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My beautiful Weber!

Old 29th May 2006, 14:29
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I became obsessed with Webbers. I bought them on every occasion because they were a bargain! Think i have bought 10 since 1989. I am now 'two webbers Tigs' , ha! so all of you with your Ferrari and Chevrolet go shove it because I AM A TWO WEBBER MAN!
How jealous does that make you??
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Old 29th May 2006, 14:33
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ha! so all of you with your Ferrari and Chevrolet go shove it because I AM A TWO WEBBER MAN!
How jealous does that make you??
Not at all, my Cortina had a TWIN CHOKE WEBBER and that was nearly 30 years ago.
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Old 29th May 2006, 14:41
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you complete and utter b******d Just when i thought i reached the top
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Old 3rd Jun 2006, 03:19
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All back on I's a coming back to the frozen tundra see ya soon
Tigs it is not the amount of webers you have its what you do with them, or so the owners of smokey joes say
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Old 3rd Jun 2006, 21:56
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A sad day for the family. Today our Weber( Bought from Aviano whilst on METS) finally went to the great recycling centre in the sky. I now am the proud owner of some gaseous beast but will things ever be the same?
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Old 4th Jun 2006, 05:52
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A sad day indeed.

Not only farewell to a real Weber, but out of the closet as well.......

Errm, you did know, before you bought your gas-fag thing, that you can buy replacement bits for your Weber?

Fire, smoke and fury on mine again last night!
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Old 4th Jun 2006, 13:24
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Woosies use liquid lighter to start the fire. Real Men (Rednecks) use stump lighter to fire off the coals. No flash, no Whoosh, just a nice aroma of pine pitch and lean back with the beer in hand for a few minutes.
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Old 4th Jun 2006, 22:21
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Originally Posted by SASless
Woosies use liquid lighter to start the fire. Real Men (Rednecks) use stump lighter to fire off the coals. No flash, no Whoosh, just a nice aroma of pine pitch and lean back with the beer in hand for a few minutes.
No flash, no whoosh? Then what's the point?

With apologies to Francis Ford Coppola and Robert Duvall:

"You smell that? That slightly sickly sweet, petroleum smell?
That's lighter fluid. To me that smell is......victory!"

And more dead animal was consigned to appease the Weber god this evening!
(Wife decided she wanted to be outside with me so it slightly detracted from the manly experience, but then she did bring and refill drinks, so I'll call it a push....)
 
Old 10th Jun 2006, 12:37
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Big Weber day today.

Joint of lamb and rib of beef.

Recipe:

1. Open a cold Guinness
2. Pre-Heat Weber (without aid of liquids)
3. Pour another…….
4. Place joints in centre, cover with lid
5. Soak stomach in more Guinness for several hours whilst shouting at Beckham and Co.
6. Enjoy…….

Tomorrow - Rugby and Prep for ‘24 Heures du Mans'

What a great Weber weekend
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Old 10th Jun 2006, 13:16
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What's happening today?
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Old 10th Jun 2006, 13:26
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My 1971 LandRover Srs2A has a webber

Or is that weber
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Old 10th Jun 2006, 15:34
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That's a Weber; but you can unclip your radiator grill and use it as a er... grill for steaks & stuff.
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Old 17th Jun 2006, 13:56
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Just read this thread all the way through. Great. Remember my first weber, a huge thing from PX in states. Never used it as went AWOL somewhere in Lynehem on the RTB. Thieving gits. Bought a cheap B&Q wannabe, it lasted a year had no lid and cremated everything. Finally got another weber from friendly C17 pal. No Gas, No briquettes, lumpwood charcoal only and half a liter of Mr Texacos finest to jump start the evening. Sit back enjoy, bathe burns and sink a cold one. Bliss.
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Old 17th Jun 2006, 15:38
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Just been out and bought a new one today. $84.50 plus tax for a 22.5" one touch silver. Last time I bought one of these was about 10 yrs ago in the PX at Baumholder or similar, and I think it was about the same price!

But oh my, how standards have dropped..

Only one (nylon) handle on the body, no charcoal rails, thinner grate, no flaps to add more coal, crappy nylon handle on the lid, only three spokes on the mesh triangle thing on the undercarriage.

However, by stealing the charcoal buckets from my Performer, we SHALL go to the party. Ribs on the new one and burgers etc on the Performer tonight!

Long live Weber. I wouldn't mind paying another $20 for the same standards as my old one though.
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Old 17th Jun 2006, 23:35
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Once brought a Weber BBQ back in a Jet Provost - a bit of a tight squeeeze but made it in the end.
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Old 18th Jun 2006, 01:49
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Either you brought that back from RAFG or Lakenheath, or your balls (and fuel tank) are far bigger that mine would ever be
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Old 18th Jun 2006, 17:26
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The 57 cm one bought at Rheindahlen BX in 1989 died this year after about 15 tons of briquettes had been used over the years. I've even used it to cook the turkey at Christmas. The Smoket Joe bought at the same time is still going strong.
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Old 18th Jun 2006, 17:50
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22" 1991 Alconbury BX

Since I was driving a desk at Wyton, one of my neighbours was Captain in the USAF and I had a 'gas (euugh) barbecue' which expired.

I said I'd always wanted a Weber but only wanted a 'small one'. Next day he came home with an enormous box in his 'station wagon', with the smallest Weber they had in the BX - 22".

It cost me about £20 and resides in my garden, 15 years later. It looks less black and shiny than it used to, but works as only Webers can.

I remember the manual had a perfect looking turkey on the front cover and I didn't believe it was real. So we got a large chicken and stacked the briquettes either side with a drip tray in the middle. We stuck the chicken in the middle, closed the lid and LEFT THE BL**DY THING ALONE. Lo and behold, at the appropriate time, I lifted the lid and there it was - perfect!

I've still got the photo I took - cooked to a T and sublime, I felt like a real smart-arse.

So, it's summer and this dissertation in praise of Webers must come to an end.

Some good stuff comes from the States, the next thing should be Leatherman tools - utterly brilliant!
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Old 6th Jul 2006, 17:05
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WTF?

Celebrated a late Father's Day due to Uncle Sam keeping me on the road.

So, dear wife, who is also a minion of Uncle (outranks me as a matter of fact!), presents me with a WOKfor my Weber!

Two questions immediately arise:
1) WTF was she thinking that I'd ever use a wok to desecrate my temple to manliness?
and

2) WTF is Weber doing manufacturing one?

Take me now, Lord, I'm ready..........
 
Old 6th Jul 2006, 17:15
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I suppose it might be handy to throw your ringpulls in?
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