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Old 01-24-2012, 01:54 PM   #9162
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Originally Posted by Paul Worth View Post
I can't say about the Big Lots kettle lid as I haven't been able to find one around here. The WalMart lid (same as the Lowes) is too small and poorly built. The KMart lid (same as Sears) is a near fit and good quality but you still might have to grind down the lip of your drum a little bit. If the Weber lid is within 1/8" you might want to take a grinder to the barrel before buying another grill or hammering on the lid.

The Weber lid is that close. It looks like I just need to bend it out a little and or grind down the lip of the drum as you've indicated. I really don't want to modify my lid as I've had my weber for 12+ years now. It's part of the family, lots of memories on that grill. I may go buy another Weber OTG just for this project.
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