Review by jaymtb
February, 17 2011
Pros: You have a new hobby- fixing blenders.
Cons: You won't be making smoothies while waiting for parts--Another Throwaway!!
Review by cb42
May, 30 2009
Pros: crushes ice well, cord coils into base, large capacity jug, powerful motor
Cons: blade driving gears are made of plastic and broke, blades not positioned properly
Review by km21
January, 13 2009
Pros: Cheap, works reliably. Good power, makes frozen smoothies well.
Cons: Two plastic gears - one easy to replace, the other way harder.
Review by idx123
April, 09 2008
Pros: Great, inexpensive.
Cons: Won't last long due to its poor design.
Review by sugarprincess
January, 20 2008
Pros: Cost-efficient. Works well with light jobs.
Cons: Not for heavy, daily, sustained use.
Review by ciela
November, 19 2007
Pros: Attractive unit and normally a trusted brand.
Cons: A dud! Died a quick death!
Review by dhudson
October, 06 2007
Cons: Poor design. Plastic parts take a beating and wear down quickly.
Review by cj40744
June, 17 2007
Pros: Great for a while
Cons: Breaks too easily for me
Review by banjogrl
August, 19 2006
Pros: Powerful motor and easy to clean.
Cons: Plastic gear assembly a serious flaw!
Review by doctor_work
July, 24 2006
Pros: Powerful; nice heavy glass pitcher, base easy to keep clean
Cons: Plastic blade gears very fragile
Review by gcwest
June, 04 2006
Pros: Works when it's not broken
Cons: Breaks easily
Review by myrdrs
April, 14 2006
Pros: Heavy duty glass jar.
Cons: Cheap plastic part is a spoiler. They need to fire the engineer.
Review by lewenbh
April, 09 2006
Pros: Does a good job before it breaks. Very fine customer service.
Cons: The plastic gearing system should be redesigned or replaced.
Review by rp99
April, 09 2006
Pros: Glass Jar, powerful , rather quite and nice looking
Cons: A bit expensive. But performance justifies it.
Review by mfopinion
February, 14 2006
Pros: Every feature great other than the drive gear. PLEASE FIX!
Cons: Drive gear failed in two months of every-other-day light use.
Review by kitchenpro
December, 31 2005
Pros: it looks nice and performs well when it actually works
Cons: breaks down, cheaply built
Review by jaydpiii
December, 23 2005
Pros: Very good, works great, reliable
Cons: None after 7 years.
Review by smartdave
November, 11 2005
Pros: Cheap price
Cons: Cheap construction, non existent customer service.
Review by vyoshimura
March, 18 2005
Pros: Grinds ice in a moment! Top pick of Consumer Reports!
Cons: Nothing obvious; a personal choice not to dishwash rubber cap & gasket.
Review by oodlesofoils
March, 20 2004
Pros: It's powerful motor makes smooth smoothies, but...
Cons: Gear in jar broke within three months; contents splash through vent holes in lid.
Review by wolf_wahn
October, 20 2003
Pros: Large glass jar with good mixing results, powerful motor
Cons: coupling between jar and motor base breaks easily, form of glass jar improvable