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Old 04-24-2013, 10:02 AM   #1
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New member to the forum here. Last night, I picked up a weber performer (date code P) off craigslist for a good price. It is a stainless steel model with some great extras including a cast iron searing grill, indirect charcoal holders (the heavy duty kind), extra grill grates, etc. I managed to call the guy 10 minutes after he listed it and bought it right away. Here is the CL posting



I saw some blue underneath the flat black finish on the kettle. After I took it apart, a few minutes with some steel wool confirmed my suspicions - the grill was originally blue! Here is a picture of the bottom of the kettle after 30 minutes of rubbing, compared to the top of the kettle as I purchased it. Once this is cleaned up, I think it is going to be a nice looking Performer. Will post some pics when the restoration is complete.

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Old 04-24-2013, 10:09 AM   #2
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Very good deal - It's gonna look nice - Welcome to the forum.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:13 AM   #3
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Congrats nice score and welcome to your new home
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:14 AM   #4
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what a great deal,I guarantee you're going to enjoy it.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:19 AM   #5
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Welcome to the Forum!

That is a nice score, you are gonna love it, great cooker!

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Old 04-24-2013, 10:21 AM   #6
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Awsome score! Post some pics once u get it cleaned up. And welcome to the forum
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:39 AM   #7
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And ANOTHER great SSP score! Nice job and welcome.

Why would someone paint over that blue?!
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:42 AM   #8
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Great deal. Way to go!
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:59 PM   #9
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Nice score. I too wonder why someone would paint over that blue??
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Old 04-24-2013, 02:54 PM   #10
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And ANOTHER great SSP score! Nice job and welcome.

Why would someone paint over that blue?!
My thoughts exactly. Other than some very light crazing, the blue finish looks great - no holes or big dents. In any case, I can't understand why some previous owner chose cheap, flat black paint to cover the blue.

I am going to get this Performer back to its original glory!
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Old 04-24-2013, 03:18 PM   #11
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Nice score. I too wonder why someone would paint over that blue??
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Old 04-24-2013, 04:27 PM   #12
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Wow $35.00 does the gas ignition work? Not that it matters nice score! and Welcome aboard!
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Old 04-24-2013, 04:40 PM   #13
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That guy deserved a kick in the ding ding for that move. Nice score though.
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Old 04-24-2013, 04:59 PM   #14
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Score score score...Very nice!
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Wow when I saw the upside down shot I figured we had another Aussie brother join us, but I see you're from Cali, whats'up-side-down? Welcome to the forum.
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