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theeaterofshades

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Firebox hinge pins seam to have failed
« on: December 13, 2021, 11:34:48 AM »
Hi All,

My firebox's hinge "pins" are gone so now the hinge no longer hold the cover on.  Anyone have this before?  Any ideas for a fix?


barelfly

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Re: Firebox hinge pins seam to have failed
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2021, 06:54:34 PM »
I have not read about that on this board. I would call Steve, the owner of the company, and speak with him about it. See what he may be able to provide in regards to answers/resolutions.
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Re: Firebox hinge pins seam to have failed
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2021, 04:56:16 AM »
I agree with Jeremy...I have been a member of the smokin-it community for 8 years, and I can't recall anyone posting about this problem.   I would definitely contact Steve and see what he suggests.
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Re: Firebox hinge pins seam to have failed
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2021, 07:48:55 PM »
I know Steve has replacement boxes. A quick fix might be as close as your nearest hardware store.  Brazing rods might serve well as a replacement hinge pin.  There is also wire rods available.  All reasonably priced.  I suggest this if your unit is over 3 years old.
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