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# 12 MEAT GRINDER/FOOD 350 watts-1/2 hp MC5 Alfa

Listed In Category: Business / Commercial > Restaurant Equipment
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Classified Id TFOVBYPV
Asking Price $ 165.00 USD per item or Make offer
Quantity 1 item (new condition)
Tax Sales tax of 9.75 % may apply for buyers in Illinois
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Seller will ship to the United States Only
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Renewed Date01-May-2018 10:06:56 AM EST
Expiration Date 30-Jun-2018 10:06:56 AM EST
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Chefmart member since 26-oct-2012
View Countryside Classifieds Countryside, Illinois, USA
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Brand New in a Box.
CALL 877- 354-1265 TOLL FREE

Warranty is 6 months from Alfa.

All information from a 4 page manual:

Measurements Of Parts On The Meat Grinder: We measured as best we can.

STAINLESS STEEL #12 Cut Blade/Knife: Overall measurements: 2 3/8"

Hole on knife: 1/2"

STAINLESS STEEL Fine Chopping Plate: Diameter: 2 3/4" Wide 102 Holes

STAINLESS STEEL Medium Chopping Plate: Diameter: 2 3/4" Wide 54" Holes

STAINLESS STEEL Coarse Chopping Plate (largest holes): Diameter: 2 3/4" Wide 24 Holes

Feed Pan Tray: DIE CAST ALUMINUM 2" Hole Size-where meat goes down. 6 1/2" Wide, 9 3/4" Depth, 1 1/2" Deep

Spiral Auger: DIE CAST ALUMINUM 7" Long

Cap Collar Ring, Screw On: DIE CAST ALUMINUM. Diameter: 4 3/8"

L Shape Tube/Grinding Head Housing:


Bottom: 6 1/4" Depth, Food Chute: 1 7/8"

Food Pusher-White Plastic: 9" Long, 1 1/4" Wide

Sausage Stuffing Tubes-Plastic: A) 1/2" Wide}, B) 3/4" Wide} 4 1/4" Long, C) 7/8" Wide}

Motor: 6 1/4" Wide, 13" Depth, 9 1/2" Tall


a) Switches, b) Locking knob, c) Motor housing, d) Opening, e) Food pusher, f) Hopper plate, g) Head, h) Feed screw, i) Cutting blade, j-n) Attachments, j) Cutting plate (fine), k) Cutting plate (medium), l) Cutting plate (coarse), m) Kubbe attachment A, n) Kubbe attachment B, o) Cap, p) Cutters compartment, q) Cord compartment


When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed including the following:

a) Read all instructions.

b) Portable-To protect against risk of electrical shock do not put meat grinder in water or other liquid., c) Close supervision is necessary when appliance is used by or near children., d) Portable- Unplug from outlet when not in use, before putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning., e) Avoid contacting moving parts. Never feed food by hand. Always use food pusher., f) Portable- Do not operate any appliance with a damage cord or plug or after the appliance malfunctions, or is dropped or damaged in any manner. Return appliance to the nearest authorized service facility for examination, repair or electrical or mechanical adjustment., g) The use of attachments not recommended or sold by the manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock or injury., h) Do not use outdoors, household use only., i) Portable- Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter., j) Hand-held, other than cordless types-Do not let cord contact hot surface, including the stove., k) Do not use fingers to scrape food away from discharge disc while appliance is operating. Cut type injury may result., l) SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.


Unplug when assembling or disassembling the unit.

Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used near children., When carrying the unit, be sure to hold Motor Housing with both hands, not to hold only Hopper Plate., Do not fix Cutting Blade and Cutting Plate when using Kubbe Attachments., Never feed food with hand. Use food pusher., Do not grind hard food such as bones and hard nuts. ,Do not grind ginger and other materials with hard fiber., To avoid jamming, do not force to operate the unit with excessive pressure.

If the unit jams due to hard materials lodged on to Feed Screw or Cutting Blade, switch off immediately and clean the unit. (See "Jamming"), When the circuit breaker activates, do not switch on., When switching from ON to OFF/REVERSE or vice versa, wait about 6 seconds to assure that the motor has stopped completely., Never try to undo the parts or to repair the unit by yourself.

This product is intended for household use only.

No use by children intended and not allowed at all.

If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.

This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug will fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not modify the plug in any way.

BEFORE USE: Make sure that the voltage and frequency indicated on the bottom plate are the same as your local supply., Wash all the parts (except those that do not touch foods a, b, c, d, p and q) in warm soapy water., Before plugging in, ensure Switch is off., TO MINCE MEAT

(Assembling): 1 Place Head tightly onto Opening of Motor Housing,. Holding Head with one hand, place Locking Knob into the hole on the side of Motor Housing and tighten it clockwise., 2 Place Feed Screw into Head, long end first, by turning Feed Screw slightly until it is set into Motor Housing., 3 Place Cutting Blade onto Feed Screw shaft with the blade facing the front as illustrated. If it is not fitted properly, meat will not be ground, 4 Place desired Cutting plate next to Cutting Blade, fitting protrusions in the slots. , 5 Screw Cap into place until tight., Do not over tighten.

