Glass for Hitzer 50-93

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Post Sat. Dec. 08, 2012 4:26 pm

Hey guys. Many people on here have been very nice and helpful to me. So here's a tip that maybe somebody could use... If you're tired of spending $80 every time your glass breaks on your stove, do this. Drill and tap four 1/4-20 holes in your load door and affix 1/8 plate steel as such. It cost $40, and its fixed for good!! As well, the stove will retain a little more heat to boot.
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Post Mon. Dec. 10, 2012 10:51 am

A glass door is one of the nicer features of modern stoves. You can see the condition of the fire at a glance plus I enjoy looking at it. If the glass is breaking repeatedly I would suspect it is not mounted properly.

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Post Mon. Dec. 10, 2012 11:48 am

Ditto on that Richard. Going on my 4th year with my 50-93 glass--yes, it takes some effort to clean & change gasket (not yet) but, it sure is nice seeing the ladies strut their stuff. :) The glass radiates as much heat as a piece of tin I would suspect.

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 1:35 pm

Thanks for the constructive criticism, fellas. Look, all I was trying to do was save a fella a few bucks if he doesn't care what his stove looks like. In these economic times, function and price will trump pretty every time. LOL :)

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 3:01 pm

Now now boys play nice. :D

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 6:25 pm

cmk9180 wrote:function and price will trump pretty every time
Not in MY house, with my live-in interior designer. :lol: Find an artistic high school student, have him/her paint some red coals and blue flames on the steel plate. Or have him paint a wood fire to remind you of all the work you save with coal. Functional AND pretty. Sort of like the fish-tank screen savers for your computer. :)

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 7:02 pm

Lol!!!!! Gotta love the spousal unit. My stove is in my man-cave (what used to be called a basement). I told my wife that in this area, you'll not decorate or begin sentences with the following phrases: wanna, needa, or canya. Consequently, she stays upstairs. Hahahaha

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 7:12 pm

freetown fred wrote:Ditto on that Richard. Going on my 4th year with my 50-93 glass--yes, it takes some effort to clean & change gasket (not yet) but, it sure is nice seeing the ladies strut their stuff. :) The glass radiates as much heat as a piece of tin I would suspect.
Thanks for straightening me out on that Fred.. :wtf: I couldn't figure out what I was looking at :D

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 7:22 pm

I see that you like Rush, Lightning. Good choice in music.

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 7:32 pm

cmk9180 wrote:I see that you like Rush, Lightning. Good choice in music.
Hey thanks man! Rush is my all time favorite :D seen them 8 times live 8-)
I play in a band too, we do "The Spirit of the Radio"..
For one song I get to be Geddy Lee, playin bass, doin keys and singing lead on that one

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I see you live in Hinsdale! Yer about a 15 minute drive from where I am!

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 7:54 pm

Supposedly, Alex Lifeson is like a 3rd cousin of mine. I have relatives that live in Toronto. I haven't met him. I guess he had a really long, hard-to-pronounce Serbian last name (like mine) and changed it to Lifeson many years ago...

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 8:27 pm

cmk9180 wrote:I guess he had a really long, hard-to-pronounce Serbian last name (like mine)
One of those names where we just want to say, "Come on, guy, buy a vowel" :?:

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 8:32 pm

Exactly, Bob.

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Post Tue. Dec. 11, 2012 8:41 pm

Years ago Bob and Ray did a satire of a popular radio show that interviewed people in Grand Central Station. So they approach a person and ask him his name. He answers, "I can't really tell you because nobody in my family has been able to pronounce it so we just say Smith".

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