Save $5 when you purchase a pack of 3!
Measuring 14” in diameter and 19” high, these pressing bags consist of heavy nylon material and make the task of pressing fruit quicker, easier and a little cleaner. They’re designed to fit perfectly inside the tubs of the American Harvester, Homesteader, Pioneer Junior and other similar sized presses, and a smaller bag can be ordered for the Yakima.
Each pressing bag fits nicely inside the tub, with about 5 inches of excess material overhanging the sides. You then grind your apples (or other fruit) into the tub so it’s about 3/4 full, and then close the bag like you would a trash bag. The pressure disk can then be placed on top and the pressing can begin. The juice will filter through much clearer thanks to the bag, leaving behind any seeds, skins and dry pulp. Anything left behind can be dumped and the bag can be reused again.
The bags last a long time but it's nice to have a spare, so you can also purchase in packs of 3 for $39.99 (a saving of $5!)
Posted by Unknown on 2nd Nov 2014
Though these bags may not be as tough as I hope (who can tell until the years pass?) we sure like the way they work. They gave us one more pressing than usual, as they allow the pressing of softer, early apples. Also, they eliminate the need to spray down the tubs and flats between fillings as they keep both clean. And, the mash dumps out of them nice and cleanly. We are quite pleased with their performance and wish we'd bought years ago.