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Tribest GreenStar Elite (GSE-5000-B) Jumbo Twin Gear Juicer Review

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Tribest GreenStar Elite

The sleekly designed Green Star Elite GS-5000 Jumbo Twin Gear Juicer is the new and improved version of Tribest’s GS Series. This sturdy triturating juicer comes with even bigger, twin conical gears that rotate at 110 RPM effectively minimizing heat production.

Along with an adjustable end cap, it crushes, mixes, and squeezes your produce to extract a higher volume of juice. Complete mastication process gently removes the juice while preserving the highest levels of nutrients and vitamins in the extracted juice.

The dual stainless steel gears contain magnets and utilize bio-ceramic technologies that pull more nutrients into the juice. The new design features a simple latching system, meaning no more knobs!

It includes a coarse and small hole juicing screen, along with a blank homogenizing screen and breadstick/mochi attachment piece. The additional attachments transform it from a juice extractor into a high-quality food processor.

Create tasty sorbets, breadsticks, nut butter, and much more! You have the option to purchase a pasta maker set separately to create delicious pasta, as it does not come with the juicer. Also, the soft fruit, adjusting knob successfully increases its effectiveness of juicing soft fruits.

Pros

  • Compared to earlier models the twin gear unit has been increased in size adding more extraction power
  • Slow 110 RPM plus bio-ceramic technology further reduces the rate of oxidation producing superior juice quality
  • With 4/1000 clearance the twin gear unit efficiently processes fruits and vegetable leaving an almost dry pulp
  • BPA Free plastic construction
  • Can process leafy greens especially wheatgrass at the highest level
  • 72 hours max juice shelf life
  • Quiet operation
  • Can juice all types of fruits and veggies
  • Extra functions for homogenizing, and pasta making
  • Dishwasher safe parts
  • Continuous juicing with automatic pulp ejection
  • Detachable cord storage
  • Built with a handle for easy transport

Cons

  • Price is quite high, but this is way cheaper than Super Angel’s full stainless steel juicers
  • It will take some time to process your juice with twin gear juicers at 110 slow RPM
  • Narrow chute requires chopping your produce into fine pieces making your juicing process even slower
  • Too heavy, the full set weighs almost 26 lbs. You’ll have to push down your produce down the chute with extra effort through the feeding chute.
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Green Star Elite Features & Product Details

Is it Easy to Use?

This juicing machine comes with a glass collector pitcher instead of a plastic bowl, which is a nice touch. It is simple to assemble, but one thing that needs to be carefully assembled is the set of twin gears to avoid damaging them when attempting to operate them. Line up the two dots with the one dot to form a triangle to avoid ruining them. You can use the provided drip tray to prevent juice from dripping onto the counter.

Prepare your produce before you begin to streamline the juicing process. You will need to cut up larger items, like apples, to make sure they can fit down the feed chute. However, unlike with single-gear masticating juicers, you will not need to cut up celery. The twin-gears cut up the celery without the long fibers wrapping around them.

This machine will require some effort especially when you juice dense produce like carrots. Items such as wheatgrass or leafy greens do not need any assistance because they will be pulled down into the machine. It has been recommended that individuals use the wooden plunger over the plastic plunger because if the gears accidentally nick the wooden plunger, the wood will be ejected with the pulp.

Is it Easy to Clean?

When it comes to cleaning the Green Star Elite 5000, parts are dishwasher safe and can be run safely through the dishwasher on the top rack. With that said, washing everything in hot, soapy water is always the best course of action. It takes less than five minutes to clean the pieces by hand. It comes with two cleaning brushes, which help you completely clean the components.

A nice thing about this model is the new O-ring on the gear housing that prevents leakage of juice, so there is less mess to contend with. It comes with a detachable cord. Scrub the pulp off of the juicing screen. If pulp hardens on the screen, it will be difficult to remove. Wipe the entire base clean with a rag. Dry the parts before reassembling it.

