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Old 04-13-2012, 03:05 PM   #196
SmokinJon
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Join Date: 03-14-12
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Originally Posted by BBQ Bandit View Post
You may in for a surprise with that flat paint...

Fire it up as is... then season it up and rub it down with bacon fat.
Will bake in and harden... leaving you with a weather-resistant gloss sheen!
Bandit,

That is an amazing finish!

When you say bacon fat, does it have to be bacon fat or can I just use lard? Do you rub it with the fat while it is still warm or should it be cool? As I think you know, I have an 84 on order.
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