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  • ShellandSwine
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    • Jun 2019
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    • Bobtown, PA
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      Southwestern corner of Pennsylvania

    Wind Storm Damage

    So we had a bit of wind over Thanksgiving and my canopy gave its life protecting the smokers. No damage to any smoker or grill thankfully. Do you guys figure my grills will be okay through the winter in just their covers or should I move the ones I won't use until spring to the shed? I'm in SW Pennsylvania and it we'll see snow and lots of rain.

    Also, I've seen on other sites where guys have used the frames of these canopies to make diy canopies. I haven't seen that here, but the uprights are still in good shape. I hate to trash the whole thing!
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  • snowswamp
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    • Dec 2017
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    • Lakewood, CO
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    #2
    That. Sucks.

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    • Spinaker
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      • Nov 2014
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      • Land of Tonka
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      #3
      Oh shoot! I think you will be fine with just covers. Get the candy back up when you can but for now, the grills and smokers will be fine under the covers. That is how all of mine sit right now.

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      • holehogg
        Club Member
        • Nov 2017
        • 1620
        • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

        #4
        Bummer.

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        • LA Pork Butt
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          • Dec 2014
          • 4523
          • Grew up in New Orleans, lived in Texas for 20 years, lived in Mandeville, LA for 22 years. I now liv

          #5
          I understand. Gusting winds are a real problem in Dallas.

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          • RichieB
            Club Member
            • Apr 2018
            • 806
            • Western Mass

            #6
            Well here is proof a cover is all they need. Tommrow all I'll need is a whole lot of medication for my soar body.

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            • Spinaker
              Spinaker commented
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              I love it. This is what makes us men!

            • Old Glory
              Old Glory commented
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              We got about 16 inches on the North Shore

            • Dan Deter
              Dan Deter commented
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              What is all that white stuff?
          • Attjack
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            #7
            Decent grills and smokers are pretty tough. You can probably safely make it through the winter. That way you have more time to decide what your new solution will be.
            Last edited by Attjack; December 3rd, 2019, 03:40 PM.

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            • RonB
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              • Apr 2016
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              • Near Richmond VA
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              #8
              Tough for sure...

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              • Steve B
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                • Jun 2016
                • 2617
                • Rockland county New York
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                #9
                You’ll be fine with just covers. As long as they’re of decent quality. That’s how mine roll. Never a problem.

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                • FireMan
                  FireMan commented
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                  What would happen if they are of indecent quality? 🕶

                • Spinaker
                  Spinaker commented
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                  Ladies and Gentleman..........he's still here! LOL.

                  FireMan

                • Steve B
                  Steve B commented
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                  FireMan They might get arrested for indecent.....
              • Old Glory
                Club Member
                • Feb 2018
                • 630
                • Northshore MA

                #10
                My two cents...If you have room in the shed why not put them up there.

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                • glitchy
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                  I agree with this. If you don’t think you’ll use them and have space put em away for winter. Though I had a Genesis Silver A last over 20 Iowa winters under a cover and roof overhang and still sold it to a happy buyer to use for hopefully 20 more. They should survive either way.

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