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FoodSaver 8" Roll, 3pk
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52 of 52 people found the following review helpful
on November 14, 2001
I have used both the bags and the rolls with my food saver and much prefer the rolls. It may take you an additional 5 seconds to make it into a bag but the rolls are really more cost effective and convenient. With the rolls you truly only use what you will need. If you've sealed something that will only be opened once you make it exactly that size, if you're going to be opening it multiple times just remember to allow for that in your original sizing. If you go through the trouble of washing and reusing the bags for incrementally smaller things such as from cold cuts down to cheese you will find that these rolls while initially a larger expense than you may like will more than pay for themselves in the end. The 11" rolls are also very useful.
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50 of 51 people found the following review helpful
on November 19, 2005
The 8x11.5" quart bags are more convenient to use, but I figured the 8" x 22' rolls would be more cost-effective. As it turns out, the rolls (at $18.69 for 44 bags' worth - assuming a foot per use) are slightly more expensive than the bags (at $18 for 48), so you might as well get the bags. As for being able to use more or less as needed, I've found that I can re-seal or re-use the bags, thus leaving me an assortment of available sizes when I've used their previous contents. It is occasionally useful to have larger sizes, so I would recommend purchasing the bags in the quart size & the rolls in the larger 11" x 18' to give a wide range of useful applications.
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58 of 63 people found the following review helpful
on September 3, 2010
The rolls are the same size as quart bagsthat are pre-made. So i counted the amt. of bags i could make with one roll and compared the prices. Could not believe how much cheaper the rolls are. I just make the bags one day and they are ready when i need them and it does not take more time. I also save a roll for unusual sizes i can make mysef.
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26 of 26 people found the following review helpful
on December 8, 2003
This is probably the most used tool in my kitchen. The cost of the machine and bag material are more than repaid in food savings. I like the rolls as opposed to the bags because I can make the size I need without waste. Watch for sales on meat or fish; buy large quantities at reduced cost, and cut your bags to a portion size, vacuum and seal, and freeze. I have taken hamburger, steaks, fish, pork, and chicken out of the freezer after being stored for two years or longer, and they are as fresh as the day I put them in.
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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
on October 12, 2010
I was happy to find these on amazon. I prefer this size and so many boxes are the multisize. The price for these were very good; better than I found anywhere else. Recommend them and will be purchasing more.
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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
on January 8, 2001
I love my Foodsaver product. I use it all the time and it keeps food really fresh for a longer period of time. After opening cheeses, I would have to use them within the week or cut away the unwanted parts. Now I just use my Foodsaver with the special bags and cheese seems to last forever! Really great product. I just hope the motor doesn't burn out with the use I'm getting out of it!
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
on March 24, 2007
I have had my Food Saver for 3 years, buying the bags from the retailer and using their cupons they send...Until I saw Amazon offering the SAME thing for 1/2 the cost....literially 1/2 price from what FoodSaver charges...and be sure to get the continuous roll...you can make your own size bags and it works just as well!!

P.S. Wal-Mart sells a similar product like these with their own name. They are not the same and will not "air-lock" the items like the food-saver bags do. I tried and got "Freezer-burned" a few times.
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
The basic concept appears sound. Smaller foods need smaller width bags. However, in practice we rarely use the 8 inch width. There are a few things that fit better in the 8 inch width, but considering that almost everything that we routinely use in the kitchen will fit in the 11 inch width, we tend to use that width most of the time.

There is also discussion regarding bags versus rolls. I have used the bags and they are fine. The one advantage the rolls have is that you can custom fit them to things that will not fit into the bags. In some cases, the bags we have are too big, and then we either waste space in a smaller bag, or go back to the roll again.

Though we have a small supply of bags, I suspect that once the bags run out we will probably stick with the rolls, and we will probably stay with the 11 inch width. Choice is such a great thing!

Also consider the canisters that are available to go with any FoodSaver that has an accessory port.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
VINE VOICEon January 17, 2008
The rolls, for me, are more economical than pre-made bags. Contrary to a couple of other reviewers, I find the 8" wide roll the preferred size. We buy hot dogs in bulk from a local packer and split them up into packages of 6 each and freeze them. I also buy meat such as chicken breasts or pork chops in bulk when they are on sale and freeze them individually. (Perfect for the 2 of us.) Less waste than if we used pre-made bags. 100's of other uses.

I have tried other brands of bags, and they just don't work as well, especially those sold under WM's brand name.

Please Note: Yes, you can wash and re-use them, but NOT if you have stored raw meat in them.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
on June 5, 2013
These bags/rolls have very good ratings so I ordered a box of 3 to go with my Foodsaver machine. What could be better than the correct bags? I've been using Rival bags that I buy at Wally World up to now with no problems. Half way through sealing up 16 pounds of beef patties and 1 lb blocks, I switched to the Foodsaver bags and they DON'T WORK! It's too late to call Foodsaver tonight so their ears will be burning until tomorrow morning! Absolutely no vacuum is drawn on the bags. The machine just creates a vacuum in its chamber and switches to 'seal' mode. Tried it a half a dozen times to no avail. Never, ever again. I can't see any obvious reason for this other than the bags seem excessively thin but there is a rough surface on the inside of the bag so they should seal.

I'll give Foodsaver one try to make things right and see if they have any customer 'service'. If not, good ole amazon will refund my money! Back to WalMart to stock up on bags!

UPDATE: Called Foodsaver and explained several times what was happening but the rep couldn't believe their bags didn't work. Only when I gave her the lot number of the rolls did I hear a sigh and an offer to send me 3 replacement rolls at no charge. No, I'm not going to send my rolls back to Amazon for a refund! I'll keep them and use them as lunch bags or to seal stew or other liquids where I can't use vacuum. It will probably take me a year to work them off. I give Foodsaver credit for decent customer service.
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