Happy so far. Does what packet says !
I recently bought this as manually juicing citrus hurts my right hand and wrist, and we have a bumper crop this year. I didnt want to have to peel all fruit to feed it in, so this looked like what i wanted.
Early days yet but I just juiced 8 large oranges, and whilst you still have to press down to operate the mechanism, its simply a matter of holding the fruit and applying pressure, no twisting involved, and i can use left hand just as well. Separating parts for cleaning afterwards quite easy.
One tip though .... make sure both the pre...ss and any glass or jug under the spout (which isn't terribly long) are on a stable non-slippery surface .... the machine twisted anti-clockwise as i pressed down to start and most of the juice from the first half an orange ended up all over the bench top. !
Purchased in July 2021 at Betta Home Living for $55.00.
Easy squeezy - NOT
I have a few Sunbeam items in my kitchen and am generally happy with. Unfortunately, the JEM1000SS would have to be the least of my useable kitchen appliances. There are so many negatives to this appliance.
1. States designed for citrus in both sizing, large/small. Whether you are juicing large/small citrus, most of the juice is still left within. Added extra elbow motion to remove the juices.
2. There appears to be lack in design on how to squeeze the citrus. Once you have started to juice, the natural oils in citrus seeps onto your ha...
Purchased in May 2021 at The Good Guys for $46.00.
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