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The information about plastics is completely wrong. The only plastic that sometimes has BPA is polycarbonate, which is a number 7 inside the triangle. However,

A: 7 means 'other' - lots of other kinds of plastic are also numbered 7. … see more
The information about plastics is completely wrong. The only plastic that sometimes has BPA is polycarbonate, which is a number 7 inside the triangle. However,

A: 7 means 'other' - lots of other kinds of plastic are also numbered 7.
B: there are now a lot of BPA polycarbonate plastics (which are also numbered 7).

This means that there are two ways you can know if something is BPA-free. First, if the number in the triangle is 6 or below. Second, if the number is 7 but the manufacturer guarantees that the material is BPA free (and you don't think they're lying).

For anyone curious, a 1 is Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which can be stiff if it's thick enough but is more commonly thin and semi-flexible. This is the clear plastic most disposable drink bottles are made of, along with a lot of other things. Manufacturers love it because it's appealing to the eye and cheap. There are some cancer concerns related to it, but I don't know if they've been substantiated. This and polycarbonate are the only two plastics that I'm aware of having any health issues raised about them. 2 is high density polyethylene (HDPE) which is rigid but either cloudy or opaque. 3 is polyvinyl chloride, aka vinyl, very flexible and often semi-transparent. A lot of shampoo bottles, for instance, are made of this. 4 is low density polyethylene (LDPE) which is cloudy or opaque and more flexible than HDPE though less than vinyl. 5 is polypropylene (PP) which is tough, high temperature-resistant, easily made food-safe and generally rigid. It is also cloudy or opaque. 6 is polystyrene, which is what is commonly called styrofoam, although this is actually no longer correct (which is good, because the original styrofoam had a lot health concerns associated with it), but so are some other rigid light-weight plastics. Anything you think of as 'styrofoam' (e.g. disposable hot-liquid cups) is almost guaranteed to be polystyrene, but so are some other rigid light-weight plastics. And, as stated above, 7 means 'other' which includes multiple kinds of plastics/resins, including polycarbonate (with or without Bisphenyl A, aka BPA).

All of this information is widely available from reputable sources, online and otherwise. There are plenty of problems with using plastics - considering that they are petroleum-derived products and unlike glass cannot be recycled back to the same grade material they started with (they can only be 'downcycled') - without spreading information. see less
The information about plastics is completely wrong. The only plastic that sometimes has BPA is polycarbonate, which is a number 7 inside the triangle. However,

A: 7 means 'other' - lots of other kinds of plastic are also numbered 7.
B: there are now a lot of BPA polycarbonate plastics (which are also numbered 7).

This means that there are two ways you can know if something is BPA-free. First, if the number in the triangle is 6 or below. Second, if the number is 7 but the manufacturer guarantees that the material is BPA free (and you don't think they're lying).

For anyone curious, a 1 is Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which can be stiff if it's thick enough but is more commonly thin and semi-flexible. This is the clear plastic most disposable drink bottles are made of, along with a lot of other things. Manufacturers love it because it's appealing to the eye and cheap. There are some cancer concerns related to it, but I don't know if they've been substantiated. This and polycarbonate are the only two plastics that I'm aware of having any health issues raised about them. 2 is high density polyethylene (HDPE) which is rigid but either cloudy or opaque. 3 is polyvinyl chloride, aka vinyl, very flexible and often semi-transparent. A lot of shampoo bottles, for instance, are made of this. 4 is low density polyethylene (LDPE) which is cloudy or opaque and more flexible than HDPE though less than vinyl. 5 is polypropylene (PP) which is tough, high temperature-resistant, easily made food-safe and generally rigid. It is also cloudy or opaque. 6 is polystyrene, which is what is commonly called styrofoam, although this is actually no longer correct (which is good, because the original styrofoam had a lot health concerns associated with it), but so are some other rigid light-weight plastics. Anything you think of as 'styrofoam' (e.g. disposable hot-liquid cups) is almost guaranteed to be polystyrene, but so are some other rigid light-weight plastics. And, as stated above, 7 means 'other' which includes multiple kinds of plastics/resins, including polycarbonate (with or without Bisphenyl A, aka BPA).

