I have been looking at dehydrators for some time now. I know that the Nescos are great for most purposes, but I am not a huge fan of the round shape. I am considering a square Nesco or a couple of other options and wondered if anyone has experience with any of them. I know that Excalibur is the "gold standard" but I really do not have the money and their economy model for around $100 is very very small.
L'equp: square but similar concept as Necso. Great warranty but mixed Amazon reviews. http://www.amazon.com/LEquip-306200-500-Watt-6-Tray-Dehydrator/dp/B00004Z4GQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1330562047&sr=8-1
Or a couple of models similar to Excalibur (TSM and Dehydra). Seem to be a knock off design made in China. Good reviews though. http://www.amazon.com/TSM-Products-Harvest-Food-Dehydrator/dp/B002UUT4C8/ref=sr_1_1?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1330562182&sr=1-1
Thanks for any first-hand experience! I am serious about my kitchen gear and want to love what I choose.