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Old 03-30-2011, 06:05 PM
Brian Wong Shui Brian Wong Shui is offline
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Originally Posted by Pete VanderLaan View Post
I agree with Brian. That metal needs some pushback capacity to it or the castings will go out of alignment. I haven't yet faced the door issue but I will soon. I have one spare but it is such a heavy thing that I want to lighten it up and go with a bunch more fiber and a ceramic shell on the hot face.

Brian, how long was that element in service? I occasionally hear about failure's like that. I've just never had one. I just usually melt the connectors.
The element was in service about 3.5 years.
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