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Permatex Copper AS a Gasket install.

Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
Well, I went ahead with it. I ended up not removing the bands because I didn't want to deal with removing the nest shelves and it turned out not to be an issue at all...First I made a jig out of some cardboard. Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos I used that to push the material around working in small sections at a time...here are the final results. Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos Can't wait for it to cure so I can test it out.

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  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,360
    I just did it a few weeks ago, your installation is so much neater than mine, congrats!  
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  • Can u buy the permatex at any auto supply store and one tube or whatever it comes in enough to do a large?
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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Yep...any auto parts store. I used two tubes on my large.
  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,360
    BBQBeerman, I used about a tube and a third.  
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    Live fast, die young, and leave a well-marbled corpse.  
     
    Ogden, Utard.  
  • Got some vacation time to take in two weeks I think I will give this a go what did u use to clean up the old gasket to make sure the permatex sticks
    Life is short,love what you do or do something else
  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    A scraper, sandpaper, acetone and a rag...in that order. I've been gasket-less for a little while now so most everything was already burned off.
  • Last thing how long do u need to let the permatex dry before cooking?
    Life is short,love what you do or do something else
  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Package says to give it 24 hours to fully cure (at 70*...longer if colder out). I'm gonna do a spatchcock chicken tomorrow to test it out which will end up being around 30 hours from install.
  • Thanks for the help
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  • Bear 007Bear 007 Posts: 343
    Nice clean job, I do mine up in molds then apply them, the one on my large has been there for almost two years now.

  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Bear 007 said:
    Nice clean job, I do mine up in molds then apply them, the one on my large has been there for almost two years now.


    thanks...I was pretty anal about keeping it clean! I think I saw a thread you did showing using molds to make the gasket...brilliant idea, I don't have the equipment/tools for that.
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,347
    edited October 2012
    is that gasket food and hi temp safe?

    You did a very nice job. Last pizza cooks both small and mini gaskets bit the dust.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    High temp, yes. No too sure about food safe, but I was using a Rutland before so not really concerned...
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