Shirts are shipped!

After a few obstacles and blunders – the 2014 WKC shirts have been printed and are shipped.

If you haven’t received yours yet, hold tight – the last batch of shipments just went out yesterday.

What’s that? You didn’t order one? No worries, I ordered extras so you still have a chance to join the cool kids club! Go order now!
When yours arrives, go ahead and post a picture of yourself wearing the shirt in the forums!!


WKC Posts of the Week May 20 to Jun 3, 2014

Congratulations to Dazzo for being WKC featured member #3! Dazzo has quite a story to tell with a little bit of clowning around. You deserve it, buddy!


Dazzo’s famous green MBH

Some Grillfella’s got together all across the country. The Norcal folks had their first annual (or when they feel like it) WKC meet and it was epic! There were 8 WKC members there and close to 30 kettles of ever color, shape and size. Check out the Norcal meet photo thread!


Not to be outdone, the Mid-Atlantic Grillfellas had a meet at none other than MartyG’s place. They also had a great turnout with Grillfellas and their families coming in from multiple states. Great work guys!

If you are in the Midwest make sure you don’t miss the 2nd annual WKC Chicago meet in July.

WKC Posts of the Week May 20 to Jun 3, 2014


Co-eds give Idahawk a freebie
Tattoedant 26′r score
Cuda Dan OTP score and first cook 
Grill Girl saves a redhead from the Ace dumpster
dwnthehatch like-new red MT score
Harris92 thumbscrew lineup
Mike.stavlund accessories score and cashing in his kettle karma
Harbormaster gets a parental assist for a ‘Cado score
Crumbsnatcher finds some Weber Euro pizza ovens locally
Addicted-to-smoke NIB Red MT 
Argentflame kettle freebies from Kako5256

Mods and restorations

Brickout restores his parents’ red MBH
Mcflash Red MT resto
Kettle cleaning tips
Maxbobcat ‘cado resto
Dazzo solid shelf and demo kettle homage


Saxart first pizza cook on Weber Euro pizza oven
1Buckie london broil aka “Hyena Brisket”
MrHoss WSM Brisket, and Memorial day cook
KsDan Sloppy Joes
Peaspurple griddle stir fry
Cuda Dan shrimp, stuffed portabellos, corn, tenderloin, and cookies. What a mouthful!
Salad beach kettle cook
Idahawk goes on vacation with pac-man

General awesome threads

Color changing kettle showoff
Lump troubleshooting methods
Winz gets a note from the Weber CEO!
Show your charcoal stash


Thanks for looking!



WKC Featured Member #3- dazzo!

I am pleased to introduce our next featured member and he goes by the handle dazzo around these parts. That’s his clown name (no joke!) and though he claims to clown around no longer, it must be an important part of his life. Without further ado, here is how he describes himself:

My name is Rick, aka dazzo, aka DAZZ-O The Clown, Ret.

I like Pina Coladas and getting caught in the rain. I’m not much into health food, I’m not into champagne. I actually do enjoy kleaning a kettle. It’s simply amazing to me that with a razor blade scraper, a box of SOS pads and a little Mothers, that a kettle can be transformed into something to be enjoyed, again.

I’m looking for a ‘birth-year’ kettle, but, problem is, charcoal wasn’t invented yet. Elvis was still a Prince, and Marilyn Monroe was “born” in that leap year.

Growing up was hard. I could handle OK the walking to school, barefoot, in the snow, uphill, both ways. But what I missed out on was BBQ and grilling. Unlike some stories I’ve read, I don’t have memories of growing up with a fruity kettle. I had to start my own memories with a Weber.

It started with a black ’78. My wife and I were a young married couple with two young kids. I wanted to “BBQ”, so we bought a Weber kettle – brand new. I remember it being a lot of money for us (although I’m cheap so it’s probably all relative anyway). I must have some repressed memories somewhere of charcoal grilling because although I don’t remember, I knew enough to buy a Weber kettle – they were the best.


