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Lid adjust HELP

danv23danv23 Posts: 464
edited 2:37PM in EggHead Forum
Hey all, just did a burn off to de-crud my lg and noticed a pretty big gap between the cap and base on the left side only, the right is nice and tight. I made the top band loose but it doesnt matter, gap remains.

Please send me your suggestions as i am at a loss, and of course i have guests coming over to eat in a few hours.

Thanks for the help!!

The Dude: Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.

Walter Sobchak: [shouting] Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one around here who gives a **** about the rules? Mark it zero!

Cumming, GA
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Comments

  • did you melt your gasket on that side?
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  • fire eggerfire egger Posts: 1,124
    Check your gasket, as Danman said, then loosen both bands, get the dome like you want it and retighten the bands. as you tighten the bands, make sure they stay even all around.
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  • danv23danv23 Posts: 464
    Gasket survived, no problem there. Even with the band loose the lid won't sit on it, and i checked gaskets for any obstructions and i can't find any. Very frustrating! :angry: :angry: :angry:

    The Dude: Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.

    Walter Sobchak: [shouting] Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one around here who gives a **** about the rules? Mark it zero!

    Cumming, GA
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  • danv23danv23 Posts: 464
    I don't understand it, but i re-did everything and got the lid to sit real nice. Might have been a combination of pressure and my #1 culprit - stupidity.

    Thanks for responding so quickly guys! :woohoo:

    The Dude: Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.

    Walter Sobchak: [shouting] Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one around here who gives a **** about the rules? Mark it zero!

    Cumming, GA
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  • fire eggerfire egger Posts: 1,124
    Flash light theory--take it apart, put it back together, see if it works, repeat as needed.
    Happy eggin'
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  • BBQMavenBBQMaven Posts: 1,041
    If the Egg was not at outside temp while you were doing this, you'll need to recheck when it cools... be sure the bands are tight at outside temp - NOT when Egg is cooling down..
    Kent Madison MS
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