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In what could be a sign of an improving economy Americans are spending more on luxury goods that's according to the Wall Street Journal.
Here with a look at some high end high tech appliances -- -- is consumer reports senior editor.
Daniel declare -- thanks for coming in Dan appreciate your type okay we're gonna get to the good staff.
-- starting with a vita -- 5200 blender now.
You tell -- this retails were what 450 dollars packing -- blender for fifty bucks why would I buy this.
You can't sewers to go for the -- hot -- Okay it's a bit did the -- on this machines in so fast that their friction alone can actually see you this is something we tested we made a very nice tortilla soup.
In about five minutes have had the heat of 240 degrees so that's something that -- fifty dollar climbed on top of the still they get the same thing you can -- you're gonna spend an extra five minutes and and that's.
That's the point.
Predict -- -- -- -- something else that I can't do it conventional blinder it it has got its it's incredibly versatile -- mean comments.
Smooth is of course milk successors thinks -- can great she's -- it uses it it.
It can be yet you can just -- actually put a whole orange in there along with some other ingredients for -- you know and make because we're using is really popular city telling me it's agreed to answer may -- may -- that makes cents incredibly -- has a very active online.
Community -- -- can you know get all sorts of ideas.
All right let's look -- one of the Kirby century of vacuum.
Now this is over a thousand dollars thirteen 150 bucks.
This -- I you know does -- run itself that's what I wanna hear that it gets up in the middle today runs around the house -- -- -- I don't even have to push it.
Well it is self propelled.
And OK got that that it's easy to Kirby -- nine year old -- you know very venerable.
Really getting there is peace of mind -- this in our in our service this is the least repair prone.
Vacuum so it truly could be.
The last vacuum you.
-- -- -- -- -- And I you know -- -- laugh in laugh it left them less than does a fantastic job as well on you know carpets Floyd -- sure as heck hope so at half price -- yet yeah.
But really I I would say it's it's it's the peace of mind it's very let's -- about the -- grow the Weber summit 670 grant gas grill.
Dollars I think that's -- -- you know a lot of people are not -- and looks very nice let people -- year round if you wanna -- that.
You need quality construction and that's what this -- Everybody wants to -- in the -- time to you know.
-- religious grill in the summer now I understand it's gotta light in the -- he can actually see which are -- so if you if you're currently lake which happens.
Yes I don't know that that's -- -- -- -- on the rotisserie you can do you do which -- -- misery and of that yet yeah.
But I don't -- to 500 dollars a lot of doubt.
Let's talk about the generator because everybody in the northeast has been thinking about generate ask you haven't.
A color eight point five rescue -- seven generator retails for 3200 bucks you can spend.
Absolutely anything you want to -- gender higher ups and yet it's amazing to me the range in price point -- Credible on the interest as you -- now is is is is remarkable so this is a standby generator really worth investing in because it automatically turns on.
And it run -- your power goes down it comes out yet you're way if you're at a talent -- -- you know you you Paris in the stand water pump is gonna keep going.
-- and it runs on on gas and natural gas or propane so we on the images of you know -- people standing on line trying to get gas for their portable.
Generator and not -- to -- charge yes yes you know look.
So uniting -- Mac need to worry about that with a -- -- please talk about the Thurmond or built in refrigerator.
8700 dollars sure yeah at a lot.
A polite but there's you can get water out different -- which I always appreciate right which is unique in the built in category -- built and there they sit flush with the like -- -- patted the kind of -- -- streamlined that's really what you're paying for with built in an apparent plot you are you certainly are.
And you like -- why.
A lot of built -- don't actually perform as well that typically consistent temperatures that can be extremely inefficient.
So this they're good or as an exception it you know he gives you the look 42 inch wide into real presence in the kitchen but it actually you know we'll keep you from fresh as well which is important.
Very important Dan thanks for coming in of course consumer reports -- test this stuff so they know they're not guessing they have a really concrete idea.
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