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NutriBullet NBR-12
 
Approximate retail price:
$100
Summary: This NutriBullet personal blender was Fair in overall performance, and has
  • Push Down controls
  • plastic jar
  • removable blade
  • 2.25 cup capacity and
  • 1 claimed speeds
  • and a food chopper
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Type: Personal Blender
About - NutriBullet NBR-12

The NutriBullet NBR-12 is part of the blender test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, blender models like the NBR-12 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Icy drinks (Smoothies):
Smoothness and thickness of non-alcholic pina coladas are determined using assorted size sieves. Blenders that do well for icy drinks also do well for smoothies.

Convenience:
Judgements on ease of cleaning and replacing blade; clarity of controls and jar markings; pouring ease; and jar balance, etc.

Puree:
How well the blender pureed soup.
Features & Specs - NutriBullet NBR-12
info Glass jar No
info Plastic jar Yes
info Stainless-steel jar No
info Removable blade Yes
info Controls Push Down
info Pulse No
info Jar weight (lbs.) 1
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User Reviews - NutriBullet NBR-12
User Reviews
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2.0
I have returned 2 of them
9/1/2014
Pros
Easy To Clean
Cons
Complicated Controls
Poor Pitcher
Rafael
Unstable
Best Uses
Drinks
Comment:
I have spent lots of bananas in returning the nutribullet to Bed Bath and Beyond.The machine lacks lots of precise engineering.There is room for improvement.As it is today I am going bananas trying to engage the motor in. the switch is faultynningLeaks because the cups are flimsy too thin of material.However if you are lucky to have themotor running is wonderful
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
3.0
Leaky blender
8/25/2014
Pros
Powerful
Cons
Hard to Clean
Leaks
Best Uses
Nutritious Smoothies
Comment:
I love that I can hide veges in my kids smoothies and that it will blend it smooth. However, it leaks and is hard to clean. I am beginning to think mine is broken
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Poor customer service. blender leaks
8/4/2014
Pros
Cup Leaks Into Machine
Cons
Poor Pitcher
Best Uses
Small Kitchen
Comment:
when using the machine the cup with the blade leak into the motor while trying to blend. Customer service is very difficult to deal with. Beware!!!! On all warrantee shipping and handling is not included. I spoke with a supervisor who showed little care about the consumer.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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