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# 179446 9-Sep-2015 00:24
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**Not sure if the correct forum**

Hey guys.

Interested in purchasing one of these devices.

Not sure which one to go for as they basically look the same.

Opinions, real world user reviews are welcome.

Thanks :)

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  # 1382173 9-Sep-2015 08:00
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Just been through this with the missus and the only answer I came up with is get the one with at least 600 watts, if not the 900watt motor.  This is needed for chopping up the more sold items like carrots and icecubes.

Otherwise, they all seemed the same "a blender". 

 
 
 
 


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  # 1382185 9-Sep-2015 08:37
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Any reason why you're so set on one of those?

My old blender was so blunt it was struggling to actually blend banana so I recently picked up a new George Foreman one for (from memory) $79 which was 50% or 60% off. This is an 800W unit that comes with a jug (large) and smoothie (small) units.

A guy at work has a bullet and I don't think it's any better for twice the price.

http://www.briscoes.co.nz/kitchen/appliances/george-foreman-21820au-mix-and-go-pro-1060346

Price at Briscoes price is a rip off at present, if you want one you'll just have to wait until it's discounted further. I despise buying anything from them due to their pricing model but they were the only store I could find selling these.





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  # 1382187 9-Sep-2015 08:42
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sbiddle: Any reason why you're so set on one of those?

My old blender was so blunt it was struggling to actually blend banana so I recently picked up a new George Foreman one for (from memory) $79 which was 50% or 60% off. This is an 800W unit that comes with a jug (large) and smoothie (small) units.

A guy at work has a bullet and I don't think it's any better for twice the price.

http://www.briscoes.co.nz/kitchen/appliances/george-foreman-21820au-mix-and-go-pro-1060346

Price at Briscoes price is a rip off at present, if you want one you'll just have to wait until it's discounted further. I despise buying anything from them due to their pricing model but they were the only store I could find selling these.






Maybe Briscoes will have a sale soon?

Agreed on the difference between a blender and a Nutribullet (or whatever they are called). The bullet things seem very overpriced for what they are, and I suspect most of them just end up in the appliance graveyard with the rest of the appliances that never get used (I'm looking at you Juicer!)

Hmm, what to write...
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  # 1383209 9-Sep-2015 09:23
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trig42:
Maybe Briscoes will have a sale soon?



OMG imagine that!!




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  # 1383258 9-Sep-2015 10:16
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sbiddle: Any reason why you're so set on one of those?

My old blender was so blunt it was struggling to actually blend banana so I recently picked up a new George Foreman one for (from memory) $79 which was 50% or 60% off. This is an 800W unit that comes with a jug (large) and smoothie (small) units.

A guy at work has a bullet and I don't think it's any better for twice the price.

http://www.briscoes.co.nz/kitchen/appliances/george-foreman-21820au-mix-and-go-pro-1060346

Price at Briscoes price is a rip off at present, if you want one you'll just have to wait until it's discounted further. I despise buying anything from them due to their pricing model but they were the only store I could find selling these.



Actually, we have both the George Forman mix and go pro, and, the nutribullet pro (900W) model. The George Forman is good, never having a problem cutting and blending stuff up. The Nutribullet goes beyond what the George Forman does and effectively liquefies what we (my Wife) puts in it.

There is a noticeable difference in the output of the two machines.

Since getting the Nutribullet Pro, the George Forman has only been used once (by me).
We do pour the output of the Nutribullet into the George Forman containers though as they fit into the car holder better.

If it was me, either would be fine, but, there definitely is a difference.

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  # 1383265 9-Sep-2015 10:32
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Wife tells me those nutri bullet things do liquify better than a standard blender.

Got her a Magimix 4200 for her birthday this month - that would be the expensive option.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1383278 9-Sep-2015 10:56
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You could just eat the fruit directly. Lots of sugar in fruit.

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  # 1413818 26-Oct-2015 09:52
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We have the older Ninja without the auto IQ. We use it every day, blends anything in seconds. I chose this model over the Nutra bullet after watching reviews on Youtube.

I would recommend the Ninja 



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  # 1413822 26-Oct-2015 10:11
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Wills1: We have the older Ninja without the auto IQ. We use it every day, blends anything in seconds. I chose this model over the Nutra bullet after watching reviews on Youtube.

I would recommend the Ninja 


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