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Unread 11-23-2012, 01:04 PM   #7
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Bandera's lose a lot of heat out of the lid to the fire box and through the sides and bottom of the firebox. I lined mine with thin fire brick and sealed off the lid with a 1/2" plate of steel, it doesn't have to be that thick, but I'm using mine as a griddle. That fixed the problem.
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