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oxygen aborbers

  1. Food and water
    I have been checking into the mylar bags for beans, oatmeal, flour and such. But, I presently vacuum seal a lot of stuff. I understand about the o2 absorbers, but how does that compare to no air or o2 at all?
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    As far as I can tell I'm the first one that has tried this. I store everything in quart mason jars with a food saver vacuum sealer and oxygen absorbers. So I figured why not try it with raw eggs? I have 20 chickens that should start laying this fall, that's around a dozen eggs a day, at least...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm very new to food storage & have done quite a bit of research so far. I need help w/the use of O2 Absorbers with desiccant. I will pack various items (rice, beans etc) in 1 gallon (10"x14") 7.5 mil mylar. I am in South East Texas and moisture/humidity is a BIG issue. Since the two (O2 & desi)...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What's the best way to store O2 absorbers? I bought a bunch of 2000cc absorbers but didn't use them all in one packing session. I don't have a vacuum sealer so I put the extras inside 3 nested Ziploc bags and hoped for the best. Would that work or do I need to chuck 'em and get new ones? I...
  5. Food and water
    I watched the YouTube videos made by Paw Productions (Lowdown3) and also done a little reading on the subject. I am what would be termed as ‘consciously incompetent’ - I KNOW that I don't know enough about this stuff. Can someone please answer some basic stupid questions for me? Scenario: I...
  6. Vendor Deals
    We're in stock on all our core items at Advice and Beans, including cases of oxygen absorbers (100cc, 300cc, 1000cc) at $149.99 with free shipping as well as cases of 1-gallon 3.5 mil bags at $139.99. We also have some items not listed that we carry for special requests, including Gamma Seal...
  7. Vendor Deals
    (All prices include shipping to the continental US) This is for: $51.99 - 9 1-Gallon Plastic Buckets, with Lid - these are great little buckets, the handle is plastic/metal just like many of the larger 5-gallon buckets. The lid is gasketed and has a tear seal. And they are FDA approved. 10...
  8. Vendor Deals
    I decided to do another update as we've got even more going on at the store: Advice and Beans ■We are offering Oxygen Indicator Tablets, which folks can use to measure the oxygen levels in their food storage, test Oxygen Absorber packs, and any other experiments they might want to do. They...
  9. Vendor Deals
    Advice and Beans has been upgraded for the New Year! Here are some of the improvements: Everything now has free shipping, no more having to fool around with the cart wondering what you are going to pay! Don't let that fool you though, our overall prices actually went down on all our products...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Some place on this forum is a warning about certain types of Oxygen absorbers found on ebay and I can't find it. Hopefully someone will know what I'm talking about.
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