Did not work AT ALL - Dead on Delivery
Avoid this company - I bought mine at a big discount and obviously it was a dead unit they offload cheaper than the outrageous $300+ 'full' price.
Firstly it is very difficult to work out how this un-weildly contraption even goes together - after figuring it out the control unit lights up but there is no current flowing at all, no matter what setting, level or program is used. A piece of junk that is falsely advertised. Even it if did actually produce a current, given the low morals of the company that sells it - it probably does not live up to the advertising claims.
Purchased in November 2019.
I'm 60 years old. I bought mine at a garage sale for $5 . Wow, this thing is amazing. I've now got my 6 pack back that has been hidden for 30 years and my lower back is so strong again. For $5, this has changed my shape and the way I feel.
Purchased in December 2016 for A$5.00.
Waste of money
Save your money and put it towards gym membership instead. It certainly looks the business and the TV ads are convincing but after using it almost every day for over 12 months I have not seen any improvement. The replacement pads which are needed frequently are very expensive and now the product has stopped working. Customer services are not interested because the product is now out of its 1 year warranty. I hope this review will help others make an informed choice.
Purchased in December 2017 for A$399.00.
Product and customer service really bad
After all the hazzle of getting it returned, for reasons similar to listed below, I was following up on the delay with the refund. I had called and emailEd well ahead of the trial end date with multiple confirmations. But was getting changed nevertheless..on following this and complaining about it gets a short answer : "Your enquiries are accounting in nature, so I have put you in the accounts queue..." with no acknowledgment or apology.
Be careful buying from this company. Especially in regards to their "trial." They never returned my calls to have it returned and I had to go to consumer affairs. Hopeless! 21 days I spent calling them and emailing them so I could get the special code I needed to return their product. Very disorganized and focused on profit. Beware! They will waste a lot of your time. The product is OK but not worth the price.
Oh God I agree. First one I got didn't accept any type of battery....sent it back....then the replacement they sent kept cutting out after a minute...only worked on one program....all I felt was slight stimulation....sent that back....I've since called to cancel the order and am waiting on a call. If they charge me one red cent for this crap I'm going to Consumer Affairs!!!
It's crap! Do not buy this crap
I am wearing it right now. The side panels don't even work. Your stomach gets all this goo stuck on it from the pads which need to be replaced a lot. It costs an arm and a leg. They automatically sign you up and don't let you opt out once you trial it.
I've called every day since I got it cos it doesn't even work properly and is cheaply put together.
429.00 it's going to cost me if they don't hurry up. And return my calls.
You cannot return it unless you speak verbally to them it says on the packaging.
But they say they will get a ...
Have to change the batteries every three sessions
I recently purchased a Gum Form Abs-a-round Pro.
As advised by the instructions I was cautious on the first 10 minute session and kept to Level 1, Intensity 30. It seemed to be doing something as my muscles were retracting to the electric pulses.
On the 2nd 10 minute session I stayed on Level 1 but increased the intensity to 50. It really seemed to be working and I looked forward to seeing results after a month or so, as advertised.
On the 3rd 10 minute session I increased the intensity to 70 but after just a few seconds the machi...ne made a long beeping sound and the Front section stopped working. Using the control I cranked it back up to 50 but again it failed. This went on for a few minutes until eventually I decided to change the batteries. Once I had put fresh batteries in it was working properly again but unfortunately they too started to fail on the third 10 minute session. From what I can gather this device draws very heavily on the AAA batteries and it seems that you can only expect your batteries to last for two to three sessions ie 20 - 30 minutes in total, which is very disappointing.
Questions & Answers
Hi, I am using the abs-a-round however I now have a problem with the control panel. I can use S and B (hips and back)but the F (stomach) does not work which is the one I need the most work on. Can you suggest what I need to do as it has worked ok until now. Looking forward to your suggestions. Cheers Mike.
Hi is the abs around still available ?
Hi Damien. I have not seen it advertised for along time. I got mine brand new from a garage sale for $5.00. I found a place in Parramatta that sell the replacement pads and got some but now he doesn't have them anymore. Paul
Ive had mine delivered today put brand new batteries in it and any bottom I press the blue light come see on then instantly goes off is this normal and cant get it to stay on can I fix this?
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