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Forum: New Collector's Corner 11-09-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Help with Identifying Gate Marked(?) Skillet

Gate marked Iron is nearly impossible to pinpoint a manufacturer.
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 11-02-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Water Disposal from E-tank Using Stainless Anodes?

I drag the tank over by the garage door and dump it into the rocks when i am done with it.
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 10-31-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Large Kettle Clean Up

I agree that it is not 100% lime. I was just disagreeing that it was enamel. It’s hard to tell what all was involved in that concoction. Lol
Forum: Show & Tell 10-28-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Cindyís Grandmothers Pot

They evidently had a drill... LOL
Forum: Show & Tell 10-28-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Cindyís Grandmothers Pot

Thatís a possibility I didnít think about. I just canít get why somebody would take the legs down that far and not remove them as well as the gate Mark.
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 10-28-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Large Kettle Clean Up

It’s not enamel. It was lime scale. The CLR wouldn’t have fizzed on enamel like it did.

Here are a couple pics of the inside after clean up and seasoning.
https://imgur.com/gallery/duRaumM
Forum: Show & Tell 10-28-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Cindyís Grandmothers Pot

I doubt it. They were just long enough to take the gatemark off the cook surface. Someone did a good job if they removed them. I would think if someone was going to go to the trouble to shorten...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 10-28-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Large Kettle Clean Up

The pot was in the tank for about 24 hours. Some pieces of the lime was starting to lift off. It would have taken a very long time for it all to have came loose.

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Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 10-27-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Greg Brunett
Large Kettle Clean Up

https://imgur.com/gallery/duRaumM

I bought this 22" kettle with spider for $60 a few weeks ago at a junk shop. It has 8 sprue marks on the bottom. I thought that whiteish layer in it was dirt...
Forum: Show & Tell 10-27-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Greg Brunett
Cindyís Grandmothers Pot

https://imgur.com/gallery/r6IT55s

This belongs to an older friend of mine. She has had it for a while and never did anything with it since it was rusted up when she got it from her mother. She...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 10-12-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Wood Stove

Most likely a 7" oval. Most hardware stores sell 7"oval stove pipe adapters that will get you from that oval to a round pipe. that shape of port was really common on older stoves. It took less...
Forum: Show & Tell 09-01-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Some Pieces I Got at the Dinkys Cast Iron Auction

Man, Ive not been to Dinky's in years.... looks like you got some good pieces there!
Forum: General Cast Iron 08-24-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Ozark Crescent Fd'y Dating

Ive got a crescent fdy #4 there is very little info that i have found on them. it is a really well made skillet. Its me favorite egg sandwich egg fryer. Makes them the perfect size.
Forum: Show & Tell 08-06-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: N.O.S Unseasoned Skillets

Yeah I still donít even consider stuff from the 60ís antiques. Lol
Forum: Show & Tell 08-03-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Greg Brunett
N.O.S Unseasoned Skillets

https://imgur.com/gallery/TryvNGo

Was at an antique store last weekend and spotted two of these skillets with the paper tags still on them. They are from when General housewares was making them...
Forum: Introductions 08-03-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: New Hoosier

Welcome Tom from a fellow Hoosier and an Eagle Scout. Im about 50 miles SW of Indy. Lots of good info here.
Forum: Show & Tell 07-04-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: #4 Skillets

Those look nice! I only have one number 4. Its an Ozark Crescent foundry. Belonged to an old man that was like a grandfather to me. He cooked 2 eggs in it every morning.
Forum: General Cast Iron 06-30-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Pricing of Cast Iron Cauldron

$75 is about right for a flower pot. Without the crack they sell in the neighborhood of $250-$375 in my area
Forum: New Collector's Corner 06-01-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Warped #9

use it to sear steaks in so you dint ruin your good ones
Forum: New Collector's Corner 05-12-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Should I Have Bought This?

My wife hated my cast iron when we got married. Once she learned how to cook in it, she came around. There isnt anything else in the kitchen now thats not iron except the stock pots and sauce pans.
Forum: Show & Tell 04-06-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Painted Care Bear Skillet

I bought a favorite #3 at an auction for $0.50 that was painted and had ladybug stickers on it. I stripped it and discovered that it was cracked. I still use it to fry 2 eggs in the morning. That...
Forum: General Cast Iron 04-06-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Greg Brunett
Kissing Up to Lodge

I follow Lodge on Facebook as I am sure some of you do as well. Is it just me, or does everyone on there kiss up and tell them that Lodge is the best? I have made mention on their page several...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 03-30-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Flaxseed Oil

I tried it and didnt like it. It isnt very durable. Ill stick to crisco.
Forum: Show & Tell 03-24-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: New Guy, First Restore !

awesome job on the first restoration. Its all down hill from here. before you know it you will be buying things you dont need just to have more iron. Thats what I did anyway. That Skillet will...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-16-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: How Far from Home.?.?.?

I picked up some skillets in Foley, Alabama last year while on vacation and brought them back to indiana. So 735 miles. I did not go there specifically for the iron though.
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