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Old 02-28-2007, 02:01 PM   #1
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I Need Blender Recommendations

My 12-year old cheapo Waring blender was not up to Dina's enchilada sauce this afternoon (no offense, Dina). The poor thing is gasping for air and half crippled. It just barely limped to the finish line.

I think it's time for a new blender. One with lots of shiny metal parts (it's a guy thing) that does not cost an arm and a leg.

Any recommendations?

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Old 02-28-2007, 03:32 PM   #2
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I feel your pain, Andy. Mine's an old cheapo too that I hardly use.

Mine does not have to have as many shiny metal parts as Andy's.

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Old 02-28-2007, 04:38 PM   #3
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Can't help you, Andy. I'm still using my Osterizer I bought in 1968.
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Old 02-28-2007, 04:55 PM   #4
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Real men just use a whisk and drink a lot of coffee.
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Old 02-28-2007, 04:56 PM   #5
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I'm extremely happy with my Cuisinart Smart Power Duet Blender/Food Processor . I used to have the Hamilton Beach equivalent, but I smoked it, literally, right in the middle of preparing a high protein after-workout beverage.
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Old 02-28-2007, 05:06 PM   #6
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Osterizer...don't spend a lot of money! (I have one that goes back to when Moby Dick was a minnow) I view these things as disposable...not a life time investment...
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Old 02-28-2007, 05:17 PM   #7
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Braun Powermax. CI rated best buy.
I found it from Amazon for $39.99 with free shipping.
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Old 02-28-2007, 05:23 PM   #8
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I have a Hamilton Beach. It has enough power to take on the big stuff. And it has settings for the light jobs. The blender pitcher is 40 oz.
It was in the med price range. I purchased it in a dept store at the mall.
The blender is dark green.
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Old 02-28-2007, 05:25 PM   #9
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The cuisinart one is great, I've used and abused it for a while. Whilst working in the industry I also had great reports about the kitchenaid belnder too.
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Old 02-28-2007, 05:46 PM   #10
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Seems everyone believes that making investment in blender is not worth it. I still have a Osterizer although I considered better, everyone I talked to at the stores told me to just get what was on sale. Throw away society we live in. Good luck.

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