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Old 08-14-2014, 09:21 AM   #16
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Looks great! My father in law has one which he has kept up amazingly well. Any before pics?
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Old 08-14-2014, 10:24 AM   #17
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Great Job! I also have a 20ish year old genesis. I recently booted my new expensive Jenn Air and brought the old Weber back into the Smokey Row line up. It just needed a little tlc...new wood, grates, flavorizer bars, regulator and a cleaning. No other gasser compares to the flavor of that old grill!
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Old 08-14-2014, 11:51 AM   #18
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looks great! my first gasser was a RED Genesis, lasted a solid 10 years before any real fixing was needed!

I've since retired from gassing, but i fixed it up and gave it to a friend, he's been using it for the past 4 years now...
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Old 08-14-2014, 01:12 PM   #19
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Gorgeous! My favorite model of gas grill.

I have one, but it's gone unused since I went "real" a couple years ago.
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Old 08-14-2014, 01:29 PM   #20
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Very nice job. I have one about that age with the side burner and is still going strong. You have to give Weber credit for building such a sturdy product.
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Old 08-14-2014, 04:36 PM   #21
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Quote:
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Looks great! My father in law has one which he has kept up amazingly well. Any before pics?
Sorry, no before pictures. Now I know I should have taken some to show the incredible contrast. But just picture in your mind that all the interior steel parts were totally gone from corrosion!

One of the reasons I decided to restore this dinosaur is all the cast aluminum. I found that most of the new gas grills have stamped steel to look like cast. I won't have to re-do this grill during my lifetime!

Thanks for all the kind remarks!
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Old 08-14-2014, 08:37 PM   #22
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I have re-habbed three of those and passed them to friends who needed new gas grills.
Every one of them thanks me everytime they see me.
The best gasser ever made.
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Old 08-14-2014, 10:33 PM   #23
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Amazing job brotha! You did soo good!!
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