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Unread 08-26-2013, 10:47 PM   #1
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A few weeks back, I scored a 22.5" Weber Silver Kettle that had been used only a handful of times with a cover, Weber Chimney, & some Kingsford for $50...
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Well..... I stumbled across a Performer on CL with cover and charcoal baskets. and couple bags of Kingsford today so I set the hook, I mean appt to go see it..drove 25 miles to get there..asking price was $150... Negotiated him down to $90..

Before making the drive, I went ahead and posted my Kettle above without the chimney for $75...By the time I got home and unloaded the Performer, I already had an email and #....called & he was at the house in 15 mins with cash in hand...

Just enough time to spray out the Performer, check the Touch/Go system, & load it up for a clean out burn...She was running 500+ by the time he got there for the kettle

Today was a good day
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Unread 08-26-2013, 10:48 PM   #2
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Unread 08-26-2013, 11:01 PM   #3
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Doin it Right!!!
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Unread 08-27-2013, 12:22 AM   #5
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You can actually sell smokers on Craigslist? Don't you dare let my wife know this.

(Psssst, good job,)
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Wheelin and Dealin, great job!
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a very good day, I'd say....
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Great day for you! Congrats!!
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Way to go!
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I bought a goodie on CL - I just wanted on piece of it - I sold the rest to a buddy who was VERY happy to get it. One CL buy made two of us happy
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Unread 08-27-2013, 03:09 PM   #12
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If you set the price right for Webers on CL, then they will be gone in a hurry.

Good for you!!!
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Don't you just love it "when a plan comes together"!!
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Thanks all. I just picked up 80lbs of Kingsfordvtonight from Lowes for 12.99/40lb; nice cost savings over lump for those hot & fast cooks

Funny chit - wife is upstairs and looks out a bedroom window and sees it sitting on the ground by the deck; says I thought u sold the weber. Told her I did...starts shaking her head & she says so u bought "another grill". All I could do was smile & tell her it was a good deal.
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