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bimfi

Old Hobart A200 mixer

I have a Hobart A200 (20 qt) mixer, built in 1985. In 1988 it was in an industrial fire. I acquired it in 1989 and removed all of the transmission gears and oil (the grease had separated due to the fire).  For the past 20 years it has been sitting in storage. The gears and grease had been removed and cleaned up. Now I am in the process of rebuilding it for my baking business. My concern is that one of the shafts was broken, possibly before the fire.  I believed it was the worm wheel shaft because the worm gear showed excessive wear and tear.  I ordered a new shaft and worm gear, but when they arrived, the shaft looked very different from the one I have. Could it be that a newer model A200 would have a different style shaft than the 1985 model? Unfortunately, having the mixer in pieces over the years, and moving around, I lost the cover plate that holds the ML number. I know I should be addressing this to Hobart, and I have.  They have not yet replied, and if and when they do, they will undoubtedly state that "without the ML number, we are unable to supply you with any information."

If anyone has any information that you can give me, it would be very helpful and greatly appreciated.

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richkaimd

There are at least two sites online which sell parts to these machines.  Unfortunately, I cannot remember their names but I assure you they were there when I searched for a dough hook for that same machine.  Find the sites and get in contact with them to answer your question.

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bimfi

I actually ordered parts from two different sites; OneSharpstore.com, and Sharptechsupply.com. One of these two sent me the shaft in question. I posed the same question to them but they have not yet replied. I don't know if they would actually be able to answer this question. I'm not sure if they are just a parts distribution center or if they also work on food service equipment. Thanks for the information.

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Hobart01

If you take the top cover off of the transmission case the Serial Number should be scratched into the t-case cover.  It will be 8-9 digits and look like it was done with a Dremel tool.  If it's not there look in other places on the t-case.  If I have the S/N I can do more research as to what parts are needed.

Thanks

Eric Lutz          

Hobart Product Engineer

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bimfi

I didn't find the S/N etched into the case cover, but I did manage to find it stamped into the casing behind the ON/OFF switch panel. It is: 11-352-062.  Any helpful information would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Paul B.

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Hobart01

Paul,

Per our discussion I'll send you the parts and you can coordinate with service to get them installed.  Let me know if you have any further questions.

Thanks

Eric

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bimfi

Thank you very much. I will let you know how everything turns out. Thanks again!

 

Paul