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    Default Protecting your food

    We have a vacuum sealer and am wondering if foods sealed by this device would prevent mice & other critters from going after food stored this way???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff
    We have a vacuum sealer and am wondering if foods sealed by this device would prevent mice & other critters from going after food stored this way???
    It won't absolutely prevent it, but it will make it far less likely. I use a kayak dry bag for the same reason.

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    Critters will still smell it. While the sealing will help, it won't keep mice away completely. Better to hang your food or sleep with it.

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    Hang it, never sleep with your food. Along a good portion of the AT you run the risk of bear encounters. Sleeping with your food doesn't protect it from a bear and may place yourself in danger. While bears along the AT are generally not a problem, all bets are off if food is involved.

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