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Lee pot died.

Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:51 am
by mtngun
I've never seen this happen before.
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The heating element appears to have melted its way through the wall of the pot and is protruding about 3/8". It still heats the lead, but was causing some sort of weird contamination. The pot and the ladle would quickly become coated with red crud (the pic shows AFTER I scraped off the red crud, which had been over 1/8" thick), and the melt would look and act funny.

No big complaints because I've used this pot hard and you could say that it's given me my money's worth. :lol: