I need help....couple things I am looking for but want the best for $

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by arabianequine, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    There are a few things but I can only remember 2 right now.

    One is a pair of sheers....I have a long haired dog we shave every spring. I do have goats and I want them to work on both. Sheep too. I tried using hair shaver for people and it took two sessions of 2 hours each time and I only got half way done. This was on my dog and she is a small weiner dog.

    The other thing is a food processor. I went to bed bath and beyond the other day and they did not have one under $100. The Cheapest one was at $100 and was plain boring looking.

    I was wondering what you have or recommend. What would be my best brand device for my money?

    Thank you in advance!
     
  2. ChickyChickyBaby

    ChickyChickyBaby Barefoot Bantams

    Food processor.
    I hate walmart. But one year a family member got me a black & decker food processor. From WalMart. I think it was about $50 but I like it and use it at least twice a week. Sometimes just for chopping boiled eggs for the chickens [​IMG]
     
  3. perolane

    perolane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't help with the food processer, but the shears:

    SHEARMASTER... [​IMG] variable speed runs about $300 at jeffervetsupply.com with free shipping.

    At work, we can shear an adult llama in 20 minutes with these shears! We also use them on big dogs, dwarf ponies, & sheep.

    $300 seems like alot, but when you have big jobs...it's well worth the expense to be done quickly!!
     
  4. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shears, don't know.
    Food Processor, I got a Black and Decker for a wedding gift 25 years ago. We still use it all the time.
     
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  5. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    Quote:Thats what my mom needs! We go through like 2 or 3 of them a year! [​IMG] She just gave up on one today. Are they are still being made, and where?
     
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  7. caspernc

    caspernc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Not being nosy or anything or trying to steal the thread but.....WHERE do you work that you are experianced in shearing all of these animals? [​IMG] I mean WOW!
     
  8. perolane

    perolane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Not being nosy or anything or trying to steal the thread but.....WHERE do you work that you are experianced in shearing all of these animals? [​IMG] I mean WOW!

    I'm the vet tech for a safari park...lots of hairy critters in the kid's petting zoo! [​IMG]
     
  9. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would definitely spend some money on a GOOD pair of shears.
    I was a dog groomer for quite a while and it is well worth the money to buy a good pair.
    Make sure you have someone lined up that can sharpen your blades for a fair price... you will need it!!!

    Can't necessarily recommend a good brand because I don't do sheep, but I would get some that were labeled for sheep use.

    Good luck.

    Food Processor???? don't have one.

    Edited: JBWholesale is a good place to look in addition to Jeffers
     
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  10. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thats what my mom needs! We go through like 2 or 3 of them a year! [​IMG] She just gave up on one today. Are they are still being made, and where?

    As far as I know, they are everywhere. Even Walmart.
     

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