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Hurricane Michael Thread

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Phrygian77, Oct 8, 2018.

  1. getbent

    getbent Telefied Ad Free Member

    from what I can see... I'd say Florida is a boy... a little droopy but a boy.
     
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  2. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    Compared to California, we're fully erect and capable.
     
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  3. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    Well, I was sure wrong.
     
  4. Stubee

    Stubee Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

    Jan 22, 2007
    Mid-Michigan
    I’ve been following it closely. All the people I know near Apalachicola Bay evacuated, and that says something because one of them is a 2nd or 3rd generation shrimp fisherman and his wife really had to push him to leave, grumbling as he did. Looking at Highway 98 from Eastpoint to Carrabelle I think he’ll be glad he left.

    Very little known about where we stay because power is out & the bridge will be closed for awhile. What I’ve seen from earlier looks bad, though possibly not near-totaled like Mexico Beach. I understand they predict the bridge into Carrabelle is gonna wash out. That’s not a little bridge.

    It surprised me by retaining Cat 4 winds well inland. Just incredible.

    Hope we can go back next year because winter would be long without it, but more concerned about the locals & property owners. It is a beautiful place. IMG_5078.JPG
     
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  5. getbent

    getbent Telefied Ad Free Member

    hmmmmm.... a little premature to make that call...
     
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  6. william tele

    william tele Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 7, 2009
    Kansas City, MO
    The wife and I adopted Pensacola, Apalachicola hunk of the world as our getaway destination because it's easy for us to get to and not expensive to stay and eat. I'm sick for these folks down there and hope they can get their lives back soon...
     
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  7. dkmw

    dkmw Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Age:
    63
    Mar 30, 2016
    Florida USA
    :lol: I have the exact same rig; one of those fancy new Webers with the thermometer.

    And aren’t those Weber chimneys the schizzle? I’ve had mine for about 6 years, where all the pot-metal junk I had before rusted apart in about a year.

    Whatcha cookin’?
     
  8. william tele

    william tele Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 7, 2009
    Kansas City, MO
    Yeah, having the tmometer is good. Don't know how accurate it is but it works for me. Mostly love the ash capture. Anyone who has a wooden deck would understand how important it is!
     
  9. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    The Webers are the best for smoking, because they're so well constructed for even heat retention.

    I have one, and of course, I also use it for grilling.

    But for grilling, I can use any piece of crap.
     
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  10. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    I've been to California. Five times.
     
  11. getbent

    getbent Telefied Ad Free Member

    thats what she said.
     
  12. Phrygian77

    Phrygian77 Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 30, 2016
    Crawfordville, FL
    The new Webers are garbage. Bought this one two years ago and the paint on the inside has already pealed. It sucks because in every other respect, it's a very good grill. I have Pit Barrel that I love also, but it's still at my son in-law's (not really my in-law, but practically) house.

    I brined a whole chicken last night, with rosemary, thyme, shallot, garlic, lemon, and a jalapeño.

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  13. Phrygian77

    Phrygian77 Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 30, 2016
    Crawfordville, FL
    Sitting here in the dark now, listening to The Band by candlelight, waiting on my chicken.
     
  14. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    It doesn't get any better than that! Is the weather at least comfortable?

    We lost power for a week with Wilma, 2005, but the weather was still marvelously cool, a rarity for down here.
     
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  15. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    Did you season the grill before cooking the first time?

    But I don't doubt that Weber may stick its name on stuff nowadays that doesn't match past quality.
     
  16. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    62
    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    You could be out of power for a long time.

    Don't get your hopes up.
     
  17. Phrygian77

    Phrygian77 Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 30, 2016
    Crawfordville, FL
    Probably morning. There's no reason they couldn't be out there now, but they're waiting till the AM. Whatever, we're okay at least.
     
  18. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 21, 2011
    Bakersfield
    Weeelllllll.
     
  19. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Age:
    49
    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
    Are you sure that's paint that's peeling on the inside? My Weber is about 12 years old, and through heavy use it gets large layers of creosote/whatever built up on the inside that peels off. Knock it all loose with a scraper, wire brush the rest as well as you can, and there's still a solid coating of paint on it.
     
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