KitchenAid® 5-Speed Blender with 56-Ounce Polycarbonate Pitcher
This quality blender will exceed your expectation. Five-speed kitchen blender features a unique pitcher shape, patented blade and powerful motor that provides fast, consistent blending. Patented stainless steel blade tines are positioned for speed and thoroughness. Blade assembly is built into pitcher for easy handling and cleanup. The heavy, die-cast metal base and a non-slip grip offer stability and the one-piece pitcher is made of commercial-grade polycarbonate and is scratch and strain resistant. Its handle features a soft inner grip for comfortable, nonslip control. 56-ounce capacity. Model # KSB560BF.
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so disappointed Well, I am beyond disappointed. I asked my husband for this item for one of my Christmas gifts to replace my 30.00 Black and Decker blender that I have had for a few years. I have a smoothie for breakfast and dinner every day. Right before Christmas my blender finally died so I was thrilled that my husband actually got me this blender! Tonight, April 10th - I am making my dinner, pick up the carafe and realize that it is broken. Smoothie is leaking all through the bottom of it. It was absolutely fine this morning, now it has this huge space in it, can't tighten it - I am one unhappy camper. I am assuming that Bed, Bath and Beyond is not going to give us any sort of exchange - and seeing the other comments, looks like KitchenAid may not be very helpful either, Fan-freakin-tastic. April 10, 2013
Carafe is a piece of junk After going through five, yes I did write five carafes in 15 months, Kitchen Aid refunded my money. Every one started to leak, and this is the NEW design. All I used the blender for was to make Smoothies every morning with lots of frozen fruit, 16 ozs of soy milk and 8 ice cubes. The customer service was fantastic, wonderful people. The motor is very powerful, a bit noisy, but the Carafe is a total piece of junk. August 1, 2012
Love this Blender! Like healthnut30 said in a previous review, the previous model is the one that has the carafe leak. This blender is amazing. My husband and I got it for our wedding and we use it at least once a day (sometimes more). We've never had a problem with it and have highly recommended this model to all of our friends! July 16, 2012
Bad design After just five uses, the carafe started to leak. The blade mechanism is poorly constructed and the retaining nut loosened allowing for the leak to occur. Not worth the price paid. The blender base is solid and the power is adequate, but what does this matter if the carafe design is inadequate. Don't know why KitchenAid has not addressed this design flaw. May 18, 2012