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wildeagle

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #240 on: April 10, 2020, 11:38:13 AM »
 this is a patent pending that I drove 4 hours for one way and I just threw it right up in the barn. The lid is inside of it. I plan on doing something to it one day. The same with this 77 red next to it. I believe this was the first year that the lower bottom vent tabs became bigger the upper vent tab I believe it's still a little
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Uknow

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #241 on: April 23, 2020, 06:15:17 PM »
Hey all! I'm new to the forum and another member from my introduction post recommended I post my 22" MBH weathered find here, came from my aunt's house. Through the age identification page, I was able to peg it as a 1975 model. Thought it was gray until I saw this thread. I just read through every post from #1 to here. Just picked it up last night. I was going to try and get the surface rust off but now I realize it's probably bare metal and it used to be black. I can appreciate the patina so maybe I'll just clean it up a bit and leave it as is. I am missing 1 of the 3 bowl vents and the ash catcher and the other two bowl vents rivets rusted off, but I do have them still. Any recommendations for reattaching them and or finding a tray and one double tab bowl vent?

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PotsieWeber

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #242 on: April 23, 2020, 06:31:04 PM »
A nut and a bolt is what most people use.  I'm guessing most would use stainless, just to avoid more rust.
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Mike in Roseville

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #243 on: April 23, 2020, 09:20:07 PM »

I guess I didnít realize this was a thing...just read through all of this thread and the Patina grills are really cool!  And here I was this past weekend fretting thatís my Ď73 Texan wasnít jet black any more.  Itís not super weathered, but now I see it needs to be out in the sun a lot more.  My entry....


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Sheís a beauty, but she doesnít belong here. [emoji6]


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bamakettles

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #244 on: April 24, 2020, 05:07:45 AM »

I guess I didnít realize this was a thing...just read through all of this thread and the Patina grills are really cool!  And here I was this past weekend fretting thatís my Ď73 Texan wasnít jet black any more.  Itís not super weathered, but now I see it needs to be out in the sun a lot more.  My entry....


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Sheís a beauty, but she doesnít belong here. [emoji6]



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My apologies,  I'll take that as a compliment I guess.
« Last Edit: April 24, 2020, 05:43:58 AM by bamakettles »

Cellar2ful

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #245 on: April 24, 2020, 06:17:35 AM »


I'm lichen the lid handle on your WW @Uknow .  Great patina on that kettle.  As PotsieWeber mentioned above the bowl vents can be reattached using stainless steel bolts, nuts and lock washers.  I usually install them with the bolt head to the inside of the bowl.  Easier to clean the ashes from the bowl that way. Got you covered on sourcing a bowl vent.  PM sent.
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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #246 on: April 24, 2020, 07:02:00 AM »


I'm lichen the lid handle on your WW @Uknow .  Great patina on that kettle.  As PotsieWeber mentioned above the bowl vents can be reattached using stainless steel bolts, nuts and lock washers.  I usually install them with the bolt head to the inside of the bowl.  Easier to clean the ashes from the bowl that way. Got you covered on sourcing a bowl vent.  PM sent.
Thanks so much for the advice!

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Pezdogs

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #247 on: May 01, 2020, 03:31:46 AM »
Threesome

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JEBIV

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #248 on: May 01, 2020, 03:41:58 AM »
Threesome

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I like that lineup, and I wouldn't mess with the dog either
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jiveturkey1

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #249 on: June 29, 2020, 03:25:53 PM »
https://photos.app.goo.gl/VvoVKKHzGtPnki1T7

My $40 find today.
What do you put on the patina to get it to shine? Seems like oil would darken the grey. I swear I read somewhere someone uses pickle juice or something but that could have been in a dream..

Sorry, I don't know how to embed pictures
« Last Edit: June 29, 2020, 03:37:36 PM by jiveturkey1 »

jiveturkey1

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #250 on: June 29, 2020, 03:32:34 PM »
like this

I've been hunting for a grill with some patina for awhile. Spotted this 77 locally and picked it up yesterday. Did a quick clean up and handle restore. Then went crazy with the camera. Later, cooked up some Usingers Italian sausage, man they were good!









like this..





jiveturkey1

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #251 on: June 29, 2020, 06:02:41 PM »
Hopefully these come through..

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Mike in Roseville

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #252 on: June 29, 2020, 06:30:20 PM »
Nice find. Sheís a beauty! The kettle you referenced is sort of unique. I can tell you that if you try and oil yours it will get darker...and look much different than the one you referenced.

My faded out PP got some oil on a part of the bowl handle and itís super dark. Not Jet Black...but different than what youíre trying to do. You could test a small spot and see. Oil will eventually burn off.


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Walchit

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #253 on: June 29, 2020, 06:41:11 PM »
That looks like some high temp clearcoat or something

JEBIV

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Re: "Patina" Appreciation society - Weathered Warriors
« Reply #254 on: June 30, 2020, 04:33:28 AM »
that's a nice WW
Seeking a Black Sequoia I know I know, I'd settle for just the tabbed no leg grill