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ceramic flaking off on inside of dome

bostonjoshbostonjosh Posts: 64
edited March 2012 in EggHead Forum

i fired up the bge for the first time this season (i'm a bad egghead... it's been since the fall...) and at some point, i noticed odd spots of flaking of the ceramic in 5-6 spots.  see photos.  the flakes themselves are very thin (penny-width).  The surface left behind where the flakes came off is very rough.  Any ideas?  I plan to email the mothership too.

 

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Comments

  • Mike8itMike8it Posts: 468
    Should be a warranty claim
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  • GatoGato Posts: 766
    Hard to tell on my phone if it is ceramics or soot.
    Geaux Tigers!!!
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  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 330
    How hot did you get it?
    I could only imagine that humidity got to it and you heated the egg too quickly.
    Its a good idea to warm up the egg slowly after a long time of not use.
    But then, i might be wrong!

    Felipe
    Men, easier fed than understood!!
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  • definitely more than soot.  unfortunately. 

    I heated it slowly; 30 min, less than 300 before getting hotter.

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  • tnbarbqtnbarbq Posts: 248
    Looks like moisture froze and caused the flaking.
    Scooter 
    Mid TN. Hangin' in the 'Boro. MIM Judge
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