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We burned perforated plastic inside window of door.

Does this perforated vinyl offer any protection or can it be removed to allow see thru glass?

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Explain this to me in more detail, write me at home wbwill@sbcglobal.net, this could be dangerous, I don't know what you mean you by burning anything, but if you burn't something, why, and will that happen again, and what is this perforated vinyl?

Is it the enclosure of the oven, see through the glass?

Explain this to me, soon as you can.

Will

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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