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Offline Hraz

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2008, 10:56:30 PM »
Can you use your own bags for this or do you need proprietary bags?

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2008, 11:14:22 PM »
Can you use your own bags for this or do you need proprietary bags?

You can use your own bags.  They come with two rolls of the bags that you can home-make with the food saver, but you could just as easily use the mylar bags that potato chips usually come in.  Or you could cut the top off of ziplock bags and use those.  :)

the one The Wilderness bought for us is awesome.  We've used it to save marshmallows, reseal chip bags, save a couple of dinners, store dried raviolini in (it also comes with a couple of canisters, and the hose to suck out all the air), and I've put home made bread in a couple of bags and sealed them in without crushing them (that takes a little practice, though ;) ).

I whole-heartedly recommend these puppies to anybody and everybody!

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2008, 01:16:09 AM »
I don't know what's up, but I just tried to use the code & it tells me it's not a valid promotion code.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2008, 09:48:48 AM »
A huge +1 for food savers in general. I've got 2 and love 'em.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2008, 11:49:49 AM »
I don't know what's up, but I just tried to use the code & it tells me it's not a valid promotion code.

Well, that's wonky, DEV.  Didja copy/paste the code?  As of yesterday, there was still "a few" days left, so it still oughta be valid.  I'll ask TW to check it tonight.

Thanks for the second, tash.  They're AWESOME!  :)

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2008, 09:21:29 PM »
I don't know what's up, but I just tried to use the code & it tells me it's not a valid promotion code.

Well, that's wonky, DEV.  Didja copy/paste the code?  As of yesterday, there was still "a few" days left, so it still oughta be valid.  I'll ask TW to check it tonight.

Thanks for the second, tash.  They're AWESOME!  :)
I went thru it twice, both times to check out & entered the code.  Both times it told me "this is not a valid code".  Dunno, I tend to be cursed when it comes to stuff like this though. ???

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2008, 10:50:35 AM »
Hi - Just ordered 2 and order and code accepted - prf

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2008, 02:22:05 PM »
Hi - Just ordered 2 and order and code accepted - prf

Yay!  Good for you prf!  We were starting to feel bad that DEV wasn't able to do it, but ...

I tend to be cursed when it comes to stuff like this though. ???

There you have it.  DEV is cursed, and the code still works.  If anybody has any questions about the FoodSaver, We'd be happy to answer them.  :)

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2008, 02:26:11 PM »
I ordered one this morning with a couple extra rolls of bags.  The code was accepted for me too!  Sorry DEV, the Food Saver gods must not be smiling down on you right now.   ;)

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2008, 02:31:36 PM »
Sams Club has 6 rolls for $39.99. 4 ea 11" rolls and 2 ea 8" rolls.

They also have the same foodsaver for $99.99.

We are going to stock up on the rolls soon


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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2008, 11:00:01 PM »
Bah, I hate you all... :-[  >kicks the dirt & walks home<

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2008, 12:23:06 AM »
poooor, poooor DEV.   ;)

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2008, 12:34:02 AM »
Okay, I just tried this for the third time, this time from my home computer & it worked.  It'd didn't work at work, wt...?

Mmmm, I love crow.  So, count me among the FoodSaver brainwashed masses. ;)

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2008, 03:23:48 PM »
Okay, I just tried this for the third time, this time from my home computer & it worked.  It'd didn't work at work, wt...?

Mmmm, I love crow.  So, count me among the FoodSaver brainwashed masses. ;)
You're work might be blocking java or javascript or something that this relied upon..

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2008, 11:44:35 PM »
Okay, I just tried this for the third time, this time from my home computer & it worked.  It'd didn't work at work, wt...?

Mmmm, I love crow.  So, count me among the FoodSaver brainwashed masses. ;)
You're work might be blocking java or javascript or something that this relied upon..

Or maybe DEV's just cursed.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #16 on: December 23, 2008, 12:59:28 PM »
Or maybe DEV's just cursed.
Could be..... nah...

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #17 on: December 23, 2008, 02:01:05 PM »
Worked for me as of this morning - unfortunately they were out of the mason jar attachment.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #18 on: December 23, 2008, 03:49:47 PM »
Not a bad deal for the price.  Just be  ware that you need to keep the liquid from being sucked into the pump during operation.  that's the big killer of vac sealers.

Now, if we can just find a decent source for rolls of bag material.  Food saver double roll s of 11" material is $20.00 up here in the northeast !

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #19 on: December 23, 2008, 07:54:37 PM »
I just bought one and the code worked.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #20 on: December 23, 2008, 09:28:07 PM »
I just bought one and the code worked.
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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #21 on: December 29, 2008, 11:10:15 PM »
Food Saver arrived today in a gigantic box.  Haven't had a chance to test it out yet since I was playing with other toys tonight.  Anyway, will report back when I do.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2008, 04:16:50 PM »
have you all looked at the Seal a Meal units?

I bought a VS240 model at a Big Lots for $32 and it works GREAT!!!


big lots also sells the deni freshlok for $22 but its kinda crappy.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #23 on: December 31, 2008, 07:46:30 PM »
I got a VS106 for Christmas. It has worked for me to seal up my venison summer sausage I put in the freezer. I also hit a pound of bread yeast I opened and poured some into my little yeast jar.

I wonder what the difference is in the models? Mine is just a sealer with an accessory port and hose, no other accessories. Yours?

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #24 on: December 31, 2008, 07:49:09 PM »
I got a VS106 for Christmas. It has worked for me to seal up my venison summer sausage I put in the freezer. I also hit a pound of bread yeast I opened and poured some into my little yeast jar.

I wonder what the difference is in the models? Mine is just a sealer with an accessory port and hose, no other accessories. Yours?


mine has the same plus it has a spot in the back for a roll of bags and has a cutter. also it came with 3 containers too.

it was $32. I feel like i stole it.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2009, 03:30:56 PM »
A question to the food saver brainwashed masses     ;D     Just kidding. So how good is this for long term storage for a year or more? Also is thing strong enough to seal clothing flat for B.O.B’s? 

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2009, 03:32:27 PM »
I know numerous people have said that this will not seal mylar bags..... but i havent tried it myself, so i dont know first hand....... Wow thats kind of a pointless post.  :-\

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #27 on: April 01, 2009, 03:53:30 PM »
You can use your own bags.  They come with two rolls of the bags that you can home-make with the food saver, but you could just as easily use the mylar bags that potato chips usually come in.  Or you could cut the top off of ziplock bags and use those.  :)

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I whole-heartedly recommend these puppies to anybody and everybody!

Looks like it can

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #28 on: April 01, 2009, 04:21:55 PM »
Walmart had a good price on the bags.  It of course had their name on it but was pretty much the same stuff.

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Re: Food Saver sale
« Reply #29 on: April 02, 2009, 12:25:39 PM »
Ok decided to store one bucket of rice untell I get a food saver. The other 2 will be used for upside down tomatos.