handles are almost identical to what you would find on a bucket.
The semi circle arch rises from two points on the side of your
pot, and folds down to the side when stored.
Some bail handles have a notch at the center, allowing for easier
hanging over a fire. Bail handles can get hot, and if the handle is kept up while
cooking, can become untouchable. Bail
handles that swing easily can dump your meal into your cooking source or
fire if they get swinging.
handles are wires or a bar that swings out from the side of your pots
and frying pans to form a handle. The
most basic mess kits have a swing handle the goes over the top lid
holding the whole set together. Because
they are attached to the pot, and close to the heat source, they get
very hot, even insulated ones can give you a nasty burn.
If you are using a bug or windshield while cooking, the swing
handles can get in the way. Sure
you can swing them down to the sides but they will become unmanageably
hot. Swing handles can also make nesting your pots, well,
interesting if you are in a hurry or you are wearing gloves.
pot grabber is used for cookware that has no handles. There are several benefits to using a pot grabber versus
having a cooking set with handles.
Because the pot grabber is not attached, you can use bug and
windscreens easily. If you
want to use your cookware in a camp oven, you donít have to worry
about rubber coated swing handles melting from the heat.
A pot grabber doesnít get hot, simply use it to move the pot on
and off the heat source. Finally
a well-designed pot grabber will hold a pot firm, even when full and
gives you a nice stable grip for moving your meal around.