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Rutland XL length?

frankie482frankie482 Posts: 253
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum
What length Rutland gasket do I need for an XL?

Thanks!
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  • SteveWPBFLSteveWPBFL Posts: 1,271
    Here's a suggestion .....

    Measure the diameter (D) of the seal.

    Divide the diameter (D) by 2 to get the radius (R).

    The seal length is the circumference of the seal diameter, which is equal to 2 (Pi)R.

    Pi = 3.14159, call it 3.14

    2(Pi) = 6.28.

    Multiply 6.28 x R to get your min. seal length.

    Add a couple inches for shrinkage in the dryer, trimming, etc.

    How's dat?
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  • frankie482frankie482 Posts: 253
    Way over my head!

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  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,722
    edited May 2012
    I used 94 inches when I did mine, along with about a 1/2 tube of Permatex Ultra Copper.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

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  • frankie482frankie482 Posts: 253
    I used 94 inches when I did mine, along with about a 1/2 tube of Permatex Ultra Copper.



    Thanks!
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    steve: or just Pi times D.  since D=Rx2


    ;)
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • SteveWPBFLSteveWPBFL Posts: 1,271
    Left out x2 to cover both top and bottom, too!
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    not for a rutland.  one on the bottom only (or top only, i guess).  and no preshrinking req'd
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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