food dehydraters

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    i have a 9 tray excalibur that i am not happy with. The food does not dry in the time they say it will. Anyone else dry food? what do you use?
     
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    I had one a few years ago.. i found that I could barely leave the jerky in there while my kitchen smelled so goddamn tasty. hmmmmm....


    You'll appreciate this.. I'm making rootbeer at the moment.
     
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    ooo rootbeer...i have heard its fun to make...i dont drink it...

    this thing just aint working right.....banana chips are suppose to take 8 hours....24 hours later they are leathery at best.

    jerky is good....a friend has 22 tray from that hunters mag....you can put a whole deer in it...just about.
     
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    I've got one that I use for herbs, jerky and (occasionally) fruit. But I can't remember what kind it is.

    I'll have to look later and tell you, but it usually works in the time suggested - IF I have it on the right setting.
     
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    i have it on the right setting...bitch...lol...i even tested the tempatures....but something aint right...excalibur is suppose to be top of the line.
     
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    Heh - I wasn't actually poking at you, just telling on myself. :redface:

    Mine isn't top of the line, but I paid $5 for it at a sale and have gotten my money's worth many times over already.
     
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    making soda is a good way to show kids how much sugar goes into it. You should check it out even if you don't drink it. You can make cream, red cream, orange and a whole list of flavors.
     

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