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    Default Dehydrated or Freeze Dried Conversion Chart?

    Does anyone have a link to or know of a chart that would tell you how many ounces of dried or freeze dried food you end up with after preparing so many ounces of the dried food? Something like 1 ounce of dried beef = 3 ounces after preparation?

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    I say you should just grab a digital scale and take your own measurements to see how much your food weights once dried.

    I'm sure dried vs. 'wet' food weights can vary between each cook.
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    Oops -- weighs*

    Also, 1 g = 0.0353 ounces.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yari View Post
    Does anyone have a link to or know of a chart that would tell you how many ounces of dried or freeze dried food you end up with after preparing so many ounces of the dried food? Something like 1 ounce of dried beef = 3 ounces after preparation?

    Here ya go:

    Fresh/Dry Equivalencies

    This shows how much fresh food it takes to make one ounce of dehydrated/freeze-dried food -- so not exactly the same thing but it should give you a pretty good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CampGirl View Post
    Here ya go:

    Fresh/Dry Equivalencies

    This shows how much fresh food it takes to make one ounce of dehydrated/freeze-dried food -- so not exactly the same thing but it should give you a pretty good idea.
    That is good enough, thanks!

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    My experience (http://www.whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php?t=59549) was that a five pound chub of 83% lean hamburger dried to 16 Oz of gravel
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