Door top cut position

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Door top cut position

Post by Tipps » May 16th, 2018, 12:00 pm

I’m not quite there yet, but was thinking on my door layout, where exactly should the top cut be located - 12:00 position, or maybe an inch in either side of that? I would love to keep ain out of cooker, and only thing that would make sense is the top door cut past 12:00 just a little (towards the back), with strap over door.

What’s the common location?



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Re: Door top cut position

Post by mp4 » May 16th, 2018, 12:05 pm

One inch past 12:00 for the top cut keeps the rain out and 1" below 3:00 for the lower cut maximizes your grate depth.



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Re: Door top cut position

Post by Big T » May 16th, 2018, 7:05 pm

:yth:


Measure Twice.....Cut Three Times.

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Re: Door top cut position

Post by Rodcrafter » May 17th, 2018, 5:32 am

Yes


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Re: Door top cut position

Post by stijntje113 » May 17th, 2018, 6:11 am

Do it like this indeed!
I misinterpreted the instructions (I think) and my rain is dripping on the grates..



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Re: Door top cut position

Post by Stewart » May 17th, 2018, 7:52 am

Yep this is most critical in the process



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