Summary: I've had my mixer for several years now. My previous one had a burning odor coming from the motor so I trashed it and purchased this one at a local retailer near me. I don't like the stands with the bowls since they need to stay on the countertop. I ... read more
Pros: Might have some scrap value considering the copper windings. Cons: No low speed
Summary: When I was a kid my mother had a wonderful Sunbeam mixer that had a low speed of about 200 RPM great to get started mixing pancake or cake batter. I needed a slower speed mixer since I was mixing pizza dough one day and the electric mixed I had ... read more
Pros: works great on speeds three through five, easy to clean up Cons: doesn't work on low speeds without engaging Power Boost
Summary: I seem to have bad luck with mixers as of late. I have gone through a few hand-mixers and they all seem to have the same problem. Even at their lowest speeds, they are too fast. The Black & Decker PowerPro Hand Mixer is just more of the same. ... read more
Pros: Easy to clean and powerful. The bonus whisks are very handy. Cons: Very heavy for smaller hands. Too powerful for just cake batter users.
Summary: I recently received this mixer as a gift. There are a few positive and a few negative points to this hand mixer. First, I feel that the lowest setting is very fast, almost too fast and I cannot imagine using speeds 2 through 5 for anything! There is a ... read more
Pros: Looks good and is easy to operate. Comes with wire whisks for beating eggs. Cons: Not durable at all. Gears are plastic and strip out very easily.
Summary: I tried to make frosting with this. The recipe was pretty much sugar softened butter and vanilla. The plastic gears that drive the beaters stripped out very quickly. I've mixed significantly harder to mix items with other hand held mixers with out ... read more