All of this information is widely available from reputable sources, online and otherwise. There are plenty of problems with using plastics - considering that they are petroleum-derived products and unlike glass cannot be recycled back to the same grade material they started with (they can only be 'downcycled') - without spreading information.

Ambagious
· December 22, 2017
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Let me preface by saying really like my bullet. For the price paid ($40) it's been great. I use it primarily for smoothies but commonly end up with things being a tad less blended (ice leaves a few rounded small chunks) than I would like. If smoothies were all I cared about I would stay with this. I've had it about 6… see more Let me preface by saying really like my bullet. For the price paid ($40) it's been great. I use it primarily for smoothies but commonly end up with things being a tad less blended (ice leaves a few rounded small chunks) than I would like. If smoothies were all I cared about I would stay with this. I've had it about 6 years and like the ease of quick single serve smoothies. Now I am looking for something new because I have NOT been able to get the nice blended margarita consistency I want (like ice for snow cones). Also, now I'm in a position to spend more money than I had when I purchased this. see less Let me preface by saying really like my bullet. For the price paid ($40) it's been great. I use it primarily for smoothies but commonly end up with things being a tad less blended (ice leaves a few rounded small chunks) than I would like. If smoothies were all I cared about I would stay with this. I've had it about 6 years and like the ease of quick single serve smoothies. Now I am looking for something new because I have NOT been able to get the nice blended margarita consistency I want (like ice for snow cones). Also, now I'm in a position to spend more money than I had when I purchased this.
Connie H
· June 24, 2017
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This is good for chop nut.
Yen Tang Ko
· January 16, 2016
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I tried and it was very difficult. Had to keep adding olive oil and then water to cut the chick peas down to where they would blend. Still ended up with chunks of them.
Linda P.
· May 14, 2016
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Yes it does puree vegetables. So far I've done carrots, cucumbers & squash. For a thick puree add a little water , for a thin puree ads enough water to your liking 
Jen L.
· May 22, 2016
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5-6 the noise is dependent on what it is your blending. Ice makes the most noise in my experience
Fred Jenkins
· January 7, 2016
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First one lasted about 6 years. The connection between the jars and mixer part wore out...the jars are plastic and it's possible that we could have been more careful=gentle engaging the mixer. We had trouble replacing the jars and just got a new one because we use it often.
Bernard Greenberg
· December 15, 2015
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Yes. It grinds ice and frozen peaches for me. Use pulse control.
Helen A. Garrison
· January 21, 2016
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Yes you can blend ice cubes. I blended crushed ice in mine fairly often. I Would look to another device if you are looking to use it often and for crushing whole ice. I have gone through 2 bullets in 18 months (first replaced under warranty, second they would not replace do the original purchase being >1 year. Rep… see more Yes you can blend ice cubes. I blended crushed ice in mine fairly often. I Would look to another device if you are looking to use it often and for crushing whole ice. I have gone through 2 bullets in 18 months (first replaced under warranty, second they would not replace do the original purchase being >1 year. Replacement part lasted 8 months. I haven't bought my replacement yet, but Oster is getting great reviews for a less expensive model. I had the Hamilton personal before the bullet $14.99 lasted longer then the bullets. of course Vitamix is number one in the market right now, but pricer-then again you get what you pay for sometimes. see less Yes you can blend ice cubes. I blended crushed ice in mine fairly often. I Would look to another device if you are looking to use it often and for crushing whole ice. I have gone through 2 bullets in 18 months (first replaced under warranty, second they would not replace do the original purchase being >1 year. Replacement part lasted 8 months. I haven't bought my replacement yet, but Oster is getting great reviews for a less expensive model. I had the Hamilton personal before the bullet $14.99 lasted longer then the bullets. of course Vitamix is number one in the market right now, but pricer-then again you get what you pay for sometimes.
TJ
· October 20, 2015
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Yes
SENRA
Seller · January 1, 2016