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  • One ticket for sale $55 obo
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  • bucky925
    When you make the return trip, If you want to make it a two day travel hit us up.  We are in Spencer NC.  I'm not sure if it's in your route I85.  We have a small bed and a smaller bathroom downstairs in the theater. 
    October 13
    • JMCXL
      JMCXL
      That’s interesting my sister lives in Spencer
      Small world
  • Lrichard4
    Do you still need tickets?
    October 13
  • Hntrss
    Hi Ron,  I need a gasket for my Large BGE.  THANK YOU!!
    Glenn Keller
    2491 Parkview Pl
    Baldwin NY 11510
    September 25
    • RRP
      RRP
      Thank you for your inquiry! Please read the following as it covers things you need to know before proceeding such as an important part of the installation process PLUS what to expect from me. Then - if you wish to proceed simply follow the rest of my ordering directions at the end.

      Since 2002 I have sold Rutland gaskets as a service to fellow eggers. I have now supplied 4,508 gaskets to people in all 50 states plus 10 foreign countries!

      I purchase nearly 500 feet of the gasket material at a time. That way I can send the length needed for each size egg PLUS my detailed instructions for their application!

      You apply the gasket using an automotive product called Permatex Ultra Copper – which I do NOT supply. Every automotive supply chain store in the USA (AutoZone, NAPA, Pep Boys, O’Reilly) carries the Permatex and it runs about $7 for one tube which is enough for one gasket. Even Amazon carries it. Permatex 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.

      Frequently eggers will ask me how long does a Rutland gasket last? I reply that I honestly don’t know! The Rutland on my Large egg that gets regular use is now 16 years old, but your use may be different. The probable explanation is that the Rutland gasket withstands over 1,000º which is far above any temperature that a BGE is even capable of producing from the firebox to the gasket level!

      Since the Rutland will go on the base ONLY you will need to remove both the old dome and base gaskets and I cover that process in my instructions. It is not necessary to remove the dome itself from your band, but some people find it easier if removed. Suit yourself!

      The application process of a Rutland is one I call “bunching” whereby you compress or "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 apply the Rutland on ONE side only - not both and my recommendation is it is applied only to the base, not the dome.

      “Bunching” (compressing) it is really simple.

      The gasket has a natural “cup” or curvature to it so starting with that cup side down lay the gasket like this with your fingers on it:
      http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Ronald44/media/Gasket%20pix/IMG_3613_zps324d4ba6.jpg.html

      Now slide your fingers together while pressing down:
      http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Ronald44/media/Gasket%20pix/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%20pix/IMG_3612_zps466a1547.jpg.html

      I recommend you bunch at least "8 or 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%20pix/IMG_0383.jpg.html

      If you were wondering about the difficultly…it REALLY isn’t that hard to do when you follow my instructions. The youngest egger applying a Rutland that I have heard back from was a 13 year old boy and the oldest was a 92 year old great grandmother!

      The total cost for ONE gasket sent to an address in the USA is $11 for a Large. I also will send a detailed, WRITTEN set of instructions for removal of the old gasket and installation of your new Rutland.

      BTW do you have a buddy or relative who might want a Rutland as well? I can economically ship up to 4 gaskets for incrementally a lesser cost of postage than just one so the individual gasket price goes down considerably! Just ask me for a quote. Quantities larger than 4 gaskets will be priced with postage at actual!

      One point of clarification…I just want to make sure you understand that when you apply the Rutland gasket according to my detailed instructions then it is both wider and thicker meaning that only 1 Rutland gasket is needed PER egg - NOT 2. In fact I don’t even recommend putting two Rutlands on a single egg!

      If my price is acceptable to you just say so and it will ship! 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 or if you want to use PayPal I will give you my preferred manner for that method. It’s just that easy and I NEVER ask anyone to pay me before I have shipped!


      Waiting to hear back from you…

      Ron aka RRP
    • RRP
      RRP
      I never heard back from you after replying to your inquiry about purchasing a Rutland gasket from me. Was there something in my reply that concerned you which I could explain better?

      This Rutland gasket which I have been providing for 16 years now is a FAR CHEAPER alternative to the frequent replacement of the inferior and expensive peel and stick replacements that BGE® and others sell. It may sound like it is a little more difficult to apply, BUT when you follow my detailed instructions I send along it is easy to do and should last you for YEARS! Like I said…the Rutland withstands over 1,000º which is FAR higher than what a BGE is even capable of reaching at the gasket height!

      Whether I sell you NO gaskets or TEN gaskets really makes no difference to me as it’s just a service I provide to my fellow eggers - not a business venture.

      Don’t worry…if I don’t hear back from you this time I will not bother you again.
    • Hntrss
      Hntrss
      No issue! I didn’t come back here until today. Everything is great, I am in! Please ship at your convenience. Thank you, Glenn
    • Hntrss
      Hntrss
      Hey Ron, I feel like I missed something here, and for that I apologize. I still would like a Rutland for my large. Should I remit payment to you first? Sorry for any confusion I may have caused. Just let me know what to do next. Looking forward to hearing from you. Glenn
    • RRP
      RRP
      Fine. Since I never heard back I assumed you didn't want to buy it.

      Now I will ship tomorrow!
    • Hntrss
      Hntrss
      Thank you!
    • RRP
      RRP
      I forgot that the post office was closed today for Columbus Day. So your package won’t ship until tomorrow!
    • RRP
      RRP
      As promised your L Rutland gasket and instructions shipped today. Please remit $11 payable to me at:

      Ron Pratt
      314 W Woodridge Drive
      Dunlap, IL 61525

      Or if you prefer to use PayPal for your convenience then I’d appreciate your paying the fee UNLESS you select the FREE “Friends and Family” option as explained below - otherwise I lose money providing this service! My account there is the same as my email address of: [email protected]

      Here is PayPal’s exact policy for FREE shipping for both of us in case you are not familiar with it:

      Sending money to “Friends and Family”
      When you send money to friends and family using your PayPal balance or your bank account, we waive all fees, so we always show you these payment options first, if available, even if you have a set a preferred payment method for your online purchases. Remember, you always have the choice to select any payment method in your account by clicking the “Change” link on the Send Money page. We will always show you if there is a fee and how much the fee is before you send money.
      Thank you! Ron
    • Hntrss
      Hntrss
      Gasket Received and payment is on the way! Thank you once again Ron. I will let you know how the install goes. Glenn
  • myrandakpowers
    Do you still have two tickets?
    October 12
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  • trc004
    Ron, I would like to purchase a gasket for my Large BGE!
    Taylor Cromwell
    128 Arbor Terrace
    Brock, TX 76087
    Thanks
    October 11
  • Lrichard4
    I apologize I must have read your response wrong.  You can purchase the tickets via cash app ($letishaedwards) or zelle (6154988334).  Please provide me your email address and I will email you the tickets. 

    Thanks.  
    October 11
    • Lrichard4
      Lrichard4
      If you have any questions, feel free to call me 615-498-8334
  • myrandakpowers
    Hi,

    I would like to purchase two of your tickets for the festival this Saturday.
    October 11
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  • Yes. I have 2...and my wife’s a huge Bills fan. 
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  • BillsMafia
    Still have tickets?  Looking for 2.
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  • Photo Egg
    I would love to volunteer for blackstone windscreen.
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  • Enjoying using my BGE
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  • flexfusion
    Happy to hear you like the KJ Divide and Conquer set-up.  I think the BGE folks are relying too much on their base.  They need to be more creative in their R&D. Get a SMOBOT and go first class.  It's a marvelous device!
    October 6
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