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Foodsaver FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer

Ordinary food storage methods trap air with food, causing foods to lose flavor and nutrition. The FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer removes air from specially designed bags and containers — it's perfect for stocking up on food camping meals, long trips in the car and more. This food sealer applies heat for a secure, air-tight seal that will keep your food staples and perishables fresh longer.
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Questions & Answers for Foodsaver FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer

Question

What is the FoodSaver model number of this unit?

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Snurdley
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
v2222
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
iceteakid
answer 2
Model No.: FSFSSL2222-015
answered 6 months ago
By
GadgetGuy01
answer 3
In the specifications listed above it says Model FSFSSL2222-015. I think it just goes by V2222
answered 1 year ago
By
GHMann
answer 4
This appears to be the same one, including the picture with the meat in the bag, as the V2244 on the FoodSaver web site. They both have the same features. Often Walmart carries the same model as a FoodSaver model BUT with a different model number. I believe that is the case with this one. For example, the FoodSaver Model V3250 is the same as Walmart's Model 3230.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Pinky212
answer 5
2200 series, version 2222. Says on the box and the actual item itself ("V2222")
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
MrSick
answer 6
V2244
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
BJinAZ
 - ARIZONA
answer 7
I purchased one. It is a 2222.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
MissionBelle
 - Las Cruces NM
answer 8
Model # is V2222 Food Saver
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
emrsnclr
 - Adelanto, California
Question

Can I seal wide mouth canning jars with this?

asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
ItsmeItsmeItsme
 - Pine knot ky
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. You will need to purchase the wide mouth jar sealer attachment, and use the vacuum hose that came with the machine.
answered 1 year ago
By
GHMann
answer 2
You can seal wide mouth canning jars but you have to buy the attachment. They sell attachments for wide mouth and small mouth jars so make sure you buy the correct one. Also, make sure you have the hose needed for the jar attachment. The model I bought included the hose attachment.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
thill
answer 3
As long as you can fit whatever inside of the bag and the ends are capable of becoming flat, you can SEAL anything....however, vacuuming out the air is another story. I often don't use the vacuum at all. Just the seal was the major purpose I got this bad boy, but the vacuuming REALLY sucks out the air and squishes the heck out of whatever you are vacuuming out.

One out of the box thing to seal a friend of mine showed me was money. He was buying something expensive, and put $2,500 in one of these, and it had a lot of $20's and $10's, which would make it a pretty bulky stack of bills, but vacuuming it made it much more compact. Just an odd fact I thought I'd throw at you.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
MrSick
answer 4
Yep! It comes with the hose but not the sealing unit that goes over the jar lid.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
MissionBelle
 - Las Cruces NM
answer 5
You should be able to, I am ordering one for me now so I have to wait to find out. But I think it would do the job.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
emrsnclr
 - Adelanto, California
answer 6
Yes with wide mouth adapter.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
Dropone
 - VA
answer 7
Yes - but you will have to purchase the wide mouth jar sealing accessory (available from the Foodsaver website for around $9)
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Acorn51
Question

Can theese bags be used as boiling bags if you seal prepared foods in them.

asked 11 months ago
By
butch
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. It gives you microwave compatibility when you cut off a corner to allow steam to escape. I portion ahead so it allows you breakfast, lunch (work and kids) and dinner on the go.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
PennypincherDude
answer 2
Yes they can.
answered 6 months ago
By
GadgetGuy01
answer 3
User Manual for V2200 series, page 7. toward the bottom of the page first column then top of page second column.
"Food Preparation and Reheating Tips" tells to thaw foods in refrigerator or microwave. To reheat in microwave, first cut corner of bag. Also can reheat in bag by placing bag in pan of water and simmer below 175 degrees.
answered 8 months ago
By
Mom637
answer 4
Yes, I have boiled things I have sealed in the bags.
answered 10 months ago
By
jlsep
answer 5
During my research for a FoodSaver machine, I discovered these bags can be used as boiling bags. They can also be used in the microwave if you put a couple of small slits (1" - 2") in them to allow the steam to escape. I haven't made my FoodSaver purchase yet but plan to purchase these bags and use them both ways.
answered 10 months ago
By
Pinky212
answer 6
yes
answered 11 months ago
By
johnnyjump
Question

does it cut the bags

asked 6 months ago
By
me
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
On this model, no. You have to cut the bags yourself.
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
By
TransplantToTexas
answer 2
No it doesn't. I bought a paper cutter from Office Depot and it allows you perfectly straight cuts and its measurement line gives you the ability to size before you cut the bag.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
PennypincherDude
answer 3
no. it does not have a cutter.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
iceteakid
answer 4
No. You have to cut it yourself.
answered 5 months ago
By
ATLconsumer88
answer 5
No. No storage are cutter.
answered 6 months ago
By
kabab2222
answer 6
This model doesn't appear to though some do have that option.
answered 6 months ago
By
GadgetGuy01
Question

