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Forum: Show & Tell 07-17-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By JGGregory
Re: Find of a Lifetime?

JeffS. Not really. I saw the one on eBay that was in a less that collector grade condition listed for $7500 but Iím not sure what it sold or, or if it even sold.
I know itís money but like...
Forum: Show & Tell 07-16-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By JGGregory
Got lucky. Real lucky. Picture added.

Got lucky. Real lucky.

Picture added.
Forum: Show & Tell 05-20-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Weekend Score

Yeah, I get told to get lost more times than not. Keep at it, be willing to step up on the price and hopefully you can get an in. This guy was really hesitant to sell to me, until I offered $50 for...
Forum: Show & Tell 05-19-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By JGGregory
Weekend Score

Weekend haul from the scrapyard. A couple of cherry pieces, a couple of really really good pieces, lots of good solid user pieces and of course some real crap.
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-19-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By JGGregory
Re: BSR Red Mountain #6????

I found this no 6 in the last batch I rescued from the salvage yard. Unfortunately it is no longer collectible as someone somewhere along the line ground down the heatring and the bottom of the pan....
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-16-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Favorite Piqua Ware Skillet on Ebay

Did you happen to see the Griswold slant #8 on eBay a while back that was turned into a ďtabletop trivetĒ ? I donít know. I thought it was a cool way of repurposing a damaged piece into more than...
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-14-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Favorite Piqua Ware Skillet on Ebay

Iím sure the guys that cast these collectible skillets never dreamed that theyíd someday sell for more than they paid for their houses. 😁
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-13-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Not Cookware but Still Cool

This is actually fairly easy to restore. There a 4 hand hammered rods that run down each corner. Each one has a square nut threaded onto the end of the rod. Iím wondering about the age of this. Each...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 05-12-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By JGGregory
Smile Re: First Purchase - Wagner Square Skillet 1218D

Thatís a really good find and at a great price!
Now youíre hooked.
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-12-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By JGGregory
Not Cookware but Still Cool

I found this rusting away in the yard of a scrapper and just couldnít help but to rescue it. Itíll be a great way to display some choice pieces.
First pic is as I found it (after I drained the...
Forum: Show & Tell 05-11-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Griswold Square Low Base Handled Waffle Iron

Yeah, itís a 986 base. I believe itís all correct, I just canít find much on it.
Forum: Show & Tell 05-11-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Garage Sale Find

Beautiful! Great find. Iím like you, rarely do I hit the garage sales. Looks like maybe I should!
-Jeff
Forum: Show & Tell 05-11-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Griswold Square Low Base Handled Waffle Iron

Fresh out of the E-tank. Very pleased with it.
I canít find this low base with a handle in the book. Iíve found a couple with the bail handle though.
Forum: Show & Tell 05-10-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By JGGregory
Griswold Square Low Base Handled Waffle Iron

Got hooked on waffle irons. Iíve only been collecting CI for about 6 months and waffle irons for only the last month or so. Iím afraid I may have peaked early.
Found this beauty in a backroad...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 05-08-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By JGGregory
Etank Water

Hello all,
I typically soak my really cruddy CI in lye prior to a run in th E-tank. It seems no matter how long I soak in lye and rinse after, there is a considerable amount of crud that comes off...
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-06-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Foreign Made Cast Iron.

Thanks for the info Doug. Yes, the Japanese made stuff does stand out from the others. And youíre right, itís probably not pre war but, with no country of origin stamp (only a depiction of Mt Fuji...
Forum: General Cast Iron 05-06-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By JGGregory
Foreign Made Cast Iron.

Good morning.
I buy the majority of my iron from scrappers. In doing so I pick up several foreign made pieces for every American made collectible piece I get. Most of the foreign made stuff, stuff...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 05-05-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By JGGregory
Re: Waffle Iron

Great question. And the answer I was hoping for. Thanks. Iím cleaning my first waffle iron and noticed the handle threads going into the iron. I hesitate to attempt to remove them. Breaking the...
Forum: Introductions 05-05-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By JGGregory
Hello from SoCal

Hi!
Iíve been collecting cast iron for only about 6 months but dang, Iíve got the fever. I bought my first piece, a #7 Sidney last November while antiquing along the central coast and was...
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