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by ShaveIce
Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Machines
Topic: Fujimarca vs Swan Comparison
Replies: 5
Views: 6857

Re: Fujimarca vs Swan Comparison

belt.JPG The next comparison we are doing is mechanism. The Swan machines are gear driven as to the Fujimarca's are belt driven. Gear driven machines tend to be noisier and are a bit more costly to replace since it contains multiple gears. It is our experience that over a same period of 2 years, th...
by ShaveIce
Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:28 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Machines
Topic: Fujimarca vs Swan Comparison
Replies: 5
Views: 6857

Fujimarca vs Swan Comparison

I will hereby clarify the age old question: Fujimarca vs Swan, which machine is better? For this comparison I am going to use the standard Fujimarca MC709 v1 vs the Swan Si-100. I will try to do a break down as detailed as possible so that our viewes could compare and contrast to see which machine i...
by ShaveIce
Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Tips and Pointers
Topic: shave ice price
Replies: 12
Views: 16891

Re: shave ice price

Just like capitalist said, it really depends on your event, location, and what you wish to make. Some shave ice stores here in Hawaii sell a small plastic cupped shave ice for $1.50 here but others can sell it upward of over $3.00.
by ShaveIce
Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:42 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Tips and Pointers
Topic: Hawaiian Shave Ice Pointer #3 (Ice)
Replies: 15
Views: 26541

Hawaiian Shave Ice Pointer #3 (Ice)

Pointer #3 Ice? I have had alot of customers ask me about the type of ice to use, and if ice affects texture. Normally for people who makes shave ice for home use, I would recommend them to use home made ice. Home made ice like the name states is ice made from molds and freezed in your freezers. Ho...
by ShaveIce
Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: Shave Ice Flavors and Toppings
Topic: Syrup Mixing Directions
Replies: 22
Views: 31028

Syrup Mixing Directions

Here is the mixing directions for your viewing/downloading. http://www.shaveicesupplies.com/oldsite/Forum/Direction.pdf How to make flavored syrup from concentrate How do I create syrup from Hawaiian Snow Flavors concentrate? Step 1: Shake flavor concentrate well before using. Step 2: Start with a 1...
by ShaveIce
Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Flavors and Toppings
Topic: Hawaiian Snow Flavor General FAQ
Replies: 10
Views: 16068

Hawaiian Snow Flavor General FAQ

All of our Hawaiian Snow brand of flavors are produced and formulated here in House in Hawaii. We normally do not make large batches, and flavors are made on a weekly basis. This is to ensure that when our customers receive our flavors, they are in their freshest possible form. =====================...
by ShaveIce
Mon Mar 09, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: Shave Ice stores around Hawaii
Replies: 2
Views: 3888

Shave Ice stores around Hawaii

Alot of people ask what good shave ice stores are there around Hawaii, and so we decided to create a list of some shave ice stores that we can think of off our mind. Since there are so many stores, there may be some that we have forgotten. Please, if you know a good shave ice store or if your store...
by ShaveIce
Fri Mar 06, 2009 3:41 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Tips and Pointers
Topic: Hawaiian Shave Ice Pointer #2 (Packing Spoon vs Hand)
Replies: 3
Views: 10619

Hawaiian Shave Ice Pointer #2 (Packing Spoon vs Hand)

Pointer #2 Hand packing vs spoon packing vs mold packing There are various ways to make a shave ice depending on the texture you wish to achieve and the speed. Traditionally, shave ice is made by hand using slow patting methods with the hand to pack the ice. Hand packed ice is finer in texture becau...
by ShaveIce
Fri Mar 06, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Tips and Pointers
Topic: Hawaiian Shave Ice Pointer #1
Replies: 11
Views: 18990

Re: Hawaiian Shave Ice Pointer #1

Aside from better ice texture, block ice shavers tend to be heavier duty as well as faster in terms of output.
by ShaveIce
Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Si-100e noise
Replies: 4
Views: 7207

Re: Si-100e noise

Grinding noises are usually caused by worn worm gears or donut gears. Please open your head cover to see if the worm gear (which is close to the brake) or you donut gear (located inside the gear box) and see if any of the teeth are bald or chipped.