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Re: new charcoal pit?
« Reply #15 on: February 29, 2012, 09:19:08 PM »
+1 to everything Weber. Grill, smoke, convection cook, it is truly versatile.  Plus, when they wear out, I convert to backyard campfire pit. Yes, officer, it is exactly twenty-five feet from my dwelling.  ::)
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Re: new charcoal pit?
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2012, 07:10:55 AM »
It's tough to beat the Weber kettle.  I like the one with the ash pot on the bottom.  I gave my old one (without the ash pot) to my son.  We even make thin-crust pizzas on our Weber.  You need a really clean grill to do it, though, so the pizza doesn't stick.
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Re: new charcoal pit?
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2012, 11:01:25 PM »
Any ideas on where to find something like that Thunderbelly?

That's exactly the sort of contraption that would make my Weber even more awesome.

Good question...their site is down right now. If you know of a local Sheet Metal shop, I'm sure they could fabricate one for nominal fee. I would recommend doing some searches on Thunderbelly.

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Re: new charcoal pit?
« Reply #18 on: March 02, 2012, 02:03:30 AM »
My wife bought a copper firepit/grill probably close to 10 yrs ago before they were 'stylish' and it cost a pretty penny, but now you can pick one up cheap at Lowes.

Ours looks pretty similar to this one but has removal legs so it can either sit close to the ground or at grill-height for when we're cookin burgers.



I didn't like it at first but now i actually prefer it to using the gas grill.
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Re: new charcoal pit?
« Reply #19 on: March 02, 2012, 05:32:07 AM »
Any ideas on where to find something like that Thunderbelly?

That's exactly the sort of contraption that would make my Weber even more awesome.

Good question...their site is down right now. If you know of a local Sheet Metal shop, I'm sure they could fabricate one for nominal fee. I would recommend doing some searches on Thunderbelly.

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Re: new charcoal pit?
« Reply #20 on: March 02, 2012, 08:42:03 AM »
I have some sheet metal in the garage.  When it warms up a bit I'll dig it out and see if I can bend it and bolt it.

Otherwise, I'll make my dad take it to his welding class.  I'm always finding projects for him, cuz I'm a good son.
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Re: new charcoal pit?
« Reply #21 on: March 02, 2012, 04:20:26 PM »
Otherwise, I'll make my dad take it to his welding class.  I'm always finding projects for him, cuz I'm a good son.
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