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  • nanny2gm
    Aug 1, 2007
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      I left the store with a catalog and I have spent the rest of my day
      looking at it. Go figure, huh? Can't buy it, so I just look at it for
      hours! What a pasttime.


      --- In dutchovencooking@yahoogroups.com, "Wenda Stephens" <wendavcs@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Thanks, I apprieciate the help.
      >
      > I am going to look around and see if I can pull any deals. Things I
      > have seen or come highly recommended here or on other forums. I may
      > just pick it up.
      >
      > I should pay attention to weights & size, but I am more visual.. I
      > can guest-i-mate a foot. But go over a yard and I am lost, I have no
      > clue with meters or any of the other "new" measurements they try to
      > get us to convert to (tried when I was in 2nd grade).. Diameter is XX
      > means what???.. Same with weights.. Sometimes I like the feel of
      > something heavy as it means quality to me. But not if I have to hold
      > it and manuver with it for any length of time. Add heavy and bulky, I
      > can hold it in the store, and say "NO, way".. But say XX weight & XX
      > size and I can not get a feel for it in my hands, doing whatever it
      > is I want to do.
      >
      > Other things like looking at something and thinking it would be a
      > nice fit for my 12" DO (or having a 12" DO sold near-by to check it
      > out, are lost on the internet.) Or looking at something and maybe I
      > don't have much use for it's intended purpose, but holding it and
      > turning it in my hands I may think of a great purpose for it in a non-
      > traditional way.
      >
      > Besides which, it is just a great feeling to surround yourself with
      > all that great cast-iron, and just dream of what you could do if you
      > owned it all.. You may walk out with only a $10 dollar trivit or
      > something, but for that short incredible moment there was that
      > possiblity that you could have packed up a U-haul worth of
      > merchandise, and claimed yourself king or Queen of the Cast-iron
      > world!
      >
      > Yes, my husband does have to worry once we get Cabela's in here, or I
      > track down that hidden store selling cast iron. But while I am cast
      > iron shopping, he will be over getting gadgets for the kayaks, or
      > hunting down a lighter backpacking do-dad.. So the answer is, I have
      > to shop at Cabela and not take him.. HA.. more money to spend on my
      > DO's...
      >
      > Wenda
      >
      > --- In dutchovencooking@yahoogroups.com, "nanny2gm" nanny2gm@
      > wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > They do at least give you weights on the internet, so that is a
      > plus.
      > > and as for bad, i spent way to long in that store. That store is
      > > dangerous. Luckily, I didn't have any $$$ to spend so I wasn't in
      > any
      > > danger of over-spending on this occasion!! I WILL be back, for the
      > > record! Let me know if I can help in any way in the future.
      > >
      > > --- In dutchovencooking@yahoogroups.com, "Wenda Stephens"
      > > <wendavcs@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Yes, You are bad, thanks.. I may try that, but you know it's just
      > nice
      > > > to be in a room that has all the stuff and you can size it and
      > weigh
      > > > it, and go ohhh.. and ahhh.. Sort of the difference between buying
      > > > clothes from a store, and buying it on the internet. We just went
      > > > through that buying my son a swimsuit at the marked down prices,
      > he
      > > > liked it on the internet and did not even need to open the package
      > > when
      > > > it came. He did not see the light plaid design in it from the
      > > internet.
      > > >
      > > > I recently bought a charcoal chimney of internet. When it came, I
      > was
      > > > shocked at how large it was, compared to others I have seen. I
      > kept it
      > > > but the size is causing problems with my lighting the charcoal. As
      > > have
      > > > way to much basket for the tiny amount I need to start up.
      > > >
      > > > Wenda
      > > >
      > > > --- In dutchovencooking@yahoogroups.com, "nanny2gm" nanny2gm@
      > > > wrote:
      > > > You could then go to Lodge_Sevierville@
      > > > > <mailto:Lodge_Sevierville@ and order from them and get the
      > > > > 20% outlet discount and if it's shipped outside Tn. you do not
      > pay
      > > > sales
      > > > > tax. That goes for anyone who is reading and interested so I
      > hope
      > > she
      > > > is
      > > > > ready because I told her I was getting this information for some
      > > > friends
      > > > > who lived out of state. I didn't happen to mention how many
      > friends
      > > > > though-OOPS!! My bad!!
      > > >
      > >
      >
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