Cuisinart blade conundrum


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Cuisinart blade conundrum

BrickLane | Dec 18, 2009 11:01 AM

Hi there.

I feel sort of silly asking this, but I'm not sure where else to turn!

Okay, I have a basic, original-style Cuisinart food processor, purchased perhaps eight or nine years ago. It came with the usual blade and two extra discs, one for grating, and one for slicing. Last week, I ordered a third blade for it: a fine grating blade. It arrived a few days ago, and...I can't figure out how to use it. The blades that came with the machine have sort of stem-like things attached to their undersides, which you then slip over the post in the middle of the processor. This new blade is just flat and there's no discernible way of hooking it up. On its underside are three metal flap/hook-type things and I wondered if there's some other part I need to make it work--a plastic stem that you somehow swivel onto the blade? But then I also wondered if my machine, which I'd thought was a timeless, eternal model, is now obsolete, and the blade simply goes with a different Cuisinart.

Does anyone know anything about this? Please help!

Many, many thanks,

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