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Old 06-14-2011, 10:20 PM   #1
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Who has one of these and how well (or not) do you like it? I'm thinking about giving it a whirl. I have been making jerky for quite a while but never with ground meat. I have a el-cheapo dehydrator (one of the round ones) with 8 shelves and it works pretty well as long as I rotate the shelves from top to bottom about half way through the process.
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:24 PM   #2
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Why would you want real beef jerky, from real meat, when you can grind up lesser cuts and reform it like that commercial crap you buy?





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Old 06-14-2011, 10:31 PM   #3
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I have one but I only use for filling mass quantities of ABTs...
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Why would you want real beef jerky, from real meat, when you can grind up lesser cuts and reform it like that commercial crap you buy?
Probably because I think Slim Jims a personal gift to me from God :)
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Probably because I think Slim Jims a personal gift to me from God :)
LOL! if you're going to make jerky, then yes, the jerky cannons are the way to go. There's really no other way to form the "sticks" on your dehydrator racks.
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:40 PM   #6
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Probably because I think Slim Jims a personal gift to me from God :)
And barf on a dehydrator isn't very appetizing...
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Old 06-14-2011, 10:55 PM   #7
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As for the meat I use, I typically make jerky from bottom round roast because of its low fat content. I also have a LOT of dear hunter friends here in western North Carolina and I end up with a good bit of freebie venison in the weeks after Thanksgiving each year. I did also see someone on a Youtube video using them to load up ABTs... I haven't tried ABTs yet but it's on the agenda. My girlfriend even said she would try one of those as long as I didn't call it by it's proper name... ;)
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Probably because I think Slim Jims a personal gift to me from God :)


Have you tried the Pepperoni flavored ones? Quite tasty!
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:12 PM   #9
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I haven't tried ABTs yet but it's on the agenda.

You should probably edit that, I think it'll get ya banned...
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I have one. It works ok for what it's designed for, and is ok for making small quantities of snack sticks, but it does give your forearm a workout.
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Sorry JM, slim Jim's don't do it for me. Give me the jerky that lasts awhile in my mouth. I also like knowing it's real beef instead of pink slime and floor scrapings...:)
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Old 06-15-2011, 01:06 AM   #12
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Sorry JM, slim Jim's don't do it for me. Give me the jerky that lasts awhile in my mouth. I also like knowing it's real beef instead of pink slime and floor scrapings...:)
I do agree that slim jims are far from being anything of quality. I'm just thinking about getting one of these jerky cannons so I can make my own from good quality meat. Once I get my meat slicer I might make some really nice 'real beef' jerky as well. Maybe I should just go ahead and buy the slicer too :)
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I do agree that slim jims are far from being anything of quality. I'm just thinking about getting one of these jerky cannons so I can make my own from good quality meat. Once I get my meat slicer I might make some really nice 'real beef' jerky as well. Maybe I should just go ahead and buy the slicer too :)
i thought you already bought the slicer...??
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i thought you already bought the slicer...??
Bought a grinder... haven't bought the slicer yet.
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I've made jerky stick years ago by taking small amounts of ground meat and rolling on the cutting board, like making snakes with play-doh.

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