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Schaefd2

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Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« on: July 11, 2019, 04:17:14 AM »
Check it out. Cant tell if the photo is distorted or stretched, but that is my best guess.

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Walchit

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2019, 04:26:39 AM »
I think the picture got resized weird right? It looks like the picture is squeezed in from the sides, go buy that though

Dave in KC

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2019, 04:29:35 AM »
Looks like the kettle has been painted. The whole thing looks weird. 

michaelmilitello

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2019, 04:52:15 AM »
Resized pic or a wide angle lens would distort depth of field.


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JEBIV

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2019, 04:53:29 AM »
Resized pic or a wide angle lens would distort depth of field.


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I usually use Bourbon for that type of distortion !!
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PotsieWeber

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2019, 08:37:36 AM »
The kettle probably drank too much bourbon.  It looks like it has a splitting headache.
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Cellar2ful

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2019, 10:41:53 AM »

The distortion makes it look like a Sampson Dominion kettle.
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PotsieWeber

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2019, 11:02:47 AM »
or could it be, pregnant?  Maybe with a little Smokey Joe?
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Schaefd2

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2019, 05:13:51 PM »
Maybe the lid just seals super tight and now the smoke is just building up inside and soon itíll go BOOM


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RemoGaggi

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2019, 08:04:46 PM »
That is the rare Great Gazoo model - inspired by the Flintstones.
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vwengguy

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2019, 01:36:57 AM »
Why does the Kettle have a HANDLE on it [emoji848] and missing the lid holder?


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blksabbath

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2019, 03:01:24 AM »
fish-eye lense


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hawgheaven

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Re: Explain to me why this lid seems extra tall
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2019, 05:00:03 AM »
Maybe it's happy to see you... :-)

Looks like that thing was scabbed together using different kettles... two different colors on the lid and bowl. Could that lid be from a Happy Cooker?
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