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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-09-2017, 05:58 PM Thread Starter
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Jerky n snack stick gun

what brand r u using, n how do like it ?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-10-2017, 04:49 AM
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I use a NESCO, that I bought at the hardware store.

Like it just fine. First thing I did was take the hacksaw and cut a little more off the tip that makes the sticks.....made it just a little smaller than a dime in diameter.

The other tip would be to add some water to your meat when you are ready to shoot it...makes it go more smoothly through the gun.

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-14-2017, 09:34 AM
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I use the LEM Jerky Cannon, it works great. Also have the original Jerky Shooter and NESCO Jerky Works. Only use the Jerky Cannon anymore, its aluminum and holds a pound of meat. I use the round tip, and make up a pound of sticks as I need them. I think they taste better that way. Getting ready to make a batch up here shortly, that I mixed yesterday.
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another for the LEM jerky cannon, love it!!

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I have the Hight Mountain Seasoning gun/kit. It works pretty nice, the only one I have ever used. I've even "stuffed" snack sticks with it. It's not the greatest for that, but it works.

My grinder doesn't stuff well, so I tried the gun. I wouldn't be shocked if the next year or two that is fails, I've had it for 7 years so far. The plastic looks weak in a few spots.
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x 3 on the LEM jerky cannon I use the dbl jerky tip and I love it ! I make about 120 lbs of goose jerky every year out of it !!
Just remember if you add water to if your stuff will take a lot longer to dry and its a bit messier ! I have been making this amount of jerky every year for the past 20 + years and I still have the same gun !

Blend in or go hungry !!
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-20-2017, 03:49 PM
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do have to stuff the snack sticks

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-20-2017, 09:10 PM
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Thanks for the info. on the jerky gun. I was just starting to shop them and never heard of this brand LEM but it sounds like the way to go!
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