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FoodSaver V3440 Vacuum-Sealing System with SmartSeal Technology Reviews

purplestarrider

Love it

Posted

Pros: takes little space, lots of options. takes a beating

Cons: some times difficult to get it to start

love this thing. I have entry level foodsaver that i used for 3 years until i killed it. I always used it at least weekly with a minium  of 20lb of meat. So once that died i looked around and went this way. i love the fact that it has options to do marinators and other accessories. The fact that you can put your rolls inside and has a slider cutter. Love that. The only issue i have so far with it is that when i create a bag afer a few it becomes difficult for me anyways to get it to slide in and start the seal. it likes to curl from the heat. I will say i love how nice that it does seal. once i break this one i would go for it again. Unless it isn't an option anymore. I hope that...
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ShooterRick

FoodSaver V 3440

Posted

Pros: Small upright footprint- Affordability

Cons: Slow Recovery after several operations

I have used this unit for more than a year.  It is a love hate relationship.  While it does work I find it has a slow recovery after several sealing operations and often shut it down to cool off or whatever it does.  After about 5 lbs of CB or sausage it just refuses to seal until I leave it alone and go drink a coke or smoke a cig.  In all fairness I do put it through a workout sometimes packaging as much as 30 lbs of sausage or bacon.  For occational use it should be fine for most.    It has a auto seal feature and settings for dry or moist foods.  It handles generic rolls of bag material I have purchased.  To be honest when this wears out I will spend a bit more for a heavier...
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