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Old 09-12-2008, 12:19 AM   #1
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Got my WSM today

Well it finally came in, got it all put together and looks great. The only thing that concerns me is the flimsy lookin door. When i close it there are small gaps in the bottom like it sits up to high but thats the only way it will close, any one else have the same thing?? oh well i kinda rigged it with some foil so it will sit all the way down with no gaps in the bottom.
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Old 09-12-2008, 06:30 AM   #2
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The door is flimsy! But bend it easily as needed or do like you said and make a gasket out of foil. Mine pretty much sealed with grease. What are you planning on for the maiden voyage?
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Old 09-12-2008, 07:51 AM   #3
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I have one WSM that the door seals perfectly and another where there are big gaps on each side. They both hold temps for a long time like a champ. Bend it as best you can and then don't worry about it.
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Old 09-12-2008, 11:22 AM   #6
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The door didnt need to be bent, to me it seems like the knob was mounted a little to low because it wouldnt latch when i set it in like it was saposed to be. So just extended the latch with some foil and it fits perfectly, it had like 1/4 in gaps on both sides at the bottom. But nothing is perfect so i aint to worried about it. Gonna try to do some baby backs today when i get off work, got two other Marines that want to throw a slab on for them. Cant wait to get it fired up
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Old 09-12-2008, 11:58 AM   #7
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Congrats! your gonna love it. Id suggest doing a pork shoulder too!
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Old 09-12-2008, 02:53 PM   #10
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went and picked up some loin backs , the ones without the solution. Got em in the fridge with a little mustard and some dry rub on em. Got some famous daves sauce, wanted to make my own but i aint got that much room in this tiny room of mine to store stuff. Hopefully have it fired up around 2 here in Cali.
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