First of all I will have to say that my comment will carry little weight here on this forum cause I’is an Iowegien. (aka I’m from Iowa). I believe that the ISE is of the best disposals built on the market. But the Badger is the “Builder” model “the starter / price point model”. From past history on the Badger it is a galvanized pot metal construction (in short term it is a pos unless it has changed). I would advance to an up graded stainless steel and a very much quieter ¾ hp or higher with a continuous feed.
For my background, I’m raised as a plumber’s son. I was running copper pipe when I was 14. I’m in the mid to upper end of the remodeling field and supervise restaurant commercial construction. I’ve got 40+ years in construction as an adult.
My thought is InSinkErator Evolution Excel
Or a like. Yes it is 1/3 more money but you will not have to deal with it in the long haul and be happier in the long run,
This is my honest opnion. I’m very happy with my ISE Evolution Excel.