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Rub

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Thanks very much guys. I'm finding a quality gasser can be a nice distraction from charcoal every now and then. I grilled up a couple  of cap-on sirloins last night for dinner. It was a first time for these for me and I learned a big lesson - you need to remove a lot of the fat cap before grilling or you'll have a fire. I won't make that mistake again, I killed one of my temp probes lol.

Redhead gassers have the same color change as kettles.

DOTS monitor the ITs, perfect slots in the side of the cook chamber for the wires.





128* gave nice, rare meat.

Lots of beef flavor and very tender.
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demosthenes9

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Nice cook.  Good gassers really do rock, I don't care what the "purists" say.  No muss, no fuss.   Open the tank valve, crank the knobs, fire the ignitor and in less than 10 minutes (probably 5), you're cooking.



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HoosierKettle

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Updated 5/23: My 1st Weber Gasser, help with ID - Finished Pics added
« Reply #47 on: May 23, 2018, 06:20:36 AM »
Great looking plate and grill!  It looks like your old genny gets a lot hotter than my little 2 burner old spirit. Thatís one thing Iíve been disappointed about.


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Rub

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Great looking plate and grill!  It looks like your old genny gets a lot hotter than my little 2 burner old spirit. Thatís one thing Iíve been disappointed about.


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It does get pretty hot. This was after about 7 minutes. I'm guessing 650+ degrees.


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HoosierKettle

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Great looking plate and grill!  It looks like your old genny gets a lot hotter than my little 2 burner old spirit. Thatís one thing Iíve been disappointed about.


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It does get pretty hot. This was after about 7 minutes. I'm guessing 650+ degrees.




Yeah I can leave mine on high for 20 minutes and the hottest it gets is 550. The second I start opening the lid and using it, it cooks around the 400-450 range.  Not bad but not nearly as hot as I would like. Itís hard to get a good sear.




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michaelmilitello

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Looks like the Genesis debuted in Ď85. Give this a read.... https://www.weber.com/US/en/blog/behind-the-grill/class-of85-the-creators-of-the-genesis/weber-30515.html

@SixZeroFour @LightningBoldtz  - can either of you help us out pinpointing the age of this Genesis?


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I believe a call to Weber with the serial number can reveal the year.   


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Rub

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I believe a call to Weber with the serial number can reveal the year.   

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I emailed it to Weber CS and they said between '85 and '92. I found a stamp in the cook box showing 1987.
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mhiszem

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Nice cook!


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jimbo7070

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The serial number is also on the top right of the manual. Does this number match the āL3...Ď one you found?



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Rub

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The serial number is also on the top right of the manual. Does this number match the āL3...Ď one you found?



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Yep, same # as the tag on the frame. I'm still waiting to get it from my nephew, but they sent me this pic.




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jcnaz

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That came out beautiful!
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XRichard23

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Re: Updated 5/23: My 1st Weber Gasser, help with ID - Finished Pics added
« Reply #56 on: June 07, 2018, 08:56:53 PM »
Man thatís gorgeous. Great job


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