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Oster Kitchen Centre disassembly question
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Post# 898377   9/12/2016 at 11:49 (704 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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I need to do some tinkering with one of my Oster Kitchen Centres and I was trying to remove the motor.  I am stuck with the drive wheel that the mixer unit meshes with, though - I am not sure how exactly to remove it.  I thought it might unscrew, but I have not been able to do so.  Is there a trick to doing this?  


It's one of those screamin' 1200 watt motors; I don't have a model number but there is a service number 966-64F stamped on the bottom of it, if that may help.   


I don't use these beasties much, but I still think they're cool.... LOL 


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Post# 898408 , Reply# 1   9/12/2016 at 15:58 (704 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
Ive got a bunch of them

But have never taken one apart..I do know the weakness is the plastic gears in the mixer arm, but I never knead bread with one so otherwise they are great, I have every attachment they made, Great little ice cream freezer!

Post# 898729 , Reply# 2   9/14/2016 at 13:20 (702 days old) by ladyearth (Kentucky)        
norgeway.....oster Center?

Icecream maker? wow got a used set a thrift store.. didnt see an ice cream

Post# 898754 , Reply# 3   9/14/2016 at 17:25 (701 days old) by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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yeah, never had to take one apart......looking for clues in this thread, just in case I ever have to....

trying to name all attachments that fit:
meat grinder-attaches to mixer head
ice cream maker
coffee grinder-two types
ice crusher
salad maker-slicer/chopper-should be 5 blades altogether
dough maker-just a certain type of beaters
food grinder/chopper

seems I may be missing something else.....most will also fit a base of an Oster Blender too...

I have several which I like a lot.....probably the only down side, when using the mixer, you can't raise the head to spin-off the beaters before shutting it down

Post# 898785 , Reply# 4   9/14/2016 at 22:47 (701 days old) by MixGuy (St. Martinville, Louisiana)        
Other Oster Center Accessories

There was also a pasta extruder, Power Puree & Ricer, mini-chopper, and juice extractor.

Post# 899129 , Reply# 5   9/17/2016 at 14:02 (699 days old) by PhilR (Quebec Canada)        

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Post# 899132 , Reply# 6   9/17/2016 at 14:13 (699 days old) by Petek (Ontari ari ari O )        

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I've never taken one apart even though I have a few of them,nor have I really used them either. I had and regretfully sold the only plasti Chrome one I've ever run across,should have kept it but I got some good bucks for it at the time. They seem sort of flimsy , particularly the mixer head, you wouldn't
Want to do any heavy mixing in one I would guess.

Post# 899148 , Reply# 7   9/17/2016 at 16:16 (699 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Phil, that diagram will help for sure. Thanks!
I'll probably beg your assistance with this when you are down in Ogden next time...

Post# 980300 , Reply# 8   1/28/2018 at 18:54 (200 days old) by Vince (Toronto)        

I've inherited one of these machines and it sounds like there is a gear slipping. I am also stuck on how to remove the drive wheel so I can pull out the motor to take a look.

Has anyone figured out how to remove the wheel?

Post# 980377 , Reply# 9   1/29/2018 at 08:29 (200 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        
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Hi Vincent - I still haven't figured it out either...  The machine in question went back into the projects box and I probably won't get to it again until this summer (AFTER the '57 GE washer and dryer get revived...).  If I do find anything, though, I'll post it here.  

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