Homeland Housewares Magic Bullet MBR-1701 1-Speed Blender

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  • Why Go Out For Fast Food When The Magic Bullet Prepares Fresh Fast Food Faster?

    Sep 24, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Versatile, powerful torque motor, fun to use, easy to clean, compact size, meals in minutes
    Cons: noisy

    Summary: The snow was gently falling outside. I was curled up on the couch scanning through Christmas catalogues searching for the elusive gift for a few of my older children. The TV was on in the background and I heard some infomercial come on. I don’t like ... read more

  • Magic Bullet Rocks

    Sep 11, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy clean-up, chops ice like a charm, serves the need of several other products
    Cons: None

    Summary: I was a little skeptical about purchasing the magic bullet because it seems like most of the "as seen on tv" items are usually a big gimic. But I must say I have been pleasantly surprised by the Bullet. I bought mine at Bed, Bath and Beyond, not off ... read more

  • Lofty Promises, Loftier Underperformance.

    Aug 17, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Blends well when it feels like it.
    Cons: Rarely feels like it.

    Summary: I received the Magic Bullet as a gift. After reading the manual and watching the tutorials on the website, I was excited to use it! The first thing I made with it was iced coffees. I used only crushed ice, milk and coffee syrup. After two, the Bullet ... read more

  • Don't Bother

    Aug 9, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: If you want liquid, it does it in an instant!
    Cons: Gets hot, burning plastic smell, too powerful

    Summary: The infomercial is so convincing this is a wonderful and efficient product! I thought "well, they demonstrate all the different things you can do with it and everything seems to come out great." I was excited when they had The Magic Bullet at my ... read more

  • Magic Bullet - Magic? Not Quite

    Jul 6, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small footprint, great for grinding hard cheeses and convenient for individual servings of frozen drinks.
    Cons: Mushes up most foods:containers 2 small 2 B really useful w most food prep.

    Summary: I just received my Magic Bullet set which I picked up - new-in-the-box from eBay. I kept hearing all of these terrific comments about it and though I'd give it a try. First of all, for preparing frozen drinks, it's great and I don't have to lug out ... read more

  • FUN & HANDY ~ Now we can't live without it! =)

    Jun 27, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Small & Easy to use!
    Cons: NONE but buy the extended warranty just to be safe.

    Summary: Ok, I am a person who NEVER jumps on the TV and orders stuff from an infomercial BUT... I bought the "wanna be bullet" and LOVE IT!!! SO... I ordered the original Magic Bullet from the in infomercial and it came with a full size blender cup and juicer. I ... read more

  • burned out in less than 6 months use

    May 26, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: convenience and footprint space on counter
    Cons: durability and value for breaking down so quickly

    Summary: Really liked the convenience and quick cleaning capability of the MB, but started smelling a burning smell two weeks ago when using it. I used this mostly for making quick protein shakes in the morning without the big cleanup so not even doing heavy ... read more

  • The magic bullet truly is magic!

    Apr 26, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: small but still powerful.
    Cons: The cups are too small for multiple servings.

    Summary: On late nights when I have nothing else to do, or if I’m, avoiding an assignment. I find myself flipping through channels stopping every so often to watch an infomercial. Then I become bored with the overly dramatic hosts and the ridiculous promises, ... read more

  • Great for the occasional user!!!

    Apr 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: small, easy cleanup, fast, great for smoothie type beverages!!!
    Cons: expensive, over hyped, better alternatives at similar or less price- not for everyday use!

    Summary: The machine does what it says, however as with many non dedicated devices the quality or capability of the additional functions is far less than a specific machine. The Magic Bullet I purchased came with several clear cups (some with handles, others ... read more

  • Magic Bullet, my best purchase ever!

    Apr 3, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Handy, easy to clean, can make each person's drinks to their liking.
    Cons: Can't think of any!

