Nancy Dudley Submits May 1983 Photo Of Fred Bodin With His @WeberGrills Go-Anywhere

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Hi Joey, I am enjoying your blogs as always and have attached a photo just for fun. It is a very old, moldy and underexposed kodachrome and I am not sending it for a blog post hopeful, just to accompany some info. I don’t know if you knew your old friend of blog Fred B. was nuts about Weber cookers. Around the end of the 1970’s or beginning of the 80’s he had a Smokey Joe and then discovered whatever the rectangular one is- ( sorry, I am not into grills). He referred to it as THE WEBER, all caps bold and italic whenever he spoke of it which was often and to whoever would listen. He would demonstrate not only it’s juicy but grilled cooking features, but his favorite feature the utter GENIUS legs which would fold up to lock on the lid, as well as how it’s shape…

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  • What a nice GMG reader to make time for that reminiscence and shared connection — and send photos. Joey did you guys discuss Weber grills? I remember the photo of Fred grilling in the back of the boat during the race– was it this little guy?

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  • Very nice sharing here thanks to all! Fred was a special man for sure his Avatar with the beard classic look too! Donna, his presence is with all he touched on the path of life, and can never be taken only given! I miss him too! Dave & Kim

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  • Although I didn’t know him well, I always liked roaming into his Main St. shop to look and chat with Fred.

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