Originally Posted by jrn
For my basket I used a charcoal grate from a 22.5" weber kettle. It's 17" wide. The steel shop charged me about $8 for a piece of 3/4" x 9, that was 9" x 60". They even bent it in a perfect circle for me, no extra charge. That really helped out when it came time to put it together. Used a piece of 3/16" x 36" steel rod to make a handle.
Wow. People don't seem to be that nice here on the east coast. Maybe I'm just not finding the nice folks. Bunch of price gouging no help people here!
Weber Performer, 18.5" WSM, UDS.