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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?

thanks.
Hows ya gettin' on, me ol cock? 



Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).
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  • MJGMJG Posts: 170
    I will let you know on Friday!
    Large Big Green Egg in a nest. North Shore of Boston.
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  • 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?

    Thanks!

    LBGE with a massive wish list
    Athens, Ga.
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  • lilwootylilwooty Posts: 205
    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

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  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,016
    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
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  • CANMAN1976CANMAN1976 Posts: 1,513
    I thought the new bge high temp gaskets were nomex....if not what are they made from???
    Hows ya gettin' on, me ol cock? 



    Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).
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  • North_Is_UpNorth_Is_Up Posts: 122
    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. 
    XL BGE w/CyberQ Wifi, KCBS CTC CBJ
    North Tahoe, CA
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  • 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
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,941
    I have a box of Rutland that just arrived today. Gonna get some installed this weekend

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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