At the PA campout the discussion ended up around cast iron cookware and how I season it. Instead of me making a video or trying to describe what I do, I am going to link a video that shows exactly how I season cast iron and have been doing it this way for years. The only difference is that I was taught to clean the cast iron in a wood fire and used lard as the seasoning. In today's world I have a gas range and I use the method shown here.

I will put up some before/after pictures of the skillet Gary gave me once I get time to season it out. The skillet is actually in good shape. It has some rust on the bottom, needs a good cleaning, with some seasoning done but no warping or deep pits. I can't wait to use it in camp once it is finished!

here are the before pictures:

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