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Best South Park Episodes Season 1 to 18

Some facts about South Park. It is late night animated Tv MA(mature audience) comedy addressing wide range of topics which includes current local or world events, social issues, technology, religion or politics of both sides of spectrum, left or right.

 

Four ten years boys are the main characters in the show.Kyle,Stan, Kenny and Eric. Of course all different from each other. Matt stone and Trey parker are creators of this most swearing animated series . On its launch people said it to be a show with bad animation and fart jokes.

Terrance and phillip show was inspired by this comment. Its fast computer animation makes it possible for creators to theme it on current events. It usually takes a week to do so. There is often an alien hidden in the episodes. Most of which leaves people with some catchy phrase like oh my god they killed Kenny or Timmay or of course Mr Mackey- Drugs are bad mkay.

Overall the series departs from the real experience to express these events in a funny way. One can watch its full episodes at the official site of south park.

Among main characters of the series Eric Cartman and Kyle Broflovski are striking. This is apart from the array of other main characters which i have left out including the other two friends. In particular the show stands out as a “series of affects” in society.

Many people mostly celebrities described in the series are hilarious. In addition, in some instances the audience is drawn into the new adventures and so it have even managed to impress those who does not like animation. Because of the shows long term broadcast the life long fans of the show are increasing every day. Four kids in the beginning might had you wondering if I would recommend the events in show as definitely worth watching.

Social and Political Satire

Chinpokomon (Ep 3-11)
In this episode of South Park, the boys fall into the new Chinpokomon fad sweeping through America. The fad is a thinly veiled poke at the Pokemon fad of the late Nineties.

Child Abduction is not Funny (Ep 6-11)
The parents of the town grow increasingly concerned about their children being abducted, spurred on by news reports. This leads to the children being banished from town and joining a group of Mongolians.

All About Mormons (Ep 7-12)
Stan makes friends with the new Mormon boy at school and Randy tries to convert his family to Mormonism. This episode explores the history and practice of Mormonism in modern life.

Butt Out (Ep 7-13)
When the boys are caught smoking, Rob Reiner and a group of anti-tobacco lobbyist flood South Park. Reiner and his team then goes to very extreme lengths to ban smoking indoors.

Douche and Turd (Ep 8-8)
This episode lampoons everything from PETA, political campaigns and elections, and Puff Daddy’s “Vote Or Die” ad campaign. Stan learns the lesson that his choice is always between a douche and a turd in elections.

Something Wall-Mart This Way Comes (Ep 8-9)
A brand new Wall-Mart opens up in South Park and infections the population with its low prices. This results in shopping addiction in Randy and small businesses closing their doors.

Trapped in the Closet (Ep 9-12)
This Emmy Award nominated episode is a scathing critique of the religion of Scientology. The episode mocks the beliefs of the religion and claims it is just a institute interested in money.

Black Friday trilogy (Eps 17-7 to 17-9)
In this series of episodes, nothing is safe. They mock everything like Game of Thrones, the Black Friday craze in America, George R. R. Martin, and video game console wars.

Rainforest Shmainforest (Ep 3-1)
The boys go on a school trip to Costa Rica to perform a rain forest support concert. While taking a tour in the rain forest, they learn of all the dangers in the forest.

Timmy 2000 (Ep 4-3)
There is a vast over diagnosis of Attention Deficient Disorder among the school children in South Park Elementary. This episode is also the introduction of the fan favorite character of Timmy.

Stan’s Best

My Future Self N’ Me (Ep 6-16)
Stan sets out to solve the mystery of who is behind his future self appearing in his time, not believing that he will grow up to be an unemployed drug addict.

Woodland Critter Christmas (Ep 8-14)
This episode is an example of one of Stan’s best character traits: playing the resistant straight man. He’s roped into helping a group of Satan worshiping animals he finds in the woods.

Free Willzyx (Ep 9-13)
Stan recruits the other boys to help him free a talking whale named Willzyx escape from the aquarium and return to his home on the moon, not knowing the whale’s talking was a prank.

Guitar Queer-o (Ep 11-13)
When Stan gets his big break playing Guitar Hero, his pursuit of fame causes a rift in his and Kyle’s friendship. Also a great Randy Episode as he plays Heroine Hero.

Whale Whores (Ep 13-11)
Mocking the show Whale Wars as Stan joins the crew and starts performing acts of eco-terrorism in under to protect whales and dolphins from the Japanese who hold a grudge with them after World War Two.

Kyle”s Best

The List (Ep 11-14)
The girls at South Park Elementary make a list ranking the boys on attractiveness. Kyle’s confidence is shaken upon learning he appears so low on the list and spirals into a depression.

Taming Strange (Ep 17-5)
Kyle must try to get Ike back to his normal self after Ike is accidentally given steroids and hits puberty much earlier than expected. This leads Ike only to be interested in “strange.”

Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo (Ep 1-9)
This episode explores Kyle’s Judaism and the isolation he feels around Christmas time due to it. His friends also mock him for his belief in the fabled Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo.

Ike’s Wee Wee (Ep 2-4)
Kyle panics as Ike’s bris draws closer, thinking the ceremony will result in Ike getting his penis cut off. Kyle also discovers and deals with the fact that Ike was adopted.

The Entity (Ep 5-11)
Kyle’s cousin Kyle comes to town for a visit, and Kyle tries everything to prevent Cartman from making fun of his cousin’s stereotypical Jewish mannerisms. Kyle also tries to send his cousin away.

Cartman’s Best

Scott Tenorman Must Die (Ep 5-5)
Cartman seeks revenge when he is tricked by an older boy into purchasing his pubic hair. A shocking reveal occurs at Cartman’s Chili Con Carnival when he makes the boy eat his own parents in chili.

Fat Butt and Pancake Head (Ep 7-5)
In this episode, Cartman imitates Jennifer Lopez by drawing a face on his hand. Things escalate as the real Lopez tries to attack Cartman and his hand begins a romantic relation with Ben Affleck.

Christian Rock Hard (Ep 7-9)
When the boys’ band breaks up, they make a bet to see who can make the first platinum album. Cartman then makes a Christian rock band, thinking it will sale the most albums.

Chickenlover (Ep 2-3)
Cartman is temporarialy put on the South Park police squad while Officer Barbardy learns to read. Cartman abuses his new found power and shouts his famous line: “Respect my authoritah!”

Casa Bonita (Ep 7-11)
This episode shows the insane lengths Cartman will go to get what his wants. By locking Butters in a bomb shelter for days, Cartman hopes to get an invitation to Kyle’s birthday party at Casa Bonita.

Kenny’s Best (Ep 9-4)

Best Friend’s Forever
When Kenny gets the high score in a PSP game, God kills him. He does this so Kenny can use the golden PSP to control Heaven’s army to wage war against the army from Hell.

Major Boobage (Ep 12-3)
A new drug craze called “cheesing” is raging through South Park. Kenny gets hooked on the drug when he is transported a heavy metal, boob-filled world every time he gets high.

Coon vs. Coon and Friends (Ep 14-13)
The last episode of the Coon and Cthulhu trilogy, Cartman seeks revenge on Kenny and the Coon and Friends. This episode finally reveals the secret of Kenny’s many deaths and revivals.

The Ring (Ep 13-1)
Kenny is desperate to take his new girlfriend to a Jonas Brother concert after hearing rumors that the band makes girls want to perform sexual acts with their boyfriends.

Chickenpox (Ep 2-10)
The boys’ parents send them to Kenny’s house for a sleep over in an attempt to give the boys chickenpox. This episode is the first to fully explore the depths of the poverty that Kenny lives in.

Butters’ Best

Butter’s Very Own Episode (Ep 5-14)
The first episode centered around Butters, he investigates his father’s night time activities. He then reports to his mom of his father’s homosexual acts at adult movie theaters and bath houses.

Professor Chaos (Ep 6-6)
Butters has finally had enough of being bullied and creates his evil alter ego: Professor Chaos. In this episode, Butters uses his new identity to try to spread chaos and fear throughout the world.

AWESOM-O (Ep 8-5)
Butters recieves a mysterious package from Japan and finds the AWESOM-O 4000, a friendship robot, inside. Unknown to Butters, however, the robot is actually Cartman trying to pull a prank on him.

Marjorine (Ep 9-9)
The boys are terrified to learn that the girls at South Park Elementary has created a device that can predict the future. In order to attain it, the boys use Butters dressed as a girl to infiltrate a slumber party.

Butters’ Bottom Bitch (Ep 13-9)
When Butters pays a girl on the playground for his first kiss, he realizes that he can help the girl by organizing her kissing appointments and taking a cut of her profits.

Randy’s Best

Bloody Mary (Ep 9-14)
Randy is debilitated when he suffers from the disease of alcoholism. When he has almost lost hope, he decided his only chance of curing himself is the statue of Mary who bleeds out of her ass.

Two Days Before the Day After Tomorrow (Ep 9-8)
Global warming has struck South Park. When Randy finds Stan missing from the emergency shelter, he and a few other men take it upon themselves to brave the global warming devastated outside world in order to save him.

Something You Can Do With You Finger (Ep 4-8)
Randy is horrified when he finds out Stan and the other boys have created a boy band named Finger Bang. He reveals to Stan his history as a member of a short lived boy band.

The Losing Edge (Ep 9-5)
The boys spend all summer trying to lose their little league baseball games so they can stop playing the game. Randy spends all summer fighting other members of the crowd at the boys’s games.

Make Love, Not Warcraft (Ep 10-8)
When a player on World of Warcraft is illegally killing other players, Randy is the only hope of delivering a power weapon to the boys who are waging a war with the player.

Top ten episodes of south park
Most Controversial

1. Cartoon Wars – Mohammad is mocked once again, leaving Muslims up in arms over the episode.

2. 200 – This episodes tries to tackle censorship and the importance of free speech.

3. Not Without My Anus – This gem angered viewers by featuring Saddam Hussein, Celine Dion, and Terrance and Philip. It was originally meant to be the answer to who Eric Cartman’s father was in the previous season, which ended on a cliffhanger.

4. Pinewood Derby – Mexico’s flag is inappropriately used, which left many viewers upset.

5. Douche and Turd – This episode mocked the 2004 elections with a giant douche and turd sandwich, stating that there’s no real difference between the two as Stan refuses to vote.

6. 201 – In this episode, all appearances of Mohammad were blacked out by the network and is said to be more shocking than the actual character.

7. Tonsil Trouble – Cartman gets AIDS and attempts to give it to Kyle out of revenge.

8. Jared Has Aides – Butters is seen being abused by his parents, which was disturbing to most viewers.

9. Cripple Fight – This episode’s title speaks for itself and involves two disabled students getting into a fight at school.