does it store rolls then seal to length to be cut

asked 9 months ago
By
wizzy
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Not this model. Read the other reviews on the other automatic models. Simplicity is the key. Remember the more options, the more chances to break something. Buy a school paper cutter you'll love the outcome with the bags and the V222 manual process. I timed the process. Twenty minutes to measure and cut the bags, ( a big bulk purchase) and the time to seal the bags for food is insignificant even allowing 12 seconds between each seal.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
PennypincherDude
answer 2
Does not store rolls.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
iceteakid
answer 3
Some models store but you have to cut them first if it has a cutter before you can seal them.
answered 6 months ago
By
GadgetGuy01
answer 4
User Manual for V2200 series, pg.5...how to make a bag from roll...cut the length you need + 3 ", fill it, then place end into appliance and seal.
(It does not store the roll inside the appliance.)
answered 8 months ago
By
Mom637
answer 5
Not this model. It is the basic, 2 button (seal, or vac & seal), with no bells and whistles model, which is exactly what I wanted. The rolls I bought are huge, so to store that in the unit would require a much bigger footprint on my counter. I'd rather store the bags out of sight, and have just the unit on the counter. Your call on preferences, but this one is just vac & seal, no storage, no cutters.
answered 8 months ago
By
karmal
answer 6
You have to cut the bags to the size needed and seal them
answered 9 months ago
By
Whichoneru
Question

Doe's this sealer come with everything I need to seal jars also ??

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
lilmike
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
no.It does come with a hose.jar sealer is sold seperate.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
iceteakid
answer 2
Yes and no... it has the accessory port and a hose attachment, so the sealing can technically be done. BUT, Foodsaver has special lids for jars that work perfectly with the accessory. Otherwise it's a bit of a challenge.
answered 5 months ago
By
Mosaic39
answer 3
everything but the jar and lid > yes
answered 1 year ago
By
mammaw55
answer 4
It comes with the hose, but not the jar attachment. They make a large mouth and a regular mouth attachment, each sold separately.
answered 1 year ago
By
GHMann
answer 5
You can go online (Walmart) and search under FoodSaver and they have a part you can order for jars.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Moninohio
answer 6
No it dose'nt but you can buy it.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
sweetdreams45
Question

Is this a stand alone appliance or do you have to use other things with it? Does it create its own vaccumn?

asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Jaydee
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
No this model is the base. No automatic functions. It is the best to use in my opinion. To each his own. You can use the containers. The one used for marinating is the bomb. Easy quick and no overnight in the fridge to soften the tougher cuts. Tougher cut, cheaper price.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
PennypincherDude
answer 2
You only have to use specially designed bags with it that can be bought at Walmart and many other sources. And YES, it sucks the air out of the bags and then seals them unlike the old SealAMeal that only sealed the bag. The vacuuming feature is what makes your food stay fresh so much longer, and keeps your food from becoming freezer burned. There's a Yahoo FoodSaver group that will teach you everything you need to know about using one. The group members are very knowledgeable and freely share their ideas. After reading about 100 of their postings, I decided that I would buy one. Now it's just to decide which model. Spend the time learning about it before you invest in order to get one to meet your needs and budget.
answered 10 months ago
By
Pinky212
answer 3
All you need is some bags made to work with the Food Saver. There are also Mason/Ball jar attachments for sealing up jars. Yes, it creates its own vacuum.
answered 1 year ago
By
GHMann
answer 4
It creates its own vacuum. There is a jar attachment you can buy. This allows you to seal things in mason jars. Putting delicate items in mason jars keeps them from being crushed by the vacuum. I bought it for this use. I dehydrate things like bell peppers and then seal them in jars. You can also store things like oats, chocolate chips, rice, etc. in mason jars. I even heard you can store marshmallows in mason jars but I haven't tried it out. Once sealed, things in the jar stay fresh longer.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
thill
answer 5
YES STAND ALONE.

AND

YES CREATES ITS OWN VACUUM.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
XLTUNA
Question

Does this item come with a vaccum hose? If not how can I get one?

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, it comes with a vacuum hose.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
GHMann
answer 2
Thanks for asking this! Because you did, I went back to the box it came in and somehow I didn't notice it before, but sure as taxes, it was in there! So yes, it does come with a hose.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
MrSick
answer 3
yes it comes with one new cannister accessory hose
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
BJinAZ
 - ARIZONA
answer 4
Yes, the vacuum hose is included.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
MissionBelle
 - Las Cruces NM
answer 5
it says it does. i am in the middle of ordering this for myself so thats about all i can tell you.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Mookie625
Question

Who makes it? Is it a Tilia FoodSaver?

Both spell it FoodSaver, but the Tilia box looks different. Is it like the Rival vaccum sealer and the Seal-A-Meal, also made by Rival? Who makes the one I'm asking about?
asked 2 years ago
By
joanwill
 - Lexington, NC
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Believe it or not, Sunbeam.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
PennypincherDude
answer 2
Sunbeam Makes it. Go to the website http://www.foodsaver.com/ and it's at the bottom of the page.
answered 6 months ago
By
GadgetGuy01
answer 3
I believe that when Jarden bought out Tilia they dropped the Tilia name and just called it Foodsaver.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
GHMann
answer 4
Jarden FoodSaver is the manufacturer
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
BJinAZ
 - ARIZONA
answer 5
Jarden Foodsaver
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
BJinAZ
 - ARIZONA
Question

can it use the zipper bags?

asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
JIm
on FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
See Food Saver website.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
PennypincherDude
answer 2
You need the special machine for that or the all in one model. Model: fsfssl4435p7
answered 6 months ago
By
GadgetGuy01
answer 3
The Food Saver will not vacuum the air out of a Ziploc type bag. It will seal them tho, if you stay off the zipper part.
answered 1 year ago
By
GHMann
answer 4
The zipper bags with the gaskets, if that's what you are referring to, are designed to be used with the hand held vacuum sealer.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Pinky212
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