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Home Geekonomics: End of Summer BBQ

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This weekend is Labor Day, supposedly the last great BBQing weekend of summer. Since it may be the final time to fire up the old grill, you might as well make it a special one.

Here are some truly awe-inspiring BBQs that are sure to make your summer blowout spectacularly geeky.

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DIY Lego Propane Tank by Instructables
If you’re going to BBQ you might as well have a little fun with it. This DIY takes a boring old propane tank and makes sure everything is awesome.

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R2-D2 UDS via The New Wookiee Workshop
For those not familiar with BBQ lingo, UDS stands for Ugly Drum Smoker, however this one is anything but. It’s a stunningly painted droid that will cook up some of the tastiest meats in the galaxy.

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Dragon Fire Pit by The Fire Pit Gallery
After a day of grilling, why not toast up some s’mores with the help of a fire breathing dragon? This gorgeous Dragon Fire Pit brings the night to life.

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BBQ for one isn’t sad, it’s AWESOME–especially when you can hack a soda can into a teeny tiny BBQ. What is this, a BBQ for ants??

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Pirate Treasure Chest BBQ by firesculptureart
What is a pirate’s’ favorite summer activity? Having a bARRRRbeque! This custom pirate BBQ is no joke, it looks like treasure and wheels and is surely a safe place to keep all your booty. By booty I mean hot dogs and burgers. Don’t forget the chARRRRcoal!

What are you doing for the holiday weekend? Let us know in the comments below!

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