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New gasket

eggoeggo Posts: 433
edited May 2012 in EggHead Forum
Got my replacement gasket (Nomex) from BGE this morning. After watching the guitarplayer video, I followed his instructions. I took the dome off and this made it a lot easier. I used 3M Super 77 per instructions except I sprayed the nomex too. Took about an hour after shrinking the nomex in cloths dryer. The old gasket was already off and rims were clean. Old gasket was removed, a few days ago while the egg was hot, making it a piece of cake. Thanks to the video, this was much easier than I anticipated. Going to give it at least a day or two before firing it up again.
Eggo in N. MS
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  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Good luck....hope it holds up better than mine did. Sounds like you did it the right way.
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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,433
    Nice job, but it will fail if you do any high temp (pizza / T-rex) cooks or cleaning burns.  Next time get yourself a Rutland Ultra Copper combo and never worry about it again.

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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  • eggoeggo Posts: 433
    @BOWHUNR   Did you put the rutland on bottom or top?  Just for future ref.
    Eggo in N. MS
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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Nice job, but it will fail if you do any high temp (pizza / T-rex) cooks or cleaning burns.  Next time get yourself a Rutland Ultra Copper combo and never worry about it again.

    Mike

    +1
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    Tell me why BGE support told me rutlands put cfc into the meat and that is why they use nomex high heat,



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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Read up on it and make your own decision....whiz has a good write up.

    http://www.nakedwhiz.com/gasketsafety/rutlandgasketsafety.htm

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