I had the same thing happen to me. When I went to replace the rubber seals and sealing attachment, I found my model no longer existed.
I ended up buying the newer hunter's design model. Have had it for 3 years now. Works great..
The misconceptions about where our food comes from and how it is processed could fill volumes of pages.
As an example...you ask someone what farmed fish is and they don't really know.
To say that the fish swim in their feces is so out of the park.
They feed naturally and are harvested when they reach the size needed.
If you only knew.
Let's talk lobsters....NOW THERE'S a dirty animal.
We hold them in high regard but they feed on other...
What if you made plans to go out to dinner to a restaurant you heard about.
What if you ordered your food and had to wait 2 hours for it to come to your table.
What if your food was cold
What if your portions were not what the menu said it was supposed to be
What if the place was so cold you had to wear your winter coat while dining
What if the menu prices were so ridiculously high but the food was simply mediocre
What if you knew the owners
What if ...
Micromanage......how I hate the word.
So you were hired as a Pastry Chef and you work FOR the Chef.
Your opinion, however it may be as professional as you say, does not matter here.
It is your place to offer suggestions but that's it.
He's Chef. He calls the shots right or wrong in your opinion..
Do your job and look for a new one if you don't like it there.
Perhaps he's jealous.