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Vacuum blender...anyone have one? #4574413
11/15/17 12:48 AM
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After a failed attempt at the Kitcehaid Torrent drive magnetic blender, we've decided to replace it with something else.

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthr...ve_#Post4407785

Everything was fantastic when we first got it. Then after a while there was a certain "gravely" sound that only got worse
as the blender picked up speed. Those 6am smoothies became ear piercing! Luckily the store where I bought it gladly gave me
a refund despite losing my receipt.

After researching several blenders the vacuum blender seems to be the new "it" blender.

The one I'm looking at is the Kuvings https://www.shopkuvings.com/products/kuvings-vacuum-blender-sv-500 , but sadly I dont' see any reviews for them (yet).

Does anyone else have any info/feedback on what to look for?
I could honestly go with a Vitamix, but this vacuum blending seems far healthier considering it's not whipping air into the
fresh produce, thereby causing it to degrade faster.

thanks in advance


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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574458
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CO2 filling your existing blender might give the same alleged benefits?

Another use for nitrogen?

(Probably not butane)

Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574503
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I went Vitamix I'd never look at anything else again. The one you posted looks interesting

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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574518
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ON, Canada eh?
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I have a Ninja and it was affordable and durable. I use it almost daily and have been for 5 years. It's 1/3rd the cost of a Vitamix.


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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: StevieC] #4574535
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Originally Posted By: StevieC
I have a Ninja and it was affordable and durable. I use it almost daily and have been for 5 years. It's 1/3rd the cost of a Vitamix.


Yep same. Dont think id ever spend 500 on a blender. My folks are still using a 20 year old blender..what has changed with blender technology that now requires spending 500$ for one???!! Companies are selling us junk and ripping us off. The Ninja I bought was 88$ at walmart still alot but after an awful 20$ black and decker unit thats what i got based on reviews. Only thing I hate about it is the plastic container. Blended ice in a smoothie and the plastic appears to have abrasion marks. Ninja provided me with a one time free replacement. Decent service but i suspect same issue will reoccur. Next time I think I will opt for something with a glass jar, power and a good warranty.


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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574559
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I have grinned almonds and other stuff like that in mine and no scratches. Might have to look a little closer.


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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574609
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Vitamix. Nothing better available to retail. Expensive but like other super high qaulity items buy once and done.

Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574621
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Yeah, my mom has had the same heavy duty stainless steel with spigot vitamix since the 70's. I can recall her making me various juices as a child. She still hses it fairly regularly.

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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574627
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I would recommend Vitamix but it sounds like a jet engine at full speed.

Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: cashmoney] #4574644
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Originally Posted By: cashmoney
Vitamix. Nothing better available to retail. Expensive but like other super high qaulity items buy once and done.
100% agree it's pricey but glad I took the leap.

Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574645
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my wife uses our Ninja daily for over 5 years. Still running strong.


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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574768
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The “vacuum” aspect might well be pure marketing [censored]. Yes, oxygen might degrade the nutrients in the smoothie over time, but it doesn’t seem likely if you drink it fresh.

Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4574810
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I've have a thirty year old Hamilton Beach but alas it has to filter.


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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Fsharp] #4577878
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Originally Posted By: Fsharp
The “vacuum” aspect might well be pure marketing [censored]. Yes, oxygen might degrade the nutrients in the smoothie over time, but it doesn’t seem likely if you drink it fresh.


I think you might be right.


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Re: Vacuum blender...anyone have one? [Re: Lolvoguy] #4589342
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Decided to take the plunge on a Vitamix 750 professional.
Even at moderate speeds, it's far quieter than the previous high power blenders.

My best analogy is to compare using a V8 vs a 4 cylinder engine. A V8 powers along effortlessly, while the 4 cyl will struggle and scream at any speed.


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