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Forum: Show & Tell 05-07-2019, 11:55 AM
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Posted By EdP
Re: Lodge???

Ok. They are soaking in a lye tank for now, so in a week or so they may be clean and I will post some more pictures. The markings were so shallow, that taking a picture of the full bottom surface...
Forum: Show & Tell 05-05-2019, 09:11 PM
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Posted By EdP
Lodge???

My last parent passed away last year. Finally have a contract on their property and I was was cleaning out the garden shed and this is what I found:

>> https://photos.app.goo.gl/JHva6wJiTrT4CBWs7...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 01-27-2019, 10:48 PM
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Views: 690
Posted By EdP
Unknown hammered #5 skillet

I found one of these #5 unmarked hammered over the weekend. Heavy coating of old seasoning. It's soaking in a lye tank. As others have mentioned, there is three holes under handle neck. There is a...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-05-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,007
Posted By EdP
Re: Slant logo number 9 griswold

RobertA - Great find. I picked up the same skillet a couple of weeks ago.

https://goo.gl/photos/BMeTtCrQeetPWHdd8
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 03-04-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,099
Posted By EdP
BSR #8 Made It Through Electrolysis

Thanks. I use my BSR on steaks mostly. I'm thinking about building an etank. I use the lye tank. Anyway, enjoy!


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Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 03-04-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,099
Posted By EdP
Re: BSR #8 Made It Through Electrolysis

Great job NickN. I have a BSR #8 too! One of my late grandmothers gave it to me 35+ years ago, They are thick and heavy compared to some other brands. I recently acquired a #9 Martin and it is thick...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 03-03-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,079
Posted By EdP
Re: Seasoning With Crisbee

I disagree based on the this thread where someone measured the density in order to calculate the approximate ratio of beeswax and other oils of the product. I created my own version buy using beeswax...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 03-03-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,079
Posted By EdP
Re: Seasoning With Crisbee

The logic is beeswax is the main ingredient. And, so far, no experience with rancidity on my Crisbee seasoned iron. I cannot explain it any simpler than that.
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 03-03-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,667
Posted By EdP
Re: flax seed oil?

SRFrancis: I have used it a couple of times with success. I went about it more of an experiment to see what happens. My approach was this for INITIAL seasoning after cleaning; 1) start with clean,...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-03-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,718
Posted By EdP
Re: Weekend finds- #9 Martin and #9 Griswold slant

A few pics below (click on link) of the Martin and slant logo Griswold I picked a couple of weeks ago. Martins seem to be thick and heavy like BSRs. This #9 Martin is very heavy for a #9 size.
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Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 03-03-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,079
Posted By EdP
Re: Seasoning With Crisbee

I've used it with success and it works. I won't say it is the greatest, but it does work well and easy to apply. I like it for the beeswax content because beeswax naturally won't go rancid like other...
Forum: Show & Tell 02-21-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,525
Posted By EdP
Re: Other weekend finds-two Wagner drip roasters

Thanks Doug. What cleaner/polishing compound did you use on your collection?
Forum: Show & Tell 02-21-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,718
Posted By EdP
Re: Weekend finds- #9 Martin and #9 Griswold slant

I could have been mistaken with the #8. I wish I took a picture, but, just guessing, the length was about 10-11 inches or so excluding handle.
Forum: Show & Tell 02-21-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,718
Posted By EdP
Re: Weekend finds- #9 Martin and #9 Griswold slant

I know where a #10 Martin "hamburger" is at and a set of #3,#5,#8 Martins, but, it is a long day trip.
Forum: Show & Tell 02-21-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,525
Posted By EdP
Other weekend finds-two Wagner drip roasters

A couple of weekends ago, I was doing a little antiquing (I collect old oil lamps, btw) and I came across these 2 aluminum (aluminum alloy?) Wagner roasters. Seller asks $60 for the #9 and $45 for...
Forum: Show & Tell 02-21-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,718
Posted By EdP
Weekend finds- #9 Martin and #9 Griswold slant

I located a seller with a boatload of old CI that was part of the estate of seller's late father-in-law's collection. It was a good mix of skillets, breakfast skillets, DOs, and other CI tools and...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 11-26-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,016
Posted By EdP
Re: Wire brushing and sanding

RobH, from my experience, all of it will come off. My latest was a big 11-1/2 inch Griswold griddle. Using the lye bath/solution method for a few days, most of the old grease was coming off. But, it...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-22-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,259
Posted By EdP
Re: Griswold #8 painted

Ok thanks DougD. If it is enamel and it does look like it, it has a rough looking bottom as someone tried grind it down.


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Forum: Show & Tell 11-21-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,259
Posted By EdP
Griswold #8 painted

I located a #8 Griswold skillet that appears to have been painted. I haven't seen it yet, but the seller is asking $40 for three skillets including this Griswold. Since I don't know yet if the paint...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-20-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,972
Posted By EdP
Re: Need help on a Griswold

Thanks all for the help.


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Forum: General Cast Iron 11-20-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,008
Posted By EdP
Not yet. A mass email was sent out about a delay...

Not yet. A mass email was sent out about a delay in shipping until sometime in December.

This explains the delay.
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Forum: Show & Tell 11-20-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,972
Posted By EdP
Need help on a Griswold

I located a Griswold #9 griddle with a logo combination that I have never seen before and what appears to be "X" shaped gate mark. Need help in identifying approximate year and about this combination...
Forum: Show & Tell 10-20-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,296
Posted By EdP
Re: Griswold 11.25 inch "Skillet Griddle"

You said nothing of quality dropping after the buyout. You said



Still you mentioned nothing of quality after buyout. You said polishing grinding stopped and automation requirements took...
Forum: Show & Tell 10-19-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,296
Posted By EdP
Re: Griswold 11.25 inch "Skillet Griddle"

Thank you, MTrainor. Its not the logo style or style of fonts that I am focusing on or concerned with; it is the texture/surface condition of the underside of this particular griddle. If you compare...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-19-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,008
Posted By EdP
Re: Stargazer

Well I'm looking forward to receiving my Stargazer skillet. I hope in future it can be a antique collectible too!


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