Here's my cast iron cooking gear. I have a 12 inch/6 quart Lodge Camp Dutch Oven, a 10 inch 5 quart Dutch Oven, my Dutch Oven fire pit, cast iron tripod, carry bags, and lid lifter. The tripod isn't in the pictures. I use one of my welding gloves for a hot pad when I'm cooking. Lets see your gear gentleman.
I bought the lid lifter and the tripod. The only thing I made is the fire pit. A lot of the parks and places I go to you can't start fires. So, I built a raised fire pit. I use it for fires and Dutch Oven cooking.
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