Vacuum sealer ?

RUGER

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Ok I am gonna get me one of these to pack fish in (finally)
I am not going to spend a fortune on one.

Can I get one that will adequately work for putting up fish fillets for around $100 ?
 

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I've had good luck with this one, had it for a few years now:


Also great for sealing things up for the sous vide.
 

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I recently purchased the Anova Precision Vacuum Sealer from Best Buy for $80. It is my first and has worked well but I have only had it for two months. Consumer Reports rated it very highly.


Anova Vacuum Sealer at Best Buy
I bought the same one a couple weeks ago because of the reviews and price, but have yet to use it. Hope to change that very soon.
 

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The foodsaver gamesaver models are good, but be sure to avoid the auto seal versions, they use too much bag material. A bit more than you want to spend but worth it in the long run. But they can go longer, more seals, between rest periods and do a good job getting most of the air out of a bag.
 

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I bought a food saver that is auto seal, no levers to flip or flop, stick the bag in and it vacs and seals on it own, was about $130 at Walmart years ago but came with a 5 year warranty, still going strong, lot of deer been sucked by it lol
 

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We have had a Foodsaver from Costco for about 5 years. It has been super solid and sees a lot of use. Every once and a while something has freezer burn where I got a bad seal but that is 3 to 4 out of hundreds. I wamt to say it was $80 on sale. Wish there was a way to avoid using theor bags though.
 

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I've had good luck with this one, had it for a few years now:


Also great for sealing things up for the sous vide.

Another vote for this one.
It’s not perfect but here’s what I have learned-
Keep it on the moist setting, this makes the seal hotter and better
I double seal all my stuff. Doing this I have had zero problems. The machine seal bar will get hot and make you wait a few extra seconds but it’s $100.
 

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We have had a Foodsaver from Costco for about 5 years. It has been super solid and sees a lot of use. Every once and a while something has freezer burn where I got a bad seal but that is 3 to 4 out of hundreds. I wamt to say it was $80 on sale. Wish there was a way to avoid using theor bags though.
Same here. I bet I've had mine 8 or more years. I buy my bags at Sams or Costco..
 
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