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    Anybody have a suggestion to make this handle thicker and easier to hold for an old toppies arthritic fingers ?
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    Default Re: Handle for pan too thin ?

    Is that the one from Game?

    Here is mine minutes before I worked it with an angle grinder and flap disk.

    (I cannot help with the handle)
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    Treat the existing handle like the tang of a knife.
    Two hard-wood shells, shaped to fit.
    Secure with epoxy and 2 or 3 brass pins.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KobusDJ View Post
    Is that the one from Game?

    Here is mine minutes before I worked it with an angle grinder and flap disk.

    (I cannot help with the handle)
    Same Megamaster, just seasonned mine with oil and bacon, perfect !
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4eTouareg View Post
    Treat the existing handle like the tang of a knife.
    Two hard-wood shells, shaped to fit.
    Secure with epoxy and 2 or 3 brass pins.
    Damn good idea , anybody near Krugersdorp ? . Most other camping mugs etc I have covered in string but this might need thin rope?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4eTouareg View Post
    Treat the existing handle like the tang of a knife.
    Two hard-wood shells, shaped to fit.
    Secure with epoxy and 2 or 3 brass pins.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4eTouareg View Post
    Treat the existing handle like the tang of a knife.
    Two hard-wood shells, shaped to fit.
    Secure with epoxy and 2 or 3 brass pins.
    What type of wood would a person typically use for this?
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    Is it easy to drill holes ? No facilities to make wood so planning sash cord , glue and 2 holes to start and end winding ?
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    Default Re: Handle for pan too thin ?

    Thanks for the tips guys. How does this look and what glue to use for the tips?
    Perfect thickness, grips much better..Click image for larger version. 

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    Wont the string burn.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robbief View Post
    Wont the string burn.
    Only used on gas , no fire and no oven.
    My mugs and coffee perkie are thick with various oils and soaps and other goo over the years and they have a certain patina
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    I think we need a Cast Iron Pan/Skillet thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KobusDJ View Post
    I think we need a Cast Iron Pan/Skillet thread.
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    String/ cord gets wound on tomorrow, now I need an idea to give it that old well used look ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by duncang View Post
    String/ cord gets wound on tomorrow, now I need an idea to give it that old well used look ?
    Why don't you try that tape that the guys use to cover motorcycle exhaust pipes.
    Will check for pics

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    Here it is might cost a bit more but will look badass. ��
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    Thanks, nice and grippy too. Won't drop my steak into the garden . Could put some around my wrists too
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    Default Re: Handle for pan too thin ?

    ... some of these kitchenware shops
    (like YuppieChef in Sandton) sell a
    slip-on insulating handle ...
    ...for cast iron pots, fry-pan handles etc
    Will probably solve your problem...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BushNomad View Post
    ... some of these kitchenware shops
    (like YuppieChef in Sandton) sell a
    slip-on insulating handle ...
    ...for cast iron pots, fry-pan handles etc
    Will probably solve your problem...
    Thanks guys, going with the sash cord as per pic. First end glued and clamped. Will dip the handle in varnish and hope....few days in the sun should harden it ?
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