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Unread 01-12-2008, 02:36 PM   #1
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Default Smokey Joe Platinum Mod...

I wasn't happy with the air flow I was getting on my Weber SJP...so I fixed it. I liked the set up for the 18 1/2 inch Weber One Touch Kettles...so I ordered the parts and made it happen.



All I need to do now is fire it up and throw on some burgers before the Seahawks game!

"Go Seahawks"...
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Bingo !

That reminds me of my SJP and the one touch gold ash catcher than i got off ebay

Good job, cant wait for your report of how well it burns now.

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Nice work. I've seen some of the people of the Weber forum mod their with a setup like on the SJ Silver models, but you are the first that I've seen to do an upgrade like this.

I have an SJP and will be modding it at some point.
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Bingo !

That reminds me of my SJP and the one touch gold ash catcher than i got off ebay

Good job, cant wait for your report of how well it burns now.

DM
Hey DM...I was amazed at the difference. I fired up one chimney of Royal Oak Lump and the temp shot up to 600 in about 5 minutes. It settled down to about 550 when I threw some burgers on and held steady at about 500 during the cook (about 6 minutes total)

Hey Rick...how do you like my sparkies? No Photoshop!



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I didn't understand the mod until I looked at the link, but now I get it. That looks really good. Did you have to do anything special to drill through the coated steel?

Condolences on your Hawks. As a Packer fan, I was pretty nervous after the first 6 minutes!
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I didn't understand the mod until I looked at the link, but now I get it. That looks really good. Did you have to do anything special to drill through the coated steel?

Condolences on your Hawks. As a Packer fan, I was pretty nervous after the first 6 minutes!
Nothin' special to drill...just used a #4 unibit and slow speed. I thought we had you there for the first 5 minutes...then Brett & Company took over! Your guys rocked the house. Congrats and good luck!
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