Homeland Housewares Magic Bullet MBR-1701 1-Speed Blender

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  • I received a bullet for my birthday....a Magic Bullet, that is.

    May 23, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Actually does what it is supposed to do. Handy little machine.
    Cons: Wash it well the first time and look for extra plastic pieces!

    Summary: I was sucked into another infomercial recently. (Please see my review of another infomercial I succumbed to - the Pa sta Pots). It appears on TV on Saturday or Sunday mornings when I catch it. Somehow the slick people ... read more

  • Magic Bullet review

    Jan 11, 2014 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: - multiple size cups
    - 2 blades
    - included recipe book
    -quick clean up
    -takes up little space
    Cons: - can take a while to get a hang of
    - don't confuse blades!
    - obnoxious sound

    Summary: Overall this is the best blender I've had, but my previous blenders weren't all that great. The magic bullet is fast for sure, but it can take a little while to get a hang of. I bought this blender on eBay completely new, so everything was in great ... read more

  • Great Product

    Aug 20, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great if you are in the kitchen and you need a extra hand
    Cons: Needs to come with bigger sized cups for larger servings.
    More blades

    Summary: The Magic Bullet Blender is awesome! I practically use this machine everyday when I am on the go. It is great for traveling, family outings,and more. I highly recommend this product to anyone who  travels a lot and or needs a quick snack on the run. ... read more

  • The good and the bad....

    Jun 29, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Blends frozen items well. Used product for 3 years before it went out.
    Cons: Cups and covers not universal. Plastic tabs break too easily. 

    Summary: First the GOOD: Got my Magic Bullet on sale! Took a little getting used to as far as thickness of the items used, frozen or not, how much liquid. Once I got that down I was in LOVE! Make sure to leave so "headspace" so that the ingredients can blend ... read more

  • Magic Bullet for my smoothies

    Jun 23, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cups can be used as storage to keep in the refrigerator.  Good price.
    Cons: Motor can't be forced to be passed a continuous minute. 

    Summary: I received this last Christmas the Magic Bullet as a gift. I love to make frozen shakes since I live with my family in a tropical island in the Atlantic Ocean. What I love about this blender is that you can actually make the blend and use the container ... read more

  • Works well but can use Improvement

    May 26, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: -Gets out all lumps
    Cons: -Have had it break before

    Summary: I love this Magic Bullet Blender, I bought it because every other blender I had tried sucked and couldn't get the job done well enough. But using Magic Bullet Blender I love that it can blend everything so well and leave no lumps, I mainly use it for ... read more

  • Magic Bullet Blender Works Magic In The Kitchen

    May 24, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It makes wonderful sauces and is great for chopping and dicing.
    Cons: It does not chop ice well, and works best for small blending tasks.

    Summary: At my sister’s  Cino de Mayo party she served a home-made salsa that was delicious. When I asked for the recipe, she said that she made it with her new Magic Bullet Blender.  It was a snap, she said; it took about "a minute."  ... read more

  • Has Stood the Test of Time

    Apr 22, 2013 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Durable, compact, convenient
    Cons: Can be noisy, gets stuck on ice

    Summary: My family got our Magic bullet about six years ago and we have not had a problem with it yet!  We have put all of the cups and blades that come with it in the dish washer since day one, and there hasn't been any rusting on the blades or damage to ... read more

  • Great space saving appliance

    Apr 2, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: It grinds soft or medium items easily if you peel/core them first.
    Cons: It won't crush dense ice, or hard items.

    Summary: Mechanically, it's a tough blender. It takes a beating and comes back fighting. The blades stay in good shape long term. The seals leave a lot to be desired. The spindle seal in the blade attachment wears out quickly, allowing liquids to leak down into ... read more

  • 1Bullet, 1Kitchen, 1Person, Will Save You Time By Using A Magic Bullet Food Processor.

    Aug 21, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use and lightweight.
    Cons: A little too small for the really large jobs.