Juice Quality

Green Star Elite is a powerful triturating juicer, using twin gears that crush, mix, and press palatable juice of the highest quality. It is known for extracting the most juice, expelling the driest pulp, squeezing every last drop of juice. It extracts the greatest quantity of anti-oxidants, enzymes, and vitamins.

Additionally, these essential nutrients go through minimal damage as a result of the slow extraction process that reduces oxidation, which speeds up the degradation of the juice. All electric juicers produce foam. There will also be some pulp in the juice. You can easily remove the pulp and foam with the provided sieve.

This juicer is perfect for making large quantities for consumption later in the day or even up to 72 hours! Simply ensure that you store your juice in a tightly sealed container to optimally preserve the juice.

Non-Juicing Functions

This juicer is also homogenizer and pasta maker, the good news is this model comes equipped with pasta making attachments. No need to purchase additional accessories. The complimentary homogenizing blank transforms your Green Star juicer into a basic food processor for making sauces, nut butter, baby food and frozen fruit desserts.

You can make soy and almond milk using the same blank screen as well. With the pasta attachments you can either make a flat or a round noodle with it but you’ll have to make the dough first. It also includes a breadstick making attachments if you feel like snacking on high carb bread sticks but don’t do that if you’re on a diet.

What Kinds of Produce Can Tribest Green Star Elite Juice?

This juice press can handle all types of produce-soft and hard produce, leafy greens, citrus fruits, beans and nuts.

Hard produce includes cilantro, beets, apple, celery, pear, asparagus, cucumber, pepper, yakon, pineapple, cauliflower, turmeric, watermelon, garlic, pumpkin, coconut, sweet potato, carrots, fennel, broccoli, bitter gourd and ginger.

Leafy greens include wheatgrass, beet greens, parsley, cabbage, lettuce, peppermint, basil, kale, spinach, collard greens, pine tree needles, spring onion, dandelion greens, moringa and brussels sprout.

Citrus fruits include tangerine, mandarin, lemon, orange, grapefruit and lime.

Soft produce such as papaya, tomato, melon, avocado, peach, cranberries, mango, kiwifruit, blackberry, grapes, strawberry and pomegranate can be turned into a puree using the homogenizing screen.

You can also make soy and almond milk using this juice extractor provided that you soak your soy or almond overnight.

What’s the difference between Green Star Twin Gear Juicers?

This juice extractor works similarly to Green Star Elite and GS Series. Just in case you get confused with Green Star’s twin gear juicer line up, here’s a table that you can refer to.

Model Number/sGSE 5000GP-E1503GS-3000, GS-2000, GS-1000
Product NameGreen Star EliteGreen Power GoldGS Series
Price$$$$$$$$$$$$
Warranty12 Years5 Years5 Years
Twin Gear UnitJumboStandardStandard
BPA FreeYesYesNo
Dishwasher SafeYesNoNo
Horse Power4 HP4 HP4 HP
RPM110 RPM110 RPM110 RPM
Chute Size1.5″1.5″1.5″
Pasta & Bread Sticks AttachmentsYesYesOnly GS-3000
Soft Fruit KnobYesNoNo

Green Star Elite Specs

TypeTwin Gear Juicer
Price$$$$
Juice QualityVery High
Juice Shelf Life72 Hours
Dishwasher SafeYes
Pulp EjectionExternal
Motor110 RPM, 4 horsepower
Wattage190 Watts
Chute Size1.5 inch (square)
BuildPlastic (BPA Free)
DesignHorizontal
ColorWhite
Black
Noise LevelLow
Warranty12 Years
Best for JuicingSoft Fruits, Dense Produce, Citruses, Leafy Greens, Nuts & Beans
ApplicationHome & Personal Use

Verdict

The Green Star Elite GSE-5000 Jumbo Twin Gear Juicer is a top of the line, heavy-duty juice extractor that will last for more than a decade. It’s extremely efficient at extracting juice from the most challenging type of produce like leafy greens, wheatgrass, and even mature coconut meat.

This feat makes it a perfect machine for making green juices and celery drinks or basically any juice recipe. If you’re looking to upgrade your cold press juicer, you might want to check out this elite juice maker machine.

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