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Help with Gasket - Latest kind from BGE ?

AviatorAviator Posts: 1,558
edited January 2013 in EggHead Forum

So I just got back from the local BGE dealer who was going to get me a new gasket.

Apparently BGE has an all new kind of gasket which superseds the nomex (white) one. This new one has a grey color like the old felt ones and needs no adhesive like 3M77. I was not convinced, so a call was made to BGE and they confirmed that this is better than the nomex and the old style. I went around the store and all the new eggs were sporting this new kind as well. I came home with one, but dont know what to do.

Any intel from anyone on the forum?

______________________________________________ 

Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

>:)

Chattanooga, TN.

 

Comments

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,431
    Have a new Large being delivered on Wed with the new felt. Here is hopeing it will last a longer.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • I have the new gasket on mine as I just got it.  still looks new after 10+ cooks, including several high temp steak and pizza cooks.
  • FanOfFanboysFanOfFanboys Posts: 1,948
    I got that gasket in mail few weeks ago. Just put on today. I gotta realign my top. And supposed to let cure 24 hours before using.
    Boom
  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    I put one on my large about 4 months ago and it still looks new. I have had a couple of 750 degree cooks and it hasn't phased it a bit! I am we'll pleased with BGE new high temp. Gasket, and I know you will be too!
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,558
    Thanks guys, any pics? just to ident and make sure my new one is the same.

    ______________________________________________ 

    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Here's the best pic I have.
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,558
    Kosko said:
    Here's the best pic I have.

    Yep, thats what it looked like.

    ______________________________________________ 

    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,558
    hapster said:
    Still currently using my ceramic gasket... ;)

    :))

    ______________________________________________ 

    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 19,591
    Aviator said:

    So I just got back from the local BGE dealer who was going to get me a new gasket.

    Apparently BGE has an all new kind of gasket which superseds the nomex (white) one. This new one has a grey color like the old felt ones and needs no adhesive like 3M77. I was not convinced, so a call was made to BGE and they confirmed that this is better than the nomex and the old style. I went around the store and all the new eggs were sporting this new kind as well. I came home with one, but dont know what to do.

    Any intel from anyone on the forum?

    Lean somethin new every day.  I'd like to know what this new stuff is.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/comment/1234855/#Comment_1234855

     

    Pictures of new high temp gaskets posted back in Sept.2012

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,101
    Just did a pizza cook, in time this gasket will char and burn off like the others. Good luck.
    Seattle, WA
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,692
    I upgraded to Nomex. After tons of high temp cooks still looks new.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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