Don't Buy It, Until We Try It: Watermelon Slicer

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MINOT, N.D. - Summertime and watermelons seem to go hand-in-hand.

So with temperatures expected to be in the 80s this weekend, I thought this was the perfect time to try out the watermelon slicer for this week's Don't Buy It, Until We Try It.

Nothing says summer like having some watermelon! But sometimes cutting it can be a chore, but this watermelon slicer claims to make it easy and fun! And as always I had to see if those claims were true, so I needed some help from some pint sized friends.

First we had a parent cut the watermelon in half, then it was time to start slicing.

The knife has a 'U' shape to cut and scoop the fruit into perfect pieces.
"It did kind of look very intimidating at first... it was kind of like "ahhh" but actually it worked a lot better than I expected,ā€ said Ruby Main, a product tester.

Even kids can use it.

"I like that I can do it myself so my parents or my mom would be like 'Oh make sure you don't do that or make sure you don't do this,ā€ said Main.

"One of the biggest things about this is you cut that watermelon in half and the kids can go to town, they're not going to get hurt, I ran my fingers on the bottom of it I mean it's not sharp," said Allison Auch, a parent.

And not make a mess.

"My kids have a tendency to leave the rinds all over in weird places in the house which you don't exactly want but with this design you don't even hand them the rind," said Christine Main, a parent.

Giving this summer tool a, "thumbs up," said Ruby Main.

"Iā€™d give it two thumbs up because it's kid friendly which is huge, you can set a watermelon on the table and the kids can go to town and enjoy....agreed the kids can use it, you didn't end up with the rind and I felt like you got more of the watermelon that was in there so there was less waste," said Auch and Main.

The Watermelon Slicer sells for about 10 dollars and if you have any products you'd like me to feature in don't buy it, until we try it, feel free to send me a message on Facebook or email me at