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Old 01-24-2005, 10:21 AM   #21
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If you put a lit match or cigarette in your microwave, you can create glowing plasma balls that will float around (and probably destroy your microwave)...!

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Boy that's good to know... Just in case I would have ever thought to put a lit match in there.
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I am totally going to start smoking now!! COOL!!

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Old 01-25-2005, 10:50 AM   #23
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Vac packed bulk hamburger in one pound packs last night. Yea.
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Vac packed bulk hamburger in one pound packs last night. Yea.
There you go, Chris ~ It's already paying for it's self!
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Wait for that first Q freeze...oh the loveliness of it all!!
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Old 01-27-2005, 07:30 AM   #26
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Anyone tried a brand of bags other than the ones that come with the foodsaver ?? Tilia I think. I tried some Black & Decker bags 'cause thats all they had at the time at Wal Mart. They sucked or should I say they didn't.

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Old 01-27-2005, 07:43 AM   #27
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Al, I've tried the Kenmore bags whhich work just as well as the Foodsaver bags do. My understanding is that any bag that has the air "channels" that are used to evacuate the air will work.

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Old 01-27-2005, 08:20 AM   #28
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Bill, did they work as well in regards to freezer burn?
Long term freezing?
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Old 01-27-2005, 08:24 AM   #29
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Chris, I opened a bag of PP last night from New Years and it was fine..Excellent in fact! This is the 1st time using the Kenmore bags and less than 30 days in the freezer is hardly a test for freezer burn. Sorry
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The Kenmore bag and Kenmore "FoodSaver" are both made by Tilia the OEM of the tradename FoodSaver. Read that somewhere, I think Consumer Reports.
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