So, ATOT, what are you planning on spending the 3rd round of Coronabucks on?

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Stiff Clamp

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Just checked ... I now have ungodly amounts of money in my bank account. My gracious. Great when the bank takes care to auto-replenish my account ... without my consent.

[ Already listed what I'd blow it on earlier in this thread. ]
 

Kaido

Elite Member & Kitchen Overlord
Feb 14, 2004
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12" deli slicer (you can find them NIB for around $380 if you shop around). I cut a lot of stuff on my small slicer now, but could use a larger size for bigger-sized stuff, so this is a good opportunity to increase the functionality for me. Typical usage includes:

1. Meats (typically sous-vide + smoke them)
2. Cheese (buy in blocks)
3. Bacon
4. Jerky (dehydrate or sous-vide then dehydrate)
5. Fruits & veggies (typically to dehydrate, but also for salads & stuff, I don't really even use my mandolin anymore tbh)
6. Bread (I mostly make no-knead bread, and also sandwich bread in a Pullman loaf pan; the serrated blades are better than the smooth blades at cutting bread, but you can just freeze the bread for like 20 minutes to make it stiffer)

I've been using a smaller-sized one for a number of years & really love it - you can save a ton of money by buying in bulk & slicing at home! Literally all you do is set the thickness on the machine, the slice the food back & forth on the cutting wheel, then clean it up. If you don't need a monster-large size, you can get a 9" slicer for $99 on Amazon these days:


A couple great articles on how you can save money with them:



You can also do lots of random stuff with it, like slicing potatoes thin for homemade potato chips!

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They do sell dedicated bacon-slicing machines:


As well as bread slicers:


But I think having a giant freakin' Xena-style circle blade should do the trick haha!
 

nakedfrog

No Lifer
Apr 3, 2001
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12" deli slicer (you can find them NIB for around $380 if you shop around). I cut a lot of stuff on my small slicer now, but could use a larger size for bigger-sized stuff, so this is a good opportunity to increase the functionality for me. Typical usage includes:

1. Meats (typically sous-vide + smoke them)
2. Cheese (buy in blocks)
3. Bacon
4. Jerky (dehydrate or sous-vide then dehydrate)
5. Fruits & veggies (typically to dehydrate, but also for salads & stuff, I don't really even use my mandolin anymore tbh)
6. Bread (I mostly make no-knead bread, and also sandwich bread in a Pullman loaf pan; the serrated blades are better than the smooth blades at cutting bread, but you can just freeze the bread for like 20 minutes to make it stiffer)

I've been using a smaller-sized one for a number of years & really love it - you can save a ton of money by buying in bulk & slicing at home! Literally all you do is set the thickness on the machine, the slice the food back & forth on the cutting wheel, then clean it up. If you don't need a monster-large size, you can get a 9" slicer for $99 on Amazon these days:
We had a decent deli slicer when I lived in Germany. It was a 220V unit, so it sort of just got handed from one family to the next when you got orders to PCS back the USA. I don't think I'd use one enough to justify the space at this point, but they are nice to have :)
 

dank69

Lifer
Oct 6, 2009
35,425
28,875
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12" deli slicer (you can find them NIB for around $380 if you shop around). I cut a lot of stuff on my small slicer now, but could use a larger size for bigger-sized stuff, so this is a good opportunity to increase the functionality for me. Typical usage includes:

1. Meats (typically sous-vide + smoke them)
2. Cheese (buy in blocks)
3. Bacon
4. Jerky (dehydrate or sous-vide then dehydrate)
5. Fruits & veggies (typically to dehydrate, but also for salads & stuff, I don't really even use my mandolin anymore tbh)
6. Bread (I mostly make no-knead bread, and also sandwich bread in a Pullman loaf pan; the serrated blades are better than the smooth blades at cutting bread, but you can just freeze the bread for like 20 minutes to make it stiffer)

I've been using a smaller-sized one for a number of years & really love it - you can save a ton of money by buying in bulk & slicing at home! Literally all you do is set the thickness on the machine, the slice the food back & forth on the cutting wheel, then clean it up. If you don't need a monster-large size, you can get a 9" slicer for $99 on Amazon these days:


A couple great articles on how you can save money with them:



You can also do lots of random stuff with it, like slicing potatoes thin for homemade potato chips!

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They do sell dedicated bacon-slicing machines:


As well as bread slicers:


But I think having a giant freakin' Xena-style circle blade should do the trick haha!
You ever cut a slice so thin you can't even see it?
 

BoomerD

No Lifer
Feb 26, 2006
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Locking thread while we figure out who needs a hot poker in the eye for taking this P&N.

AT Moderator ElFenix
I am asking that certain posters refrain from arguing P&N style in this thread.

If you can't stop doing it then this thread will be locked and infractions handed out.

Iron Woode

Super Moderator

Geez...you guys must be a ton of fun at parties... :rolleyes:

Got my BidenBux this morning. We still have to fence the back yard...fckng coyotes tried to grab out aging little rat dogs a few weeks ago...I need to replace my sliding patio door...I could use an insulation upgrade under my floor...
Say...how many hundreds of thousands of $$$ are we getting?

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Iron Woode

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Geez...you guys must be a ton of fun at parties... :rolleyes:

Got my BidenBux this morning. We still have to fence the back yard...fckng coyotes tried to grab out aging little rat dogs a few weeks ago...I need to replace my sliding patio door...I could use an insulation upgrade under my floor...
Say...how many hundreds of thousands of $$$ are we getting?
I am actually pretty fun at parties.

we have to enforce the rules, though.
 

dank69

Lifer
Oct 6, 2009
35,425
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Geez...you guys must be a ton of fun at parties... :rolleyes:

Got my BidenBux this morning. We still have to fence the back yard...fckng coyotes tried to grab out aging little rat dogs a few weeks ago...I need to replace my sliding patio door...I could use an insulation upgrade under my floor...
Say...how many hundreds of thousands of $$$ are we getting?
Sounds like those coyotes tried to do you a favor.
 

Ajay

Lifer
Jan 8, 2001
15,651
7,969
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fckng coyotes tried to grab out aging little rat dogs a few weeks ago
Wouldn't it be cheaper to just shot the coyotes? Maybe if you just shoot one and stick it's carcass on a pike, the rest will catch your drift.
 

olds

Elite Member
Mar 3, 2000
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Taxes. I am spending mine on taxes.
My Federal tax bill this year was $5800.
Biden's stimulus relief dropped that to $2600
Between the wife and I we got $2800 stimulus $.
So, $200 left over. That should get me some cocaine and a one legged hooker.
 

highland145

Lifer
Oct 12, 2009
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Taxes. I am spending mine on taxes.
My Federal tax bill this year was $5800.
Biden's stimulus relief dropped that to $2600
Between the wife and I we got $2800 stimulus $.
So, $200 left over. That should get me some cocaine and a one legged hooker.
2 legs just get in the way.
 
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