Setting clip on shrink wrap bags?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Looking4ewes, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Looking4ewes

    Looking4ewes Out Of The Brooder

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    I LOVE the shrink wrap bags at cornerstone but i don't think I am setting the clip correctly. I purchased the cheapest tool (maybe a mistake) and it seems to close the clip with the sharp ends sticking out. I them wrangle the blasted tool to try to set the clip tighter and to fold the ends down. What am i
    I doing wrong?
     
  2. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    I use the skinny 3" zip ties.
     
  3. Looking4ewes

    Looking4ewes Out Of The Brooder

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    Really? Cool idea. Is that airtight? Where do you make your air vent hole?
     
  4. schmism

    schmism Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we used clips with the cheepy clip tool also.

    i also struggled with getting it to "close" the staples right but found a reg set of needle nose plyers worked great after i had made the initial crimp with the cheep tool.

    zip ties could be used.

    we poked a hole in the bag with a knife at the feet (right below the staple) the instructions say poke a hole either way....
     

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