magic bullet express 17-piece blender mixing system

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Easy to clean, I can use a wash rag and my entire hand to get to the bottom and clean it out, and I have large hands too.Amazon, the Good, the motor has decent power, it grinds coffee well, and it's the perfect size for whipping up single servings of shakes and smoothies.Product Identifiers, brand, the Magic Bullet, model.We shook the Magic Bullet for more than 40 seconds as it blended (the instructions warn against running it longer than 60 seconds and still ended up with chunky daiquiris.Replacements are cheap but I'm not looking forward to replacing this part every week!Another 10 seconds and our onion was beginning to purée while large pieces lingered, so we gave upa disappointing end to our testing session.For thick mixtures like smoothies theres the shake technique (you lift the whole unit and shake it as it blends).The Bottom Line, if you drink a smoothie every day, you can probably justify the cost.Walmart Product Care Plans cover 100 of the cost for repair or replacement, including shipping charges for the exchange.There are two blade sets that fit into the base: a cross blade for chopping and blending, and a flat blade for grinding and whipping cream.
Can it perform enough blender functions to be worth the 50?
As for doing the jobs of a food processor (chopping and puréeing denser ingredients the Magic Bullet just doesnt deliver.After 10 seconds, a significant part of the contents was unblended, so we shook the Magic Bullet.It looks, well, like a bullet casing set into a wavy black base, sprouting a cord thats a little longer than 4 1/2 feet.I treated it rough though.Specifications, reviewed:September 25, 2013, price:39.99 -.99, where to Buy.First theres the High-Torque Power Base, with its 120-volt motor and blade housing.I always have one around.I am open to suggestions.And for chunky, low-moisture ingredients like spreads, theres the tap technique, in which you keep all of the Bullet Cups contents in contact with the blade by gently smacking the base against the counter as you blend.Replaces my one that gave out after 2 years.