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Cook chamber door

Postby Motoclay » Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:37 pm

How big of a deal is it that the cook chamber door leaks a little long the lower edge?? Is that an issue really? I mean I seem to cook ok with it....just curious
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Re: Cook chamber door

Postby Chasdev » Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:19 pm

I've never cooked with one that had a sealed tight cook chamber, besides I always leave the door open anyway.
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Postby OldUsedParts » Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:29 pm

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Re: Cook chamber door

Postby k.a.m. » Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:52 pm

Chasdev wrote:I've never cooked with one that had a sealed tight cook chamber, besides I always leave the door open anyway.

You talking firebox door or cook chamber lol.
Gonna be hard to cook with your cook chamber door open lol.
Always remember slow and steady wins the race.



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Re: Cook chamber door

Postby k.a.m. » Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:54 pm

Motoclay wrote:How big of a deal is it that the cook chamber door leaks a little long the lower edge?? Is that an issue really? I mean I seem to cook ok with it....just curious

Minor leaks on the chamber door are normal. Too big and you suck a lot of cold air in once the chamber heats and starts a draft which causes some excessive fuel use. Mild to low leaks are normal.
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Re: Cook chamber door

Postby Chasdev » Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:44 am

k.a.m. wrote:
Chasdev wrote:I've never cooked with one that had a sealed tight cook chamber, besides I always leave the door open anyway.

You talking firebox door or cook chamber lol.
Gonna be hard to cook with your cook chamber door open lol.


Well I did have to prop the cook chamber door open a few times when the temps tried to "run away" but yeah, I did mean the burn box....

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