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  • Foghorn
    I don't like to give medical advice publicly on the internet.  I'm a trauma surgeon, specifically published in the area of head trauma (among others).  There's about a 3% chance that your dad has a blood clot in his head that has developed since his recent head trauma.  With that said, if it is not causing him a focal weakness or significant decrease in consciousness - some would debate whether or not it would need to be evacuated regardless of size - in normal conditions.  In COVID-19 conditions, nobody would/should operate on