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  • we are grilling for the second time on our big green egg and we having trouble with our temperature. Can anyone gives us tips please  
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  • Canugghead
    To avoid activating the safety choke-down, try turning on the valve slowly.
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  • pirates21
    Huge Pirates fan from Toronto.
    I’m in Pittsburgh a lot to see my Buccos, but I doubt I can carry a packer back to Canada 😁
    June 13
  • RRP
    Dear Pete

    I regret and I MEAN DEEPLY regret that again this year I can not attend your Eggfest. Some time in the future I may be able to explain, but just not right now.

    Ron
    June 10
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      Hey no sweat Ron. We will miss you for sure, but I know that life in general has its ways of dictating things. All the best for you and yours.

      Pete
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  • Considering getting grill mat for grilling veggies with plate setter in place so the the mat won't burn and the veggies won't fall through the grill.  Have any of you used this method with veggies? 
    June 6
  • Made 3 racks of baby back ribs on my medium green egg (cuz that's all I can fit!).  They came out good, but not great.--on the dry side.  1 3/4 hours over the smoke, then only a short time additional after wrapped in foil.  

    Do cook times need to be shortened on the medium eggs vs large?  
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  • BUFFALOMOOSE
    Hey Nola.  Moose here.  Hope this PM finds you and your family well.  Are you doing Brisket Camp this year and if so, have you set a date?  Thanks and take care.
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  • Sea2Ski
    Are you in Spain yet? 
    June 2
  • I am looking at tables and am wondering if anyone in Florida has a table from Posh Patios in Atlanta?  I would like to know what you think and how it holds up to the humidity.  

    Thanks so much. 
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  • RRP
    hello, Hello, HELLO RRP here...

    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 5,176 gaskets to people in all 50 states plus 11 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! For instance you need one continuous piece 7 foot long for a L and 9 feet long for an XL.


    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 $8 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 17 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 and $13 for an XL.  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 you live in the US and If my price is acceptable to you then just give me your mailing address 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 prefer 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!


    If you do not want to post your mailing address on this public forum I understand. Just send it to my email address of:

    [email protected]

     

    Waiting to hear back from you!


    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time


    Ron aka RRP


    May 28
  • Cooking brisket point, ribs and wings this Memorial Day weekend!
    May 26
  • Sea2Ski
    La Sagrada Família church tour. I am not a big museum/church/art guy, but the tour is worth it.  You will need to buy it in advance, but choose your time wisely, you can not change it. At least we could not.   We did the guided tour which was great. There is a audio tour that a ton of people were doing.  Some people who got the guided tour thought they got the audio tour and vise versa.  No one could change what they ordered.  After the tour and learning all about it took the appreciation to the next level.  Something to consider.  It took one hour. Just enough for me. 
    May 24
  • Hey Guys/Gals,

    I currently own a large and a mini. I have a chance to buy a mini-max, brand new, at a terrific price. Tell me why I should/shouldn't do this!
    May 24
  • Sea2Ski
    Happy to share any information I might have that you may want. Ask away, but I will only be checking when I have WiFi.  Taking off....  weeeeee...
    May 22
  • theyolksonyou
    Headed tonBarcelona for work next month.  Three days work, three days play.  Amy’s tagging along.  Looking forward to your posts  
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