Poor Man's Vacuum Starter kit

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  1. doctor phreak

    doctor phreak Smoking Fanatic

    was wondering if anybody has thought about or used this type of vacuum sealer...was pretty cheap and thought i would give a try but just wondering if anybody has used or is using it presently..how do you like it...is it worth it...any info would be greatly appreciated..thanks
     
  2. daboys

    daboys Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Seen them on tv. They look they would work. I think the bags can be reused too.
     
  3. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I bought one the other day, but have not had the chance to try it out.

    I used to use a straw....accept with raw poultry......a straw works pretty darned good.
    Just keep it in the very end of the bag and zip it closed as far as you can....suck out the air, pull out the straw and seal. lol [​IMG]
     
  4. supervman

    supervman Smoking Fanatic

    I have a food saver but saw this in the store yesterday for 99 cents.
    I bought one for the heck of it.
    Hope they work just because.
     
  5. bbqgoddess

    bbqgoddess Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    just got one of these and I love it! you cannot reuse the bags thought
     
  6. gnubee

    gnubee Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I just slowly dip a ziplock bag in a sink of water till the water pushes all the air out of the bag. Zip up and 99% of the air is eliminated from the Ziplock. Probably not as good as a vaccume bagger for long term freezer stuff, but it works good for leftovers and such.
     

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