cast iron bean pots

Discussion in 'General Dutch Oven Information' started by jake, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. jake

    jake Fire Starter

    Looking for a dutch oven without the legs that hangs from a chain over an open fire to cook beans and other things in, not sure of the proper name.   I looked on the Lodge website and didn't see what I was looking for, checked Amazon and the one I saw was some off brand probably not made in the United States.  Does anyone have any information on this.
     
  2. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    If you can find a DO with a hanging loop and it has legs, a grinder will remove them. The legs will help keep the table from burning after being on the fire.

    Heres a model that might interest you.......

     
  3. jake

    jake Fire Starter

    Thanks for the reply, I saw that one on Amazon.  I have a D.O. but the problem I have with it is it doesn't hang balanced from a chain, the fuller it gets the more it leans to one side.  It has a bump out on the lip like the one in the picture, and the coil around the handle I'm not sure will work. 

    I thought about modifying the one I have with a grinder, just haven't made it that far yet, its an offbrand I picked up at a flea market for a few dollars.
     
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  4. alaskanbear

    alaskanbear Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Found two at a yard sale awhiles back..  Keep looking, they are out there ready to be nabbed up..

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    the 2 on the lower right hand side next to the tea pots

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    RIch
     
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  5. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I have a couple like the ones Alaskan Bear shows.  Haven't tried hanging them, but they seem well balanced.  They're also darn good stew pots.[​IMG]
     
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  6. jake

    jake Fire Starter

    Nice setup AB, gives me new ideas for my outdoor kitchen.  I'm always looking, just seem to have hit a dry spell.
     
  7. alaskanbear

    alaskanbear Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Time and patience, got all of that cast for 150.00  made me day I tell ya..

    Rich
     
  8. billyj571

    billyj571 Smoking Fanatic

    I got one from Lodge with no legs .
     
  9. My Lodge Dutch Oven doesn't have legs and it doesn't have the lip on the lid to hold hot coals.  It's good for the kitchen but someday I want one with legs and a lip on the lid.
     
  10. shoneyboy

    shoneyboy Master of the Pit OTBS Member

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