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Old 07-02-2013, 08:49 PM   #1
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Saw this Weber 18.5" Bar-B-Q-Kettle at an outdoor antique yard back in the winter. At first sight it looked in pretty sad shape covered in snow so I just looked at it quickly and moved on, but after some time went by I started thinking about it again so I had my dad stop back in there to see if it was still there. It was, and he nabbed it for me for 20 bucks! Even came with the vintage stainless utensil accessory! He brought it by recently and I spent an hour or so cleaning her up, and after that I just had to re-christen her with some good old American food- BURGERS! Did a reverse sear of some ribeye burgers I ground myself, added a chunk of cherry for a kiss of smoke. They were outstanding, and it was nice to see lil' Red smokin again instead of sitting sadly in an antique yard with snow on her!


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After a little wire wheeling...

Ready to Rock!

Seeing fire and smoke for the first time since God knows when...

The stars

Plated with some grilled potato wedges and ready to eat!

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Old 07-02-2013, 08:51 PM   #2
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Nice find and nice save!
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Old 07-02-2013, 08:54 PM   #3
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Outstanding!
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:22 PM   #4
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Food tastes better if its cooked on a RED cooker
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:27 PM   #5
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Nice pickup, looks great
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:27 PM   #6
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Food tastes better if its cooked on a RED cooker
lol. I especially like how the red changes to burgundy when heated!
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:39 PM   #7
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:51 PM   #8
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She's a beaut.
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Looks good, a little upside down though.
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:57 AM   #10
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Congratsz!
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Old 07-03-2013, 07:19 AM   #12
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It looks great, nice score!
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I really really like RED!
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Woo Hoo! What a find. Great job cleaning her up. She looks new again.
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:55 PM   #15
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Very very nice.
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