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Mauviel M'steel frying pan

Frantsv Mar 14, 2014 02:02 PM

I have bought a mauviel M'steel frying pan. After I seasoned the pan the bottom of the pan seems to have become unevens. The pan does not stay even on the stove top. I am wondering if it may be a manufacturing fault or if I have done anything wrong in the seasoning of the pan. Apologies if other treads have covered this earlier.

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  1. kaleokahu RE: Frantsv Mar 14, 2014 03:11 PM

    Hi, Frantsv:

    These steel pans can warp under high heat. Unless you abused it (VERY high heat and/or quenching it in cold water), it is a manufacturing fault.

    Take/send it back with an accurate description of what you did to season it.


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      VeganVick RE: Frantsv Mar 14, 2014 04:20 PM

      When you wash it, you must wash it with hot water while the pan is still warm

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        Frantsv RE: Frantsv Apr 12, 2014 12:59 PM

        Thank you for the replies. I got a new one from the shop and they where happy in replacing it. However the frying pan warped again during seasoning today. I very careful seasoned it and made sure that I had a reasonable low heat. This is a 32 cm mauviel m' steel round frying pan. It does not seem that the ones I have tried can take any heating until it warp. I think I might try another brand.

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          DuffyH RE: Frantsv Apr 16, 2014 12:00 AM

          I think that Mauviel M'Steel aren't the thickest pans on the market. I've put a slight warp in a thin pan during seasoning, so know what you mean. Try the deBuyer Carbone line from West Elm. They can take the heat.


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            kaleokahu RE: DuffyH Apr 16, 2014 10:07 AM

            Hi, Duffy:

            When are you going to donate your Proline skillet's body for dissection?


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              DuffyH RE: kaleokahu Apr 16, 2014 05:11 PM

              Hiya, K!

              That would be right about never. BB&B kindly gave me a full refund. Got to love their customer service.

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                kaleokahu RE: DuffyH Apr 16, 2014 07:17 PM

                Dang, I was cleaning up the bandsaw, too.

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