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Gasket Question

GBCGBC Posts: 58
What can you guys tell me about the High-Que Gold Standard Gasket?


  • EggoMaticEggoMatic Posts: 130
    I can't speak on that gasket. But I can speak on my Rutland gasket. I wouldn't spend that money for something I'll be replacing in a couple of years. Why not spend half of that for a gasket that's gonna last for a bunch of years.
    LBGE Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Randy1Randy1 Posts: 373
    The adhesive will fail. The only thing that will not fail is a Rutland gasket applied with permatex ultra copper.....IMO.
  • danv23danv23 Posts: 561
    +2, lg and xl both rutland'd

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  • 4Runner4Runner Posts: 2,212
    No issues here with the high que. I used to use the Super 77 adhesive but once I found high que and the ease of application, I have never looked back.
    Joe - I'm a reformed gasser-holic aka 4Runner Columbia, SC Wonderful BGE Resource Site: and  and
    What am I drinking now?   Woodford....neat
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,749
    I haven't seen that one before. Warranty is nice on it.
  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,030
    The high temp gaskets are fine (no experience with that one) it's the adhesives that fail. I went with a Rutland and permatex and haven't looked back.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,814
    This worked great with my nomex gasket
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • 4Runner4Runner Posts: 2,212
    This is the one I use. No adhesive failure.
    Joe - I'm a reformed gasser-holic aka 4Runner Columbia, SC Wonderful BGE Resource Site: and  and
    What am I drinking now?   Woodford....neat
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,215
    I have the old High-Q Nomex on my MBGE, two years old and working like new. Key is to install so the gasket does not overhang the interior of the egg. Sorry, no experience with this new kevlar version. 
    In an egg, a Rutland should last as long as the egg, hell the one on my wood stove has been there for 10 years, but the food safe issue concerns me, and just because a bunch of folks use it does not make it safe. Given my food safe Nomex gasket has seen at least 300 cooks to date, I don't miss 10 cents a cook. By the look of it it will be more like 5 or 6 cents a cook before it will need replacing. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 5,225
    +1 with @skiddymarker except mine is 4yrs old on my large


    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,254
    Haven't tried it but my neighbor loves his HiQue grate.

    We both have rutlands with permatex.  It has taken all of the abuse I can throw at it for the past 18 months and still going strong.  About to replace the one on my wife's Large, so I looked at the link.

    For $30+ I'll be going with a Rutland to do hers. 
    Knoxville, TN
  • ThatgrimguyThatgrimguy Posts: 1,554
    Rutland for the win.
    Biloxi, MS
    XL / Small

    "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those timid spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt
  • minniemohminniemoh Posts: 1,391
    I use Rutland too. I know for a fact that I've ingested at least one Rutland gasket's worth of fiberglass just from insulating several houses! I'm betting that so much of the food we eat today has so much preservative and additional toxic coloring in it that if a few strands of fiberglass make it into my burger a few times a year, I'll still make it just as long. 

    The other vices that go along with egging will likely catch up with me before any issues from a Rutland gasket. Which reminds me, I really need to kick the chewing habit.
    L x2, M, S, and Mini. She says I have enough now....
    eggAddict from MN!
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