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The other day I decided to make a smoothie and well, the blender exploded! I also make Jamba Juice type blends and it does great! Videos Watch Latest Videos. This is an offer worth sharing. If only for the hassle involved in waiting for a new seal, if you're one of the ones that dove right in without thinking about it for a sec. I originally wrote a horrible 1 star review of this product, but have since had a change of heart.
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Freebies View All Freebies. I tried again with the smaller container, tried reseating the gasket, and feared cutting my fingers on the blade while doing battle with getting it to lie flat.
The gasket is so dark, it's hard to see I was excited that the marketing for this product focused on healthy, whole foods. This product was supposed to be the right product for me, but I can't even give it away. I wouldn't give away something that works this badly.
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Please try again later. There was a problem loading comments right now. By Matt J on May 8, I originally wrote a horrible 1 star review of this product, but have since had a change of heart. I have had my NBRX for about a year. I have used it maybe 5 times max. The other day I decided to make a smoothie and well, the blender exploded! Apparently, the rubber gasket ring got sucked into the blender as it was going. I had read this was an issue previously online, so I am extra careful and always check to make sure the ring is secure in the blender bottom Just goes to show it doesn't matter how careful you are, this is a flaw in its design!
I went to the Nurtibullet website and registered a complaint. They called me the very next day. The CS rep was very nice and apologetic I was so impressed by the CS I received, that it caused me to change my review to a 4 star rating Hopefully I won't have any further issues with it, but it seems that they are a company that stand behind their products.
By eLM on October 5, The Nutribullet Rx is great. I've used it every single day at least twice for a month. The rubber gasket has never come out once. I was so satisfied with the product initially, I wanted to see what other people were saying and came on Amazon to read reviews.
Everyone was complaining about a seal coming loose and wrapping around the blades or falling out etc. I thought surely this many people can't be wrong!
So I did a little investigating and figured out what the problem is. When you remove the blade housing from the cup, you are supposed to use the Blade Removal Tool that comes with the product.
It is labeled in the instruction booklet as Blade Removal Tool. I understood instantly what this was for and used it from day 1. Never had a problem. Some people didn't get it though, and they were very quick to rate this machine 1 star. I responded to those people in my original review and I was super condescending about it. I then read another review where they mentioned that the absolute necessity of using the BRT should be mentioned more and maybe closer to the front of the manual, and maybe in a bigger font or something.
That's correct- it should. If only for the hassle involved in waiting for a new seal, if you're one of the ones that dove right in without thinking about it for a sec. That's a little more diplomatic way of looking at it. SO, rather than be a jerk because I figured something out, I'm going to try and help new users of the RX with these important tips: Hold the cup firmly with one hand, and slowly loosen or tighten the blade.
Before putting the blade housing on a cup, check the gasket. Has it already come loose? Is it laying flush in the housing? It should fit snugly around the center ring, in the groove. If it has come off it isn't easy to get back on. When I purposely made it come off, it took a minute or two to get back on. I actually had to hold the ring in 2 spots while using a chopstick to get it back on. A hassle but it worked.
If it appears loose, even if you use the tool it may come out during use. The best way to explain this is: Look at the gasket ring.
On the top you'll see 3 lines. Now, using the soup cup so you can see down in there, screw the blade housing onto the cup. Look and you'll only see ONE line of the gasket. That means that the cup is actually sitting on the gasket. That also means that it is impossible for the gasket to "come loose" during use and get "wrapped around the blade" UNLESS it was not secure before screwing on the blade housing. I easily recreated the conditions that caused the gasket to come out.
I also easily avoided them for a solid month of twice-daily use. If you unscrew with your hand and not the tool? Sometimes the gasket comes out. Imagine you've put a rubber band around a roll of toilet paper, just at the edge. Now if you squeeze the toilet paper roll, the rubber band can come off. The blade housing is big. I have big hands and it still feels big to me. It's not made of stone so when you have to use a fair amount of force to unscrew it you're actually compressing the piece.
Sometimes this makes it easier for the gasket to come out in the right conditions. If you don't notice and attempt to use again, I can see how it would easily leak or get wrapped around the blade or fall out whatever. If you think it's a pain in the butt to have to inspect or keep track of the gasket before and after use?
Do what I do. Use the soup cup. The soup cup is just like a standard blender cup so you don't have to take it on and off all the time. I've found that filling the cup just a little past the MAX Line with Veggies and water produces two 24 oz. I've made 4 every day for a month. Final note on this review. He also said something about buying the machine 2nd hand and that it voids the warranty. I've been extremely pleased with the quality and performance of this product and recently told a friend: Nothing outlasts the Rxegizer.
Moran on October 11, I have had this model for 3 weeks now. I had problems a few times with the rubber coming loose after removing the blade housing. I read Eric's review and decided to start using the the blade removing tool each time to open the blade housing. I must have used this nutribullet 20 times since i began using the the blade removing tool and have not had an issue with the rubber becoming loose since.
Perhaps more emphasis should have been made on the instructions that the blade removing tool should be used every time. Those instructions should have been on page 1 instead of As far as this machine goes. It is a loud beast that pulverizes just about anything in its path. I mostly use frozen fruits to make smoothies and whey powder milk shakes.
I have also included almonds, carrots, spinach and dried cranberries. When mixed in with fruits, i can't even taste the spinach or carrots. I also suspect this machine would make some excellent frozen margaritas. I have yet to make soups with it but the way it pulverizes frozen fruits, ice and fresh vegetables, i am confident that the soups will come out just fine.
By Donald SA on May 10, I couldn't decide on whether or not the more powerful motor was worth the extra cost and a friend who's an avid Nutribullet user told me to go with this one.
I can't tell you how much I love this machine. I've been on a vegan diet for three months, which has made a huge difference in my psoriatic arthritis, but I was getting a bit tired of my cooking. This blender's opened up a whole new world for me. My smoothies in the morning are delicious and, although previously, I didn't mind the small bits of kale floating around from my previous blender, the fully blended version is much better.