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Inkbird's vacuum sealer

Steve H

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Thanks to the outstanding offer from Miya (Inkbird). I purchased a vacuum sealer. Total cost was just shy of 28.00 with free shipping VIA Amazon prime.
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It arrived today! It included some sample bags and roll. And the vacuum assy hose. This sealer looks good. Not bad quality at all. Far better then what the price point would suggest.
Now the test! I had some salami and pepperoni to slice and package.

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The sealer did the job pretty darn fast. Not as fast as my LEM unit. But not a slouch either. And this thing made my LEM sound like a fighter jet on afterburner during the vacuum stage.
The results look good. If I had any cons, it would be the seal. Not as robust as my LEM. But I did do a seal test with a bag with air in it. And just sealed it. There was no leak. Even with putting pretty good stress to it. Though, if this is your primary sealer. I would double seal it for anything with long storage in mind. And, I don't know the duty cycle of this either. Probably close to the usual food saver units. After a few seals you should let it cool down. I did 4 seals one after another with no issues. I bought this to be used infrequently while on vacations or just a couple of seals instead of setting up the LEM.
Set up was fast and a breeze. And the clamp was firm.
My thoughts IMHO. Is if you can get this with the savings that Miya posted here. Or at the 20% off at Amazon. I would leap on it like a starving wolf on a crippled lamb. I've had 90.00 Foodsaver units. And this things kicks their butts. Off the soap box, and back into the kitchen cya!
 
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Thanks for the review. I’m waiting on mine in the mail from their last promo also. So far I haven’t had one of the inkbird products I didn’t like. Looks like my parents will get my old food saver just like they got my old maverick thermometers haha
 

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Got mine yesterday . Works pretty good . I'll use it as a back up to my Food saver .
I ran a test too ,
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I agree with Steve H Steve H . Quality seems good . Need some info on a canister it works with .
Great buy for the price for sure .
 

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Great review Steve!

I already had one of these and it’s been awesome! At the 1/2 off discount from Miya and Inkbird, I picked up another! Couldn’t resist at that price!
 

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Does the Inkbird use specific bags?
Jim

Edit: Did a little searching see that it uses standard bags.
 
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JLeonard

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chopsaw chopsaw No Sir I was just asking for my own info. Wasnt sure if they required inkbird bags or could use any vacum bags.
Jim
 

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Thank you for your review-I love mine also-I sure appreciate you taking the picture and the time and effort to post it. The instructions are not very good, but you can figure it out. Thanks Inkbird. P.S. Are the bags included "boil safe" ?
 

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Nice write up Steve I have been happy with all my Inkbird products. Don't for get Lisa from Vacuum Sealer for bags.

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Great write up Steve. I've had this one for a few months and it works great. I just got a second one for a backup as well. Haven't had any issues, and I do let it rest for 1-2 minutes between seals. As usual another great Inkbird product. I've been boiling the sealed bags with no problems too.
 

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I used both the bags inkbird supplied. And a couple ziplock bags I got online. Both work fine.
 

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