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We hope everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July weekend and is excited for more warm weather grilling! This week, we’ll be making these two burgers: Stuffed Portobello Mushroom and Caribbean Chicken, and also eating lots of these Ice Cream Sandwiches in honor of National Ice Cream Month! It's time to think about getting out to one of the many #EGGfests around the country - see a list here

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  • RRP
    Fine if you want to wait - makes me no difference, but I am told the Permatex is carried at all Canadian Tire stores up there plus down here in the states all the auto supply stores carry it. As for timing again that's up to you but typically shipments to my Canadian customers take 8 to 10 business days to arrive. As for removal and application that is covered in great detail in the 2 sided set of instructions that I enclose with the gasket. As for a burn off affecting a Rutland...it's not going to phase it! A Rutland withstands 2,200 degrees which is far above any temperature you can ever achieve in a BGE. That is why once you apply a Rutland then your gasket issues are over for many many many years to come. Ron
    June 3
  • RRP
    Canada? SURE do! All the time!

    Since 2002 I have sold Rutland gaskets as a service to fellow eggers. To date I have sold 1,191 gaskets to people in 42 states and 11 foreign countries!

    I purchase the gasket on reels which have 157 feet. That way I can sell the length needed for each size egg. As a for instance for an XL egg you need 9 feet or 108 inches of gasket so that you only have 2 butt ends instead of buying 2 Rutland kits from say ACE Hardware or Amazon of only 7 feet (84 inches) and then having 4 butt ends plus throwing away the remaining 5 feet of gasket!

    You apply the gasket using an automotive product called Permatex Ultra Copper – which I do NOT supply. Most every automotive supply chain store in the US (AutoZone, NAPA, Pep Boys, O’Reilly) carries the Permatex. In Canada the Canadian Tire store chain sells it. It is a high temperature silicone gasket maker which acts as an adhesive to bond the Rutland to your cooker’s ceramic edge. Years later if you wish to remove it, it will come off.

    Are you familiar with the application process whereby you "bunch" the gasket back into itself thus making it both thicker and wider than the 5/8" so as to cover your entire edge? In doing so you only apply the Rutland on one side only - not both.

    “Bunching” is really simple.

    Lay your gasket down like this with your fingers on it:
    http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Ronald44/media/Gasket pix/IMG_3613_zps324d4ba6.jpg.html

    Now slide your fingers together while pressing down
    http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Ronald44/media/Gasket pix/IMG_3614_zpsf2e3d754.jpg.html

    See how the gasket is now wider and thicker? That is “bunching” and you’ll get very good at it very quickly.
    http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Ronald44/media/Gasket pix/IMG_3612_zps466a1547.jpg.html

    I recommend you "bunch at least 6" of more ahead of ever pushing the gasket into the bed of adhesive. You want the Permatex to bite and grab right from the start with very limited moving other than to align it with the curvature of the egg's base. When properly laid your finished gasket will look like this.
    http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Ronald44/media/Gasket pix/IMG_0383.jpg.html

    The total cost for the one gasket including the postage shipped to Canada is $16US for a Large or $18US for an XL.. I also will send a detailed set of instructions for installation.

    I'll just need your mailing address and the size of your egg and typically it will go out that same day if not the next day.

    After I have confirmed the package has been shipped I will give you my address so your check and the package can cross in the mail. It's just that easy!

    Ron aka RRP
    PS Please email me directly at ron.pat@comcast.net
    June 3
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  • SamFerrise
    There is no methodology, it is simple pizza logic.  Pans are not preheated and never put a cold stone in a very hot Egg.
    June 2013