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Grandpa's Goody Getter


Date: April 17th, 2019
Name: Larry Fure
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: The hickory trees with a smooth bark, we call pig-hickory. The nuts are very bitter and not worth picking up. You can feed them to someone you don't like, but expect a rock flung at your head for pulling that on anyone.

Date: September 23rd, 2018
Name: Claire Cyr
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: We have 1 black walnut tree in our yard. Preparing and cracking the walnuts was becoming a big chore. We came across the web site for Grandpas Goodie Getter by chance. I watched the video and purchased the nut cracker. What a time saver, I can handle cracking the walnuts by myself now. The machine is so easy to use and the walnuts crack in a way that the nut meat is easy to retrieve. Thank you for this wonderful product. When it wears out, I will be ordering another one.

Our response to this comment: We thank you so much for your kind words and have only one thing to say and that is "Your grandkiids may order a new one but you will never wear this one out with proper lubrication" Thanks again and God bless.

Basil Bacon Dennis Bacon

P S If "YOU" wear this one out I will give you a new one. Been building them for 16 years and never had a worn out one yet.

Date: September 18th, 2018
Name: Dwight Shilling
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: I absolutely love your product. It is the best/easiest way I have ever cracked Black Walnuts. Getting full nutmeats is very difficult with any other process other than using your Goody Getter. I now laugh at watching videos on YouTube about people who are promoting their own design Black Walnut crackers. Your design is, by far, the best I have ever seen or used. Thanks for all your commitment to designing and testing a quality product!


Date: September 11th, 2018
Name: Kyoshoman from youtube comment left at GGG's Youtube video
Comment: I purchased one of these after several years of working with my own components involving a vise and various other tools. My process was quite efficient until I realized how the Goody Getter could speed up the process. I will tell you this device does an outstanding job of cracking the nuts without damaging the nut meats. It is worth the money if you have any interest in cracking Black Walnuts and having large pieces of nut meats not little broken parts. When I see people post videos of using a hammer to crack the walnuts I just laugh thinking about all the broken pieces. Great design!

Date: August 22nd, 2018
Name: Karen Gohn
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: Used it for 3 hours this morning. I have cracked black walnuts for 60 years but never have I consistently gotten such large nutmeats! It is still work, but it is much easier with this machine!

Date: April 19th, 2018
Name: Patsy and Rich Kvortek
Leave Comments: Good morning. I searched the Internet for quite some time for a black walnut cracker and saw many different versions. When I came across your Grandpa's Goody Getter, I decided to purchase one based on the YouTube videos I watched. I was reluctant it would be able to do the job as well as the videos showed.
Now that I received the product and have used it for three months, I am pleasantly surprised at how well it works. The quality of the product and the price point are wonderful. I followed the grease and oil instructions that you provided and I have had no issues at all. I used to use a hammer and vice, which was time consuming and messy. But with the Goody Getter, the job of cracking nuts is fun and fast.
Additionally, I am able to recover all four kernels from 90% of the nuts that I crack without having to use the supplied pliers. This is by far the best nutcracker on the market for the price and quality. It really does what it is designed to do. I am extremely happy with your product and wanted you to know.

Rich Kvortek

Date: March 29th, 2018
Name: Therese Inverso
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Date: March 19th, 2018
Name: William Petty
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: Recently received the latest Grandpa's Goody Getter Nutcracker and am so pleased with the way it has worked so far. Yes, the cam does need to be greased a lot when one first uses it. Here is hoping it will be enjoyed by the family for years to come.

Date: March 14th, 2018
Name: Bruce Bohlin
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: We got our goody getter yesterday and what a pleasure it was to crack those black walnuts so easy and big pieces of meat. Thank you for an affordable tool that does the job we will buy another one for next season.

Date: January 15th, 2018
Name: Don Upp
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: I have purchased three of the machines. I have had them for 4 or 5 years. I was a skeptic until I received my first. I have been very satisfied with the product. I have had trouble with the handles breaking. I contacted the company about the issue, just to find out that they were aware of the issue on the older model and the problem had been resolved with a heaver gage handle. They promptly send me new handles and have not had any further issues. The support I received was awesome and they speak English.

