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I want to get a new stick blender before the end of the year. I see that many of you use a cuisinart. What is the length of the shaft from the bottom of the bell to the bottom of the coupling?
 

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If you're asking how long the 'stick' part is when detached from the motor, mine is approx 8 inches. I have 2 different cuisinart sticks and like the newer one much better because the speed is adjustable. The newer one also came with a whisk attachment and mixing cup that I use all the time for making lotion. Looks like you can get the same model I have on amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Cuisinart-HB-155PC-Stainless-Blender-Silver/dp/B00DOK0R2O). Mine came from Costco and I snatched up 2 of them at the time because they were only $30!
 
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The shaft of my Cuisinart is 7.5". I'm not crazy about it because the bell is too rounded and I think it's pulling air into my batter. I have to be really careful how I use it or I get crazy air bubbles. I've seen some that appear to have a less rounded bell but I'm not sure of the brand. I'll research more after the holiday craziness. :crazy:
 

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I am still using my cheap $19.99 Walmart stick blend that I purchased 7 or 8 years ago.
 

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I have a Hamilton Beech and the shaft isn't sealed which means lots of bubbles in my soap.
 

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If you're asking how long the 'stick' part is when detached from the motor, mine is approx 8 inches. I have 2 different cuisinart sticks and like the newer one much better because the speed is adjustable. The newer one also came with a whisk attachment and mixing cup that I use all the time for making lotion. Looks like you can get the same model I have on amazon (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DOK0R2O/?tag=skimlinks_replacement-20). Mine came from Costco and I snatched up 2 of them at the time because they were only $30!

Do you have issues with the shaft being sealed?
 
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