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Unread 04-30-2008, 12:15 PM   #46
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What a great solution for the bottom.
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Default **Medium Imperial Kamado Update pics**

The Medium is coming along fine, need to order a Stainless draft vent and a couple coats of Red enamel and this one hits the deck!

The firebox is one solid piece now.





Here she is waiting for the slider and a paint job. This is the trolley cart for my Large IK.







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Terrific job, Brian. There's a special place in heaven for people like you.
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Lookin good!
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Brian,

That's so cool! I hope I never need your expertise, but its good to know it's there!
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Fan"farkin"tastic. Thanks for sharing all the tips and photos Brian.

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Brian:
Be sure to update your resume to reflect the Kamado restoration ability. I think you will move to the top of the line with those qualifications. Your work looks great. I think I'll search for some furnace cement and work on my fire ring. Keep up the good work.
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Default **Little Red**

The Medium is taking on a new identity!



You know I got a thing for Red!





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Default **Chinese Kamado Update**

A couple coats of BBQ Black and then I'll get down to a primary color.





What color should I go with? BGE Green or IK Red/Orange?

I may need to do a poll!
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Nice job bro...those have come a long way since Friday...you've been busy!
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I vote something with flames!
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I you an amazing ability in restoring these

thanks for the peek into what it take and how to go about it
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What color should I go with? BGE Green or IK Red/Orange?

I may need to do a poll!
I'm thinking an Easter Egg tie-die psychedelic multi color scheme!! Drop some acid and let your imagination soar!! (Im kidding on the acid ofcourse)
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I vote something with flames!
The Red would look HOT with flames on the dome! Keep you on your toes for the dreaded flashback!

But the Chinese Kamado could also be an early BGE and I plan to sell it so I was thinking of going with either Green or Orange sponged into the Black like these Imperial Kamados

http://www.imperialkamado.com/i_announcement_color.htm

http://www.imperialkamado.com/i_burochure_front.htm

Rusty did his Sakura Kamado like this and it looks pretty sharp!

What do you think?
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Default ***Finishing Touches to the Medium IK***

I picked up the bottom slide damper from my local BGE dealer.
(Sutters in Woodinville WA) $41 with the screen. Another very good reason to use BGE parts where applicable- the Stainless steel will not rust out like the original Kamado damper.



A small bead of Permatex RTV gasket silicone for the seal.



Band hinge back on.



Ready to rock!





I'm so proud! What do you think?
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