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My Skutt kiln has been in storage for the last 6 years because we were living in an apartment and I had no way to work in clay there. A year ago we bought a house with a back yard shed just big enough for me to make it into a studio. A couple of weeks ago my son brought the Skutt kiln home and set it up on the patio. I had enough pieces ready to fire. I loaded the kiln and set it for a cone 5, medium speed and a 10 minute hold. The last time I went out and checked the kiln it was at 1675 F degrees. Everything was doing fine and the rate of climbing degrees seemed to be right on schedul
Hi, all. This seems like a silly question but I can't seem to find an answer anywhere. I have just completed the first test firing of my new Skutt kiln, which was great. At the end, the kilnmaster display told me the firing time, the temperature inside - all good. I pressed "stop," and now the display is cycling between "Idle" and the inside temperature. What next? How do I turn the kiln fully off until I use it next? Is there some sort of "sleep mode" so the display doesn't continue flashing a display 24 hours a day? Should I unplug it (I expect to use it somewhere between once a week a