wheres a bargain on slim jim casing?

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by dasbear, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. Am I getting too cheap to make sausage any more? it sure seems like slim Jim casings are going through the roof for 17-19mm collogen casings. I have seen prices from 19.00/25# batch of meat to over a 1.00 per# the best I have found so for is

    17mm/46# meat for 31.00 to my door = .67cents a lb just for casing on ebay. Where is everyone else buying their casings?
     
  2. darwin101

    darwin101 Meat Mopper

    Butcher-Packer.com. 18mm 5 pack, #45 for $18
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    Last edited: Jul 14, 2015
  3. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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  4. darwin101

    darwin101 Meat Mopper

    Thanks Dave,

    If you recommend this company I will add them to my list of Approved suppliers.   [​IMG]
     
  5. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'll be making a 10# batch of sticks tomorrow with my granddaughter..... If Bride lets me have the kitchen.... And I will be using B&P MY MISTAKE>>>>> WALTON'S 21mm mahogany collagen casings.... I bought a 3 pack awhile back and they were very good.... I think I will stick with them....

    I have had "lesser quality" casing in hog casings... What a PITA.... having no problems with the 21mm from B&P, there is no reason to look any farther as far as I am concerned.....
     
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  6. darwin101

    darwin101 Meat Mopper

    I have never made snak sticks, mainly because using lamb can be a pain. Then again I have not used lamb in a few decades.  I should try the collagen, seems much less trouble.

     "Sprouts", a local grocery store sells the pre-cleaned and threaded hog casings by the piece.  I think is about $2.50 each and each piece should do #25 so I pick them up as needed and the quality is tops!

    I am a huge advocate for us having our own outdoor kitchen, but I will wait until I am some place cooler.  [​IMG]

    I hope you and the young lady have a grand time. [​IMG]  
     
  7. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sorry about identifying the wrong supplier for the collagen casings..... but, listen up sonny.... It's not easy getting old..... You WILL be surprised at the things you forget.... REALLY SURPRISED !!!!! and collagen casings is the least of my problems..... :th_HaHa7_ani:
     
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