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Size of Cast Iron Skillets?

Posted by cindylouhoo (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 30, 09 at 15:22

I've got a couple of old skillets from my mom. There are numbers on them. I'm not sure whether to measure the bottom of the skillet or across the top to determine what size they are. Thanks!


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RE: Size of Cast Iron Skillets?

The numbers on the bottom don't necessarily relate to the size. You measure the skillet across the top (not including the pouring bumps if they have them) to get the size. A #8 Lodge skillet is about 10 1/4 inches across the top. I would call this a 10 inch skillet.


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RE: Size of Cast Iron Skillets?

And a #3 Wagner Ware cast iron skillet is considered a 6-inch skillet (measured across the top). The number 3 is on the handle as you are looking into the skillet. I'm looking for a Wagner Ware #6 skillet because I love my #3 so much!

Teresa


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