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Magic Mill DLX 2000. Does it sound right? Please help this newb.

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Magic Mill DLX 2000. Does it sound right? Please help this newb.

I haven't yet baked a thing but I went nuts with the whole grain idea and went all out.

I bought a Magic Mill III plus off of ebay, then this Magic Mill DLX 2000 mixer that was suppossed to be NIB( "Never opened box...never used"). The box has been previously opened. It was missing factory staples in box and the mess of tape on top could only have been hand done.

The unit also has some minor scuffs and scratches, though it still looks great. I only paid about half what a new one would cost....still, the inconsistancies make me nervous.  

It is loud, but other than that, there is a bit of a repetative sound that worries me a little (like a baseball card in spokes... but much deeper).

I was hoping those among you would know, check it out and let me know if it sounds ok. The video doesn't have great depth to the sound (used my phone). 

 




 

Also, If it sounds ok. Anybody know the best place to get accessories for the old unit. I found the main site and this other one neither are cheap.

 

http://www.magicmillusa.com/index.php/magic-mill-products-appliance/accessories.html?p=2

http://www.kodiakhealth.com/catalog/default.php/cPath/25_28_26_32

Thanks for any help you can provide.

 

Larry

 

 

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Hi Larry,

If you call PHGrain they can tell you the # of the shop in NJ that works on these.  I know I had a couple of questions about mine and called and the man was very helpful.  I was concerned about noise too and he said it sounded fine to him so I haven't worried about it since and it kneads doughs just fine. 

Enjoy yours.  I totally love mine.  So easy to use and to clean.

Take Care,

Janet

 

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richkaimd

My DLX, which I purchased used at least 12 years ago and despite much use looks virtually new, makes much less noise than yours.  I'd get it looked at by someone with lots of experience to be sure.  In particular I don't like the lower pitched vibration.

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Janet, thanks I'll give them a shout. Hopefully, they will listen for me. 

 

Rich, thanks for you input. I'll try Janet's place over the phone. I'm in Texas , so If anyone knows of a place near Arlington, TX.....

 

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Janetcook

I just looked up the # of the repair shop in NJ.  Here it is for you: 202.785.8840.

If he detects anything amiss he might point you in the direction of someone who may be able to help you locally.  Yours won't be under warranty anymore so any person who repairs small appliances should be able to help you.  Only problem is finding small appliance repair shops anymore....

Good luck and I would love to know how things turn out for you since I have one too and may need help someday when warranty runs out.  NJ is a long way for me to ship too.

Take Care,

Janet

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Janet,

I'll try them Monday. Thank you for all your help.

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I called. The guy couldn't hear to well over the phone, so I emailed him the link to the youtube vid. Just for anyones future reference the number is 201 and it turns out to be the number for magicmill themselves. Works for me, who would know more. Just waiting to hear back.

from:

http://www.magicmillusa.com/index.php/contacts/

 

103 Pleasant Avenue, Suites A-D
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

T: 201.785.8840 | F: 201.785.8841
E: contact@magicmillusa.com
Skype: magic.mill105

Hours Of Operation:
M-T: 10am-4:30pm EST
F: 10am-12:30pm EST
Closed Saturday and Sunday

 

Thanks again Janet.

 

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Janetcook

Wow!  Thanks for all this extra information.  I now have it in my file too.

The wonders of technology.  Diagnose via youtube  *- }

I am awaiting the final verdict.

Take Care,

Janet

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Phil_ger

Hi to everybody, nice forum...

I also bought a used N24 Electrolux assistent (=Magic Mill DLX, I think). I'm also wondering about the sound... It works fine, but it "snarls" a little bit, especially, If it's got no load. I suspect it might be a ball bearing that's not in best condition.

unfortunately i can't see the youtube- link, is it deleted?

So I'm also wondering, if it is possible to change the ball-bearing in the gearbox (I'm an engineer of heavy machines - so I understand a little bit of gearings and so on...)

 

Best Regads

 

Phil