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JEBIV

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #15 on: November 28, 2018, 03:51:03 AM »
Sweet kettle, I call those long drives sweet kettle therapy!!
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crowderjd

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #16 on: November 28, 2018, 05:57:00 AM »
@JEBIV that's the way I look at those trips.  I listened to an entire audiobook on the way there and back, and had time to just sit and think. 

WNC

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #17 on: November 28, 2018, 03:26:13 PM »
Sweet find and great price too!
I've got an 18" avocado, and it seems to be the color that gets the most complements


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SixZeroFour

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2018, 04:04:35 PM »
Beautiful grill, congrats!
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Travis

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2018, 05:02:19 PM »
Looks like a halo. I love that lid. Congrats bud


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Charcoal_Guerrilla

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2018, 05:13:23 PM »
Always wanted a 1968 kettle. Thatís my birth year. Great find at a cracker of a price. Well done.


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DellJones

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2018, 07:55:06 PM »
Nice!! Congrats!! 🏾🏾


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cumminfourya

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2018, 07:58:19 PM »
Very nice, congrats!!! Itís a beauty for sure


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bear

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #23 on: November 29, 2018, 02:55:57 AM »
Sweet kettle, I call those long drives sweet kettle therapy!!
So much envy, long drives in Australia can be so incredibly boring. 8 hours minimum to the neighboring states capital

nvandyke

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2018, 07:00:16 AM »
Awesome.  Love the fade.  Sweet score!


Cellar2ful

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #25 on: November 29, 2018, 08:17:20 AM »


Congratulation Jason.  Those older cado's have the neatest, high fades.  It really looks like a halo.
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crowderjd

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #26 on: November 29, 2018, 02:36:10 PM »
By the way, in case any of you remember, @pbe gummi bear sold me the "dumpster cado" a few years back which basically set me down the path to where I am now with 21 grills :0

In case you're curious, here's the link to that first restore:

http://weberkettleclub.com/forums/weber-kettles-accessories/dumpster-'cado-restore/

Finally, that grill was gifted to a couple of my friends who moved away and were buying their first house.  It now lives in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

mahnamahna

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #27 on: November 29, 2018, 06:40:59 PM »
Super nice kettle!


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Darko

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #28 on: November 30, 2018, 09:52:06 AM »
Wow! One doesn't see those high fades too often. That is a nice score.

GrillGiant

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Re: 1968 pre patent pending avocado (The Caribbean)
« Reply #29 on: November 30, 2018, 11:28:55 AM »
1968 22Ē Caribbean Thumbscrew Avocado 🥑 very nice score...canít beat the price either! I have two myself and love them cheers brother!


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