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Gasket question

BordersBorders Posts: 665
edited 12:34AM in EggHead Forum
My gasket is fried in the back. I found the cause and have adjusted my hinge and think my only remaining issue is a flat area in the gasket where it's fried.[p]Do you suggest a new egg gasket or the Rutland route? Does the Rutland give you a larger margin of error if I Still have a tiny gap in the back? Has anyone tried leaving the top gasket on and putting the rutland on the bottom.[p]Thanks for your advice,


  • RRPRRP Posts: 20,838
    Just one layer of the Rutland when properly pushed into itself so that the 5/8" flat tape actually widens to cover the whole 1 1/4" edge should solve your problem.

    L, M, S, Mini
    Dunlap, IL
  • Borders,I would not want a gap, the gasket should give a good tight seal whether it is the felt or the Rutland. I would first adjust the hinge and/or band.Once you can not stick a piece of paper between the closed domes, you should be good to go. If you still have a gap, I would then replace the lower gasket with a Rutland or similar product.The felt gasket will burn if you have a gap which allows heated gases to exit over/through the felt...Rutland does not burn.

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