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  • Jon Solberg
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 4819

    Bummer at Weber!

    No injuries after accident, roof collapse at Weber facility in Huntley

    A Friday morning construction accident at the new Weber-Stephen Products global distribution center caused a big part of the roof to collapse, but no injuries
    A concrete truck pouring the floor inside the 750,120-square-foot facility being built on Freeman Road just east of Huntley Outlet Mall hit a support pillar, causing a 200-by-500-foot section of the roof to collapse just before noon, according to the Huntley Fire Protection District. None of the 50 or so workers in the building at the time were injured in the collapse, and made it to safety.




    http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2015/0...ntley/ayatnhn/
  • Huskee
    Administrator
    • May 2014
    • 15434
    • central MI, USA
    • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

      Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

      Smokers / Grills
      • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
      • PBC
      • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
      • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
      • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
      • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
      • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
      • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
      • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
      • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

      Thermometers
      • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
      • (7) Maverick ET-732s
      • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
      • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
      • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
      • Thermapen MkII, orange
      • ThermoPop, yellow
      • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
      • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
      • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
      • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

      Accessories
      • Instant Pot 6qt
      • Anova Bluetooth SV
      • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
      • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
      • BBQ Dragon
      • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
      • Weber grill topper
      • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
      • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
      • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

      Beverages
      • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
      • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
      • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
      • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
      • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
      • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
      • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

      About me
      Real name: Aaron
      Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

      Occupation:
      • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

    #2
    Price increase, $10/grill. Lol

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    • Jon Solberg
      Former Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 4819

      #3
      BUY NOW! Dont delay!

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      • charchamp
        Former Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 107
        • Phoenix AZ

        #4
        wow that is sad, negligence is usually the cause of job site injuries. I see it often sadly in the commercial/industrial construction trade. I am glad the only thing hurt was the structure as it CAN be rebuilt. wonder if this will impact production??

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        • HC in SC
          Former Member
          • Nov 2014
          • 476
          • SC Lowcountry

          #5
          The truck driver's gonna get a whiz quiz for sure on that one.....

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          • Huskee
            Administrator
            • May 2014
            • 15434
            • central MI, USA
            • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

              Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

              Smokers / Grills
              • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
              • PBC
              • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
              • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
              • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
              • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
              • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
              • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
              • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
              • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

              Thermometers
              • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
              • (7) Maverick ET-732s
              • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
              • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
              • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
              • Thermapen MkII, orange
              • ThermoPop, yellow
              • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
              • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
              • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
              • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

              Accessories
              • Instant Pot 6qt
              • Anova Bluetooth SV
              • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
              • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
              • BBQ Dragon
              • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
              • Weber grill topper
              • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
              • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
              • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

              Beverages
              • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
              • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
              • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
              • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
              • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
              • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
              • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

              About me
              Real name: Aaron
              Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

              Occupation:
              • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

            #6
            Originally posted by charchamp View Post
            wow that is sad, negligence is usually the cause of job site injuries. I see it often sadly in the commercial/industrial construction trade. I am glad the only thing hurt was the structure as it CAN be rebuilt. wonder if this will impact production??
            My guess is no, says it's a global distribution center so I'm thinking it's intended to be more of a warehouse.

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            • Jon Solberg
              Former Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 4819

              #7
              It a distribution center. I bet they will keep on shipping. You cant keep the awesomeness of Weber down [hehehe] I have to think its kind of a slow time for them and their just ramping up stock for spring.

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              • richinlbrg
                Founding Member
                • Jul 2014
                • 1892
                • Leesburg, VA. (Northern, VA)
                • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

                #8
                Fortunately, no inventory was lost, either!

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                • David Parrish
                  Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
                  • May 2014
                  • 5046
                  • Charlotte, NC

                  #9
                  Originally posted by richinlbrg View Post
                  Fortunately, no inventory was lost, either!
                  Phew! It'd have been a real tragedy if it had destroyed their copper paint supply.

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                  • Jerod Broussard
                    Moderator
                    • Jun 2014
                    • 9941
                    • East Texas
                    • Pit Barrel Cooker "Texas Brisket Edition"
                      Weber One Touch Premium Copper 22" Kettle (gift)
                      Slow 'n Sear for 22" Kettle
                      Weber One Touch Premium Black 26" Kettle (gift)
                      Slow 'n Sear XL for 26" Kettle (gift)
                      Weber Smokey Joe Gold
                      Weber Rapid Fire Chimney
                      Vortex
                      Maverick ET-732 White
                      Maverick ET-732 Copper
                      2- Auber SYL-1615 fan systems(Awesome!!!!!!!!)
                      Thermoworks Thermapen w/ Back light (gift)
                      Thermoworks Timestick
                      Cambro Model 300MPC110 w/ Winco SS Pans
                      B & B and Kingsford Charcoal
                      B & B Pellets

                    #10
                    Life without a copper Weber....kinda painful to picture a life with a void such as that.

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                    • Jon Solberg
                      Former Member
                      • Jul 2014
                      • 4819

                      #11
                      I think I need a Weber tattoo, a copper one

                      Comment


                      • smarkley
                        smarkley commented
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                        LMAO!
                    • David Parrish
                      Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
                      • May 2014
                      • 5046
                      • Charlotte, NC

                      #12
                      Originally posted by Jon Solberg View Post
                      I think I need a Weber tattoo, a copper one
                      Nice. You can be the OP in the new "Show Us Your Weber Tattt" thread

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                      • Jon Solberg
                        Jon Solberg commented
                        Editing a comment
                        Ya know I'd make it non bias. Like "Show Us Your Smoker Tatoo" hehehehe

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