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  • Re: Replace gasket - just the bottom??

    I personally feel that the gasket itself is less important than the adjustment of the dome. My egg is six years old (large), still has the original gasket on. The gasket is pretty scorched, but it seals really well still. I have adjusted my bands and hinge several times, making sure that the lid sits square and flush. It seems like the gasket seals fine with proper lid adjustment.

    If the gasket is missing pieces it may be better to replace the gasket or go without. I don't use anything that requires running wires in the egg, so a good gasket may be better for that. With my original gasket I see no smoke leaking from the seam. I also don't notice the "hot spot" mentioned by other users. This is just my experiences though.
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