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  • Smokey Joe
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Cheers from GA
« on: December 14, 2019, 07:21:56 PM »
Hello WKC!

Cheers from Woodstock, GA.
My love for Weber started back in High School when I started working at an Ace Hardware. Worked there for 10+ years and sold/assembled/delivered so many Weber grills. We also picked up customer's old grills and I can't tell you how many times we chunked old Weber grills in the dumpster. If only I'd know better back then.... luckily the last year I was there I was able to score a couple SS Performers and a couple Qs.

I've since sold those, had to due to moving out of a house and into a condo.

Nowadays I'm back in a house and a couple years ago my father-in-law gave me his old SS Performer. It's in decent shape. There is a nickel sized hole rusted in the bowl, but it still smokes a good pork butt.
I also bought a Weber Q last year and use that when I don't have the time to heat up the charcoal. I've got 2 toddlers, so the Q has gotten a lot of action.

A couple days ago I found a big ole Genesis on Craigslist for $100. It's in pretty rough shape, but I think with a little TLC I can get it back in good working order. I actually created a separate post on it here at WKC.

Anyways, good to be part of the club. Hoping to expand my Weber family soon!

DaveG74

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Re: Cheers from GA
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2019, 07:30:06 PM »
Welcome from just south of Chicago, IL!
I swear, when I score a great deal on a 26" I'll stop buying grills... So often.

bamakettles

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Re: Cheers from GA
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2019, 07:13:15 AM »
Welcome from Huntsville AL!


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View to a Grill

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Re: Cheers from GA
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2019, 11:03:34 AM »
Hello!


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JEBIV

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Re: Cheers from GA
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2019, 01:06:13 PM »
Welcome from Doraville Ga just down the street LOL

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Kneab

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Re: Cheers from GA
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2019, 03:30:24 PM »
Welcome to the Wkc from the Chicago suburbs.

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jhagestad

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Re: Cheers from GA
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2019, 05:28:12 AM »
Welcome from another Chicago suburbs guy! I look forward to reading your Genesis post.
Wife: Let me guess... you want to grill again

brewtownbeatdown

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Re: Cheers from GA
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2019, 08:01:26 AM »
Welcome to the club!!!

Greetings from Greendale, WI.  Amazing how we know no better in our youth.  Been a Weber guy since my teens, but took me til my late 30ís to understand their true value (not the store[emoji23]).  Iíve cut/drilled into vintage kettles more than Iíd like to admit.  My current self would kick my former selfís a$$ if I saw what was being done. 


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Obviously looking for a Glen Blue (who isnít?😂).

Looking for anything Happy Cooker, including any re-branded as Montgomery Ward.  Iíve amassed a nice collection, but Iím missing a few still.  Let me know if you can help a fella out🤞