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javahog2002 07-26-2013 01:33 AM

CL Score Back to Back
So I added a 1981 two tone Brown Weber Kettle to my collection followed by a 1 year old Weber Rotisserie the next day. $35.00 for each. I have been wanting to buy a ROT from Cajun Bandit. However, I could not pass up a $35.00 Weber ROT.

Here's the Brownie before any cleanup:

The handles were dried out and faded from the Colorado sun and low humidity. There was only a dime size chip on the bowl. The was some tar on the lid which was easily removed with a blade and goo gone.

I cleanup it with windex and 0000 steel wool. Also, refinished the wood handles. One handle had the old Weber logo: Weber The One the Only

I added the new rotisserie to the vintage Weber:

Polished the lid vent with wd-40 and 0000 steel wool .

BobBrisket 07-26-2013 01:38 AM


Stingerhook 07-26-2013 01:47 AM

Lookin like it just came out the box.

PekingPorker 07-26-2013 08:18 AM

Nice! You've got those things lookin' sweet!

Thermal Mass 07-26-2013 08:20 AM

Nice save!! Turned out to be pretty cool looking.
A welcome addition to the family!:thumb:

Joe Zukes 07-26-2013 09:43 AM

That is a great score, really dig the colors!

mbshop 07-26-2013 04:49 PM

very nice indeed ! congrats.

Smokeat 07-26-2013 04:58 PM

Beautiful!! $70 VERY well spent! I love you guys who keep the old stuff to be appreciated for us who have never seen it before. Like classic car collectors. Thanks.

G_Sull 07-26-2013 05:06 PM

Nice score! I love the brown two-tone.

davefan360 07-26-2013 05:17 PM

That looks sweet. Good job on the clean up. I have 3 that I am going to do this winter. Love the brown too

charrederhead 07-26-2013 06:30 PM

Nice job w/ the Brownie and 2 ridiculous scores for $70. :thumb:

KaiserKrebs 07-26-2013 07:54 PM

Looks, awesome... Great score. My Parents had that same color Weber, bought in 1977. Used it regularly until about 1992 then left it with the house when they moved. I'd wish I'd known how hard it would be to find one now, when I want one just like it.

bluegrass smoke 07-26-2013 07:59 PM

very nice
I'm a '81 model!!

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