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I just got the kit as well and tried 3 or 4 times to get a good vacuum and seal. I was unsuccessful so instead of trying a new bag I used Agedtoperfections method. Basically what you do is get a straw and clamp the bag around the straw with your hand. Suck the air out of the bag using your mouth and when you’ve sucked as much air out as possible then start twisting the bag like you would a loaf of bread. Then keep sucking the air out and twist while you pull the straw out of the bag. I cinched the end of the bag with some string. It worked really well. The vast majority of the meat is in tight contact with the bag. I might try the vacuum again on the next go round but it’s good to know that this other method works as well. Many thanks go out to Agedtoperfection!