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    Hi im looking for some advice my oven had some cracks ,some have been filled and have stayed filled without cracking again but some others have cracked again. I wil post pictures.
    what shall i do?

    Thanks

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    • #3
      I see you have a butane oven in your dome, be careful. those things can get REALLY hot!

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        I have been putting it on the lowest flame to dry to help with drying the oven out. Its still sofitsh on the bottom 6 inches i mean if i press my finger in it indents. What about the cracks? Any advice?

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        • #5
          Fast drying will lead to more cracking, as youíve already found. Allow it to dry by sun and wind, much safer.
          Like I advised earlier you canít get plastic clay to stick to dry clay. You have to wet the area, fill the crack then leave it to dry.
          Last edited by david s; 05-19-2019, 12:32 AM.
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