I had later gotten away from charcoal, and then I got gas. I admit, I had a Charbroil Precision Flame 9000 that some good friends had bought for us, since I was always grilling. Loved that thing!

Several years ago I wanted to grill with charcoal again. Along comes the green Double D Performer SS, which came with a quick disconnect 20# tank. The guy didn’t like filling the little tank. Got it for a good deal as he was having a BBQ built in.

Yes, I have Weberitis. Admitting to it is one of the steps to recovery, right? I didn’t know what I was suffering from. Realization began when I happened to be on CL, and stumbled upon a Weber Gas Kettle. Too cool. Went to meet the guy – it was like five minutes from my house – with traffic. He was a nice enough guy (don’t want him to get a big head) and he showed me the kettle.

I had already done some research using this new little Web site – I think it was called Weber Kettle Club. I found some guys in some foreign country were having some discussion on kettle gassers. Thankfully, there was no mention of banana hammocks at that point or I probably never would have joined.

Anyway, “Duke” grabs the propane torch – total overkill, but that’s what it’s all about – and fires the thing up. Sold!

Went home, and a little while later joined the WKC. I was assigned number 218 at ground zero for Weberitis.


Then, the readheads – I’ve got it full-blown now – but down to only one. My green MBH is one of my favorites to look at. My other looker, and cooker, is the C&B Performer with the matching granite table – this one usually gets the chicken/fruits/veggies duty.



And my latest acquisition. Working on plans for some mods on this MLH…

Remember the kettle gasser? It’s now my (original) Weber Wok burner – great for pancit. And fried ravioli.
I enjoy cooking outside. To that end, I still have gas – in my outdoor cooking area. A couple ‘Genesi’ (plural) gassers. One with two cast iron griddles for my flat top.

A while back, a collegue at work, who was from the South, informed me that BBQ was pork, done low and slow. Being a native Californian, I just hadn’t learned that yet. Thanks to this club, I finally picked up a small butt, lined up the fuse in the Double D SS with a couple chunks of apple wood (burned right to left for pork) – and haven’t looked back. Love the aroma in the yard as it’s Q’n.

And the ABT’s. Best things ever! Tried them and they were a hit! My daughter then made a request for “vegetarian” ABTs…

Jalapenos – halved
Mozzerella chunks
Chicken Apple sausage – the vegetarian part – instead of cocktail wieners, go figure.

My wife gives me a bad time about how I don’t want to join Facebook, but that I’m always on the WKC site. I didn’t join FB because I don’t want to be found, and there’s too much drama – oh, wait, drama?

And if you ever get tired of looking at the WKC, check out
I like art, and painting on walls, and this site shows off some of my murals.

Wait, what about DAZZ-O The Clown you ask. Well, when my kids were young, I was a clown and I performed at children’s birthday parties – Games, a little magic, and LOTS of Fun! – it was a blast. Although I don’t dress as a clown any longer, I still have done some magic shows for our friends kids.

Dang, no wonder I didn’t have time to BBQ

Seriously, I do want to thank all the members for making this site so enjoyable to look at, and for being an inspiration. The food pr0n inspires me to try different things. The kettle restores and mods inspire me to tweak my kettles. And the friendships inspire me to be a better person (sorry, was that too much?)

Thank you!

Oh yeah, and I still have my original kettle, my Old Grey.

Fade to black while ZZ Top plays in the background…
No, baby, tell me why don’t you?
Oh, now, baby, tell me why don’t you?
Make me some of your fine famous Bar-B-Q?

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WKC Posts of the Week- May 1-19 2014

This Saturday WKC Team Cali had a Norcal meet. It was an epic event with 8 members and a few dozen kettles of every vintage and color. Keep an eye out for a full writeup on the west coast meet master thread but for now here is a sneak peek!


If you are looking for ideas for the upcoming father’s day, we also just published an article for everything you want to know about kettle and meat temperatures at the official WKC Guide to Thermometers.

