This Kalorik Blender is of premium quality. Its powerful 500-watt motor and six stainless steel blades (two are serrated) can blend your toughest food. Even crushing ice becomes an easy job. You can choose between two speeds and a pulse function. The stainless steel blender has a 48-oz. glass jar, ideal for making shakes, smoothies and delicious cocktails. Awarded Cooks Illustrated "Best Buy"™ for 2009.
Made in China
Please Note: This item has been built to U.S. electronics specifications and may need additional modifications or converters to be used in countries other than the U.S. and Canada.
Bought this blender because it was recommended in Cook's Illustrated. Was supposed to have a great blade, which I guess it does. But when I went to make my protein drink, I had to run it until it smelled like the motor was burning to break down the frozen ingredients. Worst of all, is the sealing ring. It is thick and twists instead of lying flat on the surface. You have to wrestle it into place and hope it doesn't pop up before you can screw everything together. Because of its uneveness, it is hard to get the jar on just right and it ended up leaking the first couple times. I'm not happy about this purchase.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Great blender. Powerful, the top/lid seals amazingly well and has ridges to prevent overflow. Glass container pours well, not much dripping. I've gone through a lot of much more expensive blenders and this one performs and looks the best so far!