Tomatoville® Gardening Forums


Notices

Information and discussion about canning and dehydrating tomatoes and other garden vegetables and fruits. DISCLAIMER: SOME RECIPES MAY NOT COMPLY WITH CURRENT FOOD SAFETY GUIDELINES - FOLLOW AT YOUR OWN RISK

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old September 19, 2017   #11
Worth1
Tomatovillian™
 
Worth1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bastrop Texas Lost Pines Forest.
Posts: 35,251
Default

Gauges they have on modern canners are about a junkie as you can get.
I did find some new ones (County Line brand )at Tractor Supply that were sitting on 10 pounds already.
Those were really junkie.
My old ones are a work of art.
For All American to put a quality gauge on a canner it would drag the cost up at least another 50 dollars if not more.
With the weight gauge the pressure gauges are nothing more than a pressure indicator anyway to show if there is any pressure in the canner.
It is also a good indicator to show if the vent tube is stopped up for some reason and something to keep an eye on.
You just cant be too careful around a steam pressure vessel.

Worth
__________________
Home of Cactus Flats Botanical Gardens.
Neanderthal and proud of it.
Worth1 is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:51 AM.


★ Tomatoville® is a registered trademark of Commerce Holdings, LLC ★ All Content ©2017 Commerce Holdings, LLC ★