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BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
edited 5:03AM in EggHead Forum
Bought it from The Mothership back in October, used it only 3 times (Max. temp. 380*F) and the gasket has come off!!!!!! :evil:

Any suggestions to fix gasket??glue?? etc. greatly appreciated....TKS



  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    Well!! finally a sad picture from you! :( I can't help you with that. so far, knock on wood, we have not had to deal with it on any of ours . like I said Knock on wood!
  • hmm .. . looks like a tough problem. .. suggest you box it up and send it to me here in virginia. .. i'll work on it for you, then test it out to make sure it works OK. ...i'll give it back to you next time i see you, say in may in waldorf or next october in atlanta ... yeah, that sounds fair!! :woohoo:

    otherwise, call the mothership for a new gasket kit. . ..
  • RascalRascal Posts: 3,363
    Looks as though the adhesive failed. I'll be curious to hear how you make out as I bought one a while back and have yet to use it.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Max.......I would love to do that only if I trade it for your pants :laugh: :laugh: .......and another new mini...... :woohoo:
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,769
    What you waiting on??? Christmas??

    If I had one it would be cooked on before he started home..
  • elmer's glue!
    it's worth a try
  • RascalRascal Posts: 3,363
    Bought it to use at another abode.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    TKS Rick. Home depot???? Lowes???
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,769
    You'll get Max all excited.. Someone actually wanting his Pajamas...

    Seems a shame to buy glue for that little of an area, but I would think the 3M Super 77 would work for you.
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    Try the hi temp silicon. Not the stuff Bubba cooks with :ermm:
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Any particular brand Pat??
  • should be in your kid's school backback. every place has elmer's up here.

    elmer's is edible. at least that's what school kids think :P

    some people use rtv silicone auto sealant as gasket adhesive.
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    I think Fidel uses it but don't know the name brand just that it's rated 600 plus. If not the big box store try automotive supply.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Got some Resistol EXTREME....would that work??
  • permatex hi temp (i think)

    click this
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Looks good will get it when I go to the States next. TKS
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,769
    Don't know.. All I could find was for a White Glue and lots of warnings about it being the Glue of choice for Latin American Glue Sniffers..

    Soooo why do you have it??? :woohoo:
  • Same thing happened to my Mini on the first cook. I removed the top gasket and continued using it. It works just fine.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: ..Good to know.....probably it's because we latins bond together so well .. :blink:
    BTW got your achiote paste...will send it to you from Texas around the 20th.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Now.......I was tempted to do just the same.... :laugh: Great!!!
  • Celtic wolf is right 3M super 77 works great. The mother ship suggested it when I had to replace mine a year ago.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Hope is not the one they use :laugh:
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,769
    It's not, but it does have anti-sniffing chemicals in it.. :woohoo: :lol: :laugh:
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    sniff....sniff..... :blink:
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Oh...I know it's The one with the funny rubber top...
  • Looks like your mini's gasket was part of the 'bad adhesive' run.

    If you have Lowes & Home Depot there or somewhere that carries art supplies pick up some 3M Super 77.

    The manual and replacement kits say you can use Elmers or any household glue.

    An automotive parts store will/should have hi-temp silicone to repair or replace gaskets.

    I am not sure how often you go to TX, however, if you can't find anything down there there someone this side can ship something to you. USPS won't allow the 3M 77 but most of the other stuff will be allowed.

  • thebtlsthebtls Posts: 2,300
    a can of 3m 77 for $7 at Home Depot or Office will find yourself using it for other things as well. This looks like a clean release, should go back on easily.
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  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    TKS My friend!!!!
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    TKS Tony will buy it!!
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