Troop Gear Options

Options and discussion board for evaluating purchase of Troop Gear.

From Bob:

I think each patrol should have a kit with:

    • Two large pots (12 to 16 quarts; BSA's largest is 8 quart) with lids (for stews, chili, soups, or big quantities of taco filling, etc., plus for cleaning)

    • Two large frying pans, preferably stainless steel, with covers (or which can be covered with lids from the pots)

    • One cast-iron griddle with grease trough

    • No screw on or clamp on handles (they break or get lost) but rugged, integral handles (folding handles are okay, as long as they're sturdy)

#2 BSA Aluminum Trail Chef Kit $79.99

There's enough heavy-duty aluminum cookware here to prepare dinner for a whole troop. The 19-piece cook kit includes: 8-qt. pot 4-qt. pot and lid 2-qt. pot and lid 10 1/2" fry pan 9" fry panTwo fry pan handlesCocoa pot and lidFour 9" platesFour 8-oz. plastic cups Style of components may vary slightly from photo.

Hot Water Pot $32.99

(one per two patrols?)

Regularly $59.99. Advertised Price Valid September 30 thru October 6, 2012.

  • Quality non-stick interiors and exteriors for easy cooking and easy clean-up

  • Dishwasher safe

  • Delivers even heat for reliable cooking results

  • Glass lids

#3 Cabela's Aluminum Stock Pot Set $59.99

Chili, stew, spaghetti - anything you need to cook and serve in large enough quantities to keep up with the demanding appetites of your family, camp or crew can be cooked in this convenient four-piece set. The set includes 8-, 12- 16- and 20-quart stainless steel pots, all with lids and easy-to-grasp handles. What's best is that the smaller pots nest inside the larger pots, making them a compact package to store and transport. With four pots, you can cook entire meals at once, handling large crowds and large appetites in a hurry. A must for any outdoor - and indoor - kitchen.

#4 Stainless Steel Set from Cabela's $160

Cuisinart Chef's Classic Cookware

    • Made with 18/10 stainless steel and pure aluminum

    • Each piece has a drip-free rim for drip-free pouring

    • Tight-fitting covers lock in flavors

    • Easily cleans to its original brilliant appearance

This 10-piece cookware set gives you both a classic look and professional performance in one affordable set. The aluminum-encapsulated base heats quickly and spreads heat evenly which eliminates hot spots and uneven cooking. The stainless steel cooking surface does not discolor, react with food or alter flavors. It's also great for classic reduction of liquids. Solid stainless steel, riveted cool-grip-handle stays cool on the stove top. The helper handle provides extra support and balance when lifting and pouring. Rims are tapered for drip-free pouring, especially convenient when draining water or making sauces. Tight fitting cover on the Flavor Lock Lids seal in moisture and nutrients for healthier, more flavorful results, every time you cook. Made with easy-to-clean 18-10 stainless steel. Dishwasher safe. Limited lifetime warranty. Imported.


1-1/2 qt. and 3 qt. saucepans with covers

3-1/2 qt. saute pan with cool-grip handle and cover

8" and 10" open skillets

8 qt. stockpot with cover

#5 Cuisinart STOW (nesting) cook set $90

  • 18/10 Mirror Polish Stainless exterior and stainless interior

  • Aluminum encapsulated bottom

  • Two 18/10 Stainless covers that fit all items in the cookware set

  • 2 Removable handles that fit all sauce pans and Saute' pan