- OTBS, SMF Premier Member, Resident Meathead, Trusted Authority
Had a fellow smoker PM me about stuffing snack stix, wondered where I got my 3/8" stuffing tube from. I did a search, checked a lot of the places, and could not find one. Even called the F. Dick company directly; they did not offer one either. Dadgumit! If they didn't have one.... wow, who would? Until...
I figured out what I was asking and what I was meaning were two different things that were the same.... (?
I measured my tube and it was, on the outside, from 9/16" at the base, tapering down to 7/16" at the tip! So, my 3/8" stuffing tube was actually a 1/2 inch tube on the outside dimension and 3/8 inch on the inside dimension, verified by measuring the inside dimension at the tip, too.
So, for snack sticks, what you're looking for is a 1/2" tube OD, such as: