This video shows L&L's T3436 Bell-Lift Kiln being raised and lowered with its optional electric winch. The standard winch is hand operated on these smaller Bell-Lift kilns.
An instructional video for assembling an L&L Bell-Lift DaVinci kiln.
The molecules of air (which expand during the heating of the kiln) do not carry many BTUs. The hottest the air gets at the output of the motor is about 140°F.
It is fine to go through a roof with the L&L Vent-Sure kiln fumes vent system.
The hinge piece that attaches to the lid has to "ears". These must go on the outside of the hinge piece that attaches to the body of the kiln.
Installation instructions for L&L's Vent-Sure Downdraft Kiln Vent.
See this page.
TC1 is the top and TC2 is the bottom.
TC1 is the top, TC2 is the middle and TC3 is the bottom.