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Enamel Stock Pot Repair?

Discussion in 'Camping and Outdoor Gear' started by BJTLC100, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. BJTLC100

    BJTLC100

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    I have an enameled stock pot that is flaking off some of the coating, I think due to high heat over an open fire. Is there any way to remedy or repair the pot or do I just need to pitch it and buy a new cooking vessel?
  2. 45Kevin

    45Kevin

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    Not sure if it would work, but you can get bathtub touch-up paint to repair chips in the bathtub coating.

    Might be worth a shot for the few bucks it would cost. Comes in several colours and it stands up well if you prepare the surface properly.

    I don't know how heat resistant it would be.
  3. BJTLC100

    BJTLC100

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    Thanks...I was thinking about that stuff...I will look into it...
  4. rusty_tlc

    rusty_tlc Dain Bramaged Member Moderator

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    Once they start to flake the end is near.
    They are cheap, just replace it.


    Or go to the restaurant supply place and buy a good stainless one.
  5. sirenmoses

    sirenmoses

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    what ^ said.

    but you can use your enamel pot on the wood stove to humidify your place in the winter. I bought a blue enamel coffee pot for just that purpose.

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