WKC statesman MartyG also had the opportunity to visit Weber hq and document an original ’52 George’s bbq kettle. Thanks, MartyG!

original weber kettle grill

Spring Beauty

We are also taking preorders for the Gen 2 WKC shirt with blue kettle logo AND WKC handles. Make sure to get yours.

blueshirt wkc-handle

Last but not least graduation season is starting. If you need help planning your bbq party, make sure to ask a grillfella!

Charcoal Sales Alerts. Deals may vary by region.

Frontier lump $18 for 34 lbs at BJ’s and $47 for 12olbs at Lowes
15% off Royal Oak Chef’s Select at Do-It-Best hardware
Kingsford Blue 30lbs for $9 at Walmart.

More to sales come next week for Memorial Day!


Harris92 Original 1880 14.5″ WSM, NIB Red MBH (!), and
Jeff scores an original Weber salesman DEMO kettle,  and an original fire blower
Idahawk cold calls a yellow MBH
Crumbsnatcher green OTS rehab and red SS performer
Winz crimson SJ from Canada
Tattooedant Seville cart
Zavod44 Simpsons OTG score
PNW Sequoia score
GC8 Faded black 18.5 MTH

Mods and restorations

1ROW Black MBH restoration
How to refinish double rivet handle without removing it?
Mark Schnell posts plans for a DIY “sequoia”
Brainstorming for a DIY kettle table
Winz project “Venison” SJG Smoker
DIY kettle wheels
HeyJude easy 7409 OT removal
Zavod44 adds a gas assist to a sage performer
MacEggs fitting old handles to a new kettle



BigRix lamb cook
Addicted-to-smoke planked arctic char, kebabs, and 5qt chili on SJ
Idahawk bacon wrapped chicken and corn on Pac-Man
Aawa kettle fried chicken round 2, and brisket, ribs, and sides
One-Touch-Platinum apple bread
Winz take-no-prisoners breakfast fatty
AZ_MIKEY surf an turf
Argentflame bunch of weekend cooks
BBQMedic breakfast fatty
MrHoss bunch of cooks


General Awesome threads

Norcal mini meetup with a first cook on a Ranch Kettle
Which would you choose? Blue WSM or flat top 26′r?
Performer showoff thread
What are must have accessories?
Grillfella petition for Weber stars and stripe kettle
Rib basics 101


WKC Guide to BBQ grill thermometers

One great aspect of the Weber Kettle is that it can cook at all types of temperature ranges from cold smoking, hot smoking, low and slow bbqing, baking and grilling. Tweaking the internal temperature is accomplished with the amount of charcoal, charcoal position, and the the adjustable vents. Since the adjustable vents give you versatility, a thermometer can help you keep your kettle at optimal temperature.

Weber released a few kettle models along the years that have a thermometer. In the 1990′s the Mastertouch and later on the Performer had a thermometer in the lid. The simple dial thermometer was first mounted right under the top handle. It also had a probe portion that also allowed you to test the temp of the meat! Around 2009 Weber relocated the thermometer to the lid with a classy chrome bezel on the One Touch Platinum, 2nd generation Performer and later the One Touch Gold.

Grate vs lid temperature.

The lid and grate temperature will vary slightly due to radiant heat from the charcoal and kettle body and proximity to the meat. I recommend to not worry too much but to keep your measuring method consistent. Keeping the location consistent will allow you to make tweaks for the next cook to decrease cooking time or change how the meat cooks. Most recipes can be cooked in a ~50F degree window and still produce good results.

How do I know if my thermometer is consistent?

The best way to do calibration is with the boil test. Water boils at 212F, or 100C so you can boil a pot of water and stick the probe in there to confirm. This will give you one reference point towards to cooler side of the temperature range.  If you only have one thermometer it will be harder to calibrate it across the entire temperature range. The other option to get a high temperature reference point is to set your oven to 350F and see how your thermometer records that temp. If they are slightly off don’t worry about it too much. There can be alot of variation between the the temps on each dial. As long as the thermometer reads consistently, you can mark temperatures on the dial if it reads low or high, or remember to always add the number of degress it’s off by for a specific temp. Remember that a thermometer will allow you to put run your kettle within a certain temperature range and a wide window will still produce good results. So don’t stress too much about getting it to exact degree. If you need or want more accuracy though, check out the digital options below.

