Ronco Showtime Rotisserie w/ Ron Popeil. The "Set-It-and-Forget-It" Review (Now, What Were We Talking About?)

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For starters, never think about Ron Popeil before dinnertime UNLESS you already own a Ronco Showtime Compact Rotisserie Oven from Ronco. Otherwise, you'll get really, really hungry. That's how effective their "set it and forget it" advertising is.


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ShowtimeOvens.com:

  • Makes Up to a 10 lb. Turkey (roasts in under 3 hours - no basting!) or Two 3 lb. Chickens
  • 13.5" Wide x 11" High x 9.50" Deep
  • Clean White or Black Finish
  • Compact Nonstick Rotisserie Basket
  • Dishwasher-Safe (nonstick parts and glass door)
  • BBQ Gloves12 Elastic Chicken Ties
  • Spit Holder and Easy Loading Carving Base
  • Rotisserie & BBQ video
  • Oven Drip PanBBQ oven instructional booklet with recipes

Review – Ronco Showtime Compact Rotisserie Complaints, Reviews, Rip-Offs, Scams…

Not only is the Ronco Showtime Compact Rotisserie Oven a "Set-It-and-Forget-It" product, but the research is about the same. The only problem is that because there's such intermittent complaints, you'd swear you were overlooking something. Not that there aren't any complaints; there are a few, but that's when you widen the search and look for all Ronco products. A "didn't get the magazine subscription," here and a "the basket isn't setting properly," there. We also heard of a couple, "the product didn't last,' but nothing significant. No, "They wouldn't accept the lifetime guarantee." No, "this is the worst, outsourced customer service thing ever." Normally we would link to the reviews, but in the majority of the cases, it's tough to tell to exactly which product the complainer is referring.

Ronco has the tendency to set the industry standard when it comes to product, service and support. And the hidden charges are kept to a minimum. One might bark at the amount of the S&H, but the $30 is not entirely unheard of, especially when one factors in the additional bonuses.

It's one of the few products where taking a "set it and forget it," mindset to purchasing wouldn't be considered a bad idea.


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