Blendtec or Vitamix?

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Blendtec or Vitamix?

#1 Postby emma1488 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:04 am

I'm wanting to buy a decent blender so that I can get into Green smoothies...But my dilemma is which one to get? I live in Australia, and I know the two main ones are Blendtec or any experiences with either, or advice?

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Re: Blendtec or Vitamix?

#2 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:40 pm

Vitamix has the tamper which is huge advantage for blending tougher things likes nuts and starchy vegetables. I have a Vitamix and use it all the time. I've used a Blendtec a few times and like my Vitamix a lot more (yes I'm biased).

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Re: Blendtec or Vitamix?

#3 Postby LMNgetfit » Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:19 am

Vitamix rocks-had mine for 3 years..... Easy to use and clean!

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Re: Blendtec or Vitamix?

#4 Postby Fallen_Horse » Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:33 am

I also like my Vitamix, but honestly I think both are excellent machines. I think it just comes down to if you prefer to 'tamp' or prefer to not tamp. Tamping allows thicker ingredients, but is more work.
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Re: Blendtec or Vitamix?

#5 Postby xChrisZx » Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:20 pm

I LOVE my Blendtec.

You will be happy with either machine.

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