Pitting in back of Dauntless Flex burn?

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New Member
Jan 17, 2023
This is the removable back plate that covers the catalytic element (not installed, awaiting catalytic kit from dealer)

After about 10 fires I’ve noticed the pitting on the back of the fire block. Is this normal/acceptable or should I bring this up with the dealer? I’ve had very poor luck actually getting straight answers out of the dealer. What do y’all think?



Chimney sweep
Staff member
Jan 14, 2014
central pa
That just looks like surface bubbles from when it was cast. Not a big deal


New Member
Jan 18, 2023
Coos Bay, OR
The back plate on my Dauntless is pitted a little, not as much as yours though...