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Would the heat rings on older cast iron pieces pose a disadvantage to me?

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Would the heat rings on older cast iron pieces pose a disadvantage to me?

iamreptar | Mar 14, 2013 02:13 AM

My understanding is that heat rings were used back when stoves were flat and they were meant to elevate the pan from the heat source. I would love to get an earlier piece due to the quality of the cast iron, specifically a pre-logo Griswold, but they all have heat rings. I have a gas stove but all of the grates are pretty much connected to each other if that helps.

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