What's your favorite Dutch oven lid lifter?

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  1. hotrodcamper

    hotrodcamper Member

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    What do people use for a lid lifter when cooking in a Dutch oven?
     
  2. WingShot

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    Didn't know there were options...

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    drosengrant One Day at a Time

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    +2 to what WingShot uses
     
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    Wayne In Florida Member

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    Lodge A5DLL Deluxe Lid Lifter
     
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  7. abbadackerygirl

    abbadackerygirl Alabama...yeah it's better than you think.

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    a stick, lol.

    or a potholder...or if it gets REALLY HOT, a husband with longer arms...cause though i may be awesome and a woman! i am also short.
     
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    Just got the one pictured but haven't used it yet. Clearance isle at Walmart a few days ago.
     
  9. hotrodcamper

    hotrodcamper Member

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    I've got the Lodge and Camp Chef lid lifters. The Lodge gives better control. I've seen Mair lifters and others on ebay.
     
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    aschumann Get OUTSIDE!!

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    This is what I use all the time. I love it!


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    This is the one I have :)
    Jerry in MA
     
  12. BelchFire

    BelchFire I speak fluent vise-grip

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    I have the same one Wingshot and Jerry_Ma have. It's stellar. But I have been known to use standard grill tongs, kitchen tongs, a long handled spoon, a knife and even a stick. Heck, in the absence of any of that, I guess one could open it with pretty much anything, just be careful not to get burned or spill the ash on your food. It's all about camping, and eating good; you don't have to have specialty tools to have a good time.
     
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    Get yourself a pair of heat resistant gloves also. HF has cheap welding gloves, not worth crap for welding. But good for dutch oven cooking
     
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    In a pinch a large pair of channel locks will work, just make sure you have a glove.
     
  16. yetavon

    yetavon everything is better around a campfire.

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    This one!
     
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    shelmily Well-Known Member

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    I use the same one as Pinn and Yetavon., only mine has the silicone grips on it. Like this.

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    yetavon everything is better around a campfire.

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    Funny....mine looks identical to that.....
     
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    We actually use the handle of a paint roller. [LOL] [LOL] Took the roller off. It works OK, but you have to be VERY careful where you pick the lid up at! And good at balancing it. Works in a pinch until we can get an actual lid lifter. :)
     

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