Ice Crushers

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kanaloa

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I snagged a vintage Swing-a-Way crusher which is built like a tank and after a test run quickly makes a good amount of crushed ice a lot quicker and quieter than my Lewis bag.

It was a little dirty, but cleaned up well after soaking in a light bleach solution and scrubbing the container and blades with a stiff brush.

Anybody have any tips on deep cleaning and maintenance for these or similar crushers? Same model pictured below:

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Kahikina

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My parents had one exactly like that. I'll have to ask them if it's still around. Great find! I love the older equipment.
 

Ukulele Jim

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I snagged a vintage Swing-a-Way crusher which is built like a tank and after a test run quickly makes a good amount of crushed ice a lot quicker and quieter than my Lewis bag.

It was a little dirty, but cleaned up well after soaking in a light bleach solution and scrubbing the container and blades with a stiff brush.

Anybody have any tips on deep cleaning and maintenance for these or similar crushers? Same model pictured below:

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As with most items from that time period, they were made to last. Nice score, I'm sure it will give you many years of service!
 

TikiFlamingo

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Never seen one of those. Cool! (Pardon the pun)

I did have one of these, though ...

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