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# 178956 20-Aug-2015 16:34
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If you are in the market for a Nutribullet Pro, you can currently get them from Briscoes for $162. Noel Lemming have them in their catalogue  for $179.99. If you take that to Briscoes, they will beat that price by 10% meaning you can get it for $162.

Retail price is $229.99.

https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/appliances/kitchen-appliances/electric-blenders/nutribullet-nb9-0907m-900w-9-piece-kit/prod138635.html

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http://www.briscoes.co.nz/kitchen/appliances/nutribullet-pro-9-piece-900-watt-1063856



Currently out of stock online so will have to find a store with stock (Petone currently have 7).




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  # 1370992 20-Aug-2015 17:01
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Seems expensive for something to use once then sit on the shelf.




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  # 1370999 20-Aug-2015 17:28
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richms: Seems expensive for something to use once then sit on the shelf.


Yeah but, what the Wife wants...

 
 
 
 


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  # 1371037 20-Aug-2015 18:27
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I got my brother a 50% sunbeam stainless steel one, that works in a similar was, that was $50, and they find it really good. More than powerful enough, and looks better than this one  IMO.  So this does seem pricey for what it is.

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  # 1371042 20-Aug-2015 18:43
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Its advertised on an infomercial, that is enough to make me not buy it because that means I would be paying for all that crap on tv.




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  # 1371046 20-Aug-2015 18:45
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richms: Its advertised on an infomercial,.


I also can't stand the annoying accents these advertorial people have, it is like nails down a blackboard to me. But they must work.

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  # 1371125 20-Aug-2015 20:51
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But wait, there's more...




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  # 1371171 20-Aug-2015 21:23
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Does your wife not realise that this thing is nothing more than a glorified blender?

 
 
 
 


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  # 1371222 20-Aug-2015 22:01
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richms: Its advertised on an infomercial, that is enough to make me not buy it because that means I would be paying for all that crap on tv.


Thats the way I felt about them as well.  Then I got one, and its actually fantastic.  Small enough to be next to the jug, and far easier to clean than a blender.  We really like ours, only got it after trying a friends one.

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  # 1371225 20-Aug-2015 22:07
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Just go on TradeMe and get a second hand one.
Piece of crap anyway.

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  # 1371227 20-Aug-2015 22:12
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I wouldn't get the NutriBullet while the motor is ok, the locking mechanism is crap and quite often it gets stuck solid, have to stick a knife into the grooves to free it.
Currently looking to see if the Nutri Ninja is any better.



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  # 1371247 20-Aug-2015 23:01
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DarthKermit: Does your wife not realise that this thing is nothing more than a glorified blender?



We have a blender that the wife uses every day. When we were overseas she used one at her friends and decided it was significantly better. From what I saw, the output of the Nutribullet is quite different than that of the blender. Haven't seen the informercials (we have mediaportal, don't watch ads), but, seeing it in operation, it is quite different than what a blender achieves.


Edit - I must admit, that's what I thought as well, before I saw one in real life.




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  # 1371261 20-Aug-2015 23:11
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beenz: Just go on TradeMe and get a second hand one.
Piece of crap anyway.


Hmm, the used ones on Trademe are more expensive...
There was 1 that sold for $136 in Canterbury, and another for $160, the rest went for more for a used one.





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Nutribullets are actually awesome!
We bought one off TV (they wanted $300, we paid $195) and loved it so much we bought one for my parents as well.
We use it every single morning.

I would definitely pay the lower prices now, Briscoes do the 600w model for $129 and the 900w model for $159 in their sales.

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  # 1373741 25-Aug-2015 12:06
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They are now $139 at Noel Leeming for the 600w.

(Edited to add wattage).

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  # 1373756 25-Aug-2015 12:19
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dolsen:
DarthKermit: Does your wife not realise that this thing is nothing more than a glorified blender?



We have a blender that the wife uses every day. When we were overseas she used one at her friends and decided it was significantly better. From what I saw, the output of the Nutribullet is quite different than that of the blender. Haven't seen the informercials (we have mediaportal, don't watch ads), but, seeing it in operation, it is quite different than what a blender achieves.


Edit - I must admit, that's what I thought as well, before I saw one in real life.



The NutriBullet is still "a glorified blender" even though it is called a "nutrition extractor". The specific configuration of features is different than other blenders but that's common for items sold on shopping TV. The makers want unique descriptions  and patentable differences to make the products sound better. Having said that the broader base at the mixing blades probably makes it easier to blend the contents more effectively. Even so, it doesn't provide any function that wasn't already available.

a thing that mixes things together, in particular an electric mixing machine used in food preparation for liquefying, chopping, or pureeing.


The price is not bad because there are some very expensive blenders. One advantage it does have over many blenders is that it can do a good job of chopping/grinding nuts, seeds and spices - some blender don't make very smooth pastes/purees.

And I have seen many in real life.

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