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Old 06-25-2012, 10:02 PM   #1
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Picked up this Weber off of Craigslist last week and have used it a few times.

Was planning on doing some ribs for my birthday next week but after a couple tests I'm having a hard time getting the temps down without using just 10 briquettes.
I did notice that the vents on the bottom stick up away from the inside of the kettle and figured that too much air is getting in. Am I right thinking that's the problem or will this thing just not run at 225 with 30-40 briquettes?
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Old 06-25-2012, 11:24 PM   #2
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Nothing but the best!
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:07 AM   #3
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Looks nice and clean, good get!
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Ya know... the performer is my favorite. I hardly use my other grills. Nice score.
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Old 06-26-2012, 07:21 PM   #5
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Fix them bottom vents up and you will be fine!
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:11 PM   #6
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Nice!!
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Nice score!
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Old 06-26-2012, 10:42 PM   #8
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Re: The new to me Performer

If you are still having problems with the temps, try blocking off one of the vents with foil, I have the same problem with my one touch 22.5, now its running like a champ.
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Old 06-26-2012, 10:57 PM   #9
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If you are still having problems with the temps, try blocking off one of the vents with foil, I have the same problem with my one touch 22.5, now its running like a champ.
I'll try that. Thanks for the advice.
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you might just have gotten the best grill there is.
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