Posted 08 June 2014 - 01:17 PM
during firing. Not all just a couple. Cone 10 reduction.
Anyone have this happen?
Posted 08 June 2014 - 01:44 PM
I have heard of some cracking with New ones from a few reasons-Bad batch from Factory and as mentioned wet or frozen ones.
Posted 08 June 2014 - 07:38 PM
Posted 08 June 2014 - 07:43 PM
As these where on top my thought is they got hot fast and had water in them hence the cracks.
You should store them off a concrete surface say up on wood to keep them from weeping up moisture during the winters
My advancers are out but under cover always but also up on a two x frame of wood with zero issues.
Also stored vertically
Posted 10 June 2014 - 07:37 PM
Posted 10 June 2014 - 07:57 PM
It happens to everyone at some point. I've unloaded a couple of kilns where the pots were holding up the shelf. Happened in college- once with old shelves, and once when a post from the salt kiln melted. Another reason it's good to have your pots only a tad shorter than the post- the shelf can't fall very far when it breaks!
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