Answers to Common questions

how much does it weigh?

The Schenk kit is 39 lbs:

Wannigan Box = 21 lbs

Steel Schenk = 18 lbs

Will it rust?

If you leave it out in wet dirty conditions then yes it will. Due to the use of cold rolled steel in the manufacturing of The Schenk, without proper care and maintenance like your cast iron cook ware it will cause it to rust. However, if you follow the instructions for care it will give you years of problem free use.

Can I get it in Stainless Steel?

We are currently entertaining the possibility in the future, but not at this time.

Can you get replacement parts?

Yes you can get replacement parts. Simple contact us and we ill make arrangements to get them out to you.

What are the dimensions?

They are as follows:

  • Ground rod 27″ x 3/4″ diameter
  • Accessory Ring 12″ diameter x 5″ stand
  • Foot Assembly 6″ x 7″ x 5″ stand
  • Wannigan Box 14″ x 32″ x 9″ 
  • Grill 12″ x 20″ x 1/4″ SS

What type of cooking is it used for?

If you cook with cast iron products we have you covered for every possibility you imagination can dream up. However we have included the SS grill because we knew you would want one.

Does it come pre-seasoned?

The Schenk comes with a fine film of food grade oil from manufacturing. Simply wipe off the excess film and, wipe on a new layer of vegetable oil over the metal surface and the new seasoning process begins. 

Do i have to buy the box?

At this time it is included in your kit as part of the system. This may change as other accessories become available in the future. 

How do i clean The Schenk of burnt on food and char?

Simply wipe down your Schenk with an old rag (it is going to get dirty) and reapply another thin layer of vegetable oil on it. Over time The Schenk will will take on a seasoned finish that will make it easy to care for. Do not put it directly over an open flame for prolonged periods of time in order to “burn off” the debris. This could cause excessive ware and warping. 

How long is shipping time & is it included?

Due to the nature of The Schenk we cannot guarantee an exact delivery date or cost before purchase because of external influences. We will certainly do our best to get you the fastest delivery at the most reasonable cost, so as to pass those savings on to you.  

I have a 10" skillet, will it fit in The Schenk?

Some different manufactures of 10″ skillets do fit in our accessory ring without issue. However we will be adding a 10″ adapter/flat surface to our product line in the near future and it will be able to fill all manufactures skillets.