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mbshop 12-09-2012 04:26 PM

move this if needed.

i have an old blender. but i want one that does more.
we see the ninja setup all over the tv and wonder if thats a good choice. what are you all using ?

landarc 12-09-2012 04:35 PM

I have an old one, and it has never been good. I am planning on getting a better one soon. It will have a less tapered container, one with squarer edges as well. I have decided that a wider bottom is better.

I have looked at the Ninja blender but, nobody I know owns one.

centexsmoker 12-09-2012 04:39 PM

i use the blend tec. That and the VitaMix are considered to be the top 2 non-commercial blenders (even though both companies make commercial blenders too) I like mine and it was a little cheaper than the VM. You'll see both camps chime in here and both are pretty loyal. They are both very good and you can't go wrong with either.

Wager 12-09-2012 04:41 PM

They are really expensive but the Vitamix blenders are about as good as they get. I think it would grind rocks if you wanted.

MountainCityOutlaw 12-09-2012 04:50 PM

I have the ninja, and that thing works well. I wanted a vitamix, but momma said no. :D

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mbshop 12-09-2012 05:21 PM

one thing i want is the soup making option so looks like the viamix or blend tech.

Slamdunkpro 12-09-2012 05:26 PM

Swallow really hard and just buy a Vitamix. It's worth it for the margaritas the consistency of pudding alone!

que_dawg 12-09-2012 06:16 PM

I have a Ninja and I love it! For what I use it for, it is perfect. I also saw recently that they just started pushing a professional model with a 2hp motor. I will admit, I am not a chef and I don't use it daily, but it is a beast in my opinion. The model I have came with the dough making setup as well, so it is versatile as well.

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Bonewagon 12-09-2012 06:18 PM

I've had a VitaMix for several years and love it.

Philly-QueMaster 12-09-2012 06:20 PM

Go Vitamix or BlendTec.

BGEMike 12-09-2012 06:21 PM

1+ for theVitamix the blend tech's are nice also. My Vitamix makes great frozen drinks I haven't thrown anything at it that it couldn't handle. The Vitamix web sight usually has refurbished units for a little better price.

yakdung 12-09-2012 06:57 PM

The wife will be getting this for Christmas. I will be purchasing it from Costco as they have the best warranty and return policy.

mbshop 12-09-2012 07:16 PM

thats what i'm thinking of currently.


Originally Posted by yakdung (Post 2292675)
The wife will be getting this for Christmas. I will be purchasing it from Costco as they have the best warranty and return policy.

tortaboy 12-09-2012 07:26 PM


Originally Posted by mbshop (Post 2292699)
thats what i'm thinking of currently.

You'll love it.

Sounds like a jet taking off when using, but it is truly a beast.

Plus, the size is perfect for fitting under kitchen cabinets on your counter.

jimbloomfield 12-09-2012 07:53 PM

Blend Tec here Vitamix would have be fine.

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