the pointy end is the bow
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: La Conner, Washington
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We were handed down one. We use it to pack and freeze meats before the summer cruise and I repackaged several spare parts with it too. I have mixed feelings about it though. If some items are going to be kicking around for a while, the plastic bags can wear a hole in them, then there goes your vacuum.
I planned on re-using the bags several times but the wife wasn't too keen on re-using bags that had raw meat in them, so we compromised and we didn't re-use them.
We quit bringing it with us on our summer cruises. I'm not sure whether we'll bring it along or not when extended cruising though.
1983 Fraser 41
La Conner, WA
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Boating for over 25 years, some of them successfully.