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Spinning blade attachment keeps coming loose, only used half a dozen times in tomato sauce. This was a xmas gift so don't have a receipt to try and get a refund.
Purchased in December 2020.
What a disappointment
Bought this using some gift vouchers, wish I'd put them to better use.
Really struggled to get the chopper to connect to the blender and then it wouldn't chop much without plenty of liquid, unless it was onions, but couldn't even chop those very small.
As most people have mentioned, the whisk is basically useless unless you're whisking something really runny otherwise it just unscrews itself.
The stick blender worked much better, but a couple of times it sucked the metal stick out the plastic. The biggest disappointment was having only used it 10 or 15 times over the last year and a half (so out of guarantee) the plastic part where the shafts all fit into and make them spin has just disintegrated, so now totally useless.
Purchased in November 2019 at Debenhams.
absolute a waste of time..... I have replaced it with a sunbeam.
the nylon piece that goes over the spindle of the blending stick broke off and now just comes apart... not a good handy machine at all very poorly designed.it hasn't had much use and I have replaced it.
Seal broke on second use.
I had trouble putting it together, and managed the first time, but broke the rubber seal the second time. So it won’t work now. I only had two uses out of it. I am very disappointed.
Picked up the Russell Hobbs on display the entire thing fell apart as I tested it for comfort. Auto response was to catch falling part. Resulting in slicing my finger
Dangerous cheap appliance!
RHSM700 Used twice and the plastic deteriorated and the machine was broken and unusable. A waste of money... lessoned learned about the quality of stick mixes but a significant blow to the Russell Hobbs branding...
Purchased in March 2020 at Big W for $50.00.
Came apart after 2 uses
After just 2 uses, the stainless steel blade part came apart from the black plastic part which screws into the main electrical part. I can still use it but i have to hold it quite still while using it.
Purchased in May 2020 at Appliances Online for $97.00.
Very disappointing unit
Purchased 6 weeks ago, on two occasions the blending shaft came out of the connector sleeve whilst blending hot soup spraying the contents on myself and surrounds Returned the unit to the store
Purchased in May 2020 at Big W for $59.00.
Do not whisk it!
I have had non stop issues when using the whisk feature and giving it the benefit of the doubt thought maybe it's just me! Nope the design of it is strange. The whisk goes one in the opposite direction that the lock connection goes so when your mixing cake mixes, banana bread mixes the whisk comes off mid mix. Absolutely annoying! Will definitely be returning asap!
Purchased in September 2019 at Big W for $70.00.
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Poor design stick blender faulty seals under blades, unwashable unhygienic
Silicon phalange and metal seal loose under blades so food get into shaft of stick blender difficult to wash and unhygienic. Becomes loose on first use so product faulty to begin or poor seal design
Purchased at Harris Scarfe Online Store.
cheap and nasty
piece of junk! under powered on first use, didn't use it again for 6 months after that. second time i used it it failed (motor or gearing) absolute waste of money this land fill item. will never buy a russell hobbs item again. better off buying a much cheaper piece of junk. spewing i thru the receipt away
Purchased in August 2018 at Big W Retail Stores for $59.00.
- Stick Mixer RHSM650
- Verified purchase
Great addition to the kitchen
Easy to use, not weighty in the hand. You are able to whisk, chop and mix all with one tool.
Comes with 2 mini chopper bowls, although i havent used the smaller of the 2.
Whisk feels a bit flimsy & can only be used for light whisking. Otherwise good unit for price.
Purchased in June 2019 at Big W Retail Stores for $81.00.
Motor died twice
Been through two of these. First lasted about 2 months before it stopped. Replaced under warranty. Second lasted about 18 months before it went as well. Both times it worked fine and then when went to use it next time, nothing. Didn't use it alot. Occasional winter soups, fine chopping mushrooms to hide on the kids' pizza and not much else. Definitely nothing demanding. Won't buy this brand again.
Great for value
Fantastic value for money, I frequently use Russell Hobbs 650W Stick Mixer - RHSM650 for my cooking Channel videos and loving it. Grate power and very robust. It is a great buy.
Purchased in January 2019 at Big W Retail Stores for $44.00.
- Stick Mixer RHSM650
- Verified purchase
WARNING: Motor blew up on first use
Very disappointed - bought this because it was on special and the motor blew up on first use! Will have to take it back to the shop for a refund. Credit to Big W, I got refunded without a lot of questions asked. This product is definitely not up to task.
Purchased in February 2019 at Big W Retail Stores for $49.00.
I had a Russell hobbs stick mixer and it lasted for around 5 years, it was great easy to use and blended up everything i wanted. Couldn't ask for a more convenient mixer.
I'm so disappointed with this purchase. I'd read enough decent reviews to make this purchase and its acceptable at blitzing soups or chopping chickpeas for hummus, but if you try to use the beater for buttercream icing- forget about it! Its not up to the job, and because the attachment screws on, it actually unscrews during the mixing process making it impossible to use!!! What a waste of money...
Dissapointed short life span....
I bought my wife a Ronson Can-Do for her 21st birthday in 1964 and has worked well until some of the accessories started to wear out .We decided to update it with what we believed be "a quality Russell Hobbs" equivalent.....boy what a shock .
The Russell Hobbs motor failed after 4 years after using it for about 35 to 40 times in that duration .
I thought it would have lasted 8 to 10 years or am I expecting too much nowadays ??? In all fairness, it did work well when it worked......
I wont buy another Russell Hobbs , I will try to buy parts for the Can-Do on Ebay....
Does the job
I bought this stick mixer on the weekend as I wanted to make some soup with my surplus of tomatoes. I wasn't interested in any fancy attachments its just the stick blender I was after so I didn't want to shell out a lot of $ for one that comes with a multitude of bowls etc. The RH stick blender does the job, it has the sucking issue that all stick blenders have, and of course if you lift it too high you'll get flicked with hot soup, so the usual amount of care is required. Gave me a smooth soup without having to juggle a pot and a standard b...lender. Much easier to clean up as well and the metal shaft means it won't be stained after a few uses like the plastic ones. Good shaft length for using in big pots too and decent weight to the unit.
Lightweight use only - not sure for how much longer though
Bought the mixer just to blitz herbs, biscuits, stale bread, and other small soft elements while cooking. The processor bowl seems to work fine, as does the whisk attachment. The wand blender attachment never really seemed to work with anything else other than liquids in a deep bowl - it either got stuck to the bottom of a bowl, or flung food around the kitchen if it was slightly raised.
The motor seems powerful, but struggles with anything semi-solid. Trying to make fig and date paste for tarts is pushing the stick motor too far. The motor ...started disintegrating and dropping out small plastic pieces not long after we purchased it - I won't use the stick blender for anything other than covered/sealed processing now, it's just too risky in an open bowl. The motor also heats up significantly even with the shortest use. The beaker/tumbler started cracking and splitting wildly after about 9 months, and we very rarely used it. It seems to do most light tasks ok - but only for a short time otherwise the stick becomes too hot to hold to use. I wouldn't buy another - either this brand or another. This was my first and only stick blender, and frankly it has turned me off buying another when it dies. It might only get used every six months now. Fortunately I bought it at nearly half-price at a department store sale.
|Category||Stick Blenders / Mixers||Stick Blenders / Mixers||Stick Blenders / Mixers||Stick Blenders / Mixers|
|Release date||Nov 2011|
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