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Unread 03-15-2009, 08:38 AM   #2593
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Originally Posted by 1130home View Post
Will a bad fitting lid cause temps to rise to 300 and stay there even if all vents closed except exhaust?
Vent closed, valve closed, exhaust open.............300+ degrees.
Air is getting in to fuel the fire from somewhere, I would start by looking at the lid fit, use some aluminum foil around the lip of the barrel as a gasket, place the lid back on and see if it affects your temp.
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