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Great for big projects

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Pros: Bowl lift, bowl scraper mixing blade was included

Cons: Expensive accessories, heavy

After burning through 3 hand mixers in 2 years, my husband felt it was time for an upgrade.  We got this beauty on sale at Costco (also with a rebate) around christmas.  It came with a mixer blade, a bowl scraping mixer blade, whisk, and dough hook.  It can handle a double batch of frosting and whip up some marshmallow fondant like it's nothing.   It is the prefect mixer when doing anything 24 servings or more.  It is not so great at doing small batches and may have trouble getting everything mixed well.   You do still have to stop occasionally to scrape the bowl, even with the scraper blade, but the bowl lift design makes this easy and...
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Works okay for light use....

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Pros: retractable cord, attachments

Cons: slow speed is still high, doesn' std up to high use

I really do like this hand mixer, but I have begun baking more in the last couple of years and I just broke my 2nd one in that same eamount of time.  Don't get me wrong, it did last through making several batches of MMF (using the dough hooks), but each one eventually broke while mixing a frosting or filling that really wasn't all that thick.  The motor still works, but the beaters have become mis-aligned and are jamming.   My husband says it's time for a stand mixer.... but I really like that I can use several different bowls at one time without having to wash in between cake compontents, and I can just swap out the attachments, again without having to wash while the...
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