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Unread 11-19-2012, 11:31 AM   #1
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Default Oklahoma Joe Longhorn Restoration Completed...Take a look...

I picked up this Oklahoma Joe Longhorn a couple months ago on Craigslist. Probably the oldest one I have seen based on the Serial #. I finally got around to restoring the exterior over the weekend.

*Sanded the exterior with an angle grinder and sanding discs (60 grit then 120 grit).
* painted with flat black automotive header "ceramic coating". 2 coats.
*sanded and refinished the wood handles.

I cooked on it a couple weeks ago and it does work really well!
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Unread 11-19-2012, 11:35 AM   #2
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Looks mighty fine. I will take delivery as soon as you can get it here
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Looks awesome! I love the way you guys rescue 'junk' and bring it back to life. I think that's part of the real "BBQ spirit" :)
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Nice! Looking forward to seeing it with some food cooking in it!
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Dang fine job!
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NICE!

Now time to get it all greasy again!
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Outstanding!!
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"For Outdoor Use Only"

Hmm, don't tell me what to do Oklahoma Joe. I do what I want.
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"For Outdoor Use Only"

Hmm, don't tell me what to do Oklahoma Joe. I do what I want.
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Beauty!
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Nicely done, great work on the restoration.
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Nice Job!
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Good Job, any idea what year model?
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It is a Longhorn. The smoke chamber 40" long by 16" diameter. The fire box is 20" long by 16" diameter. Talked with Horizon, based on the Serial # it was made around 1991-1992.
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Unread 11-21-2012, 08:28 PM   #15
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Looks great..
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