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Old 09-17-2007, 08:31 PM   #11
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No, keltin, it wouldn't be advisable to put foil on the elements the way this dehydrator is designed. I've never had any problems when things have dripped below.
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:42 PM   #12
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No, keltin, it wouldn't be advisable to put foil on the elements the way this dehydrator is designed. I've never had any problems when things have dripped below.
Cool! I've not seen one like that, but as they say: "if it ain't broken, don't 'fix' it"!!!
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:43 PM   #13
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I don't understand the lid rotate thing in the manual. can anyone explain it? Or at least a quick start way to use it?

I still haven't got that email katie. I got a link from another member but I'd like to see another manual. especially if it's exactly for mine.
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:47 PM   #14
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Wendy, the rotating section on the top regulates the air flow. In the full open position, more air flows through the trays. When I dry bread, I remove the "dial" completely to allow for as much air as possible in a quicker period of time. I'm not where the manual is right now so I don't remember what the instructions say, exactly, about that.

When I'm at my other computer tonight, about 10:30 p.m. central time, I'll email the pdf file again. It's exactly the same manual that came with my dehydrator.

Are you trying to use it right away and what are you wanting to dry?
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Old 09-17-2007, 09:00 PM   #15
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I would like to use it soon, but not a tremendous hurry. I will have to wait until I have time to stay home and watch it. I have apples and bananas and pineapples (canned) I can dry. that would be awesome. The manual I have is for a air convection. by definition, what I have is a convection system, but they also list a fan with heater! Isn't that the same?......
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Old 09-17-2007, 09:07 PM   #16
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I would like to use it soon, but not a tremendous hurry. I will have to wait until I have time to stay home and watch it. I have apples and bananas and pineapples (canned) I can dry. that would be awesome. The manual I have is for a air convection. by definition, what I have is a convection system, but they also list a fan with heater! Isn't that the same?......
No, wendy, it isn't the same. What you, we, have is strictly air convection. Our Ronco dehydrators do not have a fan, just the heating element. And, by the way, you don't really have to be at home to babysit the dehydrator.
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Old 09-17-2007, 09:20 PM   #17
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how long and that air setting will most fruits take? can you use fresh sliced "deli" meats like roast beef?
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Old 10-07-2007, 03:33 PM   #18
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I just ran across this post and was wondering if the manual for the Ronco dehydrator will wok for an Nevco dehydrator?
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Old 10-10-2007, 07:16 PM   #19
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Need Ronco food dehydrator users manual

I received two of these little babies via my local Freecyclers lists and unfortunately there was not even 1 users manual...does anyone have a manual that they would be willing to share?
My husband and son are anxious for me to make some bison jerky but I need a manual in order to get this show on the road.
Anyone?
Thanks so much in advance,
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Old 10-10-2007, 07:24 PM   #20
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I received two of these little babies via my local Freecyclers lists and unfortunately there was not even 1 users manual...does anyone have a manual that they would be willing to share?
My husband and son are anxious for me to make some bison jerky but I need a manual in order to get this show on the road.
Anyone?
Thanks so much in advance,
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Hi, Gamma. Welcome to DC. You've come to the right place to get answers. I have the Ronco dehydrator manual in a pdf file. If you can wait until later tonight, I'll email it to you.
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