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michaelmilitello

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Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« on: May 05, 2018, 02:10:15 PM »
I was heading to pick up a Craigslist 73-75 18.5 red kettle.   As I’m loading it up, he says he has “other” kettles.  I ask if I can look and he shows me his patent pending avocado in decent shape.  I make an offer on the spot, and he accepts.  My lucky day!   Just got it home.  Needs some love but nothing our club has not taught me to do.  RRR.

*Front leg out of shot ; hook on triangle is whoperjawed but fixable

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalkupdate: she’s cleaned up and ready to be fired up.  Lots of elbow grease and cleaning, but it was fun!   This club gave me all the resources to do it right.  Thanks.  Interestingly, the inside of the bowl has a ton of overspray from the factory. 
« Last Edit: May 20, 2018, 04:14:42 PM by michaelmilitello »

addicted-to-smoke

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2018, 02:21:00 PM »
Wow, that's an outstanding haul.
It's the iconic symbol for the backyard. It's family/friends, food and fun. What more do you need to feel everything [is] going to be all right. As long as we can still have a BBQ in our backyard, the world seems a bit of a better place. At least for that moment. -reillyranch

Firemunkee

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2018, 02:21:49 PM »
Nice scores!

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Hofy

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2018, 04:22:44 PM »
Great score!  Lots of life left in it.
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greenweb

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2018, 04:44:19 PM »
Congrats! Looks to be in a great shape.
My intention for 2019 is to cook on all my Lookers. That includes SJ/SJG and my Master Touch kettle lineups and every other kettles I have not cooked on yet.

Rub

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2018, 07:32:39 PM »
That cado looks to be in really nice shape. Congrats on the grab!!
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Mike in Roseville

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2018, 07:39:01 PM »
That is a very nice Avocado. Enjoy the cooks to come!
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Cellar2ful

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2018, 07:52:21 PM »


Congratulation.   Cado's have a very elegant appearance to me.
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mattlillis73

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2018, 07:53:19 PM »
Talk about some luck! 👍

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KevinP

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2018, 08:18:07 PM »
Congrats. Very nice finds


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WNC

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2018, 04:48:55 AM »
 Nice!
Congratulations


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CatskillSmoker

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2018, 05:20:03 AM »
Congrats on the double score. Enjoy it. Beautiful Cado.
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JEBIV

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2018, 06:18:36 AM »
Sweet score

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MrSandman

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2018, 11:15:38 AM »
Great score.


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JayCee

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Re: Patent pending Avocado 🥑
« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2018, 04:34:31 PM »
Double score. Well played.