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Open Country 500-Watt Food Dehydrator And Jerky Kit

Item # 401746
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Key Features

  • Adjustable thermostat

  • 1.36 cu. ft. expandable capacity

  • ABS construction

  • Converga-Flow drying action

  • Includes jerky gun and other accessories


Our Price   $79.99

Availability: Backordered
Expected back in stock 11/05/2014

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Product Description
Make your own beef jerky or trail snacks with the Open Country 500-Watt Food Dehydrator and Jerky Kit. Constructed of durable ABS, this electric dehydrator comes with four trays and a thermostat that is adjustable from 95°F to 155°F. Thanks to the top-mounted fan with Patented Converga-Flow drying action, there's no need to rotate the trays. Great for hunters, campers, and backpackers. 1.36 cu. ft. drying capacity. Includes two Clean-A-Screens, two fruit roll sheets, jumbo jerky gun with three tips, jerky spice, cure packets, and instruction/recipe booklet. 14"H x 12"W x 14"D. One-year limited warranty.



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Specifications
Weight 134 oz.

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Open Country 500-Watt Food Dehydrator And Jerky Kit
 
4.7

(based on 53 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Simple controls (41)
  • Fast (38)
  • Quiet (30)
  • Versatile (25)
  • Large capacity (24)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jerky (45)
    • Dried fruit (30)
    • Dried herbs (11)
    • Crafts (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual cook (33), Avid cook (16)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    "Amazingly suprised"

    The jerky and the fruit are most loved in my home. My wife can't wail to dry herbs this summer. This is one of the best gifts I've received in a very long...Read complete review

    The jerky and the fruit are most loved in my home. My wife can't wail to dry herbs this summer. This is one of the best gifts I've received in a very long time.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    would not buy again

    used 4 times in a month the base cracked up got no response from company

    used 4 times in a month the base cracked up got no response from company

    Reviewed by 53 customers

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    5.0

    Great investment

    By neal

    from grand rapids, mi

    About Me Avid Cook

    Pros

    • Easy Controls
    • Fast
    • Large Capacity
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dried Fruit
      • Dried Herbs
      • Jerky

      Comments about Open Country 500-Watt Food Dehydrator And Jerky Kit:

      great for jerky. my only complaint is i wish it came with more trays so i can make more!! overall a great deal for $70 with the jerky gun included. it will pay for its self after a few pounds of jerky.

       
      5.0

      Open Country 500 Watt Food Dehydrator

      By Seed

      from Mountain Top

      About Me Casual Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy Controls
      • Fast
      • Large Capacity
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dried Fruit
        • Jerky

        Comments about Open Country 500-Watt Food Dehydrator And Jerky Kit:

        EASY to Use. Dry time is Very Good. Going to try dry other items like fruits.

         
        5.0

        Great product from open country.

        By mangler84

        from New carlisle, ohio

        About Me Casual Cook

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Open Country 500-Watt Food Dehydrator And Jerky Kit:

              This is an awesome dehydrator. Works very well and cleans up easily. Would recommend to anyone. Just wish it came with more trays.

               
              5.0

              "Awesome Product"

              By Wayne

              from Augusta Co., VA

              About Me Avid Cook

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Controls
              • Easy To Clean
              • Easy to use
              • Fast

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jerky

                Comments about Open Country 500-Watt Food Dehydrator And Jerky Kit:

                Will completely dry deer jerky in (4) easy hours. The jerky was consistently dried to the same regardless of the tray it was in.

                 
                5.0

                Good product

                By Jake

                from Joliet, IL

                About Me Casual Cook

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy Controls
                • Fast
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jerky

                  Comments about Open Country 500-Watt Food Dehydrator And Jerky Kit:

                  Good produtct for the money. Only used it to make jerky so far but it came out great.

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                  • Q:

                    what is this made from, and is it BPA free
                    Asked on 9/17/2013 by betts

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                  • Q:

                    how many trays comewith it & can ya add trays
                    Asked on 5/18/2010 by red from bigelow ar

                    1 answer

                    • A:

                      you can add up to 12 trays on the 500 watt and up to 20 on the 1000 watt dehydrator.

                      Answered on 1/7/2011 by Dan from Fayetteville, NC
                  • Q:

                    how long is drying for jerky
                    Asked on 11/16/2009 by Anonymous

                    0 answers

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