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Forum: General Cast Iron 09-06-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Wondering About Wapak..

Gentleman, I have several Wapak pieces that are in use, probably once or twice a week. I have noticed that everyone of them has a small casting defect, Usually small and not important but non...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 08-10-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Gate Marked Skillet / Posnet with 3 Feet

Neat old skillet. I have never seen anything like that but it looks like it was made for use on a wood or coal stove. It doesn't sit level on the feet because the center casting sits too far down...
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 03-03-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,267
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Still My Favorite

Travis, I have a Lodge 90G griddle and it gets used almost every day. I would also have to say that it is my all time favorite. I think the Lodges are the best. David
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 02-20-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Power Source for E-Tank

I have a old power supply that was used for charging electric golf carts. It is 36 volt and does a really good job in use on the electro tank. The charger was orginaly a automatic charger. So I...
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 09-30-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,908
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Cooking Fish in C.I. Leave a Fish Aftertaste?

I often cook fish on my shallow pan skillet. Just cover with tin foil and put it into the oven. Makes clean up easy and no chance of a taste on the griddle. Yummy!
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-02-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,058
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: What Brand Do You Collect And Why?

The Wagners and Griswold do not interest me at all. If I want a good cast iron user or a modern piece than Lodge is the only way to go. Lodge is perfect with a super reputation and a mixture of...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-05-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,197
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Historical Piece ?

Sir, Your wooden masher is really called a marlinspike. It was used to work minila lines and sailcloth. Usually made out of a very hard wood, mostly black lignite.
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 11-22-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,786
Posted By David P Fortin
Anyone Dutch Oven a turkey?

I have cooked whole chickens in my Dutch ovens and have been pleased with the results, So Thursday is Thanksgiving and I am responsible for the turkey. There well be at least twenty people and I...
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 07-01-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,639
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Marinade

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Just a rub with course ground black pepper and fine ground garlic works fine for me. Never saw a need to get real fancy with more spices. David
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-28-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,011
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Looking for a little more info

That's a real nice griddle. You scored on that one. David
Forum: Show & Tell 01-27-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,281
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Lodge Griddle

We were in Oklahoma City on a trip in the summer of 2004. We were puttsing around and came across one of these griddles in a kitchen supply store. They had a full stock of new Lodge stuff . This...
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-20-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,461
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: questions about purchasing Griswold pans

I agree with Mr Hilditch. I have a few Lodge users and I would never replace them with a old weak Griswold. You have the best, be happy with them. David
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-27-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,997
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Parts

Mr Hilditch, Sir you are exactly backwards. The crimped end of the stove pipe is made to go down, If you look at all the stove installation instructions you well see that to be true, The reason...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-24-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,997
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Parts

Sir, You need information on wood stoves and their parts. Go to www.HEARTH.com They have everything about wood stoves and where to get parts. David
Forum: General Cast Iron 11-19-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Best Made S R & Co Double griddle #9

What do you mean, you think you did okay? Any dummy knows you got a super deal.
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 11-02-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,744
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Dutch Oven Bread

My little sister has a glass top stove oven and has refused my gift of a cast iron dutch oven. So last week she was cooking bread in a glass pyrex bowl and dropped it coming out of the oven. The...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-02-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,687
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Got my Good Health DO finished

Shawn, That Dutch Oven with all the flower paint was really ugly. I liked the way way you cleaned it up. Really looks nice now, I guess the paint keeps the people that had it from using it. David
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-04-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,878
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Need some ID help.

I agree, looks BS&R to me,
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-04-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,465
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Wagner square glass lid

Shawn, Very interesting. We have a #8 Wagner dutch oven that she bought at a yard sale. When asked about the lid, the owner said it was glass and was broken years ago. We found the Lodge L8IC3...
Forum: Show & Tell 09-26-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,295
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: 5.00 CI wok in action

My wife wanted the wok so I had to find one for her. It was new and I paid much more than $5.00 for it. To be honest she uses it much more than I thought she would and I have enjoyed the good asian...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 07-31-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,420
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Birmingham Stove #8 Find

I agree with Edger Lopez. The Lodge is absolutely the best value out there. The thickness holds the heat better and the weight helps to hold it"s place on the stove. Some people get all in a fuss...
Forum: General Cast Iron 07-30-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,854
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Not flat edge to edge: my first skillet (Puritan 8D by Favorite)

I have been collecting cast iron for a few years and have found that pieces from BS&R are almost never out of round, Same goes for the later Lodge because they have a thick bottom. All the others...
Forum: General Cast Iron 07-30-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,854
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: Not flat edge to edge: my first skillet (Puritan 8D by Favorite)

I have been collecting older cast iron for a bunch of years and my experence tells me that a old BS&R skillet is almost never a spinner. Also, the newer Lodge, after 1960 is also usually perfect. ...
Forum: General Cast Iron 07-08-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,018
Posted By David P Fortin
Old Spider Stuff.

My wife's Father was a owner of a antique store for ten years and a collector of junk. He left the antique business and died about ten years ago. Some relatives were out messing around in the barn...
Forum: General Cast Iron 07-05-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,601
Posted By David P Fortin
Re: What's my title?

Sir, I have been using and collecting cast iron for over fifty years. Like you, I have some that I love and use every week and some that get used not so frequently, but I love them all. So it...
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