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[Best Buy] Panasonic MJ-L500s Slow Juicer $109 + S&H, reg $349 *refurb* Marketplace Seller

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[Best Buy] Panasonic MJ-L500s Slow Juicer $109 + S&H, reg $349 *refurb* Marketplace Seller

This is my first post to Hot Deals, but I’ve been enjoying my purchase so much I had to share and it sells new for $349 at Walmart and this deal is even cheaper than factorydirect

It says refurbished but there would’ve been no way to tell. It came it all original packaging with plastic wrap and nothing had been used. Perhaps the motor was from a return unit but definitely none of the other parts.

And it makes amazing juice!! A slow juicer is certainly the way to go. Plus this one has a frozen attachment for extruding mango sorbet or frozen banana ice cream!

Love it.
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Be aware that this is sold by a 3rd party. 14 day return policy with 10-20% restocking fee.
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from the photos looks like the waste are not fully extracted. The carrot look like it's come out like it is coming in.
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Juicing basically removes the healthiest part of fruits/veggies, the fibers. I'd prefer smoothie over juicing to attain the full benefit.
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LockAndKey wrote:
Aug 18th, 2019 2:35 pm
Juicing basically removes the healthiest part of fruits/veggies, the fibers. I'd prefer smoothie over juicing to attain the full benefit.
They said blending kill the nutrient so I don't know which one is better.
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Aug 18th, 2019 2:43 pm
They said blending kill the nutrient so I don't know which one is better. Can always take the waste and reblend it lol.
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xpressmerchant wrote:
Aug 18th, 2019 2:43 pm
They said blending kill the nutrient so I don't know which one is better.
Yea nothing beats eating fruits, but i hate the texture lol. The good part of smoothie is i can blend fruits with frozen broccoli, so i don't have to "taste" it XD.
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What can you do with left over? Good source of fiber? Can you eat like that or cook it?
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What can you do with left over? Good source of fiber? Can you eat like that or cook it?
of course you can. i.e orange juice with pulp. They extract the juice then re-add the pulp.
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xpressmerchant wrote:
Aug 18th, 2019 2:27 pm
from the photos looks like the waste are not fully extracted. The carrot look like it's come out like it is coming in.
it produces some of the driest pulp of any sub-$600 juicer. slow juicers are much better at extraction than centrifugal ones.
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LockAndKey wrote:
Aug 18th, 2019 2:35 pm
Juicing basically removes the healthiest part of fruits/veggies, the fibers. I'd prefer smoothie over juicing to attain the full benefit.
the fibre is FAR from the healthiest part of the fruit lol. you should try some juice, smoothies are great too obviously, im not some juice prophet, but i would much rather my vegetables in juice form, its pretty hard to get a carrot and beet smoothie. and drinking orange juice that you have just juiced is the best orange juice ever.
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ysl5710 wrote:
Aug 18th, 2019 6:25 pm
What can you do with left over? Good source of fiber? Can you eat like that or cook it?
i toss a lot more than i use, but it can be frozen and readded to smoothies later as a fibre/nutrient/texture boost, or it can be composted, or used in soups. theres a whole list of things people manage to do with it, but you will inevitably end up with waste still, but the waste from say 3 unpeeled carrots is no more than the waste you would have from peeling the carrots to cook/eat them some other way
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masoud100 wrote:
Aug 18th, 2019 6:19 pm
Costco currently has it for $190 (sale ending today)...if someone is looking for a brand new one with warranty. Also you do not need to be a member to order online.
https://www.costco.ca/Panasonic-Slow-Ju ... 38179.html
this product would still be covered by the full 1 year panasonic warranty for parts and labour and 5 years for the motor for parts only. the ad shows the SELLERS parts and labour warranty to be 90 days, but i interpret that as meaning the 3rd party is offering that on their end. such as bestbuy itself offering a 60 day warranty on TVs or something, but Sony would still provide the full 1 year waranty on my TV past the 60 days.

and the restocking fee is 0% if unopened FYI. and if you were to wish to return it, id rather just take it to walmart with no receipt and get $349+tax on a gift card
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xpressmerchant wrote:
Aug 18th, 2019 2:43 pm
They said blending kill the nutrient so I don't know which one is better.
its the heat specifically that kills the nutrients, the same is true for cooking food fruits and veggies. in cheaper juicers that just spin 20,000 times a minute it heats the juice beyond the nutrient-death threshold lol so im told. this one spins at 45 rpm and no heat is created, thus preserving the maximum amount of nutrients

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