10. Proper Condom Use – This episode features plenty of sex ed scenes but combine disturbing humor into the storyline.

Most Offensive

1. Super Best Friends – a coalition of religious figures is formed, which include Jesus, Joseph Smith, Buddha, and a Muslim prophet known as Muhammad. Muhammad was offensive to Muslims viewers in this episode due to how he was depicted.

2. 201 – In this episode, all appearances of Mohammad were blacked out by the network which is said to be more shocking than the actual character.

3. With Apologies to Jesse Jackson – This episode in season 11 addresses the controversy involved after Michael Richards used the N-word.

4. Bloody Mary – A statue of the virgin Mary is covered with blood, which offends plenty of Catholics.

5. Crack Baby Athletic Association – In season 15, the NCAA is bluntly mocked.

6. The China Probrem – Cartman and Butters both decide to dress up as Chinese people before the act of rape is depicted.

7. Not Without My Anus – This gem angered viewers by featuring Saddam Hussein, Celine Dion, and Terrance and Philip. It was originally meant to be the answer to who Eric Cartman’s father was in the previous season and was considered to be the middle finger to the audience.

8. Jared Has Aides – Butters is seen being abused by his parents, which was disturbing to most viewers.

9. Cripple Fight – This episode’s title speaks for itself and involves two disabled students getting into a fight.

10. Trapped in the Closet – Both Tom Cruise and Scientology are bluntly mocked.

Most Dark

1. Hell on Earth – Satan decides to throw a sweet 16 party in Hell, which Steve Irwin attends and is seen with a stingray on his chest.

2. Death – Stan’s grandfather is described as suicidal in this episode and begins to beg his grandson to murder him.

3. The Return of Chef – After leaving for a period of time, Chef returns and is clearly brainwashed by a cult that is hinted to be Scientology.

4. Woodland critters- Cartman’s imagined evil animals engage in all sorts of satanic rituals.

5. Scott Tenorman Must Die – Cartman looks to target an eighth grader after purchasing his pubes fails to impress Cartman’s friends.

6. Bloody Mary – A statue of the virgin Mary is covered with blood, which offends plenty of Catholics.

7. World War Zimmerman – Both World War Z and George Zimmerman are mocked during this story line.

8. Red Sleigh Down – Santa Clause is the butt of the joke here and looks more like a homeless drunkard.

9. The Missing Episode – This one left viewers wondering why the show didn’t meet its deadline.

10. Butters very own episode – Butters mother goes crazy and tries to kill him by drowning him into a lake.

My favorite quotes and scenes- You are gonna have a bad time What seems to be the officer problem…:) What ever I do what I want.. Miss teacher bangs a boy nice.. The super best friends Krishna buddha moses and s*men..Its seaman. 🙂 Do you wanna get high.. Screw you guys i am going home. Lew lew lew.. Hello Mr click click derk. Ok children as i was saying HareKrishnas are totally gay. This is Abc news or News 27 whatever ever f*@k you. Boy sure its taking a long time… (Butters and general disarray tries to flood the world with tap water.)

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Best protein powders

Finding the best protein powder depends on what your goals are. In general, people drink shakes for two, sometimes conflicting reasons:

1. Gain muscle (good weight gain).
2. Lose fat (good weight loss).

In an ideal world, everyone could gain plenty of muscle and lose tons of fat at the same time. In the real world, however, it’s important to concentrate on either one or the other goal. (Fitness models and professional bodybuilders, whose livelihood depends on how they look, follow a gaining-muscle cycle then a losing-fat cycle before contests.)

So concentrate on finding the most effective protein powder for ONE of these goals. We’ve made an interactive guide to help you compare the different types. If you’re a bodybuilding stud (or studette), you could read its contents and know exactly what to look for.

Dairy-based protein powder, including whey and casein, are popular due the high levels of protein they both contain.

Unfortunately, whey and casein powders are indigestible for some users, and people may experience abdominal discomfort after drinking any dairy products. A person could be allergic to some unknown products in the dairy-based protein powder or they may be lactose intolerant.

While the product is generally safe and effective when used according to the label, there are indeed side effects of whey protein for some users, though whether these qualify as dangerous or not is up to the individual.

And remember, these are the most common side effects because even authorities like WebMD has stated protein powder is generally safe for healthy adults.

COMMON SIDE EFFECTS OF WHEY PROTEIN?

• a bloated feeling
• abdominal cramps
• flatulence
• headaches
• nausea
• diarrhea
• thirst
• increased bowel movements
• cramps
• fatique

5 WAYS TO MITIGATE THESE COMMON EFFECTS:

1. First, make sure you’re not lactose-intolerant. If your stomach feels like it’s refighting the Battle of Midway after ingesting protein powder, chances are you’re lactose intolerant.

Lactose-intolerance discomfort is the most common side effect of whey protein. The substance is sourced from milk and is comprised of about 5% to 6% of lactose. People who are lactose intolerant are incapable of absorbing lactose, which is sugar from milk.

Certain ethnic groups are more lactose intolerant than others. If you belong to the most affected groups, well, chances are you’re lactose intolerant and could feel the side effects of whey protein.

Percentage of lactose intolerant populations by ethnic group:

Whites – 15%
Hispanics – 50%
Blacks – 75%
Asians – 90+%
Native Americans – 90+%

There are also some overlaps among groups. For example, American Jews, while predominantly white, have a 60% lactose-intolerance rate.

But just because you belong to the most affected groups doesn’t mean you are lactose intolerant. Listen to (or, more likely, feel) your stomach, and you’ll pretty much figure it out.

Here are some remedies if you’re sure you’re lactose intolerant:

Certain pills are offered to minimize these side effects of lactose intolerance. Trustworthy brands include Lactaid Fast Act pills and Schiff Digestive Advantage capsules.

If pills don’t work and the side effects persist, you just have to go with another, non-milk protein powder.

These would provide you with the proper protein without the discomfort that lactose-intolerant users experience from whey protein.

2. The second remedy for protein-powder discomfort is simply exercise! This goes without saying, but if you ingest a lot of protein, whether from powder or any other form and you’re not working out, your body will not handle it well.

Proper exercise includes a cardio program, a weight-training program, and a stretching program, as outlined in most fitness books.

3. Drink plenty of water to offset all the protein your body is taking in. Bodybuilders, who consume the most protein of just about any athlete, are advised to drink at least 1 gallon of water a day.

And I say “at least.” If you’re serious about working out, you should drink that much too. Water helps flush out improper and impure substances in your body, and it helps with a lot more than just eating protein powder.

4. Don’t overly consume protein powder. The US government recommends most adults eat around 56 grams of protein a day, and while athletes almost always eat more, even the most hardcore bodybuilders eat no more than 1.5 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight.

Don’t forget: that’s 1.5 grams of protein per bodyweight pound, not 1.5 grams of protein powder per pound. So all your other protein sources plus protein powder combined should not be more than 1.5 grams per pound of bodyweight. And you should be eating other protein sources, which brings us to the next remedy . .

5. Eat a balanced diet. Drink your protein shakes but don’t use protein powder as your only source of protein; it’s a supplement to real protein foods you should eat and enjoy—steaks, chicken, fish, eggs, etc. Supplement those sources of protein with fresh vegetables and fruits and complex carbs like brown rice and whole-wheat pasta.

SO WHY TAKE PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS AT ALL?

It’s not absolutely necessary for men and for women to drink protein shakes to live a healthy lifestyle. However, if you want to grow muscle/lose fat, you should be eating small meals.

What happens if you’re only eating a small breakfast, a small lunch, and a small dinner? That’s right—you get hungry between meals and reach for that bag of chips or, worse, pig out at the next meal. Of course, you can always cook a lot of small meals, but who has the time?

Enter protein powders. You drink them with water or mix them with milk or a sports drink, and have them between meals and/or before bedtime. 3 meals + 2 or 3 shakes a day supply your muscles with proper nutrients all day and night without the added fat and cholesterol of potentially unhealthy food.

SO WHAT IS THE BEST SUPPLEMENT? WHAT ARE THE BEST INGREDIENTS?

While anything animal-based can be made into a powder, the most common and the top type of protein powder are made of either whey or casein, both of which come from milk. We could go into a 100-page analysis of both, but for practical purposes all you need to really know are a few simple facts.

Whey gets absorbed quickly into your bloodstream so it’s ideal after a workout or upon waking up in the morning or generally throughout the day. Casein, on the other hand, gets absorbed slowly so it’s ideal to take it before bedtime so your body will be replenished while you sleep.

A lot of people buy both whey and casein, but if you had to choose only one, we suggest you go with good quality whey. It’s cheaper, more practical, and, to most people, tastes better too. For general use, whey is probably the best protein powder source.

Since both of these sources come from milk, if you’re vegan, you might want to try a supplement that’s completely plant-based. The most popular ones are soy, rice, and pea. Soy is generally considered the most ideal vegan protein because it’s one of the few plant-based ones that’s complete—i.e., have all the necessary amino acids that animal-based ones (whey, casein, etc.) have.

SO, DARN IT, WHICH PROTEIN POWDER IS THE BEST?!!

Well, we assume you’re exercising with weights and some sort of cardio program (walking, running, etc.). If you aren’t, nothing below will really help you.

Also, it’s important to not only look at the price of the item but also how much it costs per serving or, even more importantly, how much it costs per protein gram. A $10 product that only provides 100 grams of protein is worse than a $100 product that provides 1500 grams.

Other people might follow a vegan lifestyle and want a plant-based protein powder. Others still might adhere to the paleo diet,which doesn’t allow for dairy proteins. Good news is there are many different dairy free protein powder supplements available.

(A quick note: All those trendy, scientific-sounding terms—““isolate BCAA matrix!”—that supplement companies throw out to trick you into thinking they have the best brand of protein powder are not included. Really, protein powders or supplements need not be so complicated. Don’t get scammed!)

TO GAIN MUSCLE (GOOD WEIGHT GAIN):

What are the best protein shakes for increasing mass? Anything that’ll increase the number of calories you eat beyond what your body can burn. So as long as its fat content is low, any supplement that has the most calories (in the form of protein and carbohydrates) is excellent.

Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass

If you want to gain muscle fast, Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass (around $40) is the ticket. Each serving has 1250 calories and 50 grams of protein, which are way more than any other supplement we know of.

Fat is kept low at only 4 grams per serving and carbs are high at 253 grams, but if you’re only interested in muscle gain, those extra carb calories won’t hurt you.

The product’s only downside is its price per protein gram isn’t the lowest at 4 pennies per gram. But then again you’re getting a lot of carb calories too. This is why Serious Mass is one of the top protein shakes for weight gain.

