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Ok to cut loose?

I've done 3 cooks with my new LBGE. Is it now safe to cook at elevated temperatures? The first 3 cooks were done at 300-400 degrees.



  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 13,795
    Go nuts! The gasket is as cured as it will get.
  • dihtndihtn Posts: 225
    Thank you!
  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 2,105

    And just stand by to replace your gasket once you start doing some serious cooking.

    RRP + Rutland = good to go!

    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 9,806
    I think the new gaskets (lighter gray color) don't have to be cured or broken in like the others. so either way you're good to go :)

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 1,295
    edited September 2013
    I always break in my gaskets with high heat. Let it fly.

    John - SLC, UT

     Webers, Eggs, Bubba Keg, Smokin-It #3, Blackstones

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