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Old 12-09-2012, 04:26 PM   #1
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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 ?
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:35 PM   #2
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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.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:39 PM   #3
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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.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:41 PM   #4
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They are really expensive but the Vitamix blenders are about as good as they get. I think it would grind rocks if you wanted.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:50 PM   #5
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I have the ninja, and that thing works well. I wanted a vitamix, but momma said no. :D

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Old 12-09-2012, 05:21 PM   #6
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one thing i want is the soup making option so looks like the viamix or blend tech.
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:26 PM   #7
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Swallow really hard and just buy a Vitamix. It's worth it for the margaritas the consistency of pudding alone!
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:16 PM   #8
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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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Old 12-09-2012, 06:18 PM   #9
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I've had a VitaMix for several years and love it.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:20 PM   #10
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Go Vitamix or BlendTec.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:21 PM   #11
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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.
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:57 PM   #12
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The wife will be getting this for Christmas. I will be purchasing it from Costco as they have the best warranty and return policy.
http://www.costco.com/Blendtec%C2%AE...100022388.html
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:16 PM   #13
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thats what i'm thinking of currently.


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The wife will be getting this for Christmas. I will be purchasing it from Costco as they have the best warranty and return policy.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:26 PM   #14
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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.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:53 PM   #15
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Blend Tec here Vitamix would have be fine.
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