Read our Nesco FG-10P Food Grinder review to learn more about this inexpensive electric grinder with storage accessories.
Features of the Nesco FG-10P Food Grinder
The Nesco FG-10P Food Grinder has the following notable features:
- .86 horsepower/650 watt motor
- Oversized, die-cast hopper that can hold up to 5 pounds of meat
- Lighted display with ON/OFF/HI/LOW and REVERSE function settings
- Stainless Steel Cutting Blade
- Three (3) stainless steel grinding plates (fine, medium and coarse)
- Food Pusher
- Sausage Stuffer
This grinder has good design elements. It has a lighted display that looks better than a normal analog switch. We love the fact that the designers of this grinder added an integrated storage for the accessories.
It’s a little something to help you keep your kitchen tidy, and these little things count. The black finish and stainless steel combination body gives it a premium look and feel. Overall, the grinder is very sturdy and well-built.
The product dimensions are 14.5 x 7.8 x 13 inches. It weighs around 13 pounds. The grinder is not too big nor is it too small. You should not have any problem lifting it or moving around the kitchen.
Function and Capacity
The FG-10P Grinder has a forward and reverse function. The forward function has two speeds. This NESCO food grinder is intended for processing relatively small quantities of food.
It is advisable to cut the meat into relatively small chunks to prevent clogging. In case the food clogs the grinder, you can use the reverse function to clear the tube easily.
Safety and Warranty
The grinder is equipped with a circuit breaker that automatically cuts off the power supply to the appliance in case of over current. This circuit breaker is a good safety feature to have in any of the appliances that you own.
NESCO has a 1-year limited warranty on this grinder.
How Does it Work?
Assemble the grinder according to the user manual. The manufacturer recommends cutting the meat into 4 inch long x ¾ inch thick strips before feeding into the grinder tray. Use the pusher to gently push the meat into the grinder head if necessary.
The unit disassembles easily for cleaning. The parts (except the grinding base) can be immersed in hot, soapy water for easy cleaning. Do not place the parts in the dishwasher. Allow the parts to dry completely before storing. To prevent rusting, wrap the parts in grease-proof paper.
This grinder has a pretty high rating. Most of the customer reviews mention that the grinder works well and does what it says it can do. The functions work fine and so far there are no major critical reviews that should dissuade anyone from buying this product.
- The grinder looks nice, and the design was well thought of by the manufacturer. We like the fact that there is an incorporated storage for accessories.
- The grinder is not that expensive. The price range is okay and should not dent your wallet too much.
- If you are looking for a grinder that you can frequently use or for commercial purposes, you should consider buying an industrial-grade model. This grinder is designed for home-use only.
Should You Buy?
The Nesco FG-10P Food Grinder is worth the try. The design elements are good, and the grinder itself is built with high-grade materials. The price is okay and is one of the more affordable options for grinders in the same motor-class.
Those who have tried using this grinder have been happy with the results so far, and we do not see any reason this grinder shouldn’t be in your kitchen.
How Does the Nesco FG-10P Compare?
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