What if my kettle didn’t come with a thermometer?

There are alot of options out that to help you to measure your temperature. Here are some of the most popular:

Dial thermometer.

How it works: There is a a long winded coil that attaches to the needle. As the metal heats up, it expands and rotates the dial to the appropriate temp.

Mounting options: There are alot of options here. There are models with a base that you can keep inside the kettle if you only need to check on temps once in a while. Other’s have a short probe that can threaded through a hole. like popped into a top vent hole, or secured with a nut in a hole drilled in the kettle

Here’s DirectDrive’s thermometer lid install

install weber thermometer lid

Mac Eggs Oven dial thermometer on the grate:

grate thermometer weber

1Buckie’s grate temp dial. He recommends lightly oiling the window to make after cook cleaning easier.

buckie grate temp weber

Doppelbock’s  thermometer through the top vent

weber temperature thermometer vent hole

Pros- Cheap, available at most home improvement or kitchen stores. No batteries required.

Cons- Varying accuracy for cheaper models and not all can be calibrated. low price point makes quality questionable so stick to well reviewed brands and models.

Look at:

Basic dial oven thermometer $4.

Basic mounted dial thermometer $8.

Tel Tru mounted dial thermometer $28.

tel tru weber

Probe/digital thermometer

How it works. A temperature probe or thermocouple is connected to a digital controller. The controller sometimes allows for additional functions like Celsius conversion, calibrations , multiple tempertature sensors for meat and or cooker temp, and alarms. Some models like the Maverick ET-732 even have a wireless transmitter that displays the grill temp while you are far away!

How it’s mounted. The wires need to be wired into the kettle. You can slip them through the holes in the top vent, under the lid, or a hole or grommet drilled into the kettle body or lid. (pics)

Pros. Most can be calibrated to give the most accurate readings. Wireless capability allows remote monitoring. Multiple temp readings on one unit.

Cons. Lower quality probes can break or malfunction. Wires can be unwieldy and the unit needs batteries to function

Look at Maverick Et-733 Wireless thermometer $70 on Amazon.

weber et-733 maverick thermometer

Data logger/ temperature controller 

At the high end of the thermometer market there are active temperature controllers. Some people also call this a Guru or Stoker after two of the most popular brands of temperature controller. Like the digital and probe thermometers they keep track of the meat and kettle temperatures  with separate probes but add a control system and fan to keep your kettle at the desired temperature. To use a temperature control, the air intake vents are closed down so that when the temperature gets too high, the fan stops and the kettle is choked for air. The fan starts up again once the temp falls below the desired temperature. Really high end units can be connected to wifi to send messages to the user, log data for cooks and have multiple probes and cookers to control various cookers and track multiple cuts of meat at once. Some kettle modification is probably necessary.

How its mounted: The wires need to be wired into the kettle. You can slip them through the holes in the top vent, under the lid, or a hole or grommet drilled into the kettle body or lid. (pics) The fan attaches to an existing vent or hole

Pros: Pogrammable, active temp control makes setting a temperature super easy, remote monitoring, wifi compatibility, etc.

Cons: Expensive. Needs a power supply or outlet to work. Modification to the kettle  is probably necessary to mount the fan- especially for One Touch kettle.

Look at:

PitmasterIQ, basic temp controller starting at $140.

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Rock’s Bar-B-Cue Stoker WiFi, High end temp controller with wifi, multiple cooker control, and advanced programming starting at $350.


BBQ Guru CyberQ Wifi. High end temp controller with wifi, multiple cooker control, and advanced programming. Starting at $400 with blower fan.cyberQ guru bbq

 Meat Thermometer 

A meat thermometer will let you know when your meat is done. Unlike the kettle temperature, the temperature window for meat doneness is much narrower. Too low and undercooked meat may be rubbery still have viral bacteria, and too high/overcooked meat will yield dry, flavorless food. I recommend a digital probe type as their superior accuracy is great for determining right when the meat is done. They also more convenient to use as they heat up much faster preventing the need to keep the kettle open for too long and have your temperature run away. I recommend the Thermapen from Thermoworks  for $96. Cheaper options are available for $15-30 dollars – such as this digital probe Thermometer made by Taylor-  for the trade off of less durability, speed, or accuracy.


