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Old 01-27-2005, 09:46 AM   #31
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I didn't know that about the Kenmore bags. Thanks. For the curious, the Foodsaver bags have a crosshatch pattern of air evacuation channels and the Kenmore bags have straight, in-line channels. Not that anyone cares, though..
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Old 01-27-2005, 11:22 AM   #32
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Are the Kenmore bags cheaper? BTW, I just got a couple of the 6" rolls. Great for lots of things, doesn't seem to waste as much space as the larger bags.
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Are the Kenmore bags cheaper? BTW, I just got a couple of the 6" rolls. Great for lots of things, doesn't seem to waste as much space as the larger bags.
Nick, generally speaking, yes the Kenmore bags are cheaper. However, I have seen a sale or 2 where the Foodsaver bags are cheaper. We use the 8" bags alot but for storing bulk bought ground meat and other larger portions, we use the 11" bags. We still have some of the quart bags that came with one of the Foodsaver bag deals but usually use the rolls since they can be cut to size. Didn't know anyone made a 6" bag..
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Thanks Bill,

I'll check 'em out.

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Old 01-27-2005, 02:32 PM   #35
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Are the Kenmore bags cheaper? BTW, I just got a couple of the 6" rolls. Great for lots of things, doesn't seem to waste as much space as the larger bags.
Nick, generally speaking, yes the Kenmore bags are cheaper. However, I have seen a sale or 2 where the Foodsaver bags are cheaper. We use the 8" bags alot but for storing bulk bought ground meat and other larger portions, we use the 11" bags. We still have some of the quart bags that came with one of the Foodsaver bag deals but usually use the rolls since they can be cut to size. Didn't know anyone made a 6" bag..[/quote:2wblzutv]

Yeah Bill, they just came out with them. I ordered 3 rolls to give them a try. They are great to freeze single serving leftovers in.
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Old 01-27-2005, 03:15 PM   #36
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someone suggested cutting them from the roll longer than you need then reusing after washing

I was thinking of trying this as long as they weren't boiled or nuked ... any of you folks tried this?
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I have washed many a bag and it works fine!
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Shawn, I mentioned cutting the bags longer, washing and reusing them a while back..That was on TVWB, I think. I do it often and nuking the bags doesn't appear to affect them (resealing). Have never boiled them...
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On edit...I have never re-used a bag that I have reheated pork or brisket in!
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When it gets to the point that I have to start washing out freezer bags, I'll give up the hobby and find something less expensive.
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