 

CytoSport Cyto Gainer

CytoSport Cyto Gainer(around $42) is another good choice. Sure, you’re only getting 280 calories per serving, but that’s still twice as many calories as most supplements’ servings. Each serving will also provide you with 2 grams of fat, 38 grams of carbs, and 27 grams of protein.

TO LOSE FAT (GOOD WEIGHT LOSS):

Here, your goal is to lower your caloric intake so it falls below what your body is burning. How do you lower your calories? Obviously, you lower your fat intake as much as possible, but you also lower your carb intake while leaving your protein intake high. Bodybuilders and fitness models pretty much follow the same diet when losing weight—cut down on carbs and fat and keep protein intake high.

So, clearly, the best weight loss supplements would be ones that are high in protein but low in fat and carbs. Mix with water or nonfat milk (anything without carbs and fat), and you have the perfect protein for smoothies. These are what we’d recommend:

The Now Foods Whey (around $60) is excellent for weight loss because each serving only has 1 gram of fat and carbohydrates each, creating only 105 calories.

Where do these calories come from? You guessed it—25 grams of good quality protein! And the product’s reasonably priced at only 3 pennies per protein gram.

In fact, due to its cost and extremely low fat/carb and high protein content, Now Foods Whey might also be the best protein powder for people who already are at their preferred weight.

Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydro Whey (around $60) has the same low fat content as the Now Foods, one more gram of carbohydrate (2 grams per serving instead of 1), but 5 more protein grams, making an impressive 30 grams of protein per serving. The cost stays cheap too at only 3 pennies per protein gram.

FOR THE BUDGET-MINDED

This one’s easy. Body Fortress Whey (around $30) provides you with two 2-pound tubs (that’s 4 pounds if you flunked 1st grade math) of high-end protein. What does this mean? It means you get 50 servings for that price, and each serving gives you 26 grams of protein, making it only 2 pennies per protein gram!

Its fat and carb content, while not super-low, is kept reasonable at 2 and 7 grams per serving. All in all, this Body Fortess product provides the cheapest but still great quality supplement and creates the number one protein shake for the budget-minded.

IF YOU ONLY DRINK A SHAKE RIGHT BEFORE BED:

Optimum nutrition 100% Casein (around $30) is a casein product since it’s slow-acting so your body, while sleeping, would get its nourishment throughout the night. And since you’ll be sleeping right after taking this, you better hope for low fat and low carbs since you don’t want to look like a sumo wrestler when you wake up (sumo wrestlers do indeed sleep right after they eat!).

So each serving of the Optimum nutrition 100% Casein gives you only 1 gram fat and 4 gram carb and a terrific 24 grams of protein. All this and you’re still only paying a very reasonable 4 pennies per protein gram. Mix it with nonfat milk or water, this is probably the best value protein powder for smoothies if you only drink at night.

WHAT PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT TO BUY IF YOU’RE A VEGAN:

The same principle applies for vegans as non vegans. Eat a low-fat, high-carb, high-protein diet for weight gain; eat a low-fat, low-carb, high-protein diet for weight loss. Only difference is you’ll be drinking plant-based shakes instead of whey- or casein-based ones.

Below, we’ll give you recommendations on the best plant-based, dairy-free protein powders.

RICE AND PEA PROTEIN POWDER:

Rice protein is another great dairy free protein powder. It is derived from brown rice and is ideal for gluten-free protein drinks. Pea protein powders are also gluten free, dairy free, and are hypoallergenic, like rice protein powder.

PROS: Since both powders are non-allergenic, these products will not be as harsh on the digestive system. Your stomach might thank you.

CONS: Rice protein, however, is not a complete protein so another protein would have to pair with it in order to make it a whole food. Neither is pea protein. Which is why both rice and pea are often paired together to form a complete protein powder (i.e., one that has all the amino acids that meat- or dairy-based protein powders have).

RECOMMENDED RICE AND PEA PROTEIN POWDERS:

Nutribiotic Organic Rice Protein

Price $20

Serving Per Container: 40 (15 gm each)

Protein per serving 12 gm

Fat 0 gm

Carb 2gm

 

 

Now Foods Pea Protein

Price Around $20

Serving per container 10 (33 gm each)

Protein per serving 24 gm

Fat 1 gm

Carb 2 gm

 

HEMP PROTEIN POWDER:

Hemp protein powder is probably the best plant-based protein on the market, and it is inexpensive.

PROS: Hemp is a gluten-free protein powder that can be absorbed into the blood stream quickly. It is also easy to digest since all of its digestive enzymes are in place.

CONS: Since hemp seed powder is not a complete protein, it should be combined with other plant-based proteins so that all amino acids are consumed. Those who suffer from an auto-immune disease may be sensitive to hemp protein powder and find that it causes their immune system to react.

RECOMMENDED HEMP PROTEIN POWDER:

Nutiva Organic Hemp Protein

Price Around $20

Serving per container 15 (30 gm each)

Protein per serving 15 gm

Fat 3 gm

Carb 8 gm

SOY PROTEIN POWDER:

Soy protein can be made into plant-based, sugar-free protein shakes that are highly digestible.

PROS: Soy is a complete protein, carrying all of the amino acids that the body needs; it is also low in fat and has no cholesterol. If you’re not allergic to soy, it’s probably the most effective non-dairy AND VEGAN protein powder.

CONS: Although soy protein powder offers great benefits, it can cause the same allergies and reactions as some dairy protein powders. These allergy symptoms may include runny noses, bloating, and/or nausea.

RECOMMENDED SOY PROTEIN POWDER:

Bob’s Red Mill Isolated Soy

Price Around $10

Serving per container 20 (20 gm each)

Protein per serving 17 gm

Fat 1 gm

Carb 0 gm

Bob’s Red Mill Isolated Soy is wonderful with 0 fat grams and 0 carbohydrate grams per serving. For vegan weight loss, this is the best protein for smoothies.

Best Egg Protein Powder:

The best egg-based protein powder one could find is Now Foods Egg White Protein. Just like its beef protein powder, it only contains 1 ingredient: egg-white powder. No salt, no sugar, no preservatives. And it’s even a bit more robust than the beef protein with 16 grams of protein per serving (for around $18 you get 27 servings).

Protein Powder for Kids

The adult daily intake of protein should equal 45-56 grams. For those active in sports and exercise, an increase is helpful. Strength training athletes require about 1.4 to 1.8 grams per kilogram (2.2lbs) of body weight per day. Endurance athletes need about 1.2 to 1.4 grams per kilogram (2.2lbs) of body weight per day.

Children under 14 do not require large quantities of protein as they grow so protein supplements for kids (preteens anyway) is not essential.

For pre-teens (under 14 years of age) taking too many protein supplements would be foolish. It’s unnecessary and maybe even harmful to have protein powder for children under 14.

Young kids should instead learn how to make their own balanced meals rather than simply reach for a protein shake to balance their nutrition. For instance, these nutritious foods already contain a healthy amount of protein. A four-ounce chicken breast has 36 grams. Four ounces of hamburger or 4 ounces of tuna both contain 28 grams. A six-ounce steak has a hefty 42 grams of protein. Whole, natural foods can certainly provide a pre-teen the correct protein amount.

But is protein powder healthy for older kids, namely for active teens over age 14 competing in sports? If a teenager asks, “Do I need protein powder,” what is the answer? Well, it’s absolutely okay—as long as the young person consumes it in moderation. See, the body cannot absorb large amounts of protein at one time, regardless of age. A lot more is not always a lot better and could deplete the body of precious minerals.

Still, many teenagers, especially ones who do a lot of weightlifting or do powerful sports like football, can turn to protein to enhance their workouts. A scoop of whey protein powder might be an intelligent choice as a supplement to an already good diet. It provides all the essential amino acids for healthy growth and development. But again, the key word is “supplement.” If a teenager is eating pizza and fries all day, protein supplements might not be a good idea; the first step is cleaning up his or her diet then supplementing.

So if a teenager’s diet is already pretty good, by all means, they can take protein powder.

Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard
is pretty much the world’s bestselling protein powder—and for good reason. While it’s not the cheapest at $30 for a 3-pound tub, that price also gives you 28 (32 gm each) servings and each one is a very respectable 24 grams of protein. This is the one I use myself, and it mixes easily and tastes rather good (for a supplement, at least) when mixed with milk or Gatorade or even water. It’s probably the best whey protein for kids over 14.

Now, if you’re a kid or if you’re a parent who doesn’t want to spend a lot, we recommend Body Fortress Whey. For around $30, you get 5 pounds tub. It will give you 50 servings of 26 protein grams, which is among the most economical protein supplements for children.

Does protein powder go bad?

Every protein powder brand has a different shelf life, but usually the supplement expires a year from when it was purchased or manufactured. For some, it can even last two to three years if it is stored in a secure and cool environment.

Although the powder can be safely consumed in the coming year or two, it does not always maintain its vitamins and nutrients, which can break down after many months of being stored.

The question “Does protein powder go bad?” should be changed to “How to maintain protein powder’s maximum freshness?” To ensure it lasts longer, keep the container sealed for as long as possible before using it.

How to Store Protein Powder

When storing protein powder, make sure it is properly sealed without any exposure to air or moisture. It is more susceptible to moisture due to its texture, so it’s important to keep it in a dry and cool environment like a pantry.

Like most dehydrated foods, protein powder does not spoil easily or quickly. To test the quality of the product, simply smell it and see if it’s lost its original scent. Expired protein powder often can smell like wood or the plastic it’s stored in.

The best way to determine if it’s still good is to check the protein powder expiration date. By law, sealed foods must have an expiration date to warn consumers before consumption. Many suppliers even sell expired protein powder that can be up to a year old that is still healthy to consume and contains plenty of nutrients and vitamins.

If you’re buying protein powder in a jar or tub with a twist seal, you already have the perfect container to keep it fresh for as long as you can. If you’re able, just buy enough protein powder so you can finish it within a few months (say, 6 or less months) to insure maximum freshness.

If you’re buying protein powder in bulk and it comes in a bag, it’s probably best for you to place it in an airtight container to maintain maximum freshness. After all, even if it doesn’t expire, its freshness and potency degenerate a bit with each stored month if it’s not in a sealed and dry place.

Depending on how much protein powder you have, you can buy a smaller protein shake container or a larger one.

Hope you’ve found your best protein powder. Now hit those weight!

 

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Best Water Purifiers in India

Choosing the best water purifier for your home can be a bit difficult due to lack of knowledge on the technologies a water purifier use.

So thought I would write up an article on this topic.

I will explain to you the technologies different water purifiers use and also tell you which is the best purifier for your home, based on the water which is available in your locality.


