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I think some of us has experienced the leaking grate in the back, i found out on here and did a write up on it when i did my maintenance on the stove. Never had a hopper fire or melted cam bearing. The stove is about 12+ years old. Keeping them cleaned every year and sealed is a good practice.Cleaning & Sealing Burn Grate