|Is it stainless steel with an aluminum core?
|It's primarily made of Aluminum with Stainless steel in the base for added stability and longevity.
|How many jars can it hold?
|Our canner can approximately hold 7-quart, 20-pint, or 26 half-pint jars.
|Is there a gasket?
|Yes, a gasket is included.
|Is it compatible with a glass flat top electric stove?
|Yes, our pressure canner is compatible with all stove types, including glass flat top electric stoves.
|What is the metal piece that looks like a thimble or basket?
|It is called a vent filter and is designed to go on the bottom side of the weight pipe to prevent anything from getting stuck in the vent. We have attached a visual reference for your convenience. If the filter does
Difference between the 10-lb and 15-lb weights?
It can be difficult to tell the difference between the 10-lb and 15-lb weights as they look exactly the same. However, the main difference between the two is the valve stem. The 10-lb weight has a larger air vent, while the 15-lb weight has a smaller one.
|How tall is the unit?
|It's 15 inches tall and 11 inches in diameter at the base.
|How heavy is the 23 qt. canner?
|The canner weighs 14 pounds when boxed.
|Recommended amount of water?
|We recommend 3 quarts or about 2-3 inches of water.
|Can it be used outside on a campfire?