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Forum: General Cast Iron 01-01-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,244
Posted By Roland B.
Re: What Brand Do You Collect And Why?

I collect because it's fun and a learning experience, and I prefer using CI to aluminum and fancy stuff as seen on TV. For frugality, I've limited myself to one of each "major" brand and, because we...
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-01-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Your 2020 Wish List for the Coming Year

Well, I was going to list an Erie spider, but having gone through 3 misses on a good Wagner since August, I'm hoping for a decent No. 10 Wagner block lettered. The first one arrived cracked. The...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-22-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Cooking in an Early Erie Skillet

That's what I thought, but I needed confirmation from someone like you, experienced and willing to share that experience. My biggest fear came at the moment I noticed the change, because I wasn't...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-19-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By Roland B.
Cooking in an Early Erie Skillet

What have I done? What am I doing? I finally got my hands on a first series Erie, and after getting all the crud off, I confirmed that she sits flat, so I proceed with minor detailing and final...
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-23-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Roland B.
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-23-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Roland B.
Help Matching Lid to Skillet/DO

Hello everyone:-),
I have what I believe to be a size 8 unmarked, Wagner saw-tooth lid (3 concentric circles) with ears, and an hour glass mark in the center of the inner circle. What markings...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 01-12-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,676
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Mouse

My $0.02 worth: I, too, am against the bleach. I'm in complete favor of starting over with the Easy Off.:covri: I would not want to take a chance with a virus - those suckers are smart.
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-04-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,437
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Trivets - Just Wondering

Like most so far, I don't collect them but I have purchased 4 since re-establishing my connection to cast iron cookware, for the purpose of having a spot to crash-land should a handle get real hot...
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-04-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,054
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Sami Skillet Information

:geek:From what little I've been able to gather, Sani-ware was enameled. I don't know if they made both enameled and CI versions of the same brand, but my sense tells me I wouldn't stick the Sani...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 01-04-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,829
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Question About Cleaning Burnt Food Residue.

Legrand, you're holding out on us - where are the pics? :lol: Don't be disappointed if it doesn't turn out black after forever-seasoning. I've got a couple that are a beautiful bronze... I got myself...
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-04-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,074
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Help with Older Skillet

Wow! Awesome job, Augustina! Now you've gotta check out the recipe section on this site:glutton: Fun, fun, FUN!:wine:
Forum: General Cast Iron 01-04-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,180
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Spider Griddle?

Good morning, Jeffrey!:D It appears asian to me, and a nice one at that - never seen one with any kind of ornamentation. If you decide to get it, I hope it goes cheap!:icon_thumbsup:
Forum: Show & Tell 01-01-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,851
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Some of My Work on Display

Thanks for the info, Kyle.:-) I was curious about how it worked because I'm starting to think about selling off what little excess I have - unmarked outer ring Wagner, Wagner 10 Sidney, 3 + 8 arched...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 12-31-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,829
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Question About Cleaning Burnt Food Residue.

8-) Good morning, Legrand! That appears to be a stripped-down pan with uneven buildup of seasoning:ugeek:. All's well...unless you're me. That cooking surface would make me strip her down in a...
Forum: Show & Tell 12-31-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,851
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Some of My Work on Display

Wow! That's an awesome display and some beautiful restoration work, Kyle!:icon_thumbsup: How does the sale work with your school - do they get a piece of the action?
Forum: Show & Tell 12-31-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,775
Posted By Roland B.
Re: My First Vollrath

Just realized that's a smooth bottom Vollrath, the topic of conversation just a few days ago. Nice find SShort! I just purchased my first Vollrath for Christmas (thank you again, Doug!). The seller...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 12-30-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,951
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Why Did Lodge and BSR Keep Making Nothing but Heat Ring Skillets

Now, there's a question I'd pay $64 to see handed over to a Congressional committee!:icon_rofl:
Forum: New Collector's Corner 12-30-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,740
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Is Cast Iron Difficult to Find in Your Area?

I'm about 40mins outside of Los Angeles, and pickings are slim at the antique stores; most are unmarked, with Wagner and Lodge being the prominent marked 'unmarked' ones. A little while back, I...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 12-30-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,930
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Why Are Logos 180 Off from the Handle?

Jeez, WEargle's question has been running through my mind for almost a month, and your answer makes a lot of sense, DougE. I've been running ideas for "proper" display through my mind as well, and so...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 12-30-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,829
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Question About Cleaning Burnt Food Residue.

:icon_scratchchin:Hmm, If it really bugs you, try the salt again, with a slightly damp sponge and elbow grease. You want the salt crystals clinging together somewhat, but not drowning in a puddle,...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 12-30-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,905
Posted By Roland B.
Re: How to Clean Alum Trivet

Hi Bill! I'd like to suggest trying some of the milder ways to clean aluminum before going the chem route? If it's really bad, you might want to add some 000 or 0000 steel wool to your...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 12-16-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,927
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Life of an E-tank

Rob, here are a couple of the "jumper cables" I made for my E-tank. They're made of 8gauge insulated stranded copper (I'm almost certain that solid wire will work as well) and connectors that I got...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 12-16-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,927
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Life of an E-tank

I'm new to using an e-tank, and thanks to the valued suggestions of some of you, my first attempt was a complete success!:razz: My common sense and limited science tells me that the life of an E-tank...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-16-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,067
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Dating Vollrath

Thank you, Doug!:-) Now I can Christmas-shop with confidence!
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-16-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,771
Posted By Roland B.
Re: Seeking ID

That's for a wrong-handed person, Parker. A lefty would have the pour spout on the right.:chuckle:
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