Why is the lid hinge off to the left instead of directly at the back of the Master-Touch Premium? Having the hinge on the left side of the Master-Touch Premium provides more stability to the kettle when the lid is open. Related articles I can’t get the lid and bowl of my Master-Touch Premium to fit properly and there’s a lot of smoke escaping out of the front of the kettle. How do I fix this? Why isn’t the lid damper in the center of the lid on a Master-Touch Premium? Why does the lid on my Master-Touch Premium feel lighter than a normal Weber kettle lid? Why does the lid on my Master-Touch Premium rock from side to side? Why are my One-Touch Cleaning System blades bending up?