Pros: Really simple to use (fold out the probe to turn on and fold it in to turn off), Splash proof, calibratable, and gets up to temperature in <3 seconds. They also come in numerous colors to match your accessories or mood.

Cons: A little pricey, but worth the investment. Can’t really leave it plugged into the meat to track real-time temp.


Hope that helps, feel free to post in the forums if you need more detailed info.






The Original Weber – George’s 1952 Barbecue Kettle

When you have a chance to get your hands on an original Weber kettle, you don’t say no. You grab your camera and pray for good weather. I recently had that chance, and took full advantage of it. Weber Stephen headquarters in Palatine Illinois is home to some amazing artifacts – remnants of over 60 years of innovation and passion for grilling. But it wasn’t always that way. Before George Stephen built Weber’s reputation as the world’s leading maker of charcoal and gas grills, he was a lot like you and me; working hard during the week, and kicking back on the weekend. We all know one of the best ways to kick back is to gather around a pile of glowing coals, good friends and grilled food.

At his home in Mount Prospect, George built himself what he believed to be a state of the art grilling center. Solid brick, with an iron insert to hold coals and support a grate. Life was good. But something wasn’t quite right. Without a cover, the winds (here in the Chicago area, we specialize in windy weather) would blow ash over the food and cool off the grilling surface – even on a warm day. It sparked an idea that is well documented; why not make a covered grill that would allow trapped heat to circulate around the food and protect it from flare-ups, ash and unpredictable weather? His experiments lead to an amazing innovation in charcoal grilling: George’s Barbecue Kettle. First produced by Weber Brothers Metal Works (where George was employed at the time) the kettle quickly became known as the “Weber Kettle”. The name stuck.original weber kettle grill advertisement

Fast forward to today, and a visit to Weber’s world headquarters in Palatine, IL. That brick barbecue George built behind his house? It was moved to the front entrance of the main office. On a sunny day in May, with tulips in full bloom and the sun shining, I was able to turn the clock back and recreate a scene we can only imagine was something George’s neighbors would have seen (and would soon benefit from themselves) back in 1952. A new contraption that looked a bit like a flying saucer, with smoke filtering out of the lid. So let’s visit George in his backyard and see what he’s up to!

As we approach, we can see the grilling center George spent so much time on. Impressive, but what’s that thing sitting net to it?

original weber kettle grill

We get a little distracted by the tulips for a moment, but that strange object is beginning to come into focus.

1952 original weber

George describes it for us. He tells us how he was looking at the metal channel marker buoys made by Weber Brothers, and how he cut one down to make a bowl and lid. With vents in the lid (and later in the bowl) to let the coals breath, the fire was easy to control and the food was bathed in circulating heat. Everything that went in came out perfectly cooked. If you ask him why it seems a little short, he’ll tell you it’s designed to be easy to disassemble and store – the leg cradle uses wingnuts so you can take it apart and store it inside the kettle. That way, it will go anywhere.

1952 Low Angle View WM

We chat a while longer, then it’s time to go. Before we do, George invites us to his office where has has a few other inventions he’s very proud of. He should be proud – they are true American icons. His family and many others are still busy perfecting the original kettle and making believers of grilling beginners and experts alike around the globe.

original weber next to stars and stripes weber kettle

Check the Vintage Grill Gallery for more pictures of the original Weber kettle

The One. The Only.

MartyG – May 2014

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Announcement: WKC Regional Subscribers

The Weber Kettle Club has grown to proportions unexpected by all.

This is exciting and fantastic in regards to our mission statement: The goal and purpose of the WKC to be the ultimate resource and community for all things relating to Weber charcoal grills.

