Masterbuilt Door Leakage

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Original poster
Oct 26, 2009
Longmont, CO
Hi gang,
I just picked up a new Materbuilt 40" from Cabelas. It's seasoning right now and I'm seeing a pretty good amount of smoke escaping around the door.
Has anyone dealt with this? I'm thinking there must be a heat resistant gasket that ago in there.
Thanks in advance.
I had that when I got mine, and all I had to do was adjust the door latch a little tighter.

If that isn't your problem, I would call Masterbuilt, and tell them your problem.

This RTV sealant has been used quite extensively my users here:

Squeeze a thin layer all around the door frame, cover in saran wrap(So RTV doesn't stick to the door itself), close and latch the doors over night as it cures.

I did this with mine and now no smoke whatsoever leaks out the doors.
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