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Elite Gourmet Ice Cream Maker, 4-Quart, Pine

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Elite Gourmet
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18.5 Inches
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  • Makes 4 quarts of cold and creamy ice cream, gelato, frozen yogurt, or sorbet
  • Hand-crafted solid pine wood bucket is easy to operate and clean
  • Heavy duty aluminum freezing canister which makes fresh ice cream in just 40 minutes
  • Use included classic die-cast hand crank to manually churn to firmer consistency or use powerful electric motor-driven paddle to whip creamy consistency
  • Motor is equipped with over-heat protection
The Elite Gourmet 4 Qt. Old Fashioned Electric Ice Cream Maker churns out delicious homemade ice cream in less than 40 minutes. It features a 4-quart heavy duty aluminum canister and a powerful 90-rpm motor with over-heat protection, so making ice cream is fast, convenient and fun for the whole family! Use the included classic die-cast hand crank to manually churn to a firmer consistency. It’s great for entertaining at family parties, BBQ’s and picnics using all of your favorite ice cream, sorbet, gelato and even frozen yogurt recipes. The motor turns a six-fin paddle that whips air into the i...
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It work great!!
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This ice cream maker is easy to set up and use.
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We have used both the hand crank and the electric motor.
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Most recipes have taken 40 minutes to get the ice cream hard enough to stop the motor.
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Category: Ice Cream Machines

The usual price range for an ice cream machine is between $19.98 to $420.52.

If you want to know about ice cream machines in general, please go to our Ice Cream Machines: Things to Know Before Buying in 2020 page to learn more!

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Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

Jane's Review

Yes! I recommend this ice cream machine based on its brand popularity. Let's go over the reasons why buying this ice cream machine now is a good idea, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. Maxi-Matic is one of the best selling, well known ice cream machine brand!

Maxi-Matic is one of the best selling brands among other ice cream machine brands. I found some YouTube videos that talk about this product, which means this is a widely known product/brand. I have attached the videos above and links in the additional research section down below, so don't forget to watch and read those!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

2. This ice cream machine has okay reviews on the internet

Some people have a great experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item and have to go through the whole process of returning them. Since people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, don't read too much into one good or bad review. Reading multiple reviews with different ratings can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This ice cream machine has moderatereviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this ice cream machine more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product above in the good/ok/bad table, so don't forget to read those since they paint the whole picture! And of course, if you want to read more detailed reviews, many of them are on Amazon!See More Reviews on AmazonSee More Reviews on Amazon

3. The price went up, so buy now before it goes up again!

image/svg+xml Highest Price Lowest Price $97.92 $59.41

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in four parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and a price prediction I made, just in case you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has gone up, resulting in a 6.99% price increase.

Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this ice cream machine was $97.92, and the lowest price point was $59.41. The current price isn't close to either the highest or the lowest price point, so it's a fairly reasonable time to make this purchase.

What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I haven't seen this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! In addition, the price tends to stay more or less the same. Not a lot of price movement is expected, but the price could still move in either direction by a smidge.

Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $77.80 a week from now. It might be best to wait for a future price drop, but if this product checks all the boxes for you, don't wait to optimize for small gain.

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4. Manufacturer has generally positive reviews on their other products

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing or there is some defect in the product? With anything you buy online, there is a small chance of this happening. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). Still, you want to make sure that the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. The manufacturer of this product, Maxi-Matic (Elite Gourmet), has generally positive reviews on the internet. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, and if you like this product, I'd go with this product!

5. There are other options you might want to check out

image/svg+xml Maxi-Matic Other similar brands: hand2mind AICOK Cuisinart Yonanas

I found 6 brands that have similar products like this one: hand2mind, AICOK, Cuisinart, Yonanas, Hamilton Beach, and Nostalgia. 'If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from hand2mind. If you're looking for a ice cream machine with best reviews, a product from Cuisinart gets the best score on the internet. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, a similar product from Nostalgia I linked below is a better option. I linked all the similar products in the similar products section so please check them out! Or you can check other similar products on Amazon, too.

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That's it! I hope you learned enough about this product to make a purchase decision now. You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading — I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

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