One shining element of this growth is the friendships and camaraderie that have developed. Members are organizing their own local WKC chapter meetups, recruiting new members, making local trades, and sharing knowledge and expertise more than ever.

In an effort to encourage more of this, the Weber Kettle Club is introducing “private” forums for local and regional specific topics (like super rare grills found on craigslist.)

Any city or region with an active member base will have a forum category created for them.
Each of these forums will non-public – only WKC subscribers will have access to these regional forums.
We’re not putting a price on subscriptions at this point. Any donation or WKC shwag purchase will automatically make you a subscriber for 12 months.

Any user who has purchased or donated this year will automatically be subscribed. Later in the year, subscribers will also gain new features that non subscribers do not have.

To make this happen, the WKC forums will be upgraded to VBulletin. Migration plan is in the works. We will do our best to keep downtime to a minimum. If it takes more than a day, I give you permission to kick me in the jimmy.

In the meantime – BLUE logo WKC shirts and WKC wooden handles are available for preorder HERE! Go order some and help keep the WKC website running!

Onwards and Upwards.


WKC Posts of the Week, April 21-28

Stop posting!

I’m trying to collect POTW and it seems like I cannot keep up! And there are some interesting things to see, like Jeff’s fire blower.DSCF9879_zpsf720af3f

Just kidding, of course. Post away! I’m just surprised by the activity in Trading Post on a Monday morning. On the other hand, Recipes has not had a new post in days. And I’m stymied by Food Pr0n because discussion there tends to spread over weeks and makes it hard to classify as POTW. I’ll just do the best I can to pick out the highlights and encourage you to peruse the forums to see what interests you. And be sure to check out Introduce Yourself and say hi to our new members.


Jeff’s Miracle Fire Maker
harris92 is looking for corn ‘ taters
Jeff adds a blue MT to the family
ramcharger1979 pulls the trigger on a brand spankin’ new 26
harris92 scores an old 1880 WSM in need of rescue
Ken Mc marvels at all the Webers listed in Oregon
jamesnomore scores a blue SS Performer
lemisfits wants to part in (opposite of part out) a new 26

Mods & Restorations

5820Jeff’s Rescue or blasphemy?
Winz’ Westerner Ash Pan Repair
Hogsy starts a mod/resto on a green SJG

Kettles & Accessories

ramsfam wants giant rib racks
jwc starts a discussion on blue kettles
pbe gummi bear asks “Anyone NOT have the urge to cook on a daisy wheel?/Does this make me a bad Grillfella?” (answer is Yes!)
Andy asks about the quality of new vs. vintage kettles.
ndtechie05 asks about the vents on an older 18
AnakiMana asks for help spending his money on Weber stuff
mirkwood points out a Weber video where they taunt us with a blue WSM
MartyG posts a preview of an updated vent code poster 


DirectDrive’s thread on kettle pizza continued
1buckie shows  us how to make Surf ‘n’ ‘Turds
Cuda Dan catches us up on his St. Patrick’s day cook (from last year!)

General Awesome/Unclassifieable Threads

pbe gummi bear asks Do you suffer Weberitis?
Literary talent!
Shameless plug for the new T-shirts
tb80 wonders what means “MBH” (hint: check the glossary for all of our secret codes!)
ramsfan points out an old lime F/S in Kansas City MO


Weber Grill Mod: Adding Gas Assist

How to add a Touch N’ Go gas assist to a kettle

The Weber Touch N’ Go gas assist is a nifty feature that uses a small propane burner to start the charcoal in your kettle. It’s simplifies the charcoal lighting process and keeps things clean and safer by now have to mess with lighter fluid or a hot chimnet.. The Touch N’ Go gas assist feature comes on most Weber performers. The older style gas assist used a refillable 5lb propane tank but in 2005 the new performer model came with a connection for a disposable tank. Short of the regulator and propane fitting, the components are the same.

