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  1. Food and water
    OK, here is another newbie question. Using mylar bags, can I seal them using a standard vacuum packing machine or do I need something special? Thanks for the info.
  2. Food and water
    I am thinking about buying some 7mil mylar bags from LDS for some storage. Are these thicker bags easily sealable with an iron or hair straightener?
  3. Food and water
    I have only recently ventured into the world of Mylar storage. I have Celiac Disease, which requires me to have an alternative to wheat flour. A farming friend recently gave me a 5-gallon bucket of sorghum seed. I grind it and mix it with ground rice and grits for a hearty breakfast cereal...
  4. Urban Survival
    I am planing on putting up about thirty 5 Gal pails of drygoods (food) up for long term storage. I don't have a heat sealer and I was wonder if the recloseabe (ziplock) style mylar bags were any good. I have used hundreds of freezer ziplock style bags for short term meat storage and they are...
  5. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I'am finally looking into storing food in mylar bags. Someone recommend a food saver that can seal mylar bags, and has a built in vacuum feature.
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of or used a Traco THC150 heat sealer? can this be used on mylar bags? I know alot of people who use a cloths iron and or a hair straightener but I kinda wanted to get a factory looking seal. sorry for starting a new thread but I didnt...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Has anyone thought about useing a womans hair straightener ( clam shell heating elements) to seal mylar bags. I am about to do a batch and wanted to know if anyone has used this idea. I have seen mylar sealed with a clothing iron. Any help would be appreciated.
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi everyone, I secured my first ever stash of rice in a five gallon bucket via a mylar bag with o2 absorbers. However, my age old food saver had a hard time sealing the bag. I cut the corners off so that I could fit each section in the sealer, but the material would not seal in some areas...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Do you fold these back over the edges of 5 gallon buckets,fill and place the top? Or, twist/seal them after filled and top off the pail with them closed?
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