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Old 01-06-2015, 08:37 AM
PeteK PeteK is offline
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Default Re: Bare pan soaks up oil

Originally Posted by Doug D. View Post
Did this piece have any of the hallmarks of fire damage? Dusty rose/reddish patches with a whitish haze? Extremely pitted pieces also exhibit that "oil sponge" trait. A photo from before applying oil would probably be very telling.
It was very dark, that's all. None of the other signs you mentioned. Like I said, I wiped oil on it, but didn't bake it. I'll throw it in the lye tank today before leaving and take a picture tonight.

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