Deni Freshlock II Vacuum Sealer 1531

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  • I Got Fresh With Deni!

    Jul 7, 2000 by pogomom is a Lead on Epinions in Home and Garden
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Single Application Appliance
    Cons: None

    Summary: Sealed with a ‘Psssss!’ Honesty is a virtue. Those touting the Deni Freshlock® Vacuum Sealer 1531 on our everlasting, always on shopping channel spoke the gospel to me. Never accused of impulse shopping, I watched ... read more

  • An End to Freezer Burned Meat & Vegetables!

    Sep 21, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Compact size, works great, simple to use.
    Cons: None as of yet.

    Summary: I’m a super-saver shopper (grab a deal when I can get it) and normally buy a lot of meat and fresh vegetables when I catch sales on family packs. After having to throw away some steaks and corn on the cob having freezer burns (due to ziplock freezer ... read more

  • Never could get good results

    Jan 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: price
    Cons: seal doesn't hold properly

    Summary: I bought the Deni Freshlock II Vacuum Sealer 1531 hoping to prevent freezer burn -- my biggest enemy living alone and preferring to cook in volume when I do cook. After getting it, I knew I needed to practice a few times. It took a few tries ... read more

  • No Bargain

    Jul 5, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Model 1631 freshlock Cheap
    Cons: Awkward to use, poor performance

    Summary: Deni “Freshlock” Vacuum Foodsaver - Model 1631 My sister purchased this vacuum food saver at a local store about 2 years ago. It was on sale for $20 (MSRP was $29.00). She tried it and was not happy with its performance, so she put it back ... read more


    Jan 7, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: completely protects food from freezer burn, keeps food fresh
    Cons: none

    Summary: Don't you just hate it when you bring home a really nice piece of meat from the butcher (or supermarket) and carefully place it in the freezer for future consumption and then IT BURNS!!? The edges turn brown, the meat gets tough - and you haven't ... read more

  • Deni Freshlock Vacuum Sealer or How to Vacuum Seal Everything In Sight.

    Jul 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Helps in saving money.
    Cons: Replacement bags can become costly.

    Summary: A couple of years ago I ran across a product on QVC that I thought that I had to have and if I didn’t my life would never be the same. I would be a failure as a wife, mother and homemaker. It was the Deni Freshlock Vacuum Sealer 1531. ... read more

  • Deni not worth a penny

    Feb 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Color choice
    Cons: WEAK seal,even weaker vacuum, NOT worth the $40

    Summary: I ordered this product and was very happy when I got it because I had just returned from bulk food shopping. Well, was I disappointed,the function of this "vacuum" sealer was NOT at all as described. The bags were thin ziploc type plastic and the vacuum ... read more

  • Saves on Wasted Food!

    Dec 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Seals nearly everything! Cost effective. Reliable. Amazing!
    Cons: You'll play with it and seal everything but the family pet for a while!

    Summary: Several years ago, I took a chance on a new product and bought my mom a Deni Sealer for Christmas at a Home Shopping Outlet Auction. I didn't know much about it, but wanted to see if it was something she'd use. I am thrilled to say that ... read more

  • How did we ever manage without it?

    Oct 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: money saver, easy to use, lights let you know when sealer is done.
    Cons: bags are expensive, slightly a pain to clean. (both bags and machine)

    Summary: Most of you have probably seen the infomercials that sell products such as this, but you have probably doubted the worthiness behind the item. Well I have got to honestly say that without this sealer we would have been out much more money on groceries ... read more

  • Compact Foodsaver

    Aug 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: delicious leftovers, less food gets wasted
    Cons: the price, time consuming in that you have to freeze anything wth liquid before sealing and vacuuming

    Summary: This article is about the Compact FoodSaver. Not the Deni that it is listed under. I appologize for this but am unable to correct it and list it under a seperate brand.I bought the Compact II Sealer off an info mercial. I love it though it is a bit ... read more

  • Not worth $50 investment

    Jul 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Inexpensive
    Cons: Difficult to use; lightweight bags; weak suction

    Summary: I've been interested for some time in purchasing a vacuum food sealer because so many leftovers end up in the garbage. I was put off by the average $150 price on other models and decided to try the Deni Freshlock Vacuum Sealer 1531 after reading some ... read more

  • Not a good investment.

    Jun 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Also seals regular plastic bags.
    Cons: Not a strong performer.

    Summary: The item that I used was the Deni FreshLock TurboSeal (model 1630). I got it as a birthday gift on a Sunday in April and returned it the following Sunday. I gave it the week to prove its worth but it never came through. I bought the product so that I ... read more

  • Dream on!

    May 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Comes in black or white
    Cons: Messy, smelly, costly

    Summary: I am writing about the Deni FreshLock Vaccuum Sealer because I feel it just isn't what the Deni company says it is. The things I do like about the sealer are Price: Mine was a gift from my mother but I know she purchased mine for 20.00. This is an ... read more

  • I even sealed the garbage!

    May 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It works great
    Cons: A little hard to work the vacuum at first

    Summary: I bought the Deni Freshlock Turbo II because I live alone and find it very hard to shop for just one person. Most of the food was ending up in the garbage or I gave it to the dog next door. After watching an infomercial I almost spent the $49.95 in ... read more

  • Look out bulk shopping, here I come!

    Mar 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Money saving, easy to use, wide variety of application
    Cons: None so far!

    Summary: The first "point to consider" in writing this review was "Why did I buy this product?" I didn't. It was given to me as a gift, and frankly I was thinking "Oh great! Another gadget to take up space on my counter", but the ... read more

  • Honey, I don't think the cat wants to be vacuum sealed.

    Feb 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Ease of use, Helps cut down on wasted food, Versatility
    Cons: None that cannot be easily worked around

    Summary: I must admit, I love playing with new gadgets almost to the point of getting myself in trouble. Don't worry I did not really try sealing the cat. My latest play toy was given to me by a friend who gets items through an internet service provider. ... read more

  • Save everything!!!!

    Jan 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: food and leftovers last at least 3 times as long in refrigerator
    Cons: Vacuum port a bit difficult to clean, but not impossible (just dont try to vacuum liquids)

    Summary: I'm one of those people who cook for an army. When doing so, inevitably my family of three wind up with LOTS of leftovers. That's where the Deni Freshlock II comes in handy. For the longest time we had been playing "fridge-tag" as we ... read more

  • Seal this deal!

    Dec 25, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Ease of use, ability to save food that might otherwise spoil
    Cons: Vacuum sealing can be addictive

    Summary: Since I'm a writer, I watch a lot of bad TV late at night, particularly when I'm on deadline and desperate for any excuse not to work. For years, I've seen a variety of vacuum sealing devices advertised on those infomercial programs that dominate the ... read more

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  • Deni Freshlock II Vacuum Sealer 1531

    Dec 10, 2005 by
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    Pros: This item is works well as a paper weight.
    Cons: This item does not perform as advertised. It is not a vaccume sealer!

    Summary: The hot wire for the bag cutter does a poor job. The cuts and bag seal is irregular and leaks. This also causes the bag to loose vaccume. This is the worst gift ever. ... read more

  • Deni Freshlock II Vacuum Sealer

    Jan 21, 2004 by
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    Pros: Easy to use, clear instructions, nice looking.
    Cons: Bags are too flimsy, and vacuuum seal is not always retained beyond a few days.

    Summary: We found this product at Home Hardware in Canada for $60CDN or about $40US. It is nicely designed and very easy to use. However, the bags are fairly flimsy, and we found that at least half did not retain the vacuum seal for more than a few days. We ... read more

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