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TyHiggins 02-03-2017 04:08 PM

10 Chef skillet
 
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I think I got ripped off, the tag said this is a #10 skillet. It's only about as big as a #8, and doesn't even have hardly any pour spouts. It says 10 Chef on the bottom, with the weird handle I hope it's not Asian. I almost want to go demand my $15 back.

W. Hilditch 02-03-2017 04:29 PM

Re: 10 Chef skillet
 
That is the BSR 10" Chef skillet. Well worth $15.

Hilditch

EricC 02-03-2017 04:41 PM

Re: 10 Chef skillet
 
Correct, it was the seller who labeled it wrong as a No. 10 instead of 10".

These were made by BSR starting in the '70s. Lodge still makes one that looks like this but the lodge one has a modern pebbly cooking surface and is much heavier.

The "chef skillet" design is specifically made to be easier to toss food in the pan with the ol' "shake and jerk" motion instead of stirring with an utensil.

You did good.

TyHiggins 02-03-2017 04:46 PM

Re: 10 Chef skillet
 
I was just clowning, I knew it was BSR and something good.

Todd A 02-03-2017 07:09 PM

Re: 10 Chef skillet
 
Ty, nice find for $15! This is my favorite egg pan. I hope you enjoy it!

Nick_N 02-04-2017 12:13 PM

Re: 10 Chef skillet
 
Yep, looks pretty good to me. Wondering about that spot on the inside, though? Will that clean up okay ? Regardless, for $15, you can't go wrong. :D

TyHiggins 02-05-2017 01:45 PM

Re: 10 Chef skillet
 
It cleaned up great, I think that spot was a minor casting flaw. It's barely noticable now that it's seasoned. The surface is all swirled out from being polished smooth, very pretty.


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