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Old 11-05-2010, 06:54 PM   #1
Midnight Smoke
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Default Kamado Restoration Project

Found this at a yard sale. Not sure if it is an Imperial Kamado or what. Cannot find any markings on it. The Firebox and grate are in pieces and I have started the restoration. It has Rotisserie rod slots that look original as they have metal sleeves embedded into the material.

There was a glass window that is broken out, I will replace it with something metal and put the Temp Gauge through it.

Not sure what the original color was, under the intake slider there is actual some blue. It only has one hinge, a cast iron griddle that I assume is for Indirect. The Fire Ring has grooves in it that have bailing wire wrapped around, it does not appear to be cracked.

There is a crack in the base on the bottom, I could not see it when I 1st looked at from all the ash. It looks like someone used mortar around the top of the Firebox, it just crumbled.

Then there was the RAT

I just wanted to post some Pic's and have a few questions of someone that is an expert in restoration.

I am using JB weld for the cracks, Okay?

Any ideas how old it is?

Any advice?


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Last edited by BobBrisket; 11-10-2010 at 10:12 AM.. Reason: Title Change requested by OP.
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