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Egg leaking out of the bottom

xfire_ATXxfire_ATX Posts: 984
edited July 8 in EggHead Forum
It’s been raining a bit but I ran a Brisket July 4th and then ran up to 400 afterwards.   We’ve had maybe 1/2” since and when I fired egg up to 400 now I see water dripping off in painted portion below .   I was planning on running up to 600 until out of charcoal after I pull the chicken.   Thoughts?

edit- this base is maybe 18 months old and I just cleaned all the ash out which was dry


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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 10,402
    If you can see clear water droplets I would cruise at 350-400. You need to dry the ceramics out before going hog wild. IMHO. Hopefully you don’t have any cracks already 

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  • xfire_ATXxfire_ATX Posts: 984
    After further review my egg had maybe a 3/8"-1/2" underbite which was soaking the gasket and getting in the ceramics.  Re-aligned lid today another 350 5 hour burn to dry it out.
    LBGE, Charbroil Gas Grill, Weber Q2000, Old Weber Kettle, Yeti 65, RTIC 20, Too many drinkware vessels to mention.

    Not quite in Austin, TX City Limits
    Just Vote- What if you could choose "none of the above" on an election ballot? Millions of Americans do just that, in effect, by not voting.  The result in 2016: "Nobody" won more counties, more states, and more electoral votes than either candidate for president. 
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