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Vacmaster 360

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So got mine today! Played with it for a bit. I like the duel seals. I tried the different modes and seems like it doesnt seal very well on low vac at all. I guess you have to press down really hard to get low vac seals? Im used to my cheap POS sealer, it makes good seals with no vacuum needed.
 

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It is not uncommon to have to apply some pressure to seal a custom sized bag you are making. Also, you may need to apply a little pressure until the vacuum has pulled the air from the chamber and then starts vacuuming the air out of the bag. I guess it depends upon the weight of the lid and alignment.
 

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Mine just arrived today. She's a beauty Clark. Not as convenient as my food saver but vac's nicely and the seal strip is twice as wide.
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Mine just arrived today. She's a beauty Clark. Not as convenient as my food saver but vac's nicely and the seal strip is twice as wide.
Did yours come with a extra gasket in the roll holder area? If so any ideas what its for?
 

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A freebie?
 
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The lid on these don't latch? That sounds like a bit of a inconvenience.
 

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The lid on these don't latch? That sounds like a bit of a inconvenience.
No, they don't. The vacuum on these larger units should be sufficient to pull the lid tight with only minimal pushing down on the lid. Once you see the bag collapsing just leave the lid alone.

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Did yours come with a extra gasket in the roll holder area? If so any ideas what its for?
It did. It's a replacement. For either top or bottom.
The lid on these don't latch? That sounds like a bit of a inconvenience.
It kinda is. You have to wait until most of the air is vacuumed out of the bag before it will hold itself down.
 

rbnice1

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Have you tried it on low vac or moist food? cause mine wouldnt hold the lid on those settings during testing.
 

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Have you tried it on low vac or moist food? cause mine wouldnt hold the lid on those settings during testing.
Have you tried the vacmaster bags? I have the pro 380 and the vacmaster bags seem to work a little better than others. We don't have the low vac option just have to hit the manual seal button at the precise moment.
 

rbnice1

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yea I was using there 8" roll for testing. That said it is brand new so the seal is pretty stiff.
 

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So, how are the new 360's working out?
 

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