1962 Ambassador

This beauty is a 1962 Ambassador.  The color was called yellow ochre in the 1962 Weber Catalog and was priced at $54.95.  It is one of only 5  Ambassadors known to be in possession of WKC members.  What makes this one special is not only its pristine condition but as of now is the only [...]

Weber Ambassador - Ochre yellow vintage 8 comments

Malory Cast Iron Grates vs KillaGrilla Heavy Duty Stainless Grates

I consider these two cooking grates the best options available for the Weber charcoal grill. Upgrading the cooking grate is a quick and easy way to improve your grill and up your grilling game. Weber does not make a complete cast iron grate. Here’s a complete list of cooking grate upgrades for the Weber kettle. [...]


1956-57 Weber Brothers Orange and Black Speckled Custom

This stunning piece of kettle history was found in a storage unit in Minnesota and is owned by WKC member, Saxart.  This very unique color is described as “bright burnt orange” and the finish has a bumpy texture.  The lid and bowl are in incredible condition for their age, however, the legs and wheels were [...]

Orange and Black Speckled Custom lid handle 3 comments

Best Cast Iron Grates for Weber Charcoal Grills

Cast iron grates are a great way to up your grilling level. Cast iron has a much higher thermal capacity than the standard grill grates. When that heat is unleashed onto a juicy porterhouse, the result is an amazing set of dark mahogany grill marks that only cast iron grates can offer. The Weber charcoal [...]


Slow N Sear Buyers Guide

What is the Slow N Sear? The Slow N Sear is a multi-function charcoal divider for the Weber charcoal grill. The Slow N Sear dramatically improves the cooking experience for both grilling and smoking on the Weber kettle. The Slow N Sear sits snugly into the Weber kettle grill and creates a perfect two-zone setup. [...]

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Best BBQ Pit Probes and Grilling Thermometers

A reliable and accurate thermometer is a MUST-HAVE for grilling and barbecue. Professional chefs and pitmasters rely on two different types of thermometers. The instant-read thermometers and wireless bbq thermometers on this page have been tested and approved by myself and the Weber Kettle Club community. Looking for a Wireless BBQ Pit probe or wifi [...]


1973 Yellow Offset Handle Smokey Joe

When member Chiku18 alerted me to this Smokey Joe box with model number SJ-120, I searched through all the old catalogs and was intrigued when I couldn’t find that particular model number.  I just knew it had to be secured and documented by the Weber Kettle Club.  I’m proud to share with you the unboxing [...]


Weber GO Anywhere History

This history article was researched and put together by Weber Kettle Club forum member Neil_VT00:: Weber’s current lineup of portable rectangular grills are named the Go-Anywhere Series. These rectangular grills are offered in both charcoal and gas versions, feature a 10”x16” cooking grate and include flip-up legs which secure the lid for transportation. Weber’s Go-Anywhere [...]


1956 Weber Brothers Metal Works – ON EBAY

There’s a piece of Americana on ebay right now! This 1956 Weber Bros Metal Works kettle is a very rare specimen. This grill is from the first year the Weber kettle took the shape it’s in today. Kettles prior to this year would have a flat top lid (and ONLY be black) This old Weber has [...]


Weber Kettle Off-Road Mod

WKC member FedEx is the mastermind behind this beast. Perfect for days at the beach, cabin, or on the trails. FedEx used parts from Home Depot and Harbor Freight to convert his Blue Weber Mastertouch into an off-road grilling machine. Bob even added an expanded metal support cage around the triangle for improved holding and [...]