A friend gifted me his old crusty cast iron pan. After a bit of cleaning it's top notch. Had some research done on this model and it was probably made between 1939-1957. These are truly made for life. If you're considering gatting into cast iron, i'll post a few things i learned along the way.
/r/BuyItForLifeGot this backpack in approx 1994. Lasted through high school, and through 10 years of college (don't ask!). I use it now to fetch groceries when I walk to the grocery store.
/r/BuyItForLife512MB iPod shuffle, bought in 2006.
/r/BuyItForLifeSome roofer from the late 1800's lost a hatchet, it was buried for ~150 years, and now I use it every time I camp. Good old hand forged american steel.
/r/BuyItForLifeSince 2012 and will probably last another 7 years easily.
/r/BuyItForLife5 years and a 1,000 jobs later
/r/BuyItForLifeNalgene water bottles are some of the best on the market. Lightweight, sold American construction, high capacity, leak free, and this one even glows in the dark.
/r/BuyItForLifeI’ve used this bag everyday for the past 3 years and it shows no signs of giving up anytime soon.
/r/BuyItForLifeMy grandfather's Snap On SF-710 socket wrench from the early 70s, using it today to change the oil in my 2010 Fiat Panda, smoothest I've ever used!
/r/BuyItForLifeSaw a post on here of a user’s Lawn Boy and wanted to share ours! My dad thinks it’s 25-30 years old and is famous for running on seemingly no gas
/r/BuyItForLifeOn the left, dad's '89 Weber Kettle. On the right, dad's new '19 Weber Premium Kettle. I'll hold onto the '89 for my place.
/r/BuyItForLifeDay 1 x 3 year Red Wing Irish Setters
/r/BuyItForLifeGarden Sickle: An age old tool with dozens of uses!
/r/BuyItForLifeMy new-old overnight bag. Inherited Grandfather’s gym bag. 70’s pleather w/riveted on handles & those old steel zippers that never ever break open.
/r/BuyItForLifeWestern Auto battery charger. It belonged to my grandfather. I’ve been using it for the last 14 years since he passed away. I’m not sure of the age.
/r/BuyItForLifeGrandfather’s Nut Cracker
/r/BuyItForLifeAn actual BIFL kitchen knife for under $10. Stainless Chinese cleavers can be sharpened for decades and simply become narrower Chinese cleavers. Often sold in the US under the Winco brand or San Han NGA. This one is only 20 years old. I use it daily.
/r/BuyItForLifePlease... What Serta mattress is this and where can I buy the same or something similar?
/r/BuyItForLifeNewbie here...whats the verdict on these Wolverine boots? Do they fit in the "buy it for life" category?
/r/BuyItForLife[Footwear] Thorogood Workboots
/r/BuyItForLifeMy 20 year old Sony 27” Trinitron television set.
/r/BuyItForLife[Cooking] Vollrath CeranicGuard pans
/r/BuyItForLife[Other] Few things are more "Buy It For Life" than a good safe
/r/BuyItForLifeAfter reading that post about not having enough product recommendations; If you guys are looking for a quality and affordable kitchen knife, i highly recomment the Mercer Renaissance 8''(more details in comments)
/r/BuyItForLifeMy late grandfather’s mechanical 1990 Timex Marlin series watch. It still winds up great and keeps ticking!
/r/BuyItForLifeThis was my kindergarten backpack. I’m finally throwing it out after 25 years of regular use. Thanks for the memories.
/r/BuyItForLifeMy mom's Janome sewing machine
/r/BuyItForLifeLe Creuset, as seen brand new in the store
/r/BuyItForLifeTonka Pickup Truck that my brother & I played with and now his kids do.