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tb80

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Weber Performer Dilemma
« on: April 20, 2017, 06:05:50 PM »
I need help. I have three performers and need to get rid of one. I have a green gen 3 performer, a blue SSP performer and a black gen 2 performer. I really like the color blue and the frame of the gen 2. I have thought about swapping the bowls and keeping the blue bowl and the gen 2 performer frame. However, I don't know if I will regret getting rid of the SSP.

Thoughts?


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charred

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2017, 06:12:07 PM »
Green bowl in the Gen2, black in Gen3 and sell it.

Every time the WKC loses an SSP, George sheds a tear. Plus, it's a crime against nature.
i want a yellow, dammit! (and a lot more)

kettlebb

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2017, 06:27:30 PM »
Yep. Dont sell the SSP.


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LiquidOcelot

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 06:44:03 PM »
Green bowl in the Gen2, black in Gen3 and sell it.

Every time the WKC loses an SSP, George sheds a tear. Plus, it's a crime against nature.
2nd this

tb80

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Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2017, 12:08:42 PM »
I hear you but I don't love the SSP. That being said, I hate to get rid of it as well. 


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Looking for Blue Mastertouch or Blue Performer. 

Currently have: Performer (Green); 22.5 Mastertouch (Red); 26.75 OTG;  22.5 WSM; 18.5 WSM; Jumbo Joe; SJS (Green Uline); SJG (used for Mini WSM); Blue SS Performer; Blue MBH; Summit

HoosierKettle

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2017, 12:51:35 PM »
That's a tough one. Performers are real estate hogs so I see why your thinking of thinning the herd.


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70monte

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2017, 04:21:12 PM »
I'm in the same boat.  I have a Red SSP and a black gen 2 performer.  I don't need both.  I like the red bowl and lid and the Gen 2 frame and have thought about putting the red one on the gen 2 frame but I don't know if I will regret getting rid of the SS cart set up.

Wayne

toolhead

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2017, 04:27:12 PM »
I got rid of all my non ssp performers...but we all have our preferences....

The longevity of that 5lb tank and the ss table
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tb80

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2017, 05:16:08 PM »
I really am torn. I would love to keep all three but there isn't room and I can't justify it.


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Looking for Blue Mastertouch or Blue Performer. 

Currently have: Performer (Green); 22.5 Mastertouch (Red); 26.75 OTG;  22.5 WSM; 18.5 WSM; Jumbo Joe; SJS (Green Uline); SJG (used for Mini WSM); Blue SS Performer; Blue MBH; Summit

SmokenJoe

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2017, 07:26:56 PM »
Tb80, here is my input.  Sell your car and buy a Gen4. Then you'll have every issue of perf dlx and room to store them in your garage.


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Darko

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2017, 07:41:19 PM »
I really am torn. I would love to keep all three but there isn't room and I can't justify it.


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WNC

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2017, 04:10:47 AM »
Wait, this doesn't sound that hard, put the black bowl in the gen 3 frame an sell that one.
You only need to get rid of one right?
Oh I just saw that is pretty much exactly what @charred said...my bad, still good advice


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swamprb

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #12 on: April 22, 2017, 06:00:18 AM »
SSP all the way! Swap out to your liking.
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tspin818

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2017, 07:14:21 AM »
I got rid of my red SSP a few years back and started regretting the decision as it drove away. Took me 2 years to find another one. Never let that happen again!

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greenweb

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Re: Weber Performer Dilemma
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2017, 08:37:38 AM »
Like others have mentioned.... SSP will be last to go as I have come to love gen1 the best. But for you it sounds like maybe letting SSP might be the best way to go.  Do what is right for you. If you really like them all.... take one apart and store it in the basement for now.

I do have 4 performers that are all different and special to me. I would have a hard time getting rid of any of them. Personally, keeping 2 outside and 2 inside due to space issue.