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Old 07-14-2011, 12:18 PM   #1
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Default Weber One-Touch Platinum - Current Model Unpopular?

I so rarely see the current Weber One-Touch Platinum models around that I'm wondering if they sell many of them.

The price is pretty ambitious for a kettle, and I suppose the split table design may not be as desirable as the single, large table on the Performer.

Anybody have a current, dual table Platinum? If so, do you like it?
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Old 07-14-2011, 01:04 PM   #2
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To me the split table design is the only flaw it has. I've only ever seen one in person, and I am glad I have the old school platinum compared to it, soley because of the split table.
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Old 07-14-2011, 01:51 PM   #3
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Ive got one. no issues with the split table. up nice and high compared to the old ones. no complaints here
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:23 PM   #4
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I looked at them in depth, but I use big cutting boards and serving trays.
I just felt for me personally the split table would of ended up in a drop of a meal sooner or later.
So they were checked off my list. For those who are less messy than me it could work.. but not for me.
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:28 PM   #5
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I am happy with my older model Platinum. I also prefer a single table to the split. I am curious how well they are selling.
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:34 PM   #6
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I am happy with my older model Platinum. I also prefer a single table to the split. I am curious how well they are selling.
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Old 07-14-2011, 03:10 PM   #7
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Is there an echo in here?
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Old 07-14-2011, 03:24 PM   #8
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Right now it looks like Performers are on sale quite a few places and are only about 60/80 dollars more than a Platinum. Why get the Platinum?
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Old 07-14-2011, 03:36 PM   #9
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no intrest but they do seem overpriced. not sure i like the way you have to shove the lid away from you.
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