Back to Basics SP700C Smoothie Pro 3-Speeds Blender Reviews
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Back to Basics SP700C Smoothie Pro 3-Speeds Blender

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  • Like it easy and powerful? Then try the Back to Basics Smoothie Pro 700!

    Mar 21, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful, Easy to use and to clean up
    Cons: The cost is high

    Summary: Trying to get my family to eat properly is a full time job! Fortunately, I have found an easy way to make sure they get recommended servings of fruit every day ~ by making fruit smoothies! And best of all the are quick to make, delicious tasting and are ... read more

  • Why I gave away my smoothie pro machine to a complete stranger!

    Mar 14, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: does make a mean smoothie
    Cons: Hard to clean, leaky spout, hot plastic smell, big mess, noisy

    Summary: I recently gave away my Back to Basics Smoothie Pro machine on freecyle. In other words, if I didn't give it away it was going in the trash! I was surprised at how many people actually wanted this piece of junk that was taking up precious cabinet ... read more

  • Back to Basics Smoothie Plus 700

    Jun 10, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Design
    Cons: Loud

    Summary: From the moment that I saw this Smoothie maker on a commercial, I knew I had to have it. Now that I have the item I am not quite as impressed with it. Don't get me wrong it has some positives, but this time the negatives out-way the positives. First ... read more

  • SMOOTHIE PRO 700

    Aug 30, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: MAKES GREAT SMOOTHIES. POWERFUL MOTOR,CRUSHES IN SECONDS. MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SMOOTHIE ELITE.
    Cons: The powerful motor causes it to move around a little while mixing.

    Summary: GREAT MACHINE! I can now make smoothie like the pros. The chrome and black base will enhance any kitchen. This unit is built to last. This unit is package for immediate use with minimum assembly required. The powerful motor crushes and mixes ice and fru ... read more

  • Works great for the first few days.

    Aug 9, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: More powerful than many inexpensive blenders.
    Cons: Noisy, poorly constructed, does not hold up well in use.

    Summary: I purchased the Back to Basics 700 blender with the anticipation of making my own healthy smoothies ... read more

  • Good idea, Poor quality.

    Jul 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful motor, dispensing spout, free recipe book.
    Cons: Poor construction, vibrates.

    Summary: Machine made great smoothies the first few times I tried it. Except for one time when the blade bott ... read more

  • Buy A Powerful Blender Instead!

    Jul 4, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: More powerful than many inexpensive blenders.
    Cons: Noisy, poorly constructed, does not hold up well in use.

    Summary: I purchased the Back to Basics 700 blender with the anticipation of making my own healthy smoothies ... read more

  • How tight is your bottom?

    May 27, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerful motor, cool look
    Cons: It made a huge mess of my kitchen

    Summary: I purchased the Back to Basics Smoothie Pro 700 Smoothie Machine as a Mother's Day present for my wife and got a chance to use it for the first (and last) time on Memorial Day. The concept is wonderful, with a powerful mixer designed ... read more

  • Ah, stick an umbrella in my drink and call this paradise!

    Mar 1, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: makes fast and delicious fruit smoothies!
    Cons: price, noisy when operating

    Summary: Back to Basics Smoothie Pro 700 Smoothies Made Easy Back to Basics makes some of the best food prep tools and appliances available. Besides the Smoothie Maker, some of the other items they offer include: Ice shavers, ... read more

  • Make Smooth Smoothies!!

    Jan 2, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast, great smoothies, easy to clean.
    Cons: none I found.

    Summary: Simply stated, the Smoothie Machine makes much better smoothies than a regular blender. We got my wife one for Christmas and experimented with it on New Year's Day. It made great, ice cold smoothies in now time. It said "serves four" (it also has levels ... read more

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  • Save your money! Piece of junk...

    Aug 13, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Nice looking and a good concept.
    Cons: Bottom unscrews itself...huge mess! Bottom rubber self destroys when container unseats while blending.

    Summary: Unfortunately last Christmas I bought five of these as gifts for relatives and nearly all had similar problems. The bottom comes off while in use although screwed on tightly, creating a huge mess; The blender container also unseats itself and the rubber ... read more

  • Save Your Money!

    Jun 3, 2006 by
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    Pros: Powerful, easy to work
    Cons: Pitcher Bottom does not remain secured, spout pours very slowly if at all

    Summary: I purchased this item for smoothies and other frozen drinks. The concept is great, but the quality is very poor. It worked well to begin with, yet I never got to the finished product! The power of the motor/blades while running, causes the base to jar ... read more

  • Please don't buy this

    Mar 19, 2006 by
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    Pros: Powerful
    Cons: Will not last long before you have puddles all over the place.

    Summary: Mine worked fine the first couple of times. Then it started leaking from the bottom. Not the bottom of the pitcher, the bottom of the unit/motor casing! The spout broke when I was twisting it back on, just cracked it right down the middle so I can't ... read more

  • A total waste of money

    Mar 4, 2006 by
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    Pros: Sounded great on the packaging
    Cons: Pure and expensive junk. Will not find me purchasing another back to basics product.

    Summary: The first unit we purchased was the pro 600. The bottom of the canister would constantly come off while mixing creating some giant messes. We threw it away after several attempts to correct the problem. We just purchased the new Elite model and found ... read more

  • Smooth, but noisy

    Jul 28, 2005 by
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    Pros: Pour spout, size and weight, overall good design.
    Cons: Too noisy

    Summary: The idea of the spout built in is a great one. However, not all of the smoothie makes it out through the spout. There is still some pouring or scraping required. And, it is very noisy and vibrates a lot! The mixing stick doesn't work very well ... read more

  • PROBLEMS WITH THE SP700C

    Jul 23, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: EASY FILL, GREAT LOOKS, FAIR PRICE
    Cons: PARTS BREAK, SPOUT HARD TO CLEAN, NEEDS TO BE HELD DOWN WHEN IN USE

    Summary: A few months back, I purchased your model SP700C Smoothie blender. I am well satisfied with most operations. It seems to have a slight difficulty when ice chips are included with the fruit mixture. Also, frozen fruits do not work very well either. It ... read more

  • Works good enough till the warranty expires

    Jul 4, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: powerful, crushes ice nicely.
    Cons: Easily broken, cheap construction, extremely poor customer service.

    Summary: The Smoothie worked great until the warranty expired. Almost a week after the warranty expired the spout broke. I had used the Smoothie 700 Pro about a dozen times. At a purchase price of about $80 that works out to about $6.66 for each usage. Calls ... read more

  • Try Another Brand

    May 28, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: I like how you serve from the bottom where all the goodies are mixed thoroughly
    Cons: After 2 months of use, the motor works, but the unit no longer spins.

    Summary: I have now owned two of the B2B blenders. Both lasted me about 2 months. When the first died, I thought my son (who used it daily) just did not make sure that it was seated completely before starting causing to teeth to chip. So, with him now gone off ... read more

  • Don't buy this junk!!!!!

    Jan 2, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Good paper weight.
    Cons: Life expectancy of 2 days.

    Summary: I got a whole 2 Margaritas out of it before it broke. The spout snapped off the blender and there was Strawberry everywhere. I live in a apartment and when I fired this thing up I though the neighbors were going to start calling the cops for all the ... read more

  • Defective

    Oct 3, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Did a nice job breaking up ice when it worked.
    Cons: Was not made well.

    Summary: I've used my Back to Basics Smoothie machine 10-15 times. This morning apparently the pitcher did not get seated just right and the PLASTIC part on the machine that rotates the blades got completely stripped. This piece should not be made of plastic ... read more

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