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Unread 11-25-2011, 08:18 PM   #1
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After looking all summer for a cheap Weber Kettle so I could have a dedicated dome lid for my UDS I finally SCORED. It's not a Weber Kettle but it works fine.

It was at HD and was being sold as damaged because of some minor lid damage for $50 and I was able to talk the manager down to $40. I can use the lid on the UDS, the stand will be mounted under the UDS so I can wheel it around. I will have to design a decent handle for it to replace the broken one. The Cast Iron grate that was in the unit fits my Weber and is set up for doing reverse sears I think. It also came with a Pizza stone.





In order to mount it I had to cut the lip off of the base and screw it to the drum. I used a 3/8" stove gasket behind the ring to help seal up the lip since my drum is not perfectly round. I test ran it today and had only minor smoke leakage from around the lip.



It also maintained its temp qiute well
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Unread 11-25-2011, 08:34 PM   #2
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Now that's a good deal.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 08:42 PM   #3
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nice.......especially the CI grate. Congrats on the score
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Unread 11-25-2011, 09:29 PM   #4
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that is an awesome score right there.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 11:34 PM   #5
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Yeah, I looked at those. They are a great value and appear to be really well made.

Great score. That is one nice heavy lid.
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Great find!! You can use a lot of that.
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Unread 11-26-2011, 09:36 AM   #7
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Good deal.
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Unread 11-26-2011, 12:37 PM   #8
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Now that's a good deal no matter who you are! (Larry mod)
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Unread 11-26-2011, 01:23 PM   #9
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nice score
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Very nice indeed!
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