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Topic: Vac'ing valve bags (2 msgs / 40 lines)
1) From: miKe mcKoffee
Some time ago there was discussion of using the Foodsaver and canister to
vac valve bags. I hadn't tried it back then, just been using my little 1.5HP
chaff clean up shop vac to vac the valve bag through the valve. I just
finished roasting a 1/2# PRYS for a friend who's been bugging me for some
more of his favorite. After heat sealing the valve bag closed with the
Foodsaver I was about to shop vac the bag when I remembered the List thread.
Put the bag in the Foodsaver marinade canister and vac'd it. (Not the valve
bags Tom's sells, the one's I get by the case with cool coffee bean motif
and coffee cup viewing window:-) It didn't look like it was vac'ing the
valve bag cause it actually expanded during canister vac'ing. However, when
I opened the canister lid breaking the canister vac the valve bag went rock
hard, much harder vac than I'd previously pulled through the valve with my
shop vac. So yes it works, and works quite well.
Just thought I'd mention it...
Kona Konnaisseur miKe mcKoffee
URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer etc.http://mdmint.home.comcast.net/coffee/Rosto_mod.htm

2) From: Jerry Procopio
miKe,
Where do you get your fancy bags?  They sound cool.
Jerry
miKe mcKoffee wrote:
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