Place Hopper Plate on Head and fix into position.

Locate the unit on a firm place.

The air passage at the bottom and the side of Motor Housing should be kept free and not blocked.

(Mincing meat)

Cut all the foods into pieces so that they fit easily into Hopper opening., Plug in, then switch on.

6 Feed foods into Hopper Plate. Use food Pusher. After use, switch off and unplug.

TO MAKE KUBBE--Recipe--(Stuffing)

100g of mutton

1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 1/2 tablespoons onion (cut finely)

1/3 teaspoon all spice

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 tablespoon flour. Mince mutton once or twice. Fry onion until brown and add minced mutton, all spice, salt and flour.

(Outer cover): 450g lean meat, 150-200 g flour, 1 teaspoon all spice , 1 nutmeg, a pinch powdered red pepper, dash pepper.

Mince meat three times and mix all ingredients together in a bowl.

More meat and less flour for outer cover creates better consistency and taste.

Grind the mixture three times.

Disassemble by reversing the steps from 5-3 to remove Cutting Plate and Cutting Blade.

7 Place Kubbe Attachment A and B onto Feed Screw shaft together, fitting protrusions in the slots.

8 Screw Cap into place until tight. Do not over tighten.

9 Following the same steps as in 5-6, make the cylindrical outer cover.

From kubbe as illustrated below and deep fry.


When the circuit breaker automatically stops the motor, or when the motor continues to function but no meat comes out of Cutting Plate, due to jamming of bone or other materials, switch off., Do not switch on.

Press CIRCUIT BREAKER to reset.

Press OFF/REVERSE to clear jamming of bone or other materials. Reverse operation will continue for as long as OFF/REVERSE is pressed, Clean the unit. (See "To clean" below.)

TO CLEAN: (Disassembling) Make sure that the motor has stopped completely. Disconnect the plug from the power outlet. Disassemble by reversing the steps from 5-1.

10 Cap has pins for easy unscrewing.

11 To remove Cutting Plate easily, knock Head on the table with Cutting Plate face up.

(Cleaning): Remove meat, etc., Wash each part in warm soapy water. A bleaching solution containing chlorine will discolor aluminum surfaces. Do not immerse Motor Housing in water, but only wipe it with a damp cloth. Thinners and benzines will crack or change the color of the unit.

A little salad oil on h~l after washing and drying will keep them lubricated.


Power supply: 120V 60Hz 350 Watts

Dimensions (H x W x D) 43.0 x 18.0 x 41.8 cm

Weight: 6.0kg

Attachments: Cutting plates, Kubbe attachment

Capacity: 220 lbs./Hour

Gross weight 16 lbs.

I am told alot of people, on the internet want to buy a meat grinder for a Raw Dog Diet. We have sold many meat grinders, that were the name brand Villaware, and Maverick, but both of them from the same mfg, are out of production and discontinued now. We have been selling the New Maverick MM5501 for $99.00, and this Alfa Model for this purpose now to customers on the internet, who want to grind up soft bones for their pets to eat. Maverick and Alfa and Pierce, DO NOT advise you and DO NOT tell you to grind bones in any meat grinder. You are doing so at your own risk !

The Unit has been on the market approx. 3 yrs, i am told, from Alfa. (AS OF 10-28-2008)

We did alot of research on this: more than what others are doing to sell this unit on ebay. Please buy from us! I am going to find out all the prices on all the parts too. Other sellers, don't list them or even want to talk to you about them, i have asked them all, that i saw on ebay.


Parts we have priced out, in case you need them later on.

S/S means Stainless Steel

MC5 Acces For MC5 Food Chopper $6.50

MC5 2400018 Cutting Knife/Blade-Stainless Steel $9.60

MC5 2400019 S/S Fine Chopper Plate-1/8" - 4mm $11.60 <

MC5 2400020 S/S Medium Chopper Plate-3/16" - 5mm $11.60

MC5 2400021 Coarse Chopper Plate-5/16" - 8mm $12.00

MC5 Cord Power Cord For MC5 $7.50

MC5 Cord Power Cord Cover For MC5 $4.60

MC5 Cylin Chopper Cylinder For MC5 $26.50

MC5 2400025 Feed Screw and Washers $16.70

MC5 Feet For MC5 Food Chopper $1.80

MC5 Knob Locking Knob For MC5 $3.20

MC5 Kubbe Kubbe Attachment A $1.80

MC5 Kubbe Kubbe Attachment B $2.10

MC5 Metal For MC5 Food Chopper $12.00

MC5 Motor Electric Motor $40.90

MC5 Motor Plastic $19.20

MC5 2400022 Feed Pan Tray For MC5 $24.30

MC5 Plast For MC5 Food Chopper $10.00

MC5 2400026 Cap Collar Ring-Screw On $10.50

MC5 2400023 Food Pusher/Stomper $6.10

MC5 2400027 Small, Medium & Large- Plastic Stuffing Tubes $6.00

MC5 Switch On/Off Switch MC5 Food Chopper $12.90


We do not stock all parts, but you can email us if you need something, we can possibly order it.