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Suasage casing tie method- Poll

What method do you prefer for tying your sausage casings?


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JC in GB

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What method do you like best for tying your sausage casings?
 

DanMcG

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Are we talking large diameter stuff, or anything? Large stuff like summer sausage I use hog rings, and occasionally twine, small caliber links I tie the ends with the casing and twist into links.
 

JC in GB

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Are we talking large diameter stuff, or anything? Large stuff like summer sausage I use hog rings, and occasionally twine, small caliber links I tie the ends with the casing and twist into links.
A good point. I was referring to sausage casing sizes from 32 mm and up....
 

thirdeye

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I mostly knot the gut for my coils and rings.... unless I'm hanging something like Texas Hots, then I add some string.

 

sawhorseray

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I tie the ends and twist the links, all I use are 32-35mm hog casings. RAY
 

Steve H

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Conventional sausage that is cooked or smoked I knot and twist. Summer sausage I use hog rings.
 

Winterrider

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Just twist the ends of the casing. Hang with fan blowing on for a while until ready for smoker. S.sausage, hog rings.
 

daveomak

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I never thought of the fence wire. Can you use it with a hog ring pliers?
It's a very soft wire that you can bend and tie with your fingers... A couple wraps around the casing and it's done...
 

chef jimmyj

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I knot the ends of the casing and twist every other link. Large Fibrous Casing I tie with Butcher Twine...JJ
 

chef jimmyj

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Since I use collagen for Polish, Brats, etc., I use zip ties. Works like a charm.
This brought back memories. The most local source for great Kielbasa, used a Collagen Casing. My Dad didn't like the case texture and would peel it off. The dog was Thrilled!
I, being use to Slim Jim's, just powered through the casing.
I can see the benefit of Collagen being more durable and less trouble in usage and storage, than Natural Hog Casing...JJ
 

Polka

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Hey JCinGB! We don't eat pork, or use pork products. Haven't the pennies to get fresh sheep casings or beef middles. Besides, the collagen casings are available right off the shelf at Academy Sporting Goods locally. Me and my boys are the ones eating it. It may not appear "normal," but is tastes right. I was just answering the poll. R
 

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