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Our Pick of the Best Jerky Gun

Last updated: April 30, 2022

Choosing the best Beef Jerky Gun for Australia [2022]

Making jerky at home has become quite a popular past time. There are 2 main jerky styles you can make; standard meat slices, or ground jerky. If you are wanting to make ground meat jerky, you will need a few special tools for the job, one of which is a beef jerky gun. So what makes a good beef jerky gun? and how do I use one. Well this in this buyers guide we will take a look at the different options available and their features.

So what makes a good jerky gun?

There really aren’t alot of products to choose from, and they all function the same way. A few important things to consider when purchasing a jerky gun are as follows:

  • size / amount of meat it can fit
  • variety of nozzle shapes and sizes
  • material it is made of
  • warranty
  • ease of cleaning

In this article we will review a range of jerk guns readily available on the market today.

The 3 Best Jerky Guns:

  1. Weston Original Jerky Gun
  2. Nesco BJX-5 Jumbo Jerky Works Kit
  3. Weston Original Jerky Gun Jr


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“The team at Bigwig Jerky don’t just love making jerky, we also fancy a good BBQ! As we are always out and about at markets, bbq events, or even just camping with family, it’s great to have a good portable bbq on hand. We have taken some time to check out the latest and greatest portable gas bbq’s on the market today. Enjoy”

Matt, Owner of Bigwig Jerky Co.


Weston Original Jerky Gun Jr

weston original jerky gun junior

This is basically the smaller cheaper version of the Weston Original Jerky Gun. The body and parts are all made of plastic but it still includes a number of nozzle attachments and tube cleaners. Overall is an ideal gun for those casual jerky makers.

Nesco BJX-5 Jumbo Jerky Works Kit

nesco jerky gun

Review coming soon!

  • Stainless-steel trigger and ratchet bar
  • Large clear meat chamber holds up to a 500g of ground meat.
  • Includes 3 attachments
  • Comes with 5 jerky spices and 5 cure packs

Weston Original Jerky Gun

weston original jerky gun

Review coming soon!

  • Stainless steel attachments
  • Durable aluminum tube holds up nearly 700g of ground meat
  • Easy to use trigger
  • Jerky gun components are dishwasher saf
  • Comes with jerky seasoning


coming soon
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