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I was at Costco today and seen a Vitamix demonstration. They was makin all type of stuff with various different veggies, even made hot soup and ice cream. I was like :ohhh: Saw the price and was like :to:

Now this thing does do a lot based on the demo I seen. Anybody have one and can compare it to other blenders they had in the past? I'm trying to gain a few pounds and need to put more veggies in my diet. Right now I'm rocking a 20 dollar blender from walmart that I use to make strawberry smoothies.

Basically, is this thing worth the 400 to 500 price tag it comes with?
 

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I was at Costco today and seen a Vitamix demonstration. They was makin all type of stuff with various different veggies, even made hot soup and ice cream. I was like :ohhh: Saw the price and was like :to:

Now this thing does do a lot based on the demo I seen. Anybody have one and can compare it to other blenders they had in the past? I'm trying to gain a few pounds and need to put more veggies in my diet. Right now I'm rocking a 20 dollar blender from walmart that I use to make strawberry smoothies.

Basically, is this thing worth the 400 to 500 price tag it comes with?

I have one and love it. I was hooked, too, when I saw it at a Costco demonstration. I love mine. It can be used for so much other stuff, but I've mainly been using it for green smoothies, throwing kale, baby spinach, lettuce, all types of greens in there, along with fruit. I probably drink about 40 oz of green smoothie a day. I never tried making a green smoothie with a regular blender, but some folks have said that it doesn't really break up the vegetables and fruit, since it doesn't have the high powered RPMs that a Vitamix or a Blendtec comes with. When I make my smoothies, everything, and I mean EVERYTHING that I thrown in there is obliterated. I throw frozen fruit, chia seeds, everything in there, and I drink it down like nothing.

I used part of my tax return to get mine. I know it's kinda on the expensive side, but I honestly think it's a great investment in your health. Especially when you consider that you're probably gonna waste 5-6 dollars on a "health" smoothie from a Smoothie King or something. If you don't want to drop the 400 dollars on a Vitamix, I would suggest a Nutribullet. I bought my moms one since she wanted to get a Vitamix but couldn't afford it. It cost $99 at Target; she uses it every day and loves it.



Ironically, I got turned on to the Vitamix when saw the infomercial for the blender that Montel Williams pushes. I was like :ohhh: at the thought of blending greens and fruits, and I started researching the Healthmaster. But I saw a lot of people who were saying the bought it because the Vitamix was too expensive, but afterwards they wished that they had gone ahead and dropped the dough for the Vitamix, since the Healthmaster was poor quality.
 
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Consumer Reports suggests getting the Ninja blade system as a cheaper alternative to the Vitamix. You can read reviews on Amazon and see people compare it to the Vitamix as well.
 

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The Nutri bullet works well also. Its a good deal for those wanting to take a jump from the cheap Walmart blender but not quite to the Vitamax level.

I'll be making the next leap to the Ninja next. Vitamax is cool, but I doubt I'd use it to the level to get a proper ROI.
 

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I have both the ninja and vitamix at my house. I honestly don't use them but my wife uses the vitamix every day. She makes me the Joe Rogan vegetable juice, home made almond butter, baby food etc. I asked her and she said the vitamix is a lot better. Blends the stuff up finer and you could blend stuff you cant with the ninja. But if your just going to make a veggie juice and your on a budget, I dont think the ninja is a bad option.
 

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yeah I have heard reports where the Ninja didn't get everything blended up. I had a green drink tonight when I got home: spinach, kale, banana, pineapple, frozen strawberries, chia seeds, ice, two cups of water. Everything was obliterated. Only drawback is the noise; I have to shut all the doors upstairs when making my protein shake at night after coming back from the gym, otherwise I wake up my wife and seed.
 

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qvc breh...they have flex pays for blendtec and vitamix blenders.

i was shown the light by another poster and i think ima make it rain on em...in 4-6 easy pays

I might do this. I gotta run the numbers and see how many smoothies I'd have to make to get that return on this investment. I be seein them make the smoothies at Smoothie King like :comeon: They just toss the shyt in the blender, scoop some protein and charge $9.

Everytime I skimp on the blender I get disappointed.
 

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I finally did it brehs :whew:
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I might do this. I gotta run the numbers and see how many smoothies I'd have to make to get that return on this investment. I be seein them make the smoothies at Smoothie King like :comeon: They just toss the shyt in the blender, scoop some protein and charge $9.

Everytime I skimp on the blender I get disappointed.

Get a Nutribullet breh. SUPER easy to use and even easier to clean.
 
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