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cast iron fry pan myths

Discussion in 'The Smokehouse' started by savemoney, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. WeldrDave

    WeldrDave Military Outpost Moderator

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    Nice Jon!!!! Great find! :cool: Things here have seriously dryed up! :confused: I'm gonna be hitting the yard/garage sales as soon as the weather gets nicer, even my scrap guy has been empty since late last year.
     
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    Wish I could say these were mine. A buddy asked me about them a while back, and dug them out today. His aunt gave them to him a few years ago, and they've been sitting in his barn.

    Don't run across a #10 Wagner every day, let alone a #14! Lucky bass turd.

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    Picked this up from my parents when cleaning out last year and just came across it the other day, remembering this thread.
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    I have a 10" Wagner griddle that gets used just about every day. Eggs and grilled cheese
    My wife got it at a garage sale for $3.
     
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  6. fishingpol

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    I saw this tonight on the net for sale. I didn't realize they had eyes within each other for different sized pans. 4 1/4", 6 1/4" and 8 1/4".


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    Great find! :thumbs:
     
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    Well that's A LOT off reading to do! Holy crap:confused: I forgot about this thread 40 some odd pages back! :hair:
     
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    I think I did pretty ok on this $8.00 pan today. I really didn't need another number 8 skillet, but something said grab it. It was mixed in with about 10 other Taiwan and newer cast iron pans. It has a solid heat ring.

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    I read up on id'ing pans and this looks to be a circa 1966 Birmingham Stove and Range "Century" line. It has small pour spouts, the size and diameter stamped at the 6 o'clock position, line along the underside of the handle and chamfer around hanging eye on underside of the handle.

    It has just one spot of pitting about the size of a quarter. It is also machined smooth on the inside.

    I took the angle grinder and wire wheel to it inside and out, and it cleaned up nicely.

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    A quick first seasoning.

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    Detail of underside of handle with the line that looks like a boat keel.

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    Nice find, Jon!
    Looks like it cleaned up great! :yes:
     
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    Looks great! Another weapon for the wfo! :yes:
     
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    :confused:

    wfo?
     
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    Been a while browsing through this thread.
    I've got old reliable on the stove top with no markings no ridge on the bottom no markings whatsoever. Picked it up from an estate sale store ~15 years ago in NC been on my stove ever since- has a fairly good bark on the outside now.
    Any helpful links to ID it?
     
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    I think wood fired oven
    Or he has a UFO
     
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    The book is $22 more than I paid for the pan:rofl: :lol:
    Actually think I bought an entire set of dishes, the cast pan, a set of enameled pots pans, aluminum stove top deep fryer and some other bits for $25- I was a kid fresh out of college
     
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    basod, if you put up a few pictures of it, particularly the top and underside of the handle, that would help.

    The cast iron collector website is a pretty good resource.
     
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    Funny what people pass up as junk.