Date: January 12th, 2018
Name: Allan Maltman
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: Your "goody getter" works great!! I am ordering a second one as a gift for my aunt and uncle, as well as extra shears. The shears do a fantastic job of gettin large pieces instead of pickin, diggin, an makin a mess outa nut meats!! They do wear out, but are very economically replaced. My recommendation: if you get the cracker, get extra shears, and invite some of your squirrely friends over for a natures harvest party!!

Date: November 26th, 2017
Name: Tom Bolt
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: Wow! Simply wow. I have one of these by benovlence, or kindness. When I cracked the first hard shelled Black Walnut I was simply amazed at how the device shattered the shell, exposing the nut meat and the numbers of nut meats that simply fell out of the shell. You do have to do some cutting with the nippers but because the device does such a magnificant job the nipping away of the shell is rather quick because of the fracturing of the shell. If you have a few hundred or over a thousand nuts to crack as I, this Goodie Getter will save you pain and agony and long hours of cracking any other way. Before I used a bench vice. It cracked the nuts, but I had a lot of nipping to do and because the shell was not shattered with fracture lines it was more difficult to separate the meat from the shell. You will not be disappointed and once you crack your first black walnut you will be amazed.

Date: November 21st, 2017
Name: Tim Thomas
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: I received my GGG last week and immediately went to cracking nits harvested 2 years ago. Cracked a bucket full in about 1.5 hours. The nuts came out in big pieces and was well pleased. I would recommend this cracker if you are harvesting for yourself and want a good tool to help you get the nuts out.

Tim Thomas
Monroe, NC

Date: November 21st, 2017
Name: Morris Yates
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: I've been using this product for 3 years and absolutely love it. I recommended it all the time to people and have taken it to a church social and demonstrated it. I usually crack out about 30-35 lbs of nut meat. Best thing that I have found out there and it's extremely easy to use.

Date: November 19th, 2017
Name: Vickie Thoroughman
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: Having a ball cracking my black walnuts. This makes it so much easier.

Date: October 23rd, 2017
Name: Donald Israel
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: I love my machine. I used a friends for a year and got mine for my birthday. I can crack pecans from the very smallest (1/2 inch) to the very largest black walnut and get quarters most of the time.

Date: October 21st, 2017
Name: Mark M
Leave Comments: Grandpa - Your Goody Getter works great! Bought it 2 months ago, and already have cracked 8 mason quart jars full of black walnuts. Glad I bought it. Beats the H out of using a vise, which is what I used last year. And that included nipper also helps out tremendously. Thank you Grandpa. MM

Date: October 17th, 2017
Name: Robert Price
Leave Comments: I purchased one of these about 5-6 years ago and cannot tell you how pleased I am.....hundreds of pounds of walnuts processed with a good number of quarters each time! My wife loves black walnuts and it is a Christmas tradition to crack a few quart jars full...much better quality that what you get from Hammons. Will be purchasing a second cracker as a backup this year. Best cracker I have found! Many thanks.

Date: October 11th, 2017
Name: Martin Brown
Leave Comments: Just received my goody getter today super fast shipping.I immediately took it out and started cracking and shelling out perfect walnuts. I’ve used a number of methods of cracking walnuts and this is by far the best. Most of the kernels come out perfectly whole it’s unbelievable! Don’t waste your time and money on anything else. This one works!!

Date: October 8th, 2017
Name: Donald H. Wilson
Message: Just wanted to let you know I really like your machine. No more mashed thumbs using a hammer. Have cracked two one gallon freezer bags full of Black Walnuts so far. If you follow the instructions and keep the machine lubricated it should last a long time. "When mama's happy everybody is happy"

Date: September 17th, 2017
Name: John Paul Koczan
Stars Rating: 5/5
Leave Comments: You get what you pay for, and this nut cracker is worth at least every penny! This tool makes a once arduous process a breeze. Processing black walnuts is something I actually look forward to now. I wish everything was built as well and works as well as Grandpa's Goody Getter!

Date: December 10th, 2016
Message: I just mounted and used my goody getter for the 1st time. I kept telling myself just 1 more and then I will stop. Really hard to stop using it. I live in central PA and I love your product. Thank you for making a affordable black walnut cracker. will tell everyone about what a fabulous walnut cracker that you sell.
Thanks again
Craig Reigle