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red neck Kettle-serie

CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 6,353
Salvaged a Performer and a spare mismatched lid with no handle and thermometer. Raided my parts bins and ended up with this  :)







So tempting to put the taters under the chicken!





Had more time today and got rid of the spaghetti wires


canuckland

Comments

  • lkapigianlkapigian Posts: 4,088
    Nice McGuiver !
    Visalia, Ca
  • smbishopsmbishop Posts: 2,081
    Awesome!
    Southlake, TX, and Cowhouse Creek, Gatesville, TX.  2 Large, 1 Small and a lot of Eggcessories.
  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 6,082
    Excellent work.
    Steve 
    XL, Mini Max, and a 22" Blackstone in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • pgprescottpgprescott Posts: 11,132
    Nice work! You do know they make a rotisserie kit? It has a spacer ring to raise the protein up a bit. Pretty cool though. The kit isn’t free by any means either. 
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 796
    Very well done !!!
    Memphis, TN 
    LBGE, SBGE, Hasty-Bake Gourmet, Akorn (still in the box)
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 6,353
    Thanks all for the kind words. @pgprescott yes I know about it, I'm too cheap to splurge 250 loonies for a rotisserie kit on a salvaged kettle, plus it's boring. The satisfaction of jury rigging something is priceless  :)   
    canuckland
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,779
    That's farkin' brilliant, Gary!!

    The SS Performer is a nice addition. Love the SS work area it has.  And those old charcoal baskets are waaay better than the new ones they switched to a while ago.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • blastingblasting Posts: 5,957

    Very nice looking bird, and nice mod.

    BTW, I looked everywhere for one of those handles, but Weber doesn't make that part anymore, and it's a weird hole center.  I ended up having to fabricate one.



    Phoenix 
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 6,353
    @caliking ; hard to believe, it's my first kettle! love the storage bin too.
    @blasting ; that handle is a good candidate for 3D printing!  Speaking of handle, I made the kettle dome handle with a band saw in five minutes, still has sharp edges.
    canuckland
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