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Newer BGE gaskets ??

Hey all, just wondering how the newer BGE high temp gasket stacks up compared to the older wool-like one.I'm pretty sure its not comparable to the rutland but will it tolerate pizza cooks better than the older bge gasket?

Hows ya gettin' on, me ol ****

Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).


  • MJGMJG Posts: 272
    I will let you know on Friday!
    Large Big Green Egg in a nest. North Shore of Boston.
  • dpittarddpittard Posts: 126
    Sorry, I can't actually answer your question but I do have a question about your question.  Do all new Eggs come with the "high temp" gasket you are referring to?


    LBGE with a massive wish list
    Athens, Ga.
  • lilwootylilwooty Posts: 214
    BGE sent me a replacement under warranty a couple of months ago.  It is their newer high temp gasket.  I would agree that it is a step up from the wool gasket that originally came with my XL, however it is nowhere near the durability of a Rutland or Nomex.

    Living Large and XL

  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,030
    My buddy has a new large with the new style gasket. He has done pizza 2 or 3 times so far and the gasket still looks new. Definitely a step up from the wool gaskets. Mine wool/felt gasket burned off on my second cook, so it is a step up. I think it is a nomes material. It is just grey instead of white.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • CANMAN1976CANMAN1976 Posts: 1,565
    I thought the new bge high temp gaskets were nomex....if not what are they made from???
    Hows ya gettin' on, me ol ****

    Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).
  • North_Is_UpNorth_Is_Up Posts: 134
    I have a new BGE gasket, too. I run some probe cables through it and it's already getting pitted after less than 2 months. At least I try to run the cables through the same general area to keep damage to a minimum. 
    Small (hatched 6/13/2015)
    XL (hatched 4/21/2012)
    CyberQ Wifi, KCBS CTC CBJ
    Northern CA
  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    I thought the new bge high temp gaskets were nomex....if not what are they made from???
    That's what I thought also.
    The Naked Whiz
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,495
    I have a box of Rutland that just arrived today. Gonna get some installed this weekend


    Caledon, ON


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