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Old 11-09-2013, 07:09 AM   #1
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After wanting, not needing by any means, a Weber Performer Platinum for about two years, I bought one. The thing that pushed me over the edge was the fact I wanted a blue one and they just discontinued it, so I figured I had better get one while I can. I plan to cook my first grilled pizza ever on it later tonight.
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Old 11-09-2013, 09:56 AM   #2
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Congrats. Performer is a great grill. Post the pics of the pizza.
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Old 11-09-2013, 09:58 AM   #3
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Great grill. You'll love it.
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Old 11-09-2013, 10:30 AM   #4
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Been burning on mine for 4 years now and love it.
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Old 11-09-2013, 12:07 PM   #5
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Here are some assembled and seasoning photos. I used the propane torch to start my chimney like many people recommended. This thing will be a fantastic chimney starter for my charcoal smokers if nothing else, heh. Can't wait to see how my pizza turns out later on this thing.





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Old 11-09-2013, 12:18 PM   #6
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Definitely a great grill!
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Old 11-09-2013, 12:24 PM   #7
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Looks awesome.
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Old 11-09-2013, 12:28 PM   #8
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I'm jealous you got a blue one! The performer is a great setup. Kettles are versatile, but the added burner for starting charcoal, work surface, and storage make it a real winner.
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Old 11-09-2013, 01:46 PM   #9
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Awedsome Congrats and enjoy
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:13 PM   #10
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Sweet grill
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:15 PM   #11
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Great looking set up!!
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:55 PM   #12
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Started smoking some italian sausage to crumble up on top of the pizza later. I used some pecan wood, hoping for a light smoke flavor since the pizza itself will be grilled too.



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Old 11-09-2013, 08:33 PM   #13
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Brings back memories, mine looked that clean 6 months ago :) It really is a sweet grill, only gripe is I wish they made a 26in model
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Old 11-09-2013, 08:45 PM   #14
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Very nice...the blue definitely cook better!
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:14 AM   #15
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I use my Performer most of the time.
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