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junkuser
March 22, 2013, 12:13am Report to Moderator

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Has anyone tried one of these?

Tried looking for reviews on the NET, but whilst there were loads, I got the strong impression most were getting a benefit from what they wrote.

I would feel more comfortable with the opinion of an honest, unbiased, evaluator, as Triumph owners are.
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Gt6s
March 22, 2013, 12:26am Report to Moderator


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No but I have a Tefal actifry which I think is brilliant far cleaner than a deep fat frier the last one of those I had got thrown out complete with oil as it was easier than changing the oil.

Laurence


I remember being wrong once before Laurence Cochrane Newtownards Northern Ireland. 1972 Gt6 2600EFI The Mutt. Some original parts fitted, Not many ! Early PI motor overbored to 2.6. Lightened & balanced, ported chambered, cam'd 6-3-1 manifold. Running on DTA engine management system incorperating the PI throttle bodies fitted with electronic injectors and throttle position sensor. 0-60 4.7s & 7000rpm. Seriously annoys owners of modern stuff ! (particularly coz its a heap) 2500 S box with competition 28% od. 3.63 diff with a quaife in it, innit ! Rotoflex based rear but with a swing spring fitted & sliding shafts.(swing spring rotoflex without rotoflex's). Koni's front Spax rear. Hydraulic handbrake. Citroen xantia discs 11,1/4 in dia under Morris Garages 15 in Maestro alloys.
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junkuser
March 22, 2013, 12:40am Report to Moderator

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Thanks Laurence.
I do like my fish and chips but the quality that is available around here has fallen off to such an extent that I started doing my own with decent fish.
The deep fryer makes such a mess and filtering the oil such a pain (especially when hot), I thought I'd try an air "fryer"

Any experience with fish and chips?

Your feedback is appreciated.

Mal.
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Gt6s
March 22, 2013, 6:52pm Report to Moderator


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Mal I think fish might break up in it as it moves the contents round the pan but for chips its cracker, sausages chicken and bacon work the very best. Tho aparently you can cook all sorts in it but fish I do'nt know.

Laurence


I remember being wrong once before Laurence Cochrane Newtownards Northern Ireland. 1972 Gt6 2600EFI The Mutt. Some original parts fitted, Not many ! Early PI motor overbored to 2.6. Lightened & balanced, ported chambered, cam'd 6-3-1 manifold. Running on DTA engine management system incorperating the PI throttle bodies fitted with electronic injectors and throttle position sensor. 0-60 4.7s & 7000rpm. Seriously annoys owners of modern stuff ! (particularly coz its a heap) 2500 S box with competition 28% od. 3.63 diff with a quaife in it, innit ! Rotoflex based rear but with a swing spring fitted & sliding shafts.(swing spring rotoflex without rotoflex's). Koni's front Spax rear. Hydraulic handbrake. Citroen xantia discs 11,1/4 in dia under Morris Garages 15 in Maestro alloys.
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junkuser
March 22, 2013, 9:40pm Report to Moderator

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The Philips thing doesn't have a paddle Laurence, so fish may be OK.
You have to move chips around half way through the cooking, so probably won't cook them as evenly as the Tefal.
Also not recommended for doing sausages as too much fat.
Sounds as though there are pros and cons for the different designs.
Thanks for your input,
                                   Mal.

Anyone else with experience with these Air "Fryers"?
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Davemate
March 22, 2013, 10:24pm Report to Moderator

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Actifry get my thumbs up,fantastic for chips
Don't try fish fingers as they come out totaly bald !


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junkuser
March 22, 2013, 11:00pm Report to Moderator

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Thank you for the further input Dave.
How do the chips compare with deep fried chips?
Are they dried out?
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smithy
March 23, 2013, 12:09am Report to Moderator


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Is this serious, this thread?
I'm not sure whether to be sarcastic or not - which is unusual for me.


Do not touch the glass. Do not approach the glass. You pass him nothing but soft paper - no pencils or pens. No staples or paperclips in his paper. Use the sliding food carrier, no exceptions. If he attempts to pass you anything, do not accept it. Do you understand me?
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junkuser
March 23, 2013, 12:15am Report to Moderator

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Yep, it's for real Smithy.
Hard to believe, maybe, but they have caught my interest.

They're not actually for producing fried air though.
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smithy
March 23, 2013, 12:24am Report to Moderator


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See? Now THAT'S what I was thinking - perpetual fried food from the atmosphere - you know me too well.  


Do not touch the glass. Do not approach the glass. You pass him nothing but soft paper - no pencils or pens. No staples or paperclips in his paper. Use the sliding food carrier, no exceptions. If he attempts to pass you anything, do not accept it. Do you understand me?
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junkuser
March 23, 2013, 12:57am Report to Moderator

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Looks like you will be doing some mods soon then Mr. Smith.
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TedTaylor
March 23, 2013, 1:32am Report to Moderator

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Can they 'deep fry' Mars Bars .........


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Davemate
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Quoted from junkuser
Thank you for the further input Dave.
How do the chips compare with deep fried chips?
Are they dried out?


I don't think so but that's only my opinion.


Herald 1500,rallyfied- overdrive,swing spring with 1500 spit diff,440lb front springs, adjustable height spax on front and back, trunionless conversion,thicker arb,rear roll cage,harnesses,bucket seats,extra gauges,Vitesse steering wheel,genuine 5.5j smoothies wheels,4 branch manifold

Mk1 2000 saloon,now a 2.5   

Timing marshal CT autosolo Bovington 2011,2012,half of 2013,2014 and 2016
Marshalled Essex winter rally 2013
RBRR 2012, co driver
24th Nachtrit 2012, navigator
Chinese rally 2013, navigator
Essex winter rally 2014, navigator
HCR 2014, co driver
RBRR 2014, co driver
Essex winter rally 2014,navigator
Warwickshire winter rally 2016,driver
HCR 2016 driver
Mr Radders official "calm down" buddy although roles seem to be being reversed lately 😳
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Davemate
March 23, 2013, 7:49am Report to Moderator

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Quoted from TedTaylor
Can they 'deep fry' Mars Bars .........


Yes, but after you have cooked them they are covered in breadcrumbs from the fish fingers


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Mk1 2000 saloon,now a 2.5   

Timing marshal CT autosolo Bovington 2011,2012,half of 2013,2014 and 2016
Marshalled Essex winter rally 2013
RBRR 2012, co driver
24th Nachtrit 2012, navigator
Chinese rally 2013, navigator
Essex winter rally 2014, navigator
HCR 2014, co driver
RBRR 2014, co driver
Essex winter rally 2014,navigator
Warwickshire winter rally 2016,driver
HCR 2016 driver
Mr Radders official "calm down" buddy although roles seem to be being reversed lately 😳
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Davemate
March 23, 2013, 7:51am Report to Moderator

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Quoted from smithy
Is this serious, this thread?
I'm not sure whether to be sarcastic or not - which is unusual for me.


I'm sure the feeling will pass


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Mk1 2000 saloon,now a 2.5   

Timing marshal CT autosolo Bovington 2011,2012,half of 2013,2014 and 2016
Marshalled Essex winter rally 2013
RBRR 2012, co driver
24th Nachtrit 2012, navigator
Chinese rally 2013, navigator
Essex winter rally 2014, navigator
HCR 2014, co driver
RBRR 2014, co driver
Essex winter rally 2014,navigator
Warwickshire winter rally 2016,driver
HCR 2016 driver
Mr Radders official "calm down" buddy although roles seem to be being reversed lately 😳
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