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JakeN. 05-26-2019 01:13 PM

Are These Plated?
 
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Just picked up a nice set of small logo griswold skillets. Pretty sure the #4 is plated, not sure what finish it is though. Also the #10 looks a little bright, itís so hard to tell if itís just bright iron or if itís indeed plated. If they are plated how should I go about restoring them? To be honest Iím not a fan of plated cast iron and would prefer to take it back to bare cast iron if possible.

Thanks!

Doug D. 05-26-2019 01:59 PM

Re: Are These Plated?
 
Plating extremely doubtful on SBL late handle skillets. Sandblasted maybe? Small pics, hard to tell. Removing plating is not cost-effective. For chrome, the iron would have been polished in ways not done on bare iron versions, so what's underneath is not the same.

JakeN. 05-26-2019 05:40 PM

Re: Are These Plated?
 
Hmmm, ok. Iíll try to use imgur and get better pictures, but if itís doibtful I suppose Iíll just throw it in the e-tank and see what happens?

JakeN. 05-27-2019 10:03 AM

Re: Are These Plated?
 
Ok hereís a link to some better pictures for you:

https://m.imgur.com/gallery/Dl16zSb

Jeff S. 05-27-2019 01:18 PM

Re: Are These Plated?
 
The #5 and 10 are definitely not plated. Not sure what's up with the #4 but it doesn't really look sandblasted either.


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