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Old 12-02-2010, 02:48 AM   #1
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Default Put aluminum pot in oven, don't see a difference.

Got a turkey fryer kit with a thin cheap aluminum pot. This forum said I should oxidize so I put it in the oven at 350 for 10 minutes. Well actually I started reading forum posts and forgot about it for at least 30 minutes, it still looks the same.

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Old 12-02-2010, 02:58 AM   #2
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Try boiling 6 or 7 gallons of water in it - that will give you what you need.

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Old 12-02-2010, 03:12 AM   #3
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I was hoping to do it the easy way.

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Old 12-02-2010, 03:15 AM   #4
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I think boiling it is the best way to do it. It could also help you judge how long the "wait to boil" time will be when using the new kettle.

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I boiled in my aluminum pots and it seems to have worked. I don't know how long you really NEED to, but I did it for an hour to be on the safer side

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Old 12-02-2010, 01:23 PM   #6
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I was hoping to do it the easy way.
Then consider yourself done and brew. The more you use the pot, the more it will oxidise.
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Old 12-02-2010, 01:27 PM   #7
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Just use the darn thing...

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