STX is one of the most widely known names when it comes to meat grinders. Not only is the brand known for having high quality products, but the customer service they provide is simply one of the best in the industry. Not surprisingly, the STX 1800 Magnum outperforms most other grinders on the market and does so without making an unnervingly loud noise.
STX 1800 Magnum Favorite Features
- 3 cutting speeds.
- Polished stainless steel finish.
- 3 sausage stuffing tubes, cutting blades and grinding plates included.
- Doubles as a tomato juicer.
- 1800 watts of power.
- Cooling system.
The moment you unpack the Magnum you will find that this unit weighs a light 13 pounds and is very durable. The stainless steel finish is definitely a welcomed addition coming from other models since it is super easy to clean and repels a lot of the bacteria that gets stuck on other types of metal.
The grinding process couldn’t be easier and with a size 12 input, you can fit fairly large pieces of meat into this grinder. Included with this powerful 1800-watt unit are:
- 3 cutting blades.
- 3 cutting plates.
- 3 sausage tubes.
- A tomato juicer attachment.
The blades and plates included allow the user to have the flexibility of grinding meat that is fine or coarse grade. This is great for times when sausages need to be finer, or when you want thicker chunks of meat to put into a stew.
The sausage and kubbe tubes are perfect for mixing and matching meat types of making specialty sausages that you will never find in a traditional supermarket.
The 3 cutting speeds allow users to allow for slower speeds to cut tough meat or faster speeds when cutting out other meat types. This also helps when the grinder gets stuck because a tough piece is frozen or a bone is present. There is also a safety cut off switch when these times arise as well as a cooling system to ensure the motor isn’t damaged in the process.
The tomato juicer feature is difficult to operate and will take some time to master. This is a nice addition, but it simply is not as easy as we had hoped. While not a major fault, we do feel that it needed to be mentioned.
See the STX 1800 MG Magnum in Action
Here’s a video of the STX 1800 MG Magnum. You might want to turn the volume down.
The STX 1800 Magnum comes with the power and accessories to help you grind meats of all types. The overall grinding speed is not listed, but cutting 10 pounds of meat in just minutes is common. Even tougher pieces of meat are no match for this model.
Coming in at just over $200, this is a great model that will provide you with perfectly ground meat or the perfect sausage. We did not like the tomato juicer, but we did love the immense cutting power provided. Once finished, the stainless steel exterior was so simple to clean as we just wiped the left over particles with a sponge and a dab of soap.
For anyone that wants an affordable meat grinder for home use, the STX-1800 is the best choice. Not only is everything you need included, but the price is definitely affordable. If you want a quality meat grinder, you must give the STX 1800 Magnum serious consideration.