Relatively recently I was firing to C6 when an element was ruined by some glaze dropping onto it, flaking glaze syndrome, however as I was on a tight schedule and with optimism unfounded, I continued to fire, thinking that at some time before the exhibition this kiln would reach the temp. required. I fired for a night and a day and a night, old kiln, no computer controls, remember them??, and then tired and with temp at 1070 Celsius, I turned it off.
Rang hte other people in ex. to relate that my work would be quite diminished in number.. Isolated, new element some days/weeks away.
Opened the kiln to beautifully matured glazes!
I remember reading an article "Guan but not forgotten" where the potter related that he was firing stoneware glazes at around C6
What is going on, Heatwork?
Should I try to repeat this??