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Offline jack and coke

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proper way to tie sausages
« on: January 06, 2011, 07:16:58 am »
you guys have any good ways to tie sausages up.  i'm not trying to have them blow up on me.  i'm new to this.  any help will be great.  you guys just knot the casings, use butcher twine, or those wire things.

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Offline classicrockgriller

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Re: proper way to tie sausages
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2011, 08:27:44 am »
Collagen casings (sticks and 32mm) I tie with butcher twine.

Hog casings, I tie on the ends using the casings and then do the twisty

thing for my lengths.

I use hog rings on bulk sausage (bag) and Fiborous casings. (chubs and 3 lb'ers)

But I am new at this and I might be doing something wrong, but that is what I do.

Offline Waltz

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Re: proper way to tie sausages
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2011, 08:56:27 am »
This is a useful guide:
http://www.sausagemaking.org/linkingSausages.html
I hope the link works.

Regards, and Happy New Year,
Waltz

Offline 3rensho

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Re: proper way to tie sausages
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2011, 09:36:36 am »
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Offline RAF128

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Re: proper way to tie sausages
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2011, 12:14:31 pm »
For sticks with collegen casings and regular sausage with hog casing I don't tie at all.   I pinch it and twist it.   You can cut it later and it doesn't leak.   When I make summer sausage using the bigger fibrous casings I use hog rings and hog ring pliers.