Complete Guide to Buying the Best Water Purifier

First, I will tell you a few things to keep in mind before buying a water purifier for your home. I would suggest you read the steps I had mentioned below to take the right decision.

I will list the things to keep in mind first, then I will explain in detail about each step. So that would make things simple and clear to you.

  1. Source of water coming to your home
  2. Hardness or TDS level of water you have
  3. Type of purifying technologies available
  4. Purifying technologies needed for you home
  5. After support provided by the Brand of water purifier

So let me start to explain in detail about each thing mentioned above.

Source of Water coming to your Home

The major factor in buying a water purifier is by knowing which type of water is used in your home. It is because water from different sources has a different level of bacteria or micro-organisms which may be harmful to your health and dissolved salts which are not required for your body.

The purifier must also help in removing the heavy metals like lead, arsenic, mercury etc from the water too. The heavy metals should be removed as it cannot be removed by the immune system and it will start accumulating in our body causing health problems.

Some water sources may contain very harmful bacteria, virus, and germs which may cause water-borne diseases like cholera, typhoid etc. I would prefer you to choose a water purifier by keeping all these in mind and don’t go for cheap and low-quality water purifier. It is matter of your health, my friend.

Just calculate how much you might spend on doctor fees and medications if you get ill. So choose wisely. Below I will provide you with details on the source of water, micro-organism level, hardness, of water etc. Details below are from water sources in India.

Underground or Borewell or Tanker Supplied Water

Harmful Micro-organism Level – Very High in Bacteria, Virus and other Germs

Hardness or TDS level – Hard Water and Very High TDS

Recommended Purifier – RO+UV Type

Underground or Tube Well or Salty Water

Harmful Micro-organism Level – Bacteria and Viruses are Low

Hardness or TDS level – High hardness and TDS level

Recommended Purifier – RO Type

Source from Surface Water like River, Lakes or Rain Harvesting Plans

Harmful Micro-organism Level – Low germs, bacteria and virus in water.

Hardness or TDS level – The water will be soft water

Recommended Purifier – UV or Ultra Violet Type

Hardness or TDS level of Water you Use

In the above table, I had mentioned a technical word that is TDS or Hardness of water. The full form of TDS is Total Dissolved Salts. TDS helps us to calculate the hardness and softness of water you use. The water we get from well or tank suppliers contains a lot of salts and impurities in it. These must be removed from the water as it is harmful to our body.

These impurities even include heavy metals like lead, mercury, and arsenic which is very harmful. The heavy metals cannot be removed by the immune system of our body, so we should purify the water from these and use. Stacking of these heavy metals in ou body may cause health issues and reduce our lifespan. These are very much harmful to children in long run.

This is where the RO purifier comes into action. The RO purifier cleanses the water and makes it fit for drinking.

So now, How to check the Hardness or TDS level of water manually?

To check the hardness and TDS of water you must buy a TDS meter which you can easily buy online.

Note: I would recommend you to buy a TDS meter, so that you can check the purity of water even after buying the purifier. This will give you an idea when to service your purifier.

Below is the TDS reading showing the purity and hardness of water, you can use to check.

TDS Reading and purity of Water you Use

0-80 – Ideal Drinking Water and Very Soft Water

80-15 – It is soft water and can be used for drinking

150-400 – Hard water and use an RO Purifier

400 and Above – It is Very Hard Water and uses an RO+UV Purifier

Purifying Technologies available in Best Water Purifiers

I will list down the best purifier technologies used and then explain about each of them.

Technologies available in the Best Water Purifiers:

  • RO or Reverse Osmosis Technology
  • UV or Ultra Violet Technology
  • UF or Ultra Filtration technology

Now, I will tell you in detail about each technology used.

1. RO or Reverse Osmosis Technology

This technology is used in water purifiers which are used to purify Salty, Hard and High TDS Level water. This technology converts high TDS and Hard water to water fit for drinking. In this process, water is passed under high pressure through a semi-permeable membrane to remove even minute impurities.

RO water purifier needs electricity and produces a lot of wastewater.

2. UV or Ultra Violet Technology

In this process, a rod is placed inside the body of water purifier which continuously produces Ultra Violet radiations. The UV radiations are made to pass through the water which destroys the germs in the water. This technology mainly helps in killing germs, bacteria, virus, and other microorganisms present in the water. They do not remove dissolved salts and impurities.

This technology uses electricity but they don’t produce waste water.

3. UF or Ultra Filtration Technology

In this process, threads of microfibers are used for filtration. Water will be passed through the microfibers threads which will remove the impurities like salt from water. This process is mainly from plants and trees which use its root fibers as filtering water.

Which Purifying technology do you need?

Guess you know the hardness of water you use now. You can check with these purifying technologies below. I had mentioned which is best for all kind of water.

  1. RO Water Purifiers: are used for purifying water with high salt which is harmful to health. They use a semi-permeable membrane for the purification process. I had mentioned about the RO technology in the above section.
  2. UV Water Purifiers: are used mainly to make the water germ free and fit to drink. UV Purifier keep us away from virus, bacteria, and other microorganisms which cause disease like typhoid, cholera etc.
  3. Water purifier using gravity: It is one of the best water purifier in India which don’t need any electricity. These are purely pressure, gravity, and chamber based technology. The water will flow from an upper chamber to lower chamber. In between the both chambers a germ killing kit will be fixed which purify the water. Gravity based water purifiers are good for purifying soft water which contains very low dissolved salts. You can purchase these purifiers at a very reasonable price ranging from Rs.1000 to Rs.4000.
  4. Technology Fusion: These are universal purifiers which use a fusion of technologies. All type of water can be purified by this kind of water purifier. It uses RO, UV, and UF technologies together to give you the best and clean water to drink. This water purifier is a fully automatic purifier which even checks the water level and uses the best technology needed for the type of water. Universal purifiers remove all germs and dissolved salts from the water.

Brand Genuity and After Support

The final and important step for buying a water purifier in India. After you decided which water purifier to buy, next is to decide which brand of water purifier to buy. Most of the people at this stage for go for the cheapest brand. My dear friend, when it is related to health go for the best brands. Small brands will be using cheap quality materials. So go for good brands.

After two or three months of purchase, you want to get the purifier serviced. This is the main reason I recommend to go for good brands. Big brands give you superb after sales support. Yes, it’s true it will cost a bit extra for the big shots but keep in mind it is worth it. Bigger brands also use high-quality membranes, filters and germ kills which run for a longer period.


Now I will give you the comparison, pricing, and lot more of the water purifiers available in India. First, I will give a comparison table of all water purifiers in general and in the next section I will compare separately on different technologies.

10 Best Water Purifier in India Comparison

Brand and Model Technology Capacity Price Best Deals
Aquaguard Geneus

RO+UV+UF 7 Litres Rs.24,000  

 

HUL Pureit Ultima
RO+UV 10 Litres Rs.16,000

Kent Grand

RO+UV 8 Litres Rs.16,500

Aquaguard Enhance
RO+UV 7 Litres Rs.16,000

Aquaguard Enhance RO
RO 7 Litres Rs.13,000

HUL Pureit Marvella Slim
RO 4 Litres Rs.7,500

Tata Swach Viva Silver

UV+UF 6 Litres Rs.7,500

Kent Ultra UV
UV 4 Litres Rs.6,000

Pureit Classic

Gravity 14 Litres Rs.1,600

Tata Swach Smart
Gravity 15 Litres Rs.1,400

5 Best Water Purifier in India in Detail

Here I will list the best water purifier, one in each technology. These are the best according to the reviews online, user rating and after sale brand support. You can go through each one and decide which is the best water purifier for your home.


RO+UV+UF: Aquaguard Geneus Water Purifier 7 Liters

The best feature of this water purifier is that it automatically reads the hardness of water. And it converts the water into water suitable for drinking. Aquaguards’s Geneus is a Universal Water Purifier which can purify any kind of water to clean and pure water. It helps in removing all kind of dissolved salts, germs, and impurities from the water. Geneus is a Reverse Osmosis water purifier which also uses Ultra Violet(UV) and Ultra Filtration(UF) technology.

The main features are its e-boiling, enhancing taste and enhancing electronic life membrane. It also has many other features which make Aquaguard Geneus one of the best water purifier available in India.

  • Suggested for people using water which are from borewell, tanker water, and municipality. Geneus detects the water dissolved salts and uses the technology best suited to purify the water.
  • One of the best features I loved in this water purifier is the Taste Guard Technology. TG technology keeps the water tasty and does not remove the essential minerals from water which are good for our body. There are other RO water purifiers which change the taste of water and essential minerals are also removed.
  • The water is boiled for about twenty minutes using the E-Boiling technology to make water super safe to drink.
  • This purifier detects the type of water and uses the required technology to purify the water. The RO membrane filters the water and removes all kind of dissolved salts and heavy metals and reduces the TDS level of water. Whereas the UV technology helps in purifying the water from germs, bacteria, and viruses. And last not the least the UF filtration tube gives us the best pure and diamond clear water.
  • Electronic Membrane Life enhancer stops the dissolved salts and heavy metals accumulating inside the membrane of the purifier.EMLE technology helps increase the service life of the water purifier and keeps the semi-permeable membrane clean.
  • Maintainance Indicator gives you the warning when you should change the membrane and get the purifier serviced.
  • You can keep the purifier in the Reserve Mode which will extend the membrane life about twenty hours more in an urgency.
  • An exclusive LED Display is used in the water purifier which shows you the water level, filter life, water taste, and fault indicator.
Features Description
Technology RO+UV+UF
Capacilty 15 Liters/ Hour
TDS Input Level 0-2000(mg/l) ppm
Fixing Top of Table and Mount on Wall
Power 230 V, 50Hz and 45W
Indicator LED Display
Weight 11.80 Kg
Extra Chemical Block
EMLE
Taste Enhancer
RO Membrane
UF Tube
UV Treatment
TDS Reduction
Storage Tank
Booster Pump etc.

I will recommend this product very much because of its high performance purification technology and after sale support from the company. Geneus looks cool and is designed very well. And the brand name as all know, Aqua guard is a reputable company in the water purifier niche and have impressive after sales support.


RO+UV: Kent Grand RO+UV Water Purifier 8 Liter

In the RO+UV section of water purifiers, I rank the Kent Grand as the best and I have a lot of reasons for the same. This helps in purifying high TDS level or hard water and removes all bacteria or germs from the water using the UltraViolet technology. The RO and UV combination help in converting hard water to soft water and also killing harmful bacteria, virus, and all micro-organisms. Kent Grand is having a very simple and clean design which makes it attractive.

You don’t have to worry about the source of water with its TDS meter which will keep you updated with the type of water. Kent Grand gives you clean, pure and tasty water without removing calcium, potassium, and other essential minerals.

