The FD-1018P dehydrator is the perfect kit for those who want to dry fruit, vegetables, flowers, herbs, and jerky easily and without problems. With a powerful, 1000-watt motor, foods dry more quickly than with other types of dehydrators. With the Converga-Flow drying system, there is no need to rotate hte food to have it dry fast. In fact, the food finishes in hours rather than days. This kit includes numerous accessories to make the job easier as well. It includes eight trays, eight fruit roll sheets, eight clean-a-screens, original jerky spice and cure, a ‘How to Dry Foods’ book by Deanna Delong. It also includes a one-year limited warranty.
The reviews of the Nesco American Harvest FD-1018P are great, with the average rating from customers being 4 and 1/2 stars out of a possible 5. Users love the fact that this kit comes with all the accessories needed to pretty much make any kind of dried food. One user commented that this kit allowed him to make all the foods he wanted for camping and that it was perfect for those who wanted to make more than just jerky. Another user said this dehydrator was just like the earlier version except for the numerous improvements, like the added ‘on/off’ switch.
Another thing users really love about this product is that it’s super fast almost as Nesco FD-60 . In fact, users say this machine makes apple chips in just six hours, and jerky in just 4 hours. However, one user warns that for those upgrading from a slower machine, it’s important to be careful. He ruined a few batches of jerky before realizing that he was over-drying the meat. This machine is powerful and it doesn’t take long to create dried jerky and fruits. One user had his machine for fifteen years before it finally gave out on him. Overall, users seem to be very happy with the quality of this machine.
Based on the reviews we whole-heartedly recommend it for those who are serious about wanting to dry their own fruits, vegetables, jerky, herbs, or flowers. This machine is unlikely to disappoint anyone who purchases it in the areas of ease of use, durability, versatility, size, and convenience. Overall, users were very happy with the product and stated that they’d purchase it again or recommend it to friends and family members. This is a great product for beginners or seasoned dehydrators as well.