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#5768859 - 06/01/15 01:17 PM Vacuum Food Sealer
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I am looking for a vacuum food sealer, any opinions out there?


#5768948 - 06/01/15 02:09 PM Re: Vacuum Food Sealer [Re: texasag93]
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wish I knew the brand we have, it's awesome. will try to remember to look tonight and reply back tomorrow.
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#5768964 - 06/01/15 02:19 PM Re: Vacuum Food Sealer [Re: texasag93]
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#5769023 - 06/01/15 03:07 PM Re: Vacuum Food Sealer [Re: texasag93]
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I would say that it depends on how much you are going to use it. I have a cpl food savers and they are ok at best. I am going to look at commercial sealers in the near future.
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#5769092 - 06/01/15 03:47 PM Re: Vacuum Food Sealer [Re: texasag93]
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I think mine was a Food Saver. I took it to the women's center.
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#5769325 - 06/01/15 06:16 PM Re: Vacuum Food Sealer [Re: texasag93]
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I have the Food Saver-Game Saver. It does pretty good, it just needs a bit more suction power. I had to mount a fan to it to cool it down because it would overheat when doing a few deer. It will go all day now.
I will get a commercial one next time. So I will watch this thread for ideas.

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#5769363 - 06/01/15 06:43 PM Re: Vacuum Food Sealer [Re: Simple Searcher]
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I have the Silver Food Saver and it does good on smaller/softer stuff but yes lacks the horsepower that I often need for some of the meats that I process. I bought the Weston Pro 2300 Commercial grade and it's definitely a step up with the dual pistons and fan cooled motor, sucks harder & no more overheating stopping production during processing. I still wish it had more suction though, I'm kinda anal about air in the bag.

#5771295 - 06/02/15 08:31 PM Re: Vacuum Food Sealer [Re: texasag93]
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If you don't mind dropping some cash for a really good commercial unit, look into a MiniPack Torre. We had a butcher shop for several years, and used one of these daily. It's a great vacuum sealer. There's a place in San Antonio that sells them, and also Davidson's Butcher Supply out of California.

#5771338 - 06/02/15 08:57 PM Re: Vacuum Food Sealer [Re: thechopblock]
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