  • Best suggested for people using water with TDS level more than 500ppm or if the source of water is borewell or municipal water.
  • It has the Triple Protection Technology with RO, UV and TDS regulator. This technology ensures the safety and purity of water by removing even the microorganisms which are harmful to health. Kent Grand also enhances the taste of water to an unlimited extent.
  • Kent Grand is Computer controlled and fully automatic which has auto on and auto off feature.
Features Description
Technology RO+UV
Capacilty 15 Liters/ Hour
Storage Capacity 8 Liters
Fixing Mount on Wall
Power 60W
Extra Super Quality Body
Auto-On
Auto-Off
Alerts

The Kent Grand is very good for family and home use and also comes in our budget. You even get an upgrade of this model, that is Kent Grand+ if you are looking for more features. If you are from South India do check about the services centers as there are some issues faced by people in South India about the after sale support.


UV+UF: Tata Swach Viva Silver 6 Liter Water Purifier

Is your family members regularly suffering from water-borne diseases like cholera or typhoid or dysentery? Then you should use a water purifier which will remove all bacteria, germs, virus, and microorganisms. For this, the best technology is the Ultra Violet(UV) technology which kills the bacteria using ultraviolet radiations.

This water purifier from TATA suits your kitchen with its dashing design and performance. It uses both the UV and Ultra Filtration(UF) technology to purify the water. Water is purified in a four-stage cleaning process which will also remove dissolved salts in water. It has silver covered parts inside the purifier which gives long life to filters. It also has indicators which show you details on the level of water and status of the purifier.

  • Suggested for people using water which has a TDS level below 300ppm and if the source of water is from lakes, rivers or water harvesters.
  • It has purification process in four stages with the UV and UF technology filters fitted. And this ensures the water is pure and clean to drink.
  • It is User-Friendly for cleaning the tank and servicing with its easily openable parts. It has a UV indicator and auto-on and auto-off features.
Features Description
Technology UV+UF 4 Stage
Capacilty 30 Liters/ Hour
Storage Capacity 6 Liters
Fixing Mount on Wall
Weight 6.5 Kg
Extra Advanced Indicators
UF Fault indicator
0 Contamintion Tank
Auto On / Auto Off
Silver Covering
Easy to Open

Swach Viva is a very good product from TATA and is very good in the purification of water. It kills all the germs and bacteria in water and makes water fit to drink. This is mainly due to the UV purification technique used for the purification of water. It has very good customer reviews over the internet in all major online shopping websites. TATA Swach Viva Silver is a very good, affordable, and attractive water purifier with very low maintenance cost.


RO: Aquaguard Enhance Water Purifier 7 Liter

Reverse Osmosis(RO) water purifier mainly helps in removing the dissolved salts in water which are harmful to health using a sei-permeable membrane. If you are staying in an area where water is salty or brackish then you should surely use an RO water purifier. This water purifier doesn’t make waste water and saves almost 30% of the water. This water purifier also removes heavy metals and pesticides present in water. Heavy metals like lead, arsenic, mercury etc are very harmful to health.

Aquaguard Enhance ensures the water is pure and is free from bacteria, virus, and other impurities. It has a 7 Liter storage capacity which keeps water available al the time. This purifier also has a very good design which will suit any modular kitchen style.

  • Aquaguard Enhance RO is mainly suggested for people who are using salty, Khara or brackish water.
  • If the water you are using is having very high TDS then this is the product for you. It reduces the hardness of water to an extreme level and makes the water fit for drinking.
  • Removes all the impurities, pesticides, germs, but it will retain the essential minerals in the water using the Mineral Guard Technology.
  • The dissolved salts, heavy metals, and other particles are removed from the membrane using the Electronic Membrane Life Enhancer.
  • It also reduces water wastage by 30%.
Features Description
Technology RO
Capacilty 12 Liters/ Minute
Storage Capacity 7 Liters
Fixing Mount on Wall and Table Top
Weight 8.2 Kg
Power 230V AC, 50 Hz, 40W
Input of TDS 500-1500ppm
Extra Taste Enhancer
Mineral Retainer
Low Water Waste

This purifier is from a reliable brand Eureka Forbes and is known for its quality and after sales support. This model of water purifier is best for water with high TDS level water. It has low maintenance cost as the membrane have a longer life. The design and look of this purifier are classy and perfect for a modular or Italian kitchen. It is one of the best RO water purifier.


Gravity: Pureit Classic Water Purifier 14 Liter

Pureit is the daughter product of the big shot Hindustan Unilever and is the major player in the market. During my college time I had used this product personally and it is a superb product. During college days this was the only water purifier I could afford.

This is suitable where you are using water with low TDS level and it purifies the water very well. Pureit’s technology doesn’t change the taste of water too and is the best product for soft water purification. The best thing I loved about this product is it needs no electricity and can be used in areas where there is a regular power cut.

  • Suggested for people who are using water with low TDS level or soft water where there are issues of electricity. You can use it for purifying dam water or river water which had already gone through a purification process.
  • I guess you might have seen the ad they run on television. Yes, it’s true that it removes about 1 crore virus from a liter of water.
  • It has a germ kill battery which has an auto-off and auto-on technology.
  • It is very easy to use and install anywhere in your home. Filters can be changed by yourself and it is very easy. Very low maintenance cost and the filter will cost you around Rs.450 which will run for about 8-12 months.
Features Description
Technology Gravity
Capacilty 14 Liters
Storage Capacity 5 Liters
Fixing Table top Only
Weight 2.5 Kg
Power No Need
Input of TDS Soft Water
Extra No Toxic
Odourless Sleek Design
Auto Shut Off

This is the best water purifier who are low on budget and also where there are electricity problems. After sales support is also very good, they provide you a toll-free number you can call them and they will come and service it at your place. You can buy it at very low prices using coupons and all through amazon or Flipkart.


After sales support will be provided by the company and all of them do a door step service for free. So, don’t worry about servicing your purifier.

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Most sold Benjamin Air Rifles Reviewed

Benjamin Trail NP XL Air Rifle Benjamin Marauder PCP Air Rifle
Price
$300-$400
Price
$400-$500
Summary:

Well under 1 MOA out of the box accuracy with this thing. 5 pellets in the same hole. Suggest benjamin domes or JSB diabolo match exact kings for target, and Predator P-mags for hunting. The domes aren’t as effective at taking animals.

Summary:
Packs quite a punch. A bit hard to get use to the pumping this thing but once you figure out how to do it the rifle can be a lot of fun. If you want an adult air rifle you can be proud of this is it.
Pros

All weather synthetic stock
Strong barrel
Safety lever
2-stage adjustable trigger mechanism
Dovetail mounting rail
Sling mounts
Adjustable comb

Cons

No open sights
About Benjamin Marauder PCP Air Rifle, Synthetic Stock air rifle

This black Benjamin air rifle is one of the popular pre-charged pneumatic air rifle in the market. It length is around 42.8 inches and it weighs around 7.3 lbs (without scope)

Pros

Rifled steel barrel
Two stage trigger mechanism
Nitro Piston power mechanism
Picatinny Style rail for mounting scope
Traditional Hardwood stock
Comes fitted with Sling mount and swivel studs
Cons

Bit heavy
About Benjamin Trail NP XL Air Rifle
The rifle length is around 49 inches which also includes the length of the break barrel. It weighs around 8.5 lbs. The Benjamin Train NP XL is factory fitted with sling mounts and swivel studs

Features

Sturdy and light-weight

Unlike traditional air rifles, this Benjamin air rifle features an all-weather synthetic stock that is tough and light-weight. This means you can easily carry or shoot with this air rifle all day without getting tired.

Easy loading

It is a bolt action rifle which means the rifle is equipped with a handle at the right side to push the pellet in the firing chamber after each shot. You do not have to open the breech frequently to load the pellet.

Less cocking and continuous shots

It is not a single shot air rifle. This air rifle has an 8 round rotary magazine which means you can load 8 pellets in this air rifle at a time. With this Marauder air rifle, you will be cocking less and firing more.

Strong barrel with good firing power

The barrel of this marauder air rifle is made of rifled steel. You can use .25 caliber pellets with this air rifle. The pellets achieve a velocity of 900 fps when fired from this air rifle.

Significantly silent

The barrel of this air file is internally shrouded to reduce the noise of the shot. The power source used in this air rifle is Air/Co2 which means the air rifle makes very less noise.

Two stage trigger mechanism

The two stage trigger mechanism makes every shot steady and smooth. One of the advantages of two-stage trigger is you get an additional moment to think and concentrate on the target.

Too much dependence on scope is not good

With no open sights on this air rifle, you have no option but to fit the scope for accurate shooting. The scope adds some weight which some may not like.

Features
Good looking
The rifle has stock made of hardwood with attractive checker design. The overall look of this rifle is quite good and it also looks good when hanging around your arms or on the wall.Heavy duty performance
The Nitro piston mechanism gives the air rifle good firing power. The rifle can shoot alloy pellets at a velocity of 1100 fps while the regular pellets travel at a velocity of 950 fps.Comfortable to use
The rifle comes fitted with cheek pads on both sides which ensures left hand and right hand shooters are at comfort while using the air rifle. The rifle has integrated rail mounting system for scope that ensures easy fitting and removal of scope.Sturdy scope mount
The integral rail mounting system holds the scope perfectly and you will notice the scope stays at its place and does not come off even after strong recoil force of the air rifle.Adequate safety mechanisms
The rifle is fitted with two stage trigger system that ensures you get another chance to think before you actually fire the shot. The manual safety lever ensures the ammunition is not accidentally released when the gun is cocked.

Bit bulky
The break barrel is made of steel and the stock of the rifle is made of hardwood that adds to the weight.

Not so silent
The air rifle can sound noisy at the start and it may take a while before you actually experience the reduction in noise as the rifle firing mechanism breaks in.

Conclusion

This Marauder air rifle is a perfect air rifle who wants combination of power and convenience. It is ideal for predator hunting, varmint hunting and small game hunting.

If you are looking for a powerful hunting air rifle that really works well, this Benjamin air rifle may be just what you are looking for. Don’t think more.

Conclusion
Hunters who have been using traditional air rifle with wood stock love this Benjamin air rifle. It is ideal for Warmint hunting, small game hunting, pest control and target shooting.Looking to buy a powerful air rifle that also looks good. There is no doubt this Air Rifle is worth your money.

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Best Mountain Bikes Under $1000 Reviews

Finding the perfect road bike is not easy as these are rarely stocked in local bike shops. Instead, you’ll find mountain-style bicycle

The quality on offer matches every dime you spend on the road bike. to an unrivaled monster that can overcome any uneven path put in its way. Though most superior quality mountain bikes are very expensive, there are quite a few options for you to take advantage of when you are on a budget.

