Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: A word of Caution (again)
Re: A word of Caution (again)
Sun, 25 Oct 1998 10:54:45 -0800
At 12:10 -0500 on 10/25/1998, Jon R. Smith mailed Re: A word of Caution
>Another word of caution. I have seen an aluminum DO "blast" apart
>during a winter campout in Germany. The boys took it immediately from
>the fire and put it into the snow. A big chunk flew off and the
>remainder had a big crack, almost splitting the DO in half. Since
>then, I only rely on the cast iron variety.
I would not wish to subject the iron to the same treatment, either. Sudden
changes of temperature are bad for any metal I am familiar with. I have
seen overheated iron split as well when nothing was in it.
Thank you for listening. Ted Burton, Inland Northwest 611, Es Kaielgu 311
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