bakechef
My vintage KA needs a grease change, and I'm...

My vintage KA needs a grease change, and I'm going to do my 18 year old machine at the same time. While I'm doing my 18 year old ultra power I'm going to inspect the worm gear.
Forum: Appliances 09-12-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,884
Posted By bakechef
That's awesome!

That's awesome!
Forum: Appliances 09-06-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,884
Posted By bakechef
I've got one from the 50's (a lighter duty model,...

I've got one from the 50's (a lighter duty model, doesn't have a dough hook), and it still purrs like a kitten. I'm going to take it apart and re-grease it, and hopefully get more years out of it,...
Forum: Appliances 09-06-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,884
Posted By bakechef
Parts are fairly cheap and if you are a bit handy...

Parts are fairly cheap and if you are a bit handy and look up some YouTube videos, fixes can sometimes be easy. But I'm also one of those people that will try to tackle a repair myself if it isn't...
Forum: Appliances 09-06-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,884
Posted By bakechef
I understand your frustration, and you are...

I understand your frustration, and you are certainly entitled to that, but it sounds like your KA's issues were fairly minor, most likely could have been fixed easily.

I don't know of many...
Forum: Appliances 09-06-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,884
Posted By bakechef
Is yours a tilt head KA? I'm a little confused...

Is yours a tilt head KA? I'm a little confused with professional and having a hinge pin, I might be missing something.

If it is a tilt head you can set it on its side and take a screw driver a go...
Forum: Appliances 08-22-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,884
Posted By bakechef
The 3.5 qt bowl seems quite small, my KA has a...

The 3.5 qt bowl seems quite small, my KA has a 4.5 qt. bowl and it will handle 6-7 cups and that's about it (it will hold more, but the mixer can't efficiently mix it). Maybe with the deeper, taller...
Forum: Appliances 08-21-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,884
Posted By bakechef
I'd love to run across one of these mixers that...

I'd love to run across one of these mixers that someone has given up on that just needs a simple fix. I bet that I'll eventually find one cheap.
Forum: Appliances 08-16-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,884
Posted By bakechef
The nylon gear is there to protect the motor,...

The nylon gear is there to protect the motor, that gear will fail before burning up the motor. I believe that most models still have it, but the rest of the gears are metal.

Where that gear is on...
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