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Re: Titanium Cookware

Thanks for the info.  I also wanted to know (but forgot to add to my 
original post) if anyone had heard any rumors about ill-effects upon your 
health from prolonged usage of Titanium cookware (similar to the 
"aluminum-causes-Alzheimers" scare that went some years back; BTW what did
they ever prove about that?)  

On Mon, 20 May 1996 MManzano@aol.com wrote:

>    My hiking partner & I just bought titanium pots and used them on a week
> backpacking trip to the Smokies.  We both loved them.  He got the small &
> medium, and they are a tight fit when nesting one inside the other.  I have
> the medium, and can find no drawbacks.  The handles & lid handle do away with
> the necessity for the pot lifter.  I cooked an apple cobbler in mine and the
> sugar scorched a little area on the bottom; it cleaned easily with a soaking
> of a few minutes, and a gentle cleaning with a teflon pad.  Oh, one other
> thing, foods tend to cool a little faster in the titanium than in stainless.
>  I think it's something with titanium being a poor heat conductor.  Water
> seems to boil as fast but it cools much faster.  Just means you can begin to
> eat sooner!    I think the weight factor justifies the price!
>         Marty          

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