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Unread 01-25-2013, 05:56 PM   #1
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Default CL Weber OTS 22.5 help....

Hello Brethren,
Just bought a Weber 22.5 OTS DD kettle. The ash arms seem to be seized up. Clearly the previous owner was not a Weber fan. Is there a non petroleum based way to free this up without breaking it? Want to give it to my gasser bro to start his conversion.
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Unread 01-25-2013, 06:08 PM   #2
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I would think if you just used cooking oil on it it would probably loosen it up.
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Unread 01-25-2013, 06:12 PM   #3
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not sure on the best method, so i cant offer any advice. i will say this, dont get too caught up on that one kettle. they are on craigslist all the time.
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Unread 01-25-2013, 07:23 PM   #4
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Unread 01-25-2013, 07:25 PM   #5
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just any penetrant if its rust. if its goo then any strong kitchen cleaner. many times its just bad and needs to be cut off. use some patiance though.
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