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12/5/09 7:47 P

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We have a hand crank model juicer that looks a lot like that as far as where stuff goes in and comes out. I guess we've only ever used it for wheat grass, which I know is really healthy but... yuck!

As for "emulsifying", I think that is what our BlenTec does. It's really just a high speed (1000 watts) blender.

Is an emulsifier really any different? (If so, I may have to get one... :P)

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12/5/09 12:09 A

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Hmmm... impressive. Your is even 1/3 HP motor. My dad's is 1/4 HP.

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12/4/09 9:25 P

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I have a juicer a lot like that one. I don't know if it's a better model or not but it sure works beautifully. Had it for about 4 years. Look at this:
www.ezjuicers.com/om8006.htm

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I just talked to my dad about his juicer. He says to get THIS ONE...
www.greenstar.com/news.asp?ID=225

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12/4/09 6:02 P

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Does the Vitamix come with recipes??

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Ha!

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12/4/09 3:27 P

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"Emulsifier"?? What a strange name for a juicer. Emulsification is when you do something to something (like whip it a lot) so that parts that would normally, naturally separate will mix and cling to each other thus changing the whole texture of the things. Like making mayonnaise. Or making a creamier salad dressing. It's a kind of chemical reaction that occurs. When you do it with salad dressing it is usually temporary and isn't a "true" emulsification". When you do it to make mayonnaise it stays that way for a very long time. Many cosmetic creams are an emulsification of ingredients.

I just don't understand using the word for a juicer. Must just be a marketing gimmick to explain that they believe their juicer grinds the pulp up better than other juicers thus giving a "thick" product.

I'll have to look that one up.
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I'm all for power too. The VitaMix is one of the most powerful blenders out there. That's why it's so expensive. It took me about two years to decide to buy it. Now I wish I hadn't waited so long. It turned out to be worth every penny. I can easily make fruit "ice cream" with it. Much healthier than real ice cream.

I haven't seen the infomercial on the emulsifier. It just looks like a strong blender, but there could be more to it than that based on how the blades are formed.

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yeah. I guess so. But, I think it is worth the extra money to get a good juicer (or emulsifier). I know my dad, he said definitely get a better deal when you can get the juicer that is way more powerful. No waste either. Uses the pulp and everything.

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By calling it something fancy - like emulsifier - I guess they can add at least another $50 to the price! LOL!!!

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I looked at the emulsifier and it looks like a strong blender. I'm guessing my VitaMix can do pretty much the same thing.

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