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Offline Cheryl Watson

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ASW/BSR Pretenders
« on: March 22, 2016, 02:45:09 PM »
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Mexico Likes BSR
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2015, 01:50:41 PM »
Found something I'd never seen before, a Mexico copy of a BSR Skillet.
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Re: Mexico Likes BSR
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2015, 07:37:31 PM »
USA version
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Re: Mexico Likes BSR
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2016, 11:32:35 PM »
What a copy, off of FB Zane's photo.
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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2016, 04:40:24 PM »
Another Mexico 12

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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2016, 11:24:07 PM »
Has anyone seen the Mexico made BSR impersonators?  Are they well made?  From the photos they look like they are good quality castings.

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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2016, 08:56:22 AM »
They copied BS&R including their labels while BS&R was still operating, per Hugh Rushing. Mexico even used the BS&R label translating it into Spanish.
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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2017, 08:04:09 PM »
As one new to CI, I would learn a lot from comments re how these fake BSRs differ from the real thing.   [ch128522][ch128522]

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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2017, 09:17:45 PM »
Some are  pretty good copies, the only difference being the country marked on them. Sometimes they are slightly smaller.
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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2017, 01:19:16 AM »
Stew Pan.  Taiwan

There are Stew Pans with this type handle that are unmarked on the bottom that are being routinely identified as ASW/BSR.

I continue to question and disagree with those Identifications, because of the grooved handle on the underside...

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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2017, 11:19:53 AM »
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because of the grooved handle on the underside...

Hmmm...if they copied the rest of the skillet then why would a grooved handle also not be copied from a USA made piece...not saying they are not Asian just throwing out the possibility.

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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2017, 11:50:38 AM »
Cornbread skillet.... Taiwan
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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2017, 08:16:05 PM »
Taiwan Skillet.

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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2017, 09:59:20 PM »
How many years has BS&R been gone and still being copied! Thanks Cheryl
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Re: ASW/BSR Pretenders
« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2019, 01:36:54 PM »
Glad I signed in today and found this thread!  I have two "Made in USA" BSR "wannabes", a #12 and a #14.  Bought them to use, and neither was represented as a BSR product, so I am not unhappy with either.  Both appear well-made, but now I at least know what I'm putting on the stove, or on the fire.