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Unread 06-16-2008, 06:40 PM   #16
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So far I've rescued 2 from cl(10 bucks each), and one from the neighbors trash.
One from the neighbors trash is used almost daily, and one of my others was morphed into my uds.
Seems that all of them were hardly ever used, cleaned up real easy.

I love looking at the news at the hardware store for.......$84.00.
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Unread 06-16-2008, 07:46 PM   #17
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N8man - Nice!

Started my outdoor cooking on a kettle. It is tired and I need to dump it on one of y'all. Cooks great, looks good, but the lid does not fit perfect due to a fall on the top handle. Pop gave me a Performer so the 22.5 needs to go. May post a thread one of these days to off load the old one.

Everyone should have to try a Kettle.
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Unread 06-16-2008, 08:15 PM   #18
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I was never really into Weber kettles until i saw a Yellow Homer Simpson 22.5" on craigslist for $20. I thought it was one fugly grill! I posted it on the WSM board and people started responding about how rare they were, it was gone by the time I replied, but someone off the site got it. Then someone was lamenting the fact that Weber should not have discontinued the Red Kettles-sometimes these are a dime a dozen around here. So I started picking them up. I'm partial to the Reds and I've flipped a few, had a Green for about an hour and sold it and I'm rebuilding a Genesis gasser with a Blue lid to match a Master-Touch to take to my Moms house. Free to cheep is how I roll with them.



Sometimes they need a little attention and paint





Blue Master-Touch w/rotis ring



Rescued during the Winter months.
Yellow Bar-B-Kettle with no date stamp.



What to do with the stray kettle that you used the lid for a UDS???
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It all tastes better on a RED Weber!
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Unread 06-16-2008, 09:35 PM   #19
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There is a house down the road from me that has one the yellow kettles as pictured above out in their yard, but it is missing the legs. Next time I see someone out in the yard, I may stop by and see if they are willing to sell it.
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Unread 06-17-2008, 07:15 AM   #20
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That is quite a collection of Webbers that you have
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Unread 06-17-2008, 07:19 AM   #21
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Way cool!
(Puff needing plans from N8man)
I would think about adding a WSM stacker to that...
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My uncle gave me his 22.5" Weber Kettle when I was 21 (over 10 yrs ago) and that's when I started messing around with smoking spare ribs. Mostly it was burning spare ribs. I started by having the butcher cutting each individual rib (as opposed to cooking the slab as a whole). I burned many a rib before I finally figured out how to smoke those ribs. Adding wood chips eventually. Low and slow. That Weber was my learning partner. I think Im gonna tear up. I loved that thing. I eventually burned it out. Im sorry.... i can't go on..... too painful.....
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Unread 06-17-2008, 10:32 AM   #23
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Just got 1 for Fathers Day!!!!!!!!!!!
Im 40 years old and have never owned a Weber Kettle.
Maiden Voyage turned out great!!!
Country style Ribs 4
10 oz Tenderloin
24 oz Top Sirloin
Kebobs x 4

I love it but need to know more about what this thing can do!

Thanks Dan

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Unread 06-17-2008, 01:01 PM   #24
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Very versatile piece of equipment. Searing heat or slow and low, you just can't beat them. I've had my OTG for two years. Its well traveled and seasoned. Took it to the Outer Banks with the Family last year for grilled steaks, fresh seafood, and even a smoked Waygu Oyster Roast (from where the flat irons get cut). While the cost is reasonable, the results are exceptional.

Only wish Weber seemed to embrace the Competitive side of BBQ. If there was a Super WSM or a Kettle in between the 22.5" and the Ranch, I'd be a buyer of both.
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Unread 06-17-2008, 01:30 PM   #25
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I own several, some bought some rescued from certain doom.

I have made two into the magnum cookers, I don't have a pic, but here is a link from where I got the idea and plans from.

http://www.randyq.addr.com/friends/m...gnum_force.htm

our bbq team has competed for going on three years with these cookers, and have a few awards for the effort.

My wife spied a red 22 1/2 someone had set out to be picked up, and upon further investigation we found it to be a complet unit but had a broken leg, and the wheels were shot. I had the spare legs and wheels I saved from the magnum project, so into the car it went.

our team won a 1st place chicken trophy on that weber last year at the MT State championship KCBS style competition in Stephensville. Used the side charcoal baskets to cook the chicken indirect.

the handle fell off of it last year, so I will need to bolt it on, and give it a paint job.
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Unread 06-17-2008, 01:33 PM   #26
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Do any of you have issues with the one touch vents? Mine always seem to get bent or worn out, and don't seal as well as they should.

I wish I could find a few with the old style vents, like they have on the WSM.

Also, I managed to lose one of the bottom washers, and had a heck of a time finding one that would fit. My neighbor is a metal machinist, so he took a flat washer and made it work for me.
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Unread 06-17-2008, 01:35 PM   #27
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Do any of you have issues with the one touch vents? Mine always seem to get bent or worn out, and don't seal as well as they should.

I wish I could find a few with the old style vents, like they have on the WSM.

Also, I managed to lose one of the bottom washers, and had a heck of a time finding one that would fit. My neighbor is a metal machinist, so he took a flat washer and made it work for me.
Have you called Weber direct. They have always been able to hook me up with replacement parts.
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Unread 06-17-2008, 07:56 PM   #28
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swamprb, how do you prep yer kettles and what paint and how does it work with high heat ?? winemaster, you sure don't look 40 !
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N8Man, way cool mod, what is the top vent from??? Carvin mine up soon.... Thanks

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N8Man, way cool mod, what is the top vent from??? Carvin mine up soon.... Thanks

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Vent Cap is a Stove Pipe Reducer. If I had to do it over again, Smokeandbeer is the Brother I'd draw Inspiration from with his Weber Mods:

His is a Good Solid Design and Build, unlike my Mods, which required a lot of Hacksawing, Hammering, BlackSmithing, and Swearing...
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