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    Senior Member ThEoRy's Avatar
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    Debate? What debate? Get a vitamix variable speed every time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThEoRy View Post
    Debate? What debate? Get a vitamix variable speed every time.
    This is what I was hoping for...a solid consensus!

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    Imho, you definately need the variable speed as stated by others. The high speed will foam up a puree with way too much air.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThEoRy View Post
    Debate? What debate? Get a vitamix variable speed every time.
    +10000000.

    I was going to say this exact same thing if you didn't.

    If you want Shun equivalent to the Vitamix, get any other brand. If you want a real blender, get the Vitamix.

    And the fact that the Blendtec doesn't come with a plunger is completely mind boggling to me and a total deal breaker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyChance View Post
    And the fact that the Blendtec doesn't come with a plunger is completely mind boggling to me and a total deal breaker.
    When do you need the plunger?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UCChemE05 View Post
    When do you need the plunger?
    If you are making very thick frozen products, they sometimes freeze together.

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    I use the plunger every single time I am blending something. Yeah, sometimes you can blend stuff without it, and even to this day I will go without when I think I don't need it. But I am always wrong. It comes out better, faster and more consistent with the plunger. I use it for everything, from cracking whole peppercorns to making purees.
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    Pureeing sweet potatoes for baby food demands a plunger.

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    Thanks guys you've made up my mind on the variable control. What about containers? $500 for one large container, or $650 at costco.com for 2 large containers, one small dry container, plus some knife and cutting board set (lol).

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    How much extra crap do you need in your kitchen? How often would you be blending multiple items during the same prep time? I think I would save the $150.
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