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Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 01-07-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,939
Posted By CPorter
Re: Heat distribution

I have a number 11 Erie that I use on a regular basis, I preheat it by flipping it upside down on the burner. It is far bigger than the burner itself so no part of it actually touches the coil but...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 07-10-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,855
Posted By CPorter
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-13-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,738
Posted By CPorter
Re: Tip: How to recover your post after "Your submission could not be processed"

I've not experienced that yet but I do have the problem when photos are displayed I have to click the back button several times in rapid succession to back up but then it brings me all the way back...
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-13-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,902
Posted By CPorter
Re: This STINKS!

Looking at the photo of the box it does appear that the DO was all the way against the left side of the box, the compressed paper shows up a shade darker in a circular shape.
Forum: General Cast Iron 03-01-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,256
Posted By CPorter
Re: Sauce Pan?

Thanks Doug, that is good information. The smooth bottom leads us to believe that the underside of the lid has dimples which indicates BSR. I haven't read the foundry pages recently, was there any...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 02-27-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,170
Posted By CPorter
Re: "Grading scale" of wobble and what's acceptable.

Just a little advice based on experience, I purchased a #12 wagner skillet from ebay and the seller was also firm in their opinion that the skillet was flat. Upon receiving the skillet it was...
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-27-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,256
Posted By CPorter
Re: Sauce Pan?

I need some help with this one Doug, you without a doubt have a more trained eye than I do for this sort of thing. Comparing the two pots side by side: handle shape the same, font on top of handle...
Forum: General Cast Iron 02-26-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,256
Posted By CPorter
Re: Sauce Pan?

I'm going to say lodge, I have one very similar but with 3 notch heat ring.

http://www.castironcollector.com/forum/showthread.php?t=280
Forum: New Collector's Corner 02-24-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,166
Posted By CPorter
Re: "Modern" uses for Scotch Bowl

I use my for Dulce De Leche, very good on ice cream or by the spoon full.
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-31-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,917
Posted By CPorter
Re: Flea Market Find. ID?

BSR http://www.castironcollector.com/unmarked.php
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-27-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,051
Posted By CPorter
Re: Antique Store Skillet

Well that makes me even more curious.
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-27-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,051
Posted By CPorter
Re: Antique Store Skillet

No one has a guess?
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-25-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,051
Posted By CPorter
Antique Store Skillet

This skillet is at a local antique mall for 20 dollars, very nice light weight casting, smooth cooking surface with swirl marks still visible. There is a lot of crud on the bottom so I can't make out...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-09-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 69,571
Posted By CPorter
Re: Don't Show, Just Tell

I was on a mission to find the best way to cook a steak, A friend of a friend suggested getting a cast iron skillet hot on the stove top and searing both sides then transferring in the same skillet...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,011
Posted By CPorter
Re: Anyone seen this skillet before

I have the grey book, to me it is more of a history book on CIC than an identification guide. It does show how different features changed through the years like handle shapes and such. I was able to...
Forum: Show & Tell 01-01-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,801
Posted By CPorter
Iron hunting in florida

I went to Florida for a week hoping to find some deals on iron and was very disappointed. Antique malls wanted 30 to 40 percent over ebay prices, thrift stores had nothing, and flea markets want 10...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-03-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,868
Posted By CPorter
Forum: New Collector's Corner 11-29-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,605
Posted By CPorter
Smile Re: Griswold slant #7 skillet

Does anyone know of a Sold Ebay app for android?
Forum: New Collector's Corner 11-27-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,605
Posted By CPorter
Re: Griswold slant #7 skillet

looks like a good user, i never find anything in thrift stores.
Forum: New Collector's Corner 11-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,229
Posted By CPorter
Re: Real deal ERIE??

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-OPGACIzdeww/U4fOeyi6TqI/AAAAAAAAB_c/x1S7jPJIHng/s512/Erie9.jpg
my first series with the same lettering.
Forum: Show & Tell 11-16-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,785
Posted By CPorter
The Auction

Went to the auction and picked up a #8 small logo griswold hinged chicken fryer 55$, griswold small logo #6 skillet and a couple lodges 22$ , #8 Griswold lb slant w/heat ring 25$, griswold lb half...
Forum: General Cast Iron 11-16-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,440
Posted By CPorter
Re: This one tricked me

http://www.castironcollector.com/forum/showthread.php?t=235 Someone gave be this one.
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 09-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,063
Posted By CPorter
Re: Restoring/Cleaning Griswold stoves

I just restored one and used a 1500 degree semigloss paint after electrolysis. Several coats are better than one and dont spray too close or it will look blotchy. Take extra care with the screws...
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,199
Posted By CPorter
Re: Is your Family supportive of your hobby?

Probably a recast would be my first thought if i found i found it.
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 09-10-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,499
Posted By CPorter
Re: You think new Lodge is rough? Psshhh....

I expect someone might get something like that if they were to set up their electro tank backwards.
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