    Summary: I can think of 100 ways why you should not purchase this new blender called the “Magic Bullet”, but only one reason that you should purchase it, and that is luxury. This blender will make your life in the kitchen 100 times easier especially ... read more

  • The Magic Bullet Does a Bang Up Job in the Kitchen

    Mar 19, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, lots of uses, convenient, good value, time saver
    Cons: would be nice if there were more cups

    Summary: I saw the infomercial and became swayed enough to buy a Magic Bullet Food Processor for my kitchen, mainly because of the way the man showed how to make the salsa really fast and easy, as well as the mixed drinks. Really, I was pretty impressed ... read more

  • The bullet you want to have in your house

    Feb 28, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: quick and easy to use, easy to clean up, quiet.
    Cons: sharp blades, be careful when handling and unpackaging!

    Summary: My ExperienceIt was Superbowl Sunday and I was enjoying an array of delicious appetizers, meats, and desserts my sister helped me prepare for the people we invited over to watch the game. I was making my way down the table admiring all ... read more

  • Magic Tricks

    Dec 17, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Convenient for small thingsCompact in sizeease of useeasy cleaning
    Cons: Not thorough blendingone speed

    Summary: Infomercials,......by their very definition, are designed to be sensational advertising for whatever product/gadget they are pushing. Yes, late at night, when you can't sleep, your mind not at it's brightest, those products do truly seem part ... read more

  • Magic Bullet - think twice!

    Nov 30, 2010 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: It's small. Easy to clean.
    Cons: Turns vegetables into mush. Wouldn't grate cheese fully.

    Summary: I am very disappointed in the Magic Bullet. I waited and watched the advertising for this product for over a year. I finally saw the infomercial which offered buy one get one free.  The cost was $99.00, plus $39.98 S/H. So I bought it.  At ... read more

  • Don't bother

    Oct 15, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interchangable cups, lids, and containers
    Cons: Doesn't work well at all.  Costs too much.

    Summary: My daughter went off to college and thought she needed one of these for her dorm room, so we bought one.  I was going to buy another one for myself if we liked it.  She wanted me to try it first since she was already at school when it ... read more

  • Do You Believe in Magic?

    Oct 1, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: chops, blends, grinds and mixes - all perfectly but on a small level.
    Cons: not good on larger chopping, blending, grinding and mixing job.

    Summary: The time had finally come. It only took approximately 30 years. I really didn’t want to say goodbye, but it was time to move on. Way back when, my mom surprised me with an Oster Food Processor. What that was then, isn’t the same as ... read more

  • Not advertised as a disposable product

    Jan 16, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It was good while it lasted.
    Cons: Not a very durable product; should have included several replacement motors in original purchase

    Summary: The Magic Bullet seemed like a god-send for blending our fresh fruits and vegetables to make baby food for our infant.  For our older child, we had used a manual food grinder which was obviously slower and also required toothpicks to poke out the ... read more

  • A Great Device...Depending...

    Jan 8, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Versatile, compact, easy to clean.
    Cons: Does not chop coarsely. May burn out with prolonged use.

    Summary: I have now used the magic bullet for over a month and it has plenty of good and bad to offer.Basically, the Magic Bullet doesn't do EVERYTHING you see on the infomercial well. Let my experience give you an idea of what to expect.THE ... read more

  • The Magic of Hollywood makes this look cooler than it is.

    Dec 17, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Doesn't take up much space. Is easier than cleaning a blender.
    Cons: Not as amazing as the infomercial shows but somewhat practical.

    Summary: Everything looks cool on a television infomercial. After watching the infomercial, I felt like I needed one of these. After owning it for a while, I don't feel like it is a necessity. This is a lot less convenient than the infomercial shows. Watch the ... read more

  • Homemade Hummus in 10 minutes!!!

    Jul 29, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great for small blending projects, individual servings
    Cons: None for me, so far!

    Summary: My grandmother had cancer years ago, one that kept her from eating solid foods for almost a year. My uncles bought her the Magic Bullet Blending System to help keep her feeding options open without a big bulky machine or mess-she cooks for one. ... read more

  • MAGIC BULLET IS A GREAT PRODUCT

    Jul 21, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Convenient
    Dishwasher safe 
    Size
    Easy to use
    Its basically as great as they say
        
    Cons: Noisy
    Does not blend as fast as they claim
    Stopping to shake

    Summary: I'm always looking for a more convenient kitchen appliance. I cook just about anything and everything and I'm constantly making different drinks for my kids. I remember years ago seeing the infomercial for the Magic Bullet. It made a lot of claims ... read more

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