Starter kit includes Heat-Seal bags and FoodSaver rolls * Keeps your food fresh up to 5x longer * Large, easy to read control buttons for easy operation * Two sealing levels - great for moist or dry foods * Double-wide sealing strip for the strongest seal
I ordered this model upon researching a little at various local retailers. There are so many models to choose from so it can be mindboggling choosing one. I am thrilled with this foodsaver. Packaged smoked salmon perfectly and steak. Sealed so easily and I was actually able to operate it with ease. Contrary to the other review, this machine is not loud at all, in fact extremely quiet. Perhaps that unit was defective. Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to this product. It will save you time and money and..
This is just as easy as using zip lock bags, and perhaps more cost effective in the long run. There's not much to learn here when it comes to operation. It works fine and is simple. When you look at how much bags cost for this and how much standard zip lock bags cost, this tends to be a slightly, and in some cases moderately, more expensive alternative. I feel that when you add in how much you could save with being able to use food that would have gone bad in conventional zip lock bags then you begin to see..
I have always wanted a vacuum foodsaver. The benefits of sealing foods are well known, but what was not known and came as a big surprise to me was the first time that I used it how loud it is. I NEVER thought that I would need OSHA Approved hearing devices to use a kitchen appliance. This thing is loud. Other than that so far so good.The only other complaint that I have is there are 2 little plastic pieces that came with it. I have no idea what they are for or where they go. There is noting mentioned about ..