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Author Topic: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.  (Read 23975 times)

Craig

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18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« on: September 06, 2014, 09:50:10 AM »
Show us your 18s! Cookers, lookers, mugs, pugs, heirlooms, Wood Dales, Golds, Jumbo Joes... This is a salute to the original "compact" kettle.














Every kettle has a story.

Grails: 1950s era Black or Custom finish 18.5 or 22.5 Kettle,Brown GO ANYWHERE grill

MartyG

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2014, 10:08:57 AM »
Great thread Craig - the 18ers always play second fiddle, but are some of the most useful grills around! Here's a few from me:






charred

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2014, 10:23:46 AM »
'06 DR SJP

'85 G OTS

Wood Dale Custom


And a JJ still in box.
hopelessly, helplessly, happily addicted to a shipload of Webers

1911Ron

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2014, 11:14:10 AM »
My Blue OTG

My Sam Adams

Two Blackies

I still have to date this one i'm thinking early 60's

My JJ working
Wanted: 18" Platinum any color will work
This is my Kettle there are many like it but this one is mine......
That little voice in the back of your head that says "that isn't going to work!" yea i don't listen to it very much.  I Rotate my chicken!

MaxBobcat

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2014, 12:49:30 PM »
Got a group shot together.  A little bit of 70s, 80s, and 90s going on.   ;D


jcnaz

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2014, 01:14:18 PM »
My pat# MBH


My homemade 3 wheeler Tuck n Carry
« Last Edit: September 06, 2014, 01:24:18 PM by jcnaz »
-JC

Jocool

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2014, 01:31:32 PM »
JJ custom.

« Last Edit: September 06, 2014, 05:16:03 PM by Jocool »
If it breathes, we can cook it!

harris92

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2014, 01:42:42 PM »












« Last Edit: September 06, 2014, 02:08:01 PM by harris92 »

1buckie

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2014, 02:10:21 PM »
My homemade 3 wheeler Tuck n Carry


This one rips, man,.......always liked that setup, since you 1st did it !!!!
"If you want it fancy there is BBQ spray paint at home depot for that. "
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Idahawk

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18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2014, 02:33:49 PM »
« Last Edit: September 06, 2014, 02:40:16 PM by Idahawk »
Wanted plum/burgundy 18.5
WTB Color Copies of old Weber Catalogs


Idahawk

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2014, 02:39:02 PM »
Wanted plum/burgundy 18.5
WTB Color Copies of old Weber Catalogs

Winz

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2014, 02:53:19 PM »

My homemade 3 wheeler Tuck n Carry


JC - I am definitely stealing this idea.  A very classy alternative to SJ/JJ!

Winz
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Harbormaster

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2014, 03:24:58 PM »


My only 18.5".

Well, other than 2 SJPs and 10 WSMs.
I've got Webers. 10 - WSMs, 5 - 22.5" kettles, 2 - 18.5" kettle, 2 - SJS, 2 - SJP, 4 - WGA, 1 vintage Coolie Pan, 1 - Genesis Silver C
"Animal flesh cooked over an open fire is a sensible and essential part of a well balanced diet"

Jocool

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2014, 05:16:21 PM »
I fixed it.
If it breathes, we can cook it!

GregS

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Re: 18 Fever: The 18.5 appreciation revolution.
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2014, 05:17:55 PM »