3 lbs. ring bologna or good, non-flavored large, inch or more thick hot dogs/franks/German sausage.
2 tsps. salt
12 bay leaves
1/2 cup sugar
4 cups white vinegar
2 tsps. pickling spices
2 tsps. red pepper flakes
1 large gallon jar, or may use half gallon, or quart jars.
Fill jar/s with meat which can be cut into pieces, but not necessary. Drop bay leaves in jar. Mix all remaining ingredients in large bowl, stirring well to dissolve sugar and salt.
Pour over meat, and if not covering all completely, add more vinegar. Allow to cure covered in refrigerator for 4 days before eating. Keep refrigerated.