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Forum: New Collector's Corner 01-09-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Old Lodge Maybe?

Welcome to the site you will never be the same now since you have an intrest in iron now.

I am pretty confident that is not a lodge. I cannot positively id it, but Doug will likely be along...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 01-08-2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Lye Bath Question

5 gallons of water to a pound of lye is about perfect. There is a great write up on here that details the process. I use a 13 gallon trash can with lid. I have had several skillets in it at a...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-31-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Warnick & Leibrandt Waffle Iron Question

You can burn wood in that stove. I have a less fancy model and the grates in the firebox are setup for either one. My heat is tough to keep low enough due to the drafty nature of the stove to use...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 12-27-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Syrup Kettles

Keep a thin layer of oil on them periodically and keep them dry. I have successfully cleaned a few in the e tank and re-seasoned them by placing them upside down over a turkey fryer for a heat...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-27-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: What Is Your Ugliest Pan?

I have a favorite #3 that is smooth as silk to cook 2 eggs in for a sandwich. Problem is the crack in the paper thin side wall. Ill use it till it dies.
Forum: New Collector's Corner 12-05-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Removing Carbon

My Lye tank is in a heated garage. even lye solution that has cleaned close to 50 pieces will still soften a excessively cruddy pan in a few days. rinse under warm water while wiping with a...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-02-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Greg Brunett
Got to Use My Cook Stove

Finally got to use my cook stove this weekend. Make pork chops and Mac and cheese on Saturday then chicken Alfredo on Sunday. The kids are absolutely mind blown that this is how dinner used to...
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-27-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Neighbor Requests Help with I.D.....

3 notch lodge http://www.castironcollector.com/unmarked.php
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-22-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: ID Help Please

Couldnít figure out how to edit that last post. I looked at it closer this morning and I believe you are right about favorite. Handle looks the part, rolled edge heat ring combo, and where the...
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-21-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: ID Help Please

I wasnít sure. I remember reading about the 3 dots somewhere, but couldnít place it.
Forum: Show & Tell 09-21-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Best Haul Yet 49 Pieces!

Thatís actually my chest freezer in the garage. Iíve got about half of them cleaned up already. I can fit 12 #8ís in my lye tank at a time. Iíll probably get them cleaned up next weekend.
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Forum: Show & Tell 09-21-2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By Greg Brunett
Best Haul Yet 49 Pieces!

19 Asian pieces (all for sale as one unit). 30 good ones. In the process of cleaning them up now. Some CHF hammered pieces, CHF smooth, Vollrath, Martin hamburger logo, Wagner, National, lodge 3...
Forum: General Cast Iron 09-21-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By Greg Brunett
ID Help Please

I normally don’t like asking identification questions, but I feel like I have researched every page twice and I am stumped on this one. Only markings are the size number and the 3 dots under it. ...
Forum: Show & Tell 09-02-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By Greg Brunett
Ghost Mark, or Faint Casting?

From what I can tell the Sidney mark should be on there, it is really faint. I had to take several pictures at different angles to get it to show up. It’s on a flat bottom kettle. What am I...
Forum: Show & Tell 08-30-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Griswold Waffle Iron...

Thatís a beautiful one. Great price too! I picked one up at an auction, but it wasnít that cheap or clean.
Forum: Show & Tell 08-29-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Good Day of Pickiní

It amazes me how much crud they all had on them. They sure did clean up nice!
Forum: Show & Tell 08-20-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By Greg Brunett
More ďjunkĒ

I have a woman that calls me when she finds ďjunk cast ironĒ he words not mine. She does clean outs and sells what she can. I met her last night and got these.

Asian import griddle
Un marked...
Forum: Show & Tell 08-14-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 721
Posted By Greg Brunett
Todayís Finds

Today after work I stopped at a couple places and found these. 2 French wafer irons, chainmail scrubber, and a Wagner Ware Sydney -O- toy skillet. Canít wait to get the wafer irons cleaned up to...
Forum: General Cast Iron 08-08-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Whatís the Age?

Yes, it has an 8 stamped on the bottom. Thanks. I could find where they introduced the hammered aluminum in the 40ís, but nothing mentioning the iron.

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Forum: General Cast Iron 08-08-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By Greg Brunett
Whatís the Age?

I cleaned up this unmarked Wagner hammered iron Dutch oven for an elderly friend of mine. Iím having a little trouble finding the dates on it. It was her mothers and she is just interested in knowing...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 08-08-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,019
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Electrolysis Tank Upkeep

I have never used the e tank till it stopped being effective. I usually get 6 to 10 pieces stacked up before i mix up the solution. I just discard it when I am done since it is cheap to make. As...
Forum: Show & Tell 07-25-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 827
Posted By Greg Brunett
Indoor Flea Market Finds

Picked up this stick pan for $8. Not sure if the maker on it. Didnít figure I could go wrong though. Also got this Dutch oven for $15 that is kind of odd in the way that is gate marked but is also...
Forum: Show & Tell 07-19-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Scored a #12 SBL Tonight

Me either. Itís in the lye tank. Iím tempted to pull it out today and see if itís there yet.
Forum: Show & Tell 07-16-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By Greg Brunett
Scored a #12 SBL Tonight

Picked up a #12 griswold small block logo today from a co worker. Paid him $30 for it. He had a tote full of iron, but this is the only thing I wanted. Most of the others were smaller made in USA...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 07-11-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,019
Posted By Greg Brunett
Re: Electrolysis Tank Upkeep

1 Lb lye to 5 gallons of water. I used 8 gallons of solution in a 13 gallon trash can. It can hold about 5 pieces at a time I currently have a #8 Dutch oven, lid, #8 skillet, and lid in it.
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