MSR Flex Skillet
A good skillet if you want to do more than “one…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $29.95
A good skillet if you want to do more than “one pot cooking” in the backcountry. It is lightweight and easy to clean.
- Non-stick coating with hard anodized aluminum
- Bottom warped after first use
When I bought this skillet, I was looking specifically for one that was lightweight and didn’t take up a great deal of space in my pack. I also wanted to something that would provide more versatility in cooking options on shorter trips. The skillet had to be big enough to be useful and easy to clean. I decided on the MSR Flex Skillet.
The skillet is made of a coated hard anodized aluminum, a personal favorite as I use the same type of cookware at home. It is also reasonably lightweight at 7 ounces.
I also like the fact that the handle folds in, reducing packed size.
If needed, the handle can also be removed and used with other similar MSR cookware.
The skillet is nine inches in diameter which is good sized for smaller items and adequate for 1 to 2 people. It has a non-stick coating, not specified by the manufacturing that works well and cleans up easily. I also deglaze the pan, when needed and don’t use a Scotch-brite pad when cleaning to maintain the surface.
So far, the only problem found with the skillet is some warping on the bottom. Really, not a problem considering it is a skillet for camp cooking.
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The Flex Skillet from Mountain Safety Research is ideal for home or camping. Its nonstick surface makes cooking a breeze and cleanup even easier! PRODUCT FEATURES: Includes (1) Talon pot handle Easy Clean-Up: Scratch-resistant, hard-anodized, DuralLite DX nonstick aluminum Versatile: Nests with MSR Flex 3 and 4 Cook Systems and Pot Sets Weight: 7 oz Height: 2.5 in Diameter: 9 in
- Appalachian Outdoors
Saute up a gourmet meal that's sure to get the attention of your campground neighbors with the MSR Flex skillet.
Pull out the MSR Flex Skillet, and cook pancakes and eggs by morning, and stir fries and sauteed veggies by night. This DuraLite non-stick pan is made from hard-anodized aluminum for long-lasting durability, and it features a Talon pot grabber to help you keep hold of your grub.
MSR Flex Skillet is a nonstick aluminum fry pan designed to conveniently nest inside a Flex 4 System or pot set and outside a Flex 3 System or Pot Set. This great addition to your MSR Flex system or pot set is perfect for flapjacks and stir-fries. Made from hard-anodized aluminum with next-generation scratch-resistant DuraLite DX nonstick surface. Weight: 7 oz (199 g). Height: 2.5 in (6.35 cm). Diameter: 9 in (22.86 cm). Made in Thailand
- Tahoe Mountain Sports