• Reviews around ice (2.05 of 5)

    Hamilton Beach Power Elite Blender with 12 Functions for Puree, Ice Crush, Shakes and Smoothies and 40 Oz BPA Free Glass Jar, Black and Stainless Steel (58148A)

    • But as soon as I use ice or frozen fruit or anything else with a little bit of substance, like peanut butter, it doesn't work
    • This blender does NOT crush ice it doesn't even blend watermelon smooth
    • I like the fact that it will crush ice.
    • This blender is easy to operate, powerful enough to crush ice and hefty enough to sustain daily use with no worries
    • I really love this product it blends my smoothies to perfection and crushes ice like no other.
    • Got here super fast, enjoying a orange/mango smoothy now,, completely smoothed the ice...
    • I'm having it,does not crush ice,sending back
    • I loved it it blends ice really well
    • I realize its not a pricey unit, but it was advertised to crush ice and frozen fruit.
    • and it smells like burnt plastic everytime I use it it barely blends on any of the settings all I use it for is to make smoothies I don’t even use ice just frozen fruit soft fruit and
    • And the ice doesn’t gets crushed that easily
    • So smoothies are difficult if you like ice in them
    • I needed it to be able to crush ice, easily clean, and I had to be able to run it off my solar system so it couldn't be too high in watts
    • It was kinda cheap, and it didnt blend up strawberries and ice very well, not very satisfied with this product
    • It doesn’t crush ice and frozen stuff at all
    • Don’t crush ice or frozen fruits...
    • It crushes ice and frozen fruit
    • This blender is easy to operate, powerful enough to crush ice and hefty enough to sustain daily use with no worries
    • It doesn't seem to crush the ice almost like it needs longer blades
    • Works great for food recipes (like sauces) and smoothies (even with added ice and frozen fruit)
    • Don’t crush ice or frozen fruits...
    • It doesn’t crush ice and frozen stuff at all
    • It was kinda cheap, and it didnt blend up strawberries and ice very well, not very satisfied with this product
    • I needed it to be able to crush ice, easily clean, and I had to be able to run it off my solar system so it couldn't be too high in watts
    • It barely grinds ice for frozen margaritas & smoothies, even though it has an ice crushing/grinding button on it
    • Ice and fresh or frozen fruit blend efficiently and quickly with no lumps using smoothie mode
    • Best Ice
    • I really love this product it blends my smoothies to perfection and crushes ice like no other.
    • The only negative is that it doesn't fully crush the ice.
    • I have a smaller blender outside of this one and a different brand and it really crushes the ice
    • NO GREAT WITH CRUSHING ICE
    • But on this one the major blending button, the lowest speed, stopped functioning after about 2 weeks, so I had to use the next one up for a smoothie, and it whipped the contents into the consistency of soft-serve ice cream, better eaten with a spoon than drunk.
    • Doesn't blend ice or frozen fruit very well for smoothies
    • and it even crushes ice!
    • So disappointed did not crush ice or even fruit never got to use it because it didn’t work and the blade was extremely dull could slide my finger right over it.
    • I purchased this to replace an old Osterizer blender, whose motor had burned out when I tried to crush ice.
    • So dont expect it to crush perfect ice for yr mojito😄
    • Great blender but when used to blend ice or frozen fruit not powerful enough.
    • So dont expect it to crush perfect ice for yr mojito😄
    • So disappointed did not crush ice or even fruit never got to use it because it didn’t work and the blade was extremely dull could slide my finger right over it.
    • And does not crush up ice in small chunks
    • Only thing I have issues with is it doesnt crush up ice as easy as I thought.
    • Therefore, it is useless in making drinks with ice, crushing ice or making anything with frozen fruit
    • I use it mostly for making smoothies from frozen fruit, and it does a great job of chopping rock-hard ice into a delicious smoothie quickly
    • I was so angry and disgusted with this item which bearing in mind was a replacement which had the same problem as a previous one I
    • must go to an e-waste dump.