Re: Aluminum Dutch Ovens
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Wed, 19 Jun 1996 12:19:17 -0400
On Tue, 18 Jun 1996, Daniel Gille wrote:
> Ron Fox recently asked for replies from Souters who have used aluminum Dutch
> Ovens.( I am a bit behind in reading the Scouts-L Digests) I certainly
> qualify. During the five years I spent as Scoutmaster our troop used both
> aluminum and cast iron Dutch Ovens. They both have their good points and bad
> points. I have never experienced a "meltdown as describe in another post.
> IMO a person would have to be trying to melt an aluminum Dutch Oven. It
> doesn't seem to me to be an accidental occurance.
Are we talking about aluminum or _cast_ aluminum? My GM has one of the
latter that is as good as any cast iron I've ever used. I'm convinced
that the plain aluminum ones I use though would melt in a camp fire.
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