That is why below, we are going to look at the best mountain bikes under $1000.

Several mountain bikes under $1000 that will offer an amazing riding experience. The bikes listed below offer superior performance, top notch components, excellent craftsmanship, and wide-ranging abilities.

Giordano Libero 1.6 Road Bike

Finding the perfect road bike is not easy as these are rarely stocked in local bike shops. Instead, you’ll find mountain-style bicycles (with 24″ wheels) which are heavy and only suited for light trails.

If you are looking for the best road bikes for a youngster (8 – 13 years) then the Giordano Libero 1.6 Bike will do for you.

Light-weight, sturdy and reliable

The Giordano Libero features quick-release, light, high quality rims and brake-lever shifters which integrate the bike’s shifting and brakes in one control making it easy to use for any youngster. It’s easy to ride on steep roads considering the 165 mm crankset, 42/52 front chain-ring and 11 – 30 tooth free-wheel.

Value for money

The quality on offer matches every dime you spend on the road bike. It’s 6061 aluminum frame (has replaceable derailleur hanger), high tensile steel fork, Unoalloy stem, 24″ alloy rims and handlebar will handle all the jilts and tilts of the road for a long time. There is even a water-bottle mount to keep the rider hydrated and fits riders of between 4’7″ and 5 feet.

Mongoose Status 3.0 Dual Suspension Mountain Bike

If you’re looking for a mountain bike that lives up to its name, look no further. The Mongoose Status 3.0 mountain bike is undoubtedly one of the best mountain bikes in the market today for rough and tumble dirt-racing.

The bike’s one piece cast aluminum mogomag wheel is capable of handling the roughest terrain imaginable. The bike also has a one of a kind dual suspension and SR suspension fork that smoothens bumps and increases control.

Besides having unmatched strength and stability, the Mongoose Status 3.0 is also superfast thanks to its 24 speed shimano trigger shifters which allow you to accelerate extremely fast.

The control features of the bike are also impressive. Speed is nothing without control which is why the bike has superior front and rear disc brakes. When you hit the brakes, you are assured of maximum stopping power regardless of your speed, riding terrain or elevation.

The bike’s look is also superior to most mountain bikes in the market today. The Mongoose Status 3.0 has a very vicious and aggressive look. Definitely one of the best mountain bikes in the market today.

Road Bikes by Vilano

If what you have been looking for is the best road bikes in the market, then the Vilano Shadow road bike may be just the right choice for you.

In fact, it is perfect for those who search for an entry-level bike that they can use for their daily commute or as a part of their fitness regimen.

The bike can ensure you of the smoothest ride, which adds to your comfort and convenience each time you pedal and get to your destination.

This bike by Vilano features the Shimano STI shifters that provide you precision control each time you shift or brake, which makes it suitable for riding on the road.

Moreover, this road bike is lightweight, and it is made of 6061 aluminum frame for optimum durability and comfort as you ride. What’s more, it comes with free pedals, Shimano 7-speed tires, and integrated headset, among other features that make this road bike value for your money.

So, rely only on the best road bikes and go for the Vilano Shadow road bike that lets you go the distance with total precision all the time.

Diamondback Bicycle

The toughest road bikes in the market today can’t match up to the Haanjo alternative road bike thanks to many things.

This latest release by Diamondback Bicycles is unmatched in all aspects from frame type/strength to extras. According to many customer reviews online, Diamondback Bicycles simply took the features of the best bicycles in the market today, put them all together and made the Haanjo alternative.

First and foremost the Haanjo road bike has a superior 6061-T6 aluminum frame that is extremely strong, durable but light weight.

Unlike most road bikes in the market today, the Haanjo road bike weighs 30 pounds only. The bike also features a slightly flattened top frame tube that makes it extremely easy to shoulder and carry the bike up stairs.

The Haanjo also features superior disc-brakes that give the bike superior stopping power. The bike’s handling is also superb thanks to its wildness which translates to superior lateral stiffness. The Haanjo is also a truly versatile bike that is perfect for errands, commuting as well as off-road explorations.

When you consider many other superior features of the bike i.e. extras like the chainstay protector and the fact that the bike costs less than $1,000 (which is the price tag for most high-end road bikes), it’s easy to see why the Haanjo alternative road bike is the best bicycle of its kind in the market today

Bicycle by Schwinn

Only the best bicycle gives you excellent value for your money, so be sure to make the right choice before you spend that precious dollar. The Schwinn Phocus 1600 for men is a top-rated road bike that lets you have the finest ride mile after mile.

No matter what type of the road’s surface, this bike offers you a great commute or a fantastic workout. It is lightweight, well-constructed and responsive, which makes this a reliable bike for beginners or professionals.

This bicycle by Schwinn allows you to shift gears effortlessly with its integrated bike lever and 14-speed rear derailleur. You can also adjust the saddle efficiently, thanks to its quick release feature. Most importantly, your safety is guaranteed with the heavy-duty alloy caliper brakes.

This prevents accidents, so you can ride with confidence all the time. With all these outstanding features of the Schwinn Phocus 1600, pedaling is effortless and riding this best bicycle is pure bliss!

Final Words

You can easily assemble this road bike at home as it comes with clear step by step instructions. This road bike may not be great for competitive road biking but awesome for regular users looking to use it for workout.

Buying a mountain bike is an investment which should not be taken lightly. Spend time reading reviews and talking to an expert, so that you do not regret your final decision!

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Best washing machine in India

Life is not the same without a good washing machine! Gone are the days of hand washing laundry and squeezing heavy wet clothes.

It is quite fortunate that in India, we have a wide range of washing machine brands from top manufacturers to suit our needs and budget.

Here is detail of some of the best washing machine in India with important appliance information and reviews.

Best Washing Machine Brands in India

LG washing machine

Korean electronics company LG has been one of the best washing machine brands preferred by the Indian homemaker, having been present in the industry for quite some time.

Being one of the leading companies to supply and manufacture in India, LG washing machines have evolved to fit the local needs and are available at a broad price range from very affordable to high-end.

LG washing machines have 5 variants – the Front Loading, the Twin Loading, Top Loading, Semi-Automatic, and Washer-Dryer units.

Samsung washing machine

Korean electronics bigwig Samsung has complemented its range of electronics and home appliances with the entry of the Samsung washing machine.

Having a reputation for high-quality products and good after service, Samsung washing machines are constantly innovated to provide for the specific automatic laundry requirements of the Indian market.

With washing machines in the mid-to-high price ranges, Samsung has unique features that you as a buyer have to determine if useful for your needs as the price is affected by the number of distinct features offered in a model of the washing machine.

Bosch washing machine

Having been in the Indian market in 1922 with factory doors manufacturing since 1951, Bosch is one of the reliable companies that provide the home appliance market with washing machines in India.

Bosch has also provided a complete range of washing machines that you can choose from. With the German engineering technology base, Bosch washing machines have a model that meets all laundry needs from the most minimal to big number households, with features that are distinctly Bosch like Variodrum,

LED display and foam detection system, unbalanced load detection and multiple water protection.

IFB washing machine

IFB is a pioneer manufacturer of washing machines which is based in India. They have a range of machines that are of high quality and have been tested for durability in the Indian market.

They are considered to have one of the best washing machine in India. Their edge in the washing machine market would be their front-loading washing machines which have consistently garnered good reviews while the rest of the models did fairly well.

Although there have been problems raised in product servicing and after-care, IFB makes up with affordable price points that lie just at the midpoint.

Whirlpool washing machine

Whirlpool, the largest American manufacturer of home appliances, has brought into homes in India its technology for washing machines.

Considered one of the pioneers and innovators of washing machine technology, Whirlpool has gained the trust of the Indian market. Their washing machine models are packed with features and can be set to fit each household’s washing needs.

Touted as “the quietest premium washing machine around” Whirlpool has continued to introduce improvements and innovations to better the Whirlpool washing machine experience.

Every family has different laundry needs. In an effort to assist your decision here are top 5 picks for each category with comprehensive reviews and guides.

Best Top Load Washing Machine

  • IFB TL- RDSS 6.5 KG Aqua – Best Top Load Fully Automatic Washing Machine

Designed by top Indian manufacture IFB, this model boasts of the Aqua Energie technology that is adapted to our local hard water, providing better quality washes. It is also adapted to cope with low water pressure, working with levels as low as 0.3 water pressure bars.

Specifically made for the Indian home, IFB washing machines have always been giving stiff competition to international brands that have come in the market and is one of the best washing machines under 20000.

The IFB TL- RDSS 6.5 KG Aqua also has the auto imbalance system which makes sure your machine remains stable even if the load is incorrectly fed.

The smart sensor detects the water level and adjusts it for optimum use. The built-in low voltage stabilizer protects your washing machine and enables it to work even when electricity fluctuates.

Plus, it has a memory back-up so machine restarts on the step where it stops during a power cut. It is also detergent-based and has 6 wash options for different kinds of fabric.

Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 6.5 kg
  • Maximum Connected Load of 360 Watts
  • Water Pressure – 0.3 to 8 bar
  • LED display for ease of use
  • Coldwater inlet
  • 4 years comprehensive warranty and 10 years spare parts support
Pro’s Con’s
Adapted to our local conditions: Works with hard water and low pressure Voltage protector and memory back-up No hot water wash option available
Detergent based Higher water consumption as it is a top-loader
Affordability and Ease of Use Clothes will need longer drying time as the machine has lower RPM’s
  • Samsung 6.2 Kg Fully Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine WA62M4100HY/TL

This model from the Korean manufacturer Samsung is considered to be one of the top-selling items in their line. This washing machine comes installed with the newer features of Samsung washing machines such as Eco-tub clean technology.

This means the washing machine can clean its drum, keeping it smelling fresh without having to use chemicals. It also has the center jet pulsator that helps clean clothes better together with a strong internal water shower.

With a spin speed of 700 RPM, it dries your laundry better. The magic filter removes small particles like lint and dust from the fabric and protects the pipe from blockage.

It also has the Diamond Drum feature which the uniquely Samsung design which features the diamond-shaped grooves inside the drum. This has been proven to be gentle on clothes and causes minimal fabric damage. To facilitate operation, it has a red digital display.

All in all, this washing machine is a sleek appliance that consumes 380 watts and weighs approximately 31 kilograms.

Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 6.2 kilograms
  • 5 water levels with center jet pulsator
  • 6 different water cycle programs
  • Color: PM grey with red LED display
  • Stainless steel wash drum
  • 2-year comprehensive warranty on the product
  • 4-year warranty on motor
Pro’s Con’s
Powerful motor rotation which gives a quality wash and dries clothes well Uses a lot of water in the washing cycle
Stylish with a silent motor and minimal vibrations Smaller drain tube
Auto-restart feature No water heater
Child lock and tempered glass Installation and service problems

*Note: It is better if you can request a demo upon installation to ensure you know how to operate it properly

  • Whirlpool Whitemagic Premier 6.5 kg Top Load Fully Automatic Washing Machine

American manufacturer Whirlpool has, over years of experience in the local market, adjusted their washing machines to fit the requirements of the Indian household as well.

The Whirlpool Whitemagic Premier 6.5 kg is adapted to local conditions and can deliver quality washes with hard water and low water pressures of up to 0.17 Bar.

The built-in spa wash system is designed to reduce tangling as Whirlpool still uses agitators instead of the more widely installed pulsators. The reason that agitators make for a more powerful scrub and clean.

The spa wash system balances the use of the agitator by providing an anti-wrinkle component and lint-free washes. A sensor system is also in place to adjust water and detergent levels.

To keep the drum clean, it has an installed smart lint filter. To protect the motor from electricity fluctuations, it also has a voltage sensor.

This model is a good buy for a top-load washing machine for lesser budgets making it the best fully automatic washing machine – good features for a great price.

Its key features are:

  • The capacity is 6.4 kilograms.
  • 12 Wash Programs Types
  • Agipeller 3D Scrub pads
  • RPM of 740, higher spin speed for faster drying time
  • Power Scrub Technology
  • Hard Water wash Feature
  • Unique 1-2-3 panel for easy operation
  • Unique Spa drum design, gentle on clothes
  • Warranty – 2 years on products and 10 years on the motor
Pro’s Con’s
Adapted for hard water wash and low water pressure It still uses agitators which are prone to tangling even if it is compensated with the spa water system
Spa wash system that offers wrinkle-free and lint-free washes No inbuilt heater available
More budget-friendly and easy to operate Noisy when the drum is full of laundry and during water draining
  • Bosch 6.5Kg Fully Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine (WOE654W0IN)

This model is manufactured by the German company Bosch that provides good quality washes with a variety of 8 wash programs to choose from. It spins at 680 RPM and is recommended for a small family of 3-4 people.

It boasts of a soft-closing lid that protects the user from hand injuries. It is also designed to cope with power cuts with the shutdown memory that allows the washing machine to resume where it was in the washing cycle when the power stopped.

In this washing machine, you can choose to use detergent to liquid laundry solutions with the dual dispenser feature. Aside from this, Bosch installed tempered glass to withstand heavy loads and is equipped with many extra features.

The Power Wave Wash makes for excellent quality washes. It is equipped with a Magic Filter that lifts dust and small particles from the fabric.

It also has a child lock safety feature together with an Automatic Tub-Stop Lid. It is easy to use with its One-touch Start Option.

Overall, this model is an affordable washing option for a high-quality top loading washing machine and can be considered another one of the best washing machine under 20000.

Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 6.5 kilograms, speed 680 RPM
  • 8 water level wash types
  • 8 distinct wash programs
  • Safety includes child-proof lock and Automatic Tub-stop Lid
  • Dual Dispenser, One Touch Operations
  • Their warranty is 2 years on the product, 10 years on the motor.
Pro’s Con’s
Magic Filter No options for the door lock
Dual Dispenser System No inbuilt heater although with an option for hot and cold-water intake
Childproof lock available Slightly lower RPM at 680
Easy to use
  • LG 6.5 Kg Inverter Fully Automatic Top-Loading Washing Machine-T7581NDDLG.ASFPEIL

The famous Korean manufacturer LG introduced this model with the inverter technology installed for lesser power consumption.

This model’s body is made of attractive stainless steel in a sleek and modern design. It boasts of a smart hydraulic door that closes gently, minimizing hand injuries, however, this door closes shut once the washing cycle starts so you cannot add clothes into the wash mid-cycle.

It is easy to use with an LED display. The machine has is quiet during the washing and draining functions. It also has a unique LG feature that distributes your liquid or powder detergent in different areas in the tub so the clothes are evenly soaped.

Using the 4 wash programs, the user can adjust the wash quality to fit the type of clothes that you are washing at the moment.It also comes with a self-cleaning tub feature that keeps the tub clean from lime residue.

The slightly higher price comes with the installation of the inverter technology which in the long run will mean more power savings for the household.

Its key features are:

  • Its Capacity is 6.5 kilograms.
  • Inverter technology installed.
  • Special features include the 3-Smart Motion system and Smart Filter
  • Soft Closing door mechanism and Turbodrum
  • Spin Speed is 700 RPM
  • The warranty covers 2 years on the product and 10 years on the motor.
Pro’s Con’s
Quick Wash cycle available (15-30 mins) No hot water inlet
Inverter technology, less power consumption No option to add clothes mid-cycle
Sensors and Air dryer Wash is not a good as heavy stains and dirt are not removed completely
Child-lock
One-Touch Automatic Start
Fitted with a plastic rat guard

Best Front Load Washing Machine

  • IFB 8 kg Senator Aqua Sx Front load washing machine

The Senator Aqua SX Front Load is another high-quality product of Indian manufacturer IFB. It boasts of a spin speed of 1400 RPM which results to amazing drying time.

This is very helpful during the rainy season when all of us struggle to get the laundry dry. Aside from this feature, it has more than 100 available wash cycle combinations meaning it has a function for many fabric types and you can choose was types will suit you.

The IFB Air Bubble Wash System is installed in this model allowing high wash quality for heavier clothing. This is possible because of the multi-bubbles which make your detergent penetrate the fabric to make any dirt loosen quickly.

If programmed for gentler wash cycles, this system adapts and takes care of delicate items. This model also has a larger LCD screen for your convenience.

The 3D Wash System in the IFB washing machines also gives your clothes the best rinse possible with 360-degree circular motions through a special nozzle.

And of course, it also has Aqua Energie which softens the hard water here in India to make for better quality washes. With all the features plus the price, the Senator Aqua SX is the best front load washing machine.

This washing machine is recommended for families with 5 or more members.

Its key features are:

  • The capacity is 8 kilograms.
  • High spin speed at 1400 RPM.
  • Convenient door opening angle of 180° and door diameter of 320mm
  • Multiple Wash Care Programs are available.
  • The warranty on the product is both 4 years for the product and the motor.
Pro’s Con’s
Very efficient in drying at 1400 RPM Customer service needs to be improved
Over 100 wash program combinations Price point is for higher budgets as it is more expensive
Adapted to Hard Water – Aqua Energie
High Power Wash – 3D Wash System
Addition of laundry mid-cycle
  • Bosch 7Kg Fully Automatic Front-Loading Washing Machine – WAK24168IN

This automatic front-loading washing machine from Bosch comes fully loaded with many useful features. It has ab EcoPerfect system installed that reduces electricity consumption and SpeedPerfect to lessen washing times.

Water adjusts automatically by sensing laundry weight while machine stability during the washing cycle is ensured by its anti-vibrational design.

Bosch takes this model up to another level by giving it an AllergyPlus program that reduces the presence of allergens in your laundry loads like dust, pollen, and dust mites. This is done with only a touch of a button.

It also can work under low water pressure and is created to be low in noise. Aside from the multiple wash programs available, it also allows you to add or remove items mid-cycle. It has a safety function that prevents kids from tampering with the setting via the Child Lock feature.

This unit is recommended for families with 3 to 4 members. Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 7 kilograms.
  • Spin speed is at 1200 RPM.
  • LED Display
  • Foam Detection System
  • Unbalanced load detection system
  • Multiple water protection
  • Variodrum
  • Warranty for the product is 2 years and for the motor – 10 years.
Pro’s Con’s
Low noise level and fast drying time Higher vibrations on 1200 RPM
Very efficient in washing heavy loads Quality customer support available only in metro towns
Child Lock Safety System Tendency for the machine to get heated
Sensor System for water Not using inverter technology
Power savings through EcoPerfect program Heavy
  • LG FH0H3NDNL02 6 Kg Front Load Washing Machine

This washing machine from Korean manufacturer LG is a high-quality and sturdy model with uncomplicated features. With many available wash programs to choose from, you can virtually wash any type of fabric.

It is equipped with options to decrease the number of creases and a medic rinse option. It is quite flexible as you can adjust the speed and temperature of each wash program yourself.

The washing process is aided by fuzzy logic in determining how long the washing time will take. Furthermore, the time-delay option of up to 24-hours allows the washing machine to resume where it left off in case of a power cut.

This model runs on LG inverter technology which saves on power consumption. RPMs are also adjustable up to 1200 while there are also choices for water temperature which you can control separately.

This is a washing machine suitable for couples or families with 3 to 4 members who have smaller wash loads.

Its key features are:

  • The capacity is 6 kilograms.
  • Spin speed is 1000 RPM
  • Includes a touch panel
  • 1000 RPM option
  • 6 Motion DD and Smart Diagnosis
  • Comprehensive product warranty is 2 years.
Pro’s Con’s
Many wash programs to choose from The outlet pipe is small which makes draining take long
Less noise and vibration Rat mesh is weak
Warranty period is lower
  • Samsung 6.5 (WW65M206L0W/TL) kg Front Load Washing Machine

This model from Samsung is equipped with inverter technology giving its users great savings in terms of power consumption.

It is also a highly efficient washing machine that can manage different types of fabrics with less noise and vibration.

The Diamond Drum is gentle on the delicate types of cloth plus it has an inbuilt heater for hot washes and heavy loads.

This model also has Silver Wash which rids your laundry of bacteria and germs for that total clean feeling. The quick-was feature is also available where one can wash in as little as 15 minutes.

With a mid-range price, this affordable front-loading washing machine comes with a voltage fluctuation protector as well as technology to resume the washing cycle where it stopped in case of power cuts.

It is suitable for families with 3 to 4 members.

Pro’s Con’s
Inverter technology saves power No hard water filter
Low Noise and Vibration Lower RPM
No system to handle lower water pressure
  • IFB 6Kg Fully Automatic Front-Loading Washing Machine – Diva Aqua SX

Indian manufacturer IFB has come up with a good quality entry-level unit in front-loaders that comes with a reasonable price.

While it is really basic in functions, it still has the edge of having great features that will aid in better washing.

The Aqua Diva SX may only have a maximum of 800 RPM but it has 15 wash programs that you can choose from. As with IFB washing machines, this model also has Aqua Energie which makes it water and power efficient.

Aside from these, this model also sports their specialized drum that have groves designed to be gentle to fabrics. Its 2D Wash Cycle allows for a thorough wash and rinse cycles of your laundry.

With the Ball Valve Technology, this unit helps you save on detergent and maximizes the effectivity of the wash with no waste.

