The machine itself (metal/stainless steel) appears to be high quality. The plastic container that catches the juice is VERY THIN plastic and feels fragile. I wish this was made of better quality material. Otherwise, the way the machine functions is very efficient and MUCH easier to use than most other juicers--which is why I got it.
The Breville 800 JEXL is all it is claimed to be. My only concern was with the spray back received when feeding dense fruits and veggies with too much force. Then I found out I didn't have the pulp container seated correctly. Now all is well and I am happily, and quickly, juicing daily and loving it!
I would totally recommend this to a friend, our household has used this machine at least once a day since we received the item. I will say it's a bit messy to clean up but I think that comes with the juicing process. Great deal and a great price.