Summary: Although I didn't buy this from Amazon - a friend gave it to me when she got a better juicer - I've used enough to let everyone know that this isn't a great choice. It juices quickly and is fairly easy to clean, but it doesn't extract as much juice as it should. The pulp is quit wet and I do run it through the feeder to squeeze a little more out. It you want to see if juicing is for you though and don't want to spend alot of $$$, this may be worth a try.
Summary: I bought this at Kmart to see if I liked juicing and how much effort it would be. Be aware, since this is so cheap it IS a beginners juicer. If you want a super high quality juicer you have to pay a lot more for that so don't be surprised when you have wet pulp and have to cut your carrots in half. That being said I think it does a fine job for the price. You get juice and you get to determine which flavors work for you.
Summary: First- I can't eat fruit, so I'm only talking about juicing vegetables. The second qualifier- I am comparing this to my old HB Health Smart juicer that I used for 6 yrs before the motor wore out. This was purchased on 12/7. It is 12/31 AND THE MOTOR IS WORN OUT! HB should be ahamed fo themselves for putting this on the market at all! minus one- The juicer isn't designed with the cup on the right side, like the old style. Hello? Right handed?
Summary: The juicer is okay for every day use. I have a lot of lefovers from carrots that did not turn into juice. So I make carrot cakes out of them, FYI. The best thing about it is that is gets assembled pretty easily; it takes a little effort, however, to get the grinding piece off. My mother-in-law even wanted to take it to the store to ask for help before I came and showed her that she had to pull harder. I usually rinse the parts in the sink before I dish wash them.
Summary: First, I'm not a healthy-eating juicer with a need for a machine that can do large batches, all day, every day. My needs are much-much less demanding than that, I need to be able to juice some fruit and/or veggies occasionally for recipe additions or just to have a little juice instead of tossing out the excess veggies. Plus, I like kitchen gadgets... And this one is a snap to clean. For my needs, it's fine.
Summary: I got this juicer thinking it would be a good starter juicer,to see if it was something I wanted to spend my time doing. I did not expect it to produce dry pulp but I didn't realize that I was going to be spending SOOOO much time working to make a little juice and a ton of wet pulp. It did well with very hard items, like carrots, but anything that was slightly soft seemed to only get about half of its liquid out.
Summary: This massterpiece sounds like a leaf blower in the kitchen and started to stop after only a few gallons of carrot juice. I literally have to slap it to get it to work again. Disappointing for the money.
Summary: I brought this on my self. I knew I shouldn't have bought this juicer, but the price was good and I was curious about how it would work (since no one on any of the sites I went on rated this), plus I am a first time juicer. Well, the first time I used it, the "juice" was a little thick, so of course I thought I did something wrong (maybe I should've added the orange last?).
Save a little more money and buy the next level...
13 April 2011
Summary: I bought this item about 3 years ago. I'm a very very casual user of it. Actually last year I didn't use it. The problem with this juicer is that when you juice carrots you'll see how many carrot pieces will end up in the waste container. This was my first juicer and I knew I wasn't going to use it that much, but honestly I think in the past 3 years I used it maybe 50 times or less.