This washing machine is suitable for couples or bachelors.

Pro’s Con’s
Hard water adapted Limited temperature control
Low water pressure capacity No adjustment controls for spin speed
Affordable price No separate conditioner dispenser
Low noise and vibration

Best Semi-Automatic Washing Machine

  • Samsung 7.2 kg Semi-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine (WT725QPNDMP)

This semi-automatic washing machine is built for couples or small families with lighter laundry load requirements.

With a 7.2-kilogram capacity, it comes with good features.

It has a quiet motor with a speed of 740 RPM. With a power consumption of only 350 watts, it does not add too much to your electricity bill.

As in all Samsung products, it comes with the double-jet system for fewer creases and tangles.

This unit has double tubs meaning you have to manually transfer you washing load to spin dry.

It also has the air turbo drying system which will make your load dry up to 70%.

 

 

Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 7.2 kilograms
  • Speed is up to 1000 RPM
  • Wash Program: Normal, Intensive, Delicate
  • Dual Jet System
  • Child-Lock Safety Feature
  • Buzzer alert for the completed wash cycle
  • The warranty is 2 years on the product, 5 years on the motor with a rust-proof plastic body
Pro’s Con’s
Rust Free Manual transfer needed
Lint Free wash No inbuilt heater
Sturdy plastic body Inverter technology not installed
Air turbo drying system Capacity is only for smaller wash loads/smaller households
EZ wash tray
  • LG P9037R3SM 8 kg – Best Semi-Automatic Washing Machine

This semi-automatic washing machine from Korean manufacturer LG is an affordable alternative for small families or couples.

It is equipped with a quiet motor and low power consumption at 360 Watts.

Being a top-loading machine, it is convenient and runs at a speed of up to 1000 RPM.

This model has the Roller Jet Pulsator which means fewer creases and tangles in your washing. The tub is made of durable plastic.

This is a simple semi-automatic washing machine that does the job and can be considered the best semi-automatic washing machine.

Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 8.0 kilograms.
  • Durable plastic body
  • Transparent top
  • Magic Wheels
  • Rat-away Technology
  • The warranty on this unit is 2 years on the product.
Pro’s Con’s
Low power consumption No inbuilt water heater
Uses pulsator technology – fewer tangles No digital or LED display
Good washing speed for a semi-automatic Manual controls
Affordable price
Ready to use and can be installed by yourself
  • Intex 6.2 kg Semi-Automatic Top Loading Washing Machine (WMS62TL, White and Maroon)

This semi-automatic, top-loading machine from Intex is a basic unit suitable for a bachelor pad or a small family.

This model comes with a built-in top spinner and a smart water selection mode.

You can preset water levels according to the size of your laundry load.

It also has an impeller design which facilitates the flow of water for a better wash.

It has a high-powered motor that runs at 1320 RPM and has a water inlet selector and PP pulsator.

This would be a practical choice for a semi-automatic – entry-level, simple to use and budget-friendly while getting your wash done.

 

Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 6.2 kilograms
  • 2 wash programs
  • 55 ° C water temperature available
  • 89% spin efficiency
  • ABS control panel
  • PP cabinet and PP pulsator
  • Water inlet selector
  • Transparent Lid
  • Warranty is 2 years on the product
Pro’s Con’s
Less vibrations Plastic is prone to lime, mold and mildew
High powered motor No child lock safety feature
Easy to use
  • LG 6.5 kg P7550R3FA semi-automatic Top Load Washing Machine

This semi-automatic top-loading washing machine from LG is a good basic appliance suitable for medium wash loads for families of 3 to 4.

At its affordable price, it can be considered one of the best washing machine under 15000.

The roller jet pulsator of this model gives your laundry a high-quality wash.

It has 3 different program levels and can be easily adjusted to suit the type of washing your load needs.

Its built-in lint collector ensures that your fabrics come out neat and clean.

The rat-away technology ensures that your unit is safe from damaged caused by the rodents.

It also comes with an air dryer which cuts your drying time by 30-40% plus a collar scrubber that saves you the effort of having to manually wash them.

Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 6.5 kilograms.
  • Spin speed is up to 1300 RPM
  • 3 Wash Programs – Gentle, Normal, Strong
  • Special lint remover
  • System that washes collars clean
  • Protective Design to keep Rats Away
  • A comprehensive warranty on the product is valid for 2 years.
Pro’s Con’s
Space-saving design High Noise level when air drying
Durable plastic body The drainpipe is too short
Powerful motor
Low wash cycle noise and low vibration
Low power consumption
  • Whirlpool 7Kg Superb Atom 70S Semi-automatic Top Load Washing Machine

American company Whirlpool gives us a high-quality semi-automatic top-load washing machine that can be considered one of the best washing machines under 15000.

It is packed with features for a basic washing machine.

Let’s start with the tub- it has a large 66-lier capacity that enables clothes to tumble freely, making for a high-quality wash.

It can take heavier loads as well such as blankets and sheets because of this feature.

It has a special designed 340-watt motor that is aimed to have efficient power use so your power bill does not become huge.

The Super Soak functions allow the machine to rid your clothes of deep stains and hard dirt.

The built-in lint collector filters all the unwanted particles so washed fabrics come out thoroughly clean.

This is an ideal option for a family of 3 to 4 members with a medium-sized wash load requirement.

Its key features are:

  • Capacity is 7 kilograms.
  • Spin speed is up to 1450 RPM
  • 3 Wash Programs
  • Inbuilt Memory Auto-Restart
  • Smart Scrub Station
  • 66-liter large washtub
  • 340 Watts high-efficiency motor
Pro’s Con’s
Big washtub (66 liters) No digital display
Multi-utility tray and rust-proof body Not easy to move
Super soak function Does not use inverter technology
Low wash cycle noise and vibration
Low power consumption
Waterproof panel

Buying Guide

Whatever the make and model you eventually decide as your best washing machine choice, you will need to determine these universal considerations and useful information first so you can choose the best washing machine to fit your needs and budget.

Choose the right size and capacity

Always remember that a washing machine’s capacity is indicated in kilograms and refers to dry clothes, not wet clothes. With this in mind, consider your household’s laundry requirements namely:

  • How big is your household?
  • How much will one laundry load be?
  • How often are clothes washed for a week?

For example, in my personal experience, a mid-capacity washing machine of 7kg to 9kg is great for a family of 4.

For a family of two, the basic washing machine capacity of 5kg to 6kg is suitable, taking a sample load of two tops, two pairs of pants, two towels, a full bedsheet with two pillowcases.

However, if a family washes less often, they might decide on larger capacity washing machines for bigger laundry loads. Consider the physical space for your washing machine.

Remember that larger capacity will mean larger size. If your laundry area falls short on the space requirement, a larger capacity washing machine might be for you. You wash more often, instead.

Always measure your space to check if you have enough room for your choice of washing machine before making a purchase.

Also, note that higher capacity washing machines consume more water and electricity.

Fully Automatic Machines or Semi-Automatic Washing Machines?

Semi-automatic washing machines

These are the most basic washing machines available in the market. They consist of two drums – one for washing and another for drying. This entails doing laundry tasks manually.

This includes filling the washing tub with water then draining it, moving the clothes from the washing tub to the drying tub, adjusting some of the controls for every step in the laundry cycle and the like.

They are however cheaper and allow you to add more clothes or remove articles mid-cycle. They also consume less electricity plus you can control how much water is poured into the drums.

Fully-automatic washing machines

A fully-automatic washing machine needs the least amount of effort and allows little human involvement in washing.

You load your laundry from either the top or the front parts of the washing machine – depending on what type of machine you purchased.

After closing the washing machine doors, you just need to set the type of wash you require and it does the entire cycle all by itself – no need for pouring or draining water and lifting wet clothes from one tub to another.

With this, you can be free to do other things. Fully automatic washing machines are also more expensive, consume more power and need more water.

Top Load Machines or Front Load Washing Machines?

Top-load washing machines

If you prefer not to bend down when putting clothes into the washing machine, a top-loading washing machine may be the unit for you. Water is pumped into the machine from a single continuous water connection.

There is only a single tub and this functions both for washing and drying. Because they have fewer features, top-load washing machines cost lesser than front-load washing machines.

Front-load washing machines

In a front-load washing machine, you need to bend over to wash your laundry items are loaded and unloaded from the face of the machine.

They offer more features than a top-load model and are therefore more expensive. Because they are heavier, they are also difficult to move around.

Most models do not allow you to add or remove laundry mid-cycle, though there are several that allow you to do this. However, front-load washing machines offer the best quality washes, consuming less water and electricity with the same single tub for washing and drying.

Inverter Technology in Washing Machines

Inverter technology allows for more efficient use of power in a washing machine.

How does this differ from the conventional washing machine?

Most washing machines run on a certain power and function level called the optimum load. This optimum load does not change whether you are washing many items or only a few clothes, making the power consumption and wear and tear of the washing machine at the same level for any wash load.

In inverter technology, the washing machine is equipped with sensors to adjust speed and power to suit the amount of laundry put inside.

This intelligent washing machine produces less noise and is more efficient in saving power plus it preserves the lifespan of your washing machine and its parts.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Question Answer
Which is more efficient – a top-loading washing machine or a front-loading unit? Although a top-loading machine is less expensive and more convenient to load, in the end, the front-loading washing machine is more efficient.

The cost difference can be recovered over time through savings in water and power consumption with maximised soap usage and lesser time spent attending to the laundry.

How many clothes can I out into a washing machine for maximum wash and least tangling? For top-loaders, the general rule is to place laundry loosely in the tub up to the top of the agitator.

For front-loaders, you can fill the drum until full with minimal compression of clothes. Always allow for space to tumble without overloading.

Is it better to buy a washing machine with a bigger size and capacity? Cleaning performance and value for money is not determined by the washing machine size and capacity.

Get bigger units only if you have bigger wash loads. Fewer but larger washes are better than frequent yet smaller laundry. This results in water and power savings.

What type of drum should I get? Plastic or Stainless? Generally, stainless steel drums are more durable and easier to clean than plastic ones, withstanding higher spins better.

It results in better drying. However, modern heavy-duty polymer plastic ones are also durable and more inexpensive.

It is also normal for plastic tubs to discolor and accumulate smell faster than the stainless tubs.

What are the basic features to look out for in a good washing machine? These are the basic features that your new washing machine must have:

  • Easy-to-operate, legible and conveniently-placed controls
  • A rust-proof tub
  • Adjustable/flexible water levels
  • Stability and minimal space requirements
  • Easy access to installation and repair services
Is having a dryer a must? A washing machine with an inbuilt dryer might be for you if you have no time to hang laundry to dry or if you have space limitations at home.

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