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Old 12-07-2012, 02:45 PM   #220
Nailhead
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Originally Posted by Mambo Dave View Post
Keep in mind that a whole one or two generations gave up on cast iron for cookware, and I'm sorta afraid quite a few were used afterward to melt tin and lead in for various purposes.
A fear of residues from a skillet's former life is the primary reason I strip all my new CI acquisitions in a strong lye solution.
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