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Gasket Problem

WillieWillie Posts: 132
edited 4:36PM in EggHead Forum
On my medium, I have about 6 to 8 inches of gasket that is gone at the hinge ( back ) area. Can I replace just that area rather than replace the whole gasket? Thanks for any advice. Willie.

Comments

  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 5,430
    The new piece you try and piece in will be thicker than the old stuff untill it gets flattened with age and you will create new air gaps that will more than likely cause the gasket to fail at the seams of the old and new gasket.
    I woul replace it all.
    Darian
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,451
    Willie,

    If the rest of the gasket is in relatively new condition you can replace the piece. Cut the old gasket and the new at substantial angles. I would look at how you lost the gasket at the back. Make sure the dome is closing evenly and not scuffing the gasket when you open and close.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    did you see my Bomba sandwitches HERE they are

    sorry willie for hijacking your post.... i would relace the whole thing but like little steven said there is a reason this happened you might want to try to figure out what ;)

    happy eggin

    TB

    Anderson S.C.

    "Life is too short to be diplomatic. A man's friends shouldn't mind what he does or says- and those who are not his friends, well, the hell with them. They don't count."

    Tyrus Raymond Cobb

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