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Need screens and liners for dehydrator
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Travis Colvert
(TCoHoggLegg) - F
Need screens and liners for dehydrator on 01/17/2010 22:43:50 MST Print View

Got a dehydrator for christmas. Only came with 1 fruit leather sheat and no screens. It's the cabela's, LEM, prago vegikiln, good4u style. I can NOT find screens or liners that are pre-made for this style anywhere (even though various models of this style include liners and screens).

Any help would be appreciated.

simon hackett
(minimalgear) - F

Locale: UK
greaseproof paper on 01/18/2010 07:32:52 MST Print View

I use greaseproof paper-not sure what it's called in the US-baking sheet?

Walter Carrington
(Snowleopard) - M

Locale: Mass.
Dehydrator, parchment paper. on 01/18/2010 08:41:08 MST Print View

It's called parchment paper and comes in rolls at grocery stores. Line the tray with it for more liquid things you're dehydrating, like sauces.

Sarah Kirkconnell
(sarbar) - F

Locale: In the shadow of Mt. Rainier
Re: Dehydrator, parchment paper. on 01/18/2010 08:59:36 MST Print View

Yep, parchment paper. Don't get wax paper though!

It is often reusable many times as well. And works with solid liquids :-) Unlike the hard plastic liners they sell for machines, the paper is flexible making removal of leathers much easier - no picking or scraping.

Travis Colvert
(TCoHoggLegg) - F
re; on 01/18/2010 15:00:28 MST Print View

What about longer lasting materials such as paraflexx or an equivilant? and what to do for screens? I saw that cabela's actually has some of each, however they both have a rectangular hole in the middle.

Lynn Tramper
(retropump) - F

Locale: The Antipodes of La Coruna
Re: re; on 01/18/2010 15:34:51 MST Print View

The best screen I have ever used was MYOG nano-see-um netting. It is infinitely reusable, flexible, non-stick and quick drying. Works well on all but the runniest of foods.

Travis Colvert
(TCoHoggLegg) - F
nano screen on 01/18/2010 15:37:25 MST Print View

Where did you get the material from?

Lynn Tramper
(retropump) - F

Locale: The Antipodes of La Coruna
Re: nano screen on 01/18/2010 16:08:50 MST Print View

Javan Dempsey

Locale: The-Stateless-Society
Aluminum on 01/19/2010 09:11:06 MST Print View

If you find any old aluminum window screens, they work well and can easily be cut to size.

Alot of DIY solar/regular dehydrators use these.

Laurie Ann March
(Laurie_Ann) - F

Locale: Ontario, Canada
parchment on 01/27/2010 06:12:18 MST Print View

Just a note... buy good quality parchment. Some of the cheaper brands will stick to the food. Don't get parchment confused with waxed paper either.

Travis Colvert
(TCoHoggLegg) - F
to Laurie on 01/28/2010 11:36:44 MST Print View

What do you use for screens?