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Unread 03-10-2008, 07:55 PM   #1
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Default Seeing Red all Week! Caution- Graphic displays of pit abuse!

I got a thing for Red Webers!

Some of these were in pretty bad shape and normally I would use the lids for UDS's and cut the lip off the bottom and use it for my soon to be patented drum flange! All craigslist finds, I couldn't bring myself to trash them and didn't want to spend any $$ on these to resell- too much hassle! So the Red Weber Rescue League was formed.







I found a little Red 18.5" Bar-B-Kettle in the scrap bin and went just a little too far in this obsession, got some steel and cut them in circles as a backing for the rusted out leg sockets, and riveted them in place, paint and a little Hi-temp silicone.









I used steel wool and 3M pads, Dupli-Color Engine Red with ceramic, then finished up with Mequiars resealer glaze and the color pops right out!

I know Rocklin Larry is rebuilding a 26" Weber kettle thats in the same condition, so I thought I'd share my tips if anyone else has this consuming obsession!
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Its like a Weber grave yard. With a reclamation project in the works. I like it.
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Good samaritan you are. If wife complains tell her she's lucky you don't have a thing for St Benards.
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Hey bro...I got a Big Green Drum over here that needs a lid...I'm thinkin' Christmas colors!
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Hey bro...I got a Big Green Drum over here that needs a lid...I'm thinkin' Christmas colors!
Sorry only one free lid to those that don't read the entire Ugly Drum Smoker thread!
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Sorry only one free lid to those that don't read the entire Ugly Drum Smoker thread!
Now WHY on earth would I want to read all that stuff when I have direct link to the source?
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