cleaning stainless steel

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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby fearfulfred » Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:36 pm

Some stainless steels are magnetic and some explanation is found here, as well as some of the alloying elements

http://www.physlink.com/Education/AskExperts/ae546.cfm

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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby katy » Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:38 pm

I think "Fettle" is a Yorkshire word. My Grandather had a steel/tool factory and I seem to remember there was a "fettling shop". We used to laugh about it. Unfortunately he is not around to ask!

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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby tjtops » Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:41 pm

Katy....I think it is too...which was why I asked as Yorkshire is my spiritual home (sorry all you Southerners!!).....eey oop, trouble at t'mill!!!
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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby Paula » Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:43 pm

So that clears up one of those many sayings that I don't understand "In fine fettle"

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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby tjtops » Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:51 pm

Too right... yet another example of 'folk' sayings having a sound foundation in fact!!!! ...PS I'm still watching the 'oxi' stuff and hoping it's gonna save the day....oooerr :shock:
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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby tjtops » Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:53 pm

some of the cheaper ones are very poor,

Are you saying my saucepan is CHEAP????? :shock: :shock: :shock: :evil: :evil:(Someone have mercy on you cos my mum gave them to me and heaven help anyone who accuses her of being a cheapskate......ARRRGGHHHH! you must be tired of living :lol: :lol: )
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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby Bongtrees » Tue Dec 02, 2008 7:13 pm

18/10 is better :D
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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby frog » Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:45 am

coulnd be bothered to read all the replys but if you have a prob with the inside of the pan

boil up some coca cola in it
that works according to mrs frog
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Re: cleaning stainless steel

Postby tjtops » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:51 am

Thank you for your caring approach frog!!! :lol: :lol: I will certainly give that a try!!!
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