Author Topic: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet  (Read 158 times)

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El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« on: April 29, 2022, 09:57:48 AM »
Does anyone know if Lodge made some of the El Paso Chile Co  marked fajita skillets?

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2022, 04:41:45 PM »
Based on the handle design of yours, I would say Lodge did NOT make that one. I would say that the same company that made the imported Tabasco oval skillet made yours.

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2022, 05:57:15 PM »
Are you comparing the handle to the newly made Lodge Fajita pans or older ones,
I believe this company was established in 1982 and went bankrupt in 2008

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2022, 09:12:05 PM »
The older pans.

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2022, 12:21:41 PM »
Thanks.
The Tobasco pans I have seen all say Made in China on the bottom, this one is not marked made in china

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2022, 03:28:39 PM »
Here's one that only has Made In China on the back. They all have similar handles that are different than Lodge.

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2022, 04:38:38 PM »
Were these a copy of the Wagner fajita/Sizzle pans...they look pretty close


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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2022, 02:15:11 PM »
It is the underside of the handle of the pan in the original question that does not look Lodge. That is not distinguishable in the Lodge pan you posted. Have you compared physical measurements of the oval body with that of a USA made pieces?

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2022, 02:38:29 PM »
I do not see the difference in the underside of the handle,
I do not have a physical example of a Lodge to measure or compare them.

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2022, 09:05:49 AM »
Here is the back of a Lodge piece that came up randomly in a search. Handle back is quite different.

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2022, 10:23:00 AM »
I agree, The back of the handle of the pan you are showing is different, however the back of the pan I referenced looks identical.
The pan you show has a flattened handle, The one I referenced does not, It is rounded

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2022, 02:08:31 PM »
Valerie, this is a 3rd pic from the Ebay listing above that shows the handle more clearly. :)

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Re: El Paso Chile Co Cast Iron Fajita Skillet
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2022, 05:30:46 AM »
And to my eyes it looks like the pan I have asked about