喂我西摩
The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS.  


Our Homepage Recipes Smoke Signals Magazine Welocme Merchandise Associations Purchase Subscription Brethren Banners(temp offline)
Go Back   The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS. > Discussion Area > Q-talk

Notices

Q-talk *ON TOPIC ONLY* QUALITY ON TOPIC discussion of Backyard BBQ, grilling, Equipment and just outdoor cookin' in general, hints, tips, tricks & techniques, success, failures... but stay on topic. And watch for that hijacking.


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-21-2012, 11:35 AM   #1
pal251
Full Fledged Farker
 
Join Date: 06-07-12
Location: kansas
Default warped weber otg lid

I bought a otg for $7 off of craigslist a while back. I knew it had a warped lid but I really just wanted the grates and hardware. Do you have any ideas how I could bend it back to fit? I don't see any bends on the lip or any obvious damage. It just doesn't fit on either my OTG or OTS
pal251 is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 11-21-2012, 11:41 AM   #2
aawa
Babbling Farker

 
aawa's Avatar
 
Join Date: 07-03-12
Location: Yorktown
Default

Call weber support and you can get a replacement.
__________________
~Ren
Sublime Smoke Barbecue - Follow us on Facebook
Weber Performer
Sublime Smoke UDS
Lazy man Pitmaster IQ110 w/ rainbox

Superest Fasterest Blue Thermapen
aawa is online now   Reply With Quote


Old 11-21-2012, 11:49 AM   #3
pal251
Full Fledged Farker
 
Join Date: 06-07-12
Location: kansas
Default

Free? I don't want to scam

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
pal251 is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 11-21-2012, 11:52 AM   #4
aawa
Babbling Farker

 
aawa's Avatar
 
Join Date: 07-03-12
Location: Yorktown
Default

Depends on the year the grill was made. If you want a free solution, I am not sure how to get it to close to a true round
__________________
~Ren
Sublime Smoke Barbecue - Follow us on Facebook
Weber Performer
Sublime Smoke UDS
Lazy man Pitmaster IQ110 w/ rainbox

Superest Fasterest Blue Thermapen
aawa is online now   Reply With Quote


Old 11-21-2012, 12:15 PM   #5
Grain Belt
is one Smokin' Farker
 
Join Date: 11-11-09
Location: Northern MN
Default

Measure the length at a few different points. When you determine a "long" side, place the lid on a piece of wood on the ground and apply pressure to the "long" side. Continue to do this a little at a time until the lid fits. I have rehabbed over a dozen weber kettles and have done this many times.
Grain Belt is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 11-21-2012, 01:29 PM   #6
dadsr4
Quintessential Chatty Farker
 
Join Date: 02-08-10
Location: Howell, MI
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Grain Belt View Post
Measure the length at a few different points. When you determine a "long" side, place the lid on a piece of wood on the ground and apply pressure to the "long" side. Continue to do this a little at a time until the lid fits. I have rehabbed over a dozen weber kettles and have done this many times.
This works. If this "0" is an exaggerated version of the lid seen sideways, press down from the top toward the bottem.
__________________
Two Weber daisy wheel kettles A: 1979 P: 1993, and an unused ECB
dadsr4 is online now   Reply With Quote


Old 11-21-2012, 02:08 PM   #7
stl-rich
is one Smokin' Farker
 
Join Date: 07-10-10
Location: saint louis, MO
Default

Put the lid on your good kettle bottom and see where it doesn't fit - that's the long side. Sit on it :-)
stl-rich is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 11-21-2012, 02:57 PM   #8
Pappy
is Blowin Smoke!
 
Pappy's Avatar
 
Join Date: 05-09-11
Location: Granite City, Illinois (Near St. Louis "GO CARDS")
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Grain Belt View Post
Measure the length at a few different points. When you determine a "long" side, place the lid on a piece of wood on the ground and apply pressure to the "long" side. Continue to do this a little at a time until the lid fits. I have rehabbed over a dozen weber kettles and have done this many times.
I had to do this and it works.
__________________
22.5 WSM, 120 Gallon Offset, Weber Performer, IQ-110, ET-732
Pappy is offline   Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Forum Custom Search: Enter your Search text below. GOOGLE will search ONLY the BBQ Brethren Forum.





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
2003 -2012 © BBQ-Brethren Inc. All rights reserved. All Content and Flaming Pig Logo are registered and protected under U.S and International Copyright and Trademarks. Content Within this Website Is Property of BBQ Brethren Inc. Reproduction or alteration is strictly prohibited.
no new posts