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Buying a spare food mixer bowl - has anyone done it?

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ImnotMamaGbutsheLovesMe Mon 22-Sep-08 16:14:07

Mine has just fallen off the draining board and is irreparable. I have found a spares stockist on line and can get one for £19.95 plus postage. DH said to get a new one but that is going to be about £70 as I use it a lot and want a decent one. (I bought the cheapest blender ever and in this case you do get what you pay for.) Money is in short supply, as for a lot of people, but I don't want to spend £20+ on something that doesn't fit right as it is false economy. My mixer is 7 years old. WWYD?

norksinmywaistband Mon 22-Sep-08 16:18:04

If you are spending £20 to repair the "cheapest blender ever"
, then IMO it is false economy.
I have a good blender/mixer and spent £9 replacing a part recently.
Just think you will use it a lot and Unfortunately after 7 years a cheap blender may soon give up and die anyway.

Treat yourselfsmile

AMumInScotland Mon 22-Sep-08 16:18:07

Can you check with the spares stockist whether it will fit? They should know if the design has changed since you got yours.

Or look on ebay for a secondhand one the same age/design as yours - it might be only a tenner to get a whole "new" secondhand one, and you could just use the bowl.

ImnotMamaGbutsheLovesMe Mon 22-Sep-08 16:18:53

No, the blender is a different product!

The bowl is for my decent food mixer.

norksinmywaistband Mon 22-Sep-08 16:20:37

Sorry miss read, Buy the bowl, would they refund if it was the wrong part?

ImnotMamaGbutsheLovesMe Mon 22-Sep-08 16:24:05

It all seems fine as the names match, I just don't want the hassle if it is wrong. DH is looking when he gets home so I might get a new one afterall. I said it can be my main Xmas present! grin

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