My Vitamix will be 12 years old this December (2014). It is still going strong after all these years, despite being in use a minimum of 3 times per day. We use our Vitamix for smoothies, soups, sauces and many other things. For a few years now I have been juicing, with a juicer. I was getting tired of the tedious cleaning required with a juicer. So one day I decided to try out the Vitamix for juicing. Since I have made nut milks, I used the nut milk bag I already had on hand. I just processed the veggies the same way I would a smoothie and strained it in the nut milk bag afterwards. I did add a bit of water to the Vitamix prior to blending.