|Bob said: (quoted from post at 15:33:30 08/27/13) Typically, that point is reached just BEFORE the smoke begins to leak out!|
......and with the insulation technology of yesteryear generators, I expect about 300F would be in vicinity of that smoke point. At 400F, you are likely on the short fuse! If I spit on it & it sizzles (212+), I would look into it. This post was edited by JMOR at 15:16:22 08/29/13.