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Old 12-18-2009, 10:02 AM   #1
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Question What gauge of SS do I look for?

ISO some sturdy SS measuring cups and spoons. The plastic cups and spoons I bought when young and foolish (now I am OLD and foolish! ) are showing the effects of heat, etc., and are not reliable any more.

I notice ads braying about their SS bowls, etc., but they never say whether these items are made of flimsy or durable SS.

I just want to buy one more set of measuring cups and spoons and be done with it. . . !

As I recall, the information I want has something to do with a gauge of 8 or 18.

Can someone here help me out on this point? Thanks!

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Old 12-18-2009, 10:17 AM   #2
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5 ga ~ .2"
10 ga ~ .1"
15 ga ~ .06"
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Old 12-18-2009, 12:44 PM   #3
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Yeah - as Bill was pointing out - the higher the gauge the thinner the material.
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Old 12-19-2009, 03:24 PM   #4
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Thank you, Bill and Michael.
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