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Old 01-16-2007, 06:36 PM   #61
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I used 4 layers of masking tape. Started with a very small drill bit and slowley worked my way up to the right size hole. You gotta take it SLOW.
You and BigGQ are smart guys. I didn't think of the tape trick.

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(I already have a fancy, threaded-mount thermometer with a 4-inch probe. I hesitate because I'm not sure I want to shrink the available space under the lid by 4 inches.)
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Old 01-16-2007, 06:45 PM   #62
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Hell, no! I demand satisfaction. Slide rules at 100 paces!! [smilie=a_furious.gif]
Larry, you gave your age away even knowing what a slide rule is.

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Old 01-16-2007, 07:54 PM   #63
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Does the same probe at grate level method not apply to the WSM ?


If some one walks into a hardware store and ask for a 1/4" drill bit, what he is really wants is a 1/4" hole.
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Old 01-16-2007, 08:18 PM   #64
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Okay, new problem, the vent holes are only 7/8", not 1" so you "F"ing morons can now start all over again!
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Old 01-16-2007, 08:23 PM   #65
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Thanks Nick........now we have Wednesday to look forward to!
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Old 01-17-2007, 01:07 AM   #66
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Hehehehehehe..He said vortex...
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Old 01-17-2007, 06:46 AM   #67
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Okay, new problem, the vent holes are only 7/8", not 1" so you "F"ing morons can now start all over again!
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Old 01-18-2007, 12:01 AM   #68
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okay, I settled it. drilled a hole and stuck a therm in it. Now its done.
How'd you start the hole without (a) centerpunching and chipping more enamel than intended, or (b) skating and skitching all over the lid with a runaway drill?

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(You see, I've thought about it, but haven't done it yet. )
John, wait until March when I come to visit. Mr. Beefeater and I would be pleased to help you drill holes in your WSM.

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John, wait until March when I come to visit. Mr. Beefeater and I would be pleased to help you drill holes in your WSM.

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you're coming to visit in march???

John - when are you sending out the invites for the big party?
Oh... You mean you haven't gotten yours yet?
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John, wait until March when I come to visit. Mr. Beefeater and I would be pleased to help you drill holes in your WSM.

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you're coming to visit in march???

John - when are you sending out the invites for the big party?
It's a rolling party, barbecue-touring through the Southeast. Got any ideas for must-stop destinations for us?

--John
(BTW, social stops along the way are a great idea!)
(I'm hiding my drills. )
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