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Rutland Gasket Needed

BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
edited 8:47PM in EggHead Forum
Where can I get a kit?
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  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    THANKS. Thought someone may sell them on the forum.
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  • eggfaneggfan Posts: 73
    I just got done putting a rutland on my large. Is curing now. Let yall know how it turns out.
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  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    Thanks. Did you have to remove your lid?
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  • edbroedbro Posts: 297
    You shouldn't need to. You will only need to put it on the base. They are thick enough that you won't need anything on the dome.
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  • GandolfGandolf Posts: 878
    Someone does, or did. Ping RRP
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  • Roll TideRoll Tide Posts: 505
    Here is a link to TNW's website that discusses how Rutland doesn't advise using their products on the bge. I realize that this is their way of saving their butt in case something happens down the road, but it does have fiberglass as a main material which can be hazardous. I personally wouldn't have a problem getting one and putting it on my egg if I were the only one eating off it. However, my wife is pregnant with our first child and it got me to thinking. If it even has a microsopic chance of imparting fiberglass into the food my child eats I would have a hard time living with myself wondering if I had somehow imparted potentially dangerous material into her food. Personally, I'd rather use a novex in my situation and possible change it out occasionally, but have peace of mind.

    I'm not trying to be the gasket police or even discourage you from using it. I know lots of people use their, love them, and have no problem using it. I mean honestly, the odds of it imparting fiderglass are slim to none, but that being said I wanted to post the link so that you, like others, could make a decision that fits you best..

    http://www.nakedwhiz.com/gasketsafety/gasketsafety.htm
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  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    Thanks. I read that also. seems fishy.
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  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    Yes, Rutland doesn't recommend it, but they don't say there is any hazard either. If you read the entire web page, essentially the only hazard associated with fiberglass that I could find was if you ingested enough to cause a physical obstruction. You are at far greater risk from cancer associated with grilling than you are in using a rutland gasket, from everything I could find in MSDS's and the websites I reference. Also, if it presents a hazard to anyone in the vicinity of the cooker, it would present the same hazard to anyone using it in its intended use in a wood stove. Of course, everyone has to make their own decisions.
    The Naked Whiz
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