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Unread 03-30-2010, 01:10 AM   #286
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New here and love this forum.

I've been cooking on the 22 1/2" kettles since 1973 and today I just scored a cl find for $20. A silver 22 1/2 incher used twice) with lid holder, utensil holder, side tray, briq. rails and cover and he tossed in a very nice condition 20 year old 26" with with wood handles plus the cover. This brings my current kettle stash to one 22 1/2" gold with smokenator, one 22 1/2" gold nib, one pre 1985 22 1/2" with wood handles plus the two I just came home with. All this plus the gassers (3) and the smc (not to mention my previous webers) must make me a Weber nut. I will be posting pics of creations in the near future.

Geez, that is sweet... I am so jealous, but I am glad they are going to a good and faithful weber family
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Unread 05-04-2010, 04:32 PM   #287
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Oh cool, just the thread I needed.
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Unread 05-04-2010, 04:44 PM   #288
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Just found this tread I have 3 22.5 kettle and 1 smoky joe And have worn out two grates for the 22.5
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Unread 05-04-2010, 06:14 PM   #289
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I got my OTS for 1/2 price at HD when they switched styles this year. It had a few dings, but nothing that cannot be touched up. I bought a gold grill for the flip convenience.
It has passed my UDS in use.
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Unread 05-05-2010, 08:09 AM   #290
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I replaced my OLD 22.5" (broken leg or 2) about 7 years ago. BUT just couldn't bear to part with the old girl. She sat in the scrap pile destined someday for the recycler. Until I got the urge to build a UDS. Her lid was modified with vents from the bottom and now sits on top of my newly constructed UDS. I'll post pron if I ever figure out where on my CP, and how...
In a pinch an old kettle works great as an oversized lid:




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Unread 05-05-2010, 08:43 AM   #291
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Just joined the club Yesterday when I purchased my kettle from Abc Warehouse.

And I'm buying the smokeinator end of may with char coal holders.

Here's a temp picture of my kettle.

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Unread 05-05-2010, 12:14 PM   #292
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Very cool guys and thanks for this link
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Unread 05-05-2010, 12:27 PM   #293
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Never saw this thread until today! Been eating off of or cooking on a Weber kettle since I was born 34 years ago. As soon as I moved out, I bought an 18" kettle because it was all that would fit on our 3rd floor apt balcony. Bought our first house 3 years later and my parents gave us a Performer as a house warming gift! Cooked on that for 8 years almost daily. I bought a 22" OTS for a Cajun Bandit setup, and wound up selling my Performer to someone who really wanted a 2nd one. Kettles rock, and I can't imagine being without one.
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Unread 05-05-2010, 02:55 PM   #294
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Can I use my chimney to start the briquettes & then separate them using a skewer? Or just push them over to one side then use an aluminum drip pan with water?

( Meat drippings will be made into yorkshire pudding )
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Unread 05-05-2010, 03:04 PM   #295
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Love my kettle. You can have it when you pry it from my dead cold hands. Heck, bury me with it!
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Unread 05-05-2010, 05:53 PM   #296
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Hey guy's,

I'm new here. Here are some of my Weber's in action and some of my mod's: http://img41.imageshack.us/g/img00517.jpg/

Haven't found a WSM Appreciation Society on here. Anyone gonna start one?
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I just found this thread too. My Weber kettle is awesome, and family and friends always seem to appreciate everything I cook on it. My 20 y/o son just left for his summer job, and though he only has a small car, when he packed for his 3 1/2 months away, the front passenger seat was cradling a Weber 22 1/2" I recently picked up on Craigslist. Looks like I've taught him something anyway! Now I need to search Craigslist some more if I wanna build that UDS before August.......
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My Weber family. 26.75 OTG, Spirit E-310, 22.5 OTG, 18.5 WSM, SJ, 18.5 WSM.

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Unread 05-10-2010, 10:18 PM   #299
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whoa here we go again! Love my kettles! Got two 22.5's and an18".It's how I found this site ,an all you cool guys who BBQ like ME!
This site assures our way of life!

weber on!

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what about bbq 'd eggs, anybody tried?
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Unread 05-10-2010, 10:26 PM   #300
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I wanna play! I LOVE ALL my webers.Have'nt done a lotta mods but thats why I'm here !TO LEARN.Got a 18 WSM,Ranch Kettle and 2-22's.Lookin for ideas and Lovin some Webers!!!
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