There are a few reasons why you may want to add a gas assist:

-You bought a performer model without the gas assist feature.
-You want to make a kettle mounted table with built in gas assist and want a propane starter.
-You want to transfer a gas assist from one kettle to another that you already have.
-Finding a performer in your area is rare and expensive


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WKC Posts of the Week, Weeks of April 7-21

It must be getting warm since the WKC has been blowing up with activity over the past three weeks. Grillfellas have had the chance to kick off the season with great cooks and spring cleaning has led to some good scores. Sorry that Gummi hasn’t been updating the potw! I hope this one gets you up to speed.

Did you get into the easter spirit this weekend like Jeff did? No easter eggs necessary as here’s his pastel lineup.

Pastel webers


But Easter wouldn’t be easter without eggs and Craig was representing WKC there too!

wkc egg

Big news just came out that an OEM red (crimson) SJ is once again available……… in Canada only. :( Some Grillfellas are actively trying to get their hands on it as we speak.

red weber Smokey joe

Charcoal sales have also been coming early this year. Walmart and Home Depot had some earlier this month. Lowe’s now has a 200 lb kingsford deal with $10 coupon code.

WKC Posts of the Week, Weeks of April 7-21


Painted red MLH in Palm springs
lemisfits ‘cado come home
landgraftj shows off his SJ and portables,  22.5″ kettle family, 18.5″ kettle family,  and Big/lil brother kettle pairings
New Red kettle showoff thread
Tattooedant gets a Blue wave SJ and Galley Que in trade for a Weber Plainsman to Harris92
Craig diy 50′s style triangle shelf
Some GRAILS posted on the WKC facebook page
Dwnthehatch super clean MBH
Harris92 classic black lineup
OoPezoO Yellow MBH score and two performers in one day
Jeff Blue Mastertouch Weber Kettle

Mods & Restorations

DirectDrive installing a Weber thermometer to a WSM or kettle lid and porcelain repair
MiniGrillin 18.5″ brownie table bowl-to-standalone conversion
whatchusmokin homemade Weber bbq table
Performer updating propane starter discussion, and 5lb SS tank questions    
PBE Gummi Bear adds a Gas Assist to a kettle bowl
These custom modded kettles make Grillfellas cry
Gunner Brownie cleanup
AnikaMana MBH cleanup and first cook
Jeff Charcoal caddy rehab
1Buckie commissions some wooden handles


Unl1mtd first time drip beans
1Buckie does some experiments on bacon jam, crusty steaks, and fried tater salad. + more on bacon jam
1Buckie steaks and thermometer temp
Eapples does ribs by feel
Johnpv cold smoked bacon 
Bbqmiller ‘turds and wings
Bbqmedic chicken lollipops
Duke BBQ chicken pizza and hash
One Touch Platinum burger cook and Mayo recipe
MaxBobcat triple jalapeno stuffed fatty
Lexrst To sauce or not to sauce?
Addicted-to-smoke pork shoulder conuntry style ribs
Jamesnomore mushroom and goat cheese fatty
Aspiring Pitmaster surf n’ turf  and chicken lollipops
Mike.Stavlund Rotisserie lamb and rosemary potatoes
Jeff peanut butter and bacon jalapeno poppers
Prof. provencal tuna sandwiches, and leg of lamb

General awesome threads

MartyG and PBE Gummi Bear helping RG02 get a blue MT cookin’
Zavodd44 Weber logo at Wrigley field
MartyG asks What’s the best Q in your city?
Strange things you’ve eaten?
Dutch oven discussion
Potato cooking methods discussion
OneBadBadger pork shoulder methods
Duke imagines cooking on a Weber fireplace
How many Weber kettles do you have?
Stories of grillfellas gifting kettles
Plum vs. Maroon vs. Burgundy discussion
What’s a good smoking thermometer?
Charcoal deals and stockpile showoff
MiniGrillin Weber bookmark find
Mike.Stavlund roadtrip with some Weber family heirlooms
Saxart Ranch Kettle cooking methods
Lightningboldtz contemplates cooking on a rare NFL Lions kettle
Weber kettle planters becoming a new trend?
HeyJude hits 3000 posts
HalfGrilled goes mushroom hunting

Whew! I told you there was alot of stuff!