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Old 07-31-2013, 10:05 AM   #1
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Unhappy I lost a dear friend last night

I wasn't going to say anything, but someone once said to me that misery loves company...

Last night I feel I may have done something that cost me a dear friend.
I don't remember how long we have been together. I don't keep track of such things. Seven years? Five? I do know that they were hard years... mostly on her.
Sure, her body isn't what it used to be, but neither is mine. I blame my body showing signs of being soft around the middle mostly on her. The food she would turn out was utterly amazing for the most part.

I had tried to help her along, dressing her up as best I could, taking it easier this past year, but last night as I slid my hand under her... and gently wrapped it around her knob as I was putting on a new propane tank, she cracked, literally falling apart to my touch...

So, like many guys my age, I think a younger model is in order. I don't have money for a corvette

My Ducane has served me well. Rest in pieces.
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Old 07-31-2013, 10:51 AM   #2
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Meet Joe. I think you two would get along great.


Meet Joe

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Old 07-31-2013, 11:04 AM   #3
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Did she have a name? RIP dear friend.
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:07 AM   #4
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Such a profound loss leave a hole in a man's heart that is impossible to fill. You have my most sincere condolences.

Check out GrillHarmony.com or GrillMatch.com. Or even ChristianGrillMingle.com. to try to begin filling that deep deep hole.

Stay away from Craig'sGrillList.com Lots of weirdos.
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:08 AM   #5
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Fred, do you have a stove?
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:11 AM   #6
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Ok, this is just cruel, ok it's very funny too. I am a big weber fan, they make a very good companion.
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:12 AM   #7
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Christian Grill Mingle...
I laugh every time I see or hear that commercial.
And I will definitely stay away from Craig's List... I watch those LMN movies

And yes I have a stove. That's where I steam my broccoli

Off to look at Joe...
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:15 AM   #8
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Ahh, Kamado Joe...
I need gas .40. I've got a WSM and a Smokey Joe. I need my 3-4 burner propane guzzling gasser.

And I will definitely give Weber a close look. They have those right down here at the hardware store. I'm not the type that can do without the companionship of a grill for long.
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:23 AM   #9
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Meet Gen. I started a relationship with her last year and she has since become my new go to girl on weeknights, when I need a quickie meal.



I also have my old kettle grill, but usually save her for the weekends.
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Ahh, Kamado Joe...
I need gas .40. I've got a WSM and a Smokey Joe. I need my 3-4 burner propane guzzling gasser.

And I will definitely give Weber a close look. They have those right down here at the hardware store. I'm not the type that can do without the companionship of a grill for long.
In my mind, Weber is the way to go for gas. I bought my Ducane (owned by Weber) because I didn't want to spend the big bucks for a Weber. Weber charcoal is a different story.
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