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Unread 03-29-2010, 02:24 PM   #1
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Default $20 Kettle 22 1/2" ProN

Finally got a deal on craigslist. Need some cleaning, needs some sort of ash catcher, new grates, fix the wheel, and maybe new paint job, but for $20 I'm happy.
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Unread 03-29-2010, 02:26 PM   #2
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Why are you grilling the wheel?

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Unread 03-29-2010, 02:27 PM   #3
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Classic kettle for a great price! Score!
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I don't think the wheels were ever seasoned properly
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Doode!! That's not even date stamped so I believe it was built prior to 1980 or so. That's a classic Bar B. My dad inherited my Grandad's "A" kettle. Gotta love those old kettles. Good to see her going to a good new home where she will be loved and put to good use instead of rusting in peace somewhere.

Maybe, a new meat grate, some cleaning and a little touch up paint on the rusty areas, but I'd leave that original look of the porcelain. But that's just me.

CONGRATS!!

Actually the grate looks to be in grate shape (pun intended). Just hit it with a weedburner or give it the oven cleaner/garbage bag treatment.
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the only thing missing is somebody to love it and you are the winner, nice score!
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That is one vintage Weber, way cool. A liitle TLC and it will live togrill again. Congrats
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Nice score! How long do you cook those wheels for and on what temp?
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Doode!! That's not even date stamped so I believe it was built prior to 1980 or so.

That's what I was thinking,all my Weber lids have wooden handles and the oldest is '85.

Make me proud Brother by putting alot of love in it!
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Quite simply...score.
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Nice!
'79 or older and it came with aftermarket wheels and tires!!!
Awesome!!

(I have two of those myself!)
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Give it some TLC please and great score & great pron!
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Lucky lucky that's a nice score! I find using Greased Lightning works good for cleaning my kettle. Don't forget to post the first pron from it!
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sweet. you treat it well and it will treat you well for a lifetime !
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That ol' gal is beautiful....She will clean up and be even more so!
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