used it for the first time today. i bought a six quart white mountain freezer in 1982 and have used it many times a year since then with good results, the wm bucket wood is still good but the bands that surround the staves is very corroded and fragile. i was goint to get replacement parts but found white mountain is longer the company it once was.
i found immergood freezers as a possible replacement and decided to go up a size.
i will say that the mixing action is as good or better than white mountain's and the freezing time is shorter. probably the insulated bucket is the reason. the ice cream ripened quicker (possibly because i also purchased the insulated cover) i had used a couple bath towels over the white mountain freezer.
i am well pleased with the immergood eight quart hand crank ice cream freezer.
Hi James, thanks for your review of your 8 qt. freezer. It sounds like you are an experienced ice cream creator. The Immergood freezer is born out of frustrations with declining quality and lack of continued improvement of available options. Common sense things like using non-rusting parts in salt water seemed to be missing on other models available. Immergood was built with longevity in mind. After all, if you are making homemade ice cream, you would like to continue the tradition into the next generation. We appreciate your in-depth review. Have fun making ice cream.
We've made 24 quarts of ice cream since we bought the 8 quart hand crank at the end of August for a few parties at the farm and youth group at our church. Everyone that had the ice cream loved it. We got engraving on the mixing unit and stainless steel lid. We got the got everything in 2 days! Blow away that it was delivered so fast with custom engraving. Thank you!!
Thanks for the feedback Matt. I am glad we were able to exceed your expectations. Enjoy making your homemade ice cream, and memories.
We haven't made our first batch of ice cream yet, (we're giving this to each other for our 49th wedding anniversary the end of this month), but the quality of this freezer is superb, and there's no doubt we will soon be making some delicious ice cream and other frozen treats for our children, our grandchildren, and our great grands! The engraving is beautifully done, and we really appreciated the suggestion to put something on each side of the gear frame! This ice cream freezer was extremely well packed, and the shipping was very fast! We look forward to many years of enjoyment from this item, and couldn't be more pleased with our purchase!
Happy 49th Anniversary! Blessings to you both as a testament of strong marriages. You provide the foundation of a strong community.
Oh, and thanks for sharing about your ice cream maker. I am pleased to be able to offer you the laser engraving (new this year). This is done right here in house. Enjoy making ice cream... and teaching us younger folks what makes strong marriages. Your example is noticed.
As always, if you have any trouble with the ice cream freezer, give me a call. Or if you loose a part, I will do what I can to get another for you.
Bought this unit for my 10 yo daughters Birthday party. Time til ice cream that’s ready to serve: 25min. Then the ice cream lasted over 8 hours afterwards with occasional stirring. Great quality and craftsmanship. Highly recommend even for a hand crank system.
Thanks for sharing Grant. Nothing better than great homemade, made your way, ice cream for a birthday party. Thanks for sharing!
Purchased the 8qt to replace my 30 yr old White Mountain unit. The new insulated tubs work great, I've done batches of about 6qt each. It only took 20-25 min to freeze. Half the time of the old unit. I highly recommend the maker.
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