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Weber lid

Postby Raider18 » Wed May 06, 2015 3:27 pm

Finally scored one who wants to help me install it?


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Re: Weber lid

Postby BluDawg » Wed May 06, 2015 7:16 pm

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Re: Weber lid

Postby Raider18 » Sat May 09, 2015 9:32 pm

What kind of metal is that?


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Re: Weber lid

Postby cowboydon » Mon May 11, 2015 11:57 pm

it looks like some 1/8″ thick 1 1/2″ aluminum flat bar, from here
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Re: Weber lid

Postby BluDawg » Tue May 12, 2015 10:22 am

2"steel strapping( flat bar) aluminum will work
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Postby Raider18 » Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:56 pm

Have it installed and it's ugly. Can't decide if I want to waste my RTV on trying to get a good seal or to plug the holes and go back to flat lid. Testing Saturday.


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Re: Weber lid

Postby Swamp Donkeyz BBQ » Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:24 am

The "U" is for ugly. LOL. I ground the lip on my barrel to let the lid fit directly on. It works great.

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Re: Weber lid

Postby Big Ed » Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:42 am

Swamp Donkeyz BBQ wrote:The "U" is for ugly. LOL. I ground the lip on my barrel to let the lid fit directly on. It works great.

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Same as Swampy, made for a snap tight fit!


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Re: Weber lid

Postby Raider18 » Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:43 am

May have to try this now. What is the best way to do this?


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Re: Weber lid

Postby Swamp Donkeyz BBQ » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:03 am

I used a grinder with one of the wheels that's sort of like layers emory cloth.

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