Originally Posted by chavr904
Ok will do. The pic is from the cooking chamber looking towards the firebox. The bolt heads are from the cooking chamber bolting up the firebox. The convection plate is 90° so I wasn't sure if I need to poke some holes to let the bolt heads poke through or just put some foil in between the gap caused by the bolt heads.
I just re-read your post and looked at the pics again. I misunderstood your post. I thought the gap was between the SFB & MC. But I think it's just the gap from the plate for heat distribution which is ok. If it's what I'm thinking it is, you may have to actually move the plate back to get a wider gap to get more heat. That's if what I'm looking at is what I think it is.
I have what I call a baffle on mine. Here's what it looks like.
Firebox is on right. MC on left.
MC on top. SFB on bottom.
My best advice is put the plate in and check your temps on both sides. If the SFB side is too hot plug it up with some foil like you said. If SFB temp is low because of plate make your gap a little wider.Edited by 5oclocksomewher - 6/11/14 at 4:31pm