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Amazon Shop for: ½ Pint Jars, Autoclave, Pressure Cooker

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Offlinefirstmatefluff
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pressure cooker suggestions?
    #3251868 - 10/19/04 04:13 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

I'm looking into buying one, because it looks like you can have fair results with boiling jars in a pot of water, but if I was going to use spawn bags, they don't work for the oven (dry out) or the boiling in a pot, so it appears I'd need a pressure cooker.

My question is, what size, and who makes a good pressure cooker? Rellay not looking to have one too small, and really really not looking to get a crappy one that blows up on me.

Thanks,
Mark


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Re: pressure cooker suggestions? [Re: firstmatefluff]
    #3251921 - 10/19/04 04:30 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Most of the people recommend the "All American Pressure Cookers".
Here is a link:
http://www.fungiperfecti.com/tools/cookers.html


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Re: pressure cooker suggestions? [Re: ragadinks]
    #3251934 - 10/19/04 04:34 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

any sixe suggestion for holding a (preferably more, if possible) 5-pound bag of substrate? (like 2 kilos for metric folks, I believe)


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Re: pressure cooker suggestions? [Re: firstmatefluff]
    #3251938 - 10/19/04 04:35 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

sorry, "any SIZE suggestion....."


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Re: pressure cooker suggestions? [Re: firstmatefluff]
    #3252346 - 10/19/04 06:28 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

For such a bag a 10 quart cooker would be enough.

But, my advice: buy as big as you can afford, a pressure cooker can NEVER be too big.....

BTW, several of the Shroomery sponsors sell the aforementioned cooker cheaper:

www.shroomery.org/vendors.php


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Re: pressure cooker suggestions? [Re: firstmatefluff]
    #3252369 - 10/19/04 06:32 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

the "All American" is a good one.
I have the "All American 1925X Stove-Top Autoclave"
you can find second-hand on www.ebay.com
or a new on www.balkowitsch.com
(the All American is manufactured in Wisconsin :smile:


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Re: pressure cooker suggestions? [Re: shachar]
    #5854416 - 07/13/06 01:44 PM (10 years, 7 months ago)

I bought my All american model 921 on ebay for 90 bucks. Retail the best price I could find I believe was around 180, and fungi perfecti had it for 250 or something. I run it about once a week and can fit 9 quart jars in that bad boy...


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Re: pressure cooker suggestions? [Re: phalcon005]
    #5866035 - 07/16/06 06:18 PM (10 years, 7 months ago)

Cheapest place I could find for AA's is here:

http://www.pressurecooker-outlet.com/american.htm


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Re: pressure cooker suggestions? [Re: phalcon005]
    #5876916 - 07/19/06 10:24 AM (10 years, 7 months ago)

I love my AA 921.5 does 7 qt or 4 half gal., and a ridiculous amount of smaller jars. I am able to PC up to 2 large filter patch bags too.


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