One is not enough
by Rick G
One All American, One Presto, One stove! :0)
My wife and I have two Presto 16 qt canners that bought right after we were married(24 yrs ago). 16-Quart Presto Pressure Canner - holds up to 10 pint jars or 7 quart jars. 22-Quart Presto Pressure Canner - holds 10 pint jars or 7 quart jars. 23-Quart Presto Pressure Canner - holds 20 pint jars or 7 quart jars.
We do a lot of canning and running two at a time sure speeds things up. We use a double gas burner out on our porch.
We once tried another brand of canner(the heavy type), but they take sooo long to heat up and cool down. The Prestos are quick and plenty durable.
Our local hardware store carries parts but we've only replaced the seal gasket, rubber safety plug, and gauge grommet.
The canners still look great and if we ever had to buy again, we would absolutely buy the same ones again.