    Summary: This has been my best purchase ever. I was so sold by the commercial that I ran out as soon as I saw it to the nearest "As Seen On TV" store and paid full price for it. I wondered if I was making a mistake because nothing seems to ever live up to ... read more

  • An Infomercial Come True

    Mar 30, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small, handy, easy to use, lots of options
    Cons: none

    Summary: I swore I would never buy something off an infomerrcial, but after seeing the ads for the Magic Bullet I was tempted. I waited until they hit retail stores (Target) and purchased my Magic Bullet there. I am SO glad I bought this item. My three ... read more

  • Wonderful for BABY FOOD!!

    Mar 23, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes GREAT babyfood, easy to clean, Super QUICK, Easy to use, Decent Price
    Cons: Doesn't "chop" well, cups not stackable

    Summary: I've had my magic bullet for around 8 months and have had NO problems with it! I got it after reviewing many types of food processor/blenders and looking at the reviews here on epinions - it was because of the opinions here that made me decide to buy ... read more

  • Girl's Dream

    Mar 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Daquiries and smoothies in an instant.
    Cons: Mixtures need a pause and a shake now and again to keep from overheating/sticking.

    Summary: Purchase: After having read all the negative reviews about this product I went ahead and purchased it anyway, though with some trepidation, just because I loved the idea of a single serve smoothie maker so much. Demands: The product is, in ... read more

  • Blender or Food Processor?

    Mar 7, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Blends Quickly Small Size Makes for Easy Storage Very Easy to Use
    Cons: Cannot blend coarsely very well Very loud

    Summary: If you're looking for a blender to make yourself some smoothies, this is the blender for you. If, however, you are looking for a blender that can do the job of a food processor well, you might want to rethink this purchase. I bought my Magic Bullet ... read more

  • Does the Bullet hit the target or is it a dud?

    Jan 23, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great for small jobs & smoothies; saves space on counters
    Cons: Not powerful, mushes rather than chops.

    Summary: Introduction The Magic Bullet blender system--the latest and greatest in the Infomercial Roundup of New Kitchen Gidgey-Gadgets. Is this better than any blender you've tried, is it really the wonder device that can make a meal in seconds? Not ... read more

  • ~Almost as fast as a Speeding Bullet~

    Jan 22, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Speedy prep time in the Kitchen - Fast and Simple to use
    Cons: None

    Summary: Believe it or not, the first I had ever heard the name "Magic Bullet" was on Christmas day when I opened up a gift from my sister. I didn't want to let on that I had no idea what it was, so I just smiled and secretly couldn't wait to actually get ... read more

  • The Magic Bullet - No Gimmick Here

    Jan 12, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy cleanup, powerful, easy to use, good instructions included
    Cons: Does not come with enough "party" cups. Can be too powerful for certain foods.

    Summary: After receiving the Magic Bullet as a Christmas gift, my first thought was, "Oh great, another gimmicky kitchen product that will sit in a box under my bed and take up space." Not one to just throw something aside without giving it a chance though, I ... read more

  • MAGIC BULL''SH!T''

    Jan 11, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: nice, small, good for smoothies or drinks
    Cons: mushes up food, lazy motor, cheap build, good for one portion at a time

    Summary: I saw this for the first time on TV like last year, when it finally came out in store it was too expensive (tight budget when your a student)...Anyways...so I waited and waited. It finally reached a nice price, which was 45.00$CDN. Real good price for ... read more

  • Bypass this Bullet--it Bites!

    Jan 5, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Ummmm NONE!
    Cons: Recipe Booklet is WRONG! Customer Service is a joke!

    Summary: My 11-year-old is the infomercial junkie in our house and for Christmas she did not want a doll or even a PSIII--no, she wanted a Magic Bullet, so grandma used her coupons and senior discount to get her one at Kohl's. To ratchet up the Christmas ... read more

  • Leaky But Still Great Shake Maker

    Dec 24, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great For Making Smoothies and Milkshakes!
    Cons: Blender Cup Leaks

    Summary: I saw the Magic Bullet infomercial and immediately went to my computer to order it on Ebay. Apparently, with at least 15 bids on every Magic Bullet listed, everyone else watching at the same time I was also had the same idea. I did the next best thing ... read more

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