Originally Posted by Bob in St. Louis
Cool. Glad to hear you're figuring it out!
Are you opening the door to peek inside?
Cause that blast of cool fresh air will be messing with your temps and make you want to chase it.
No I make it a point of emphasis to not open it up at all for the first 6 hours.
And i cleaned it b/c it sat in my basement uncleaned for 9 months and the smoke residue left a rust looking stain all through it. It was orangish red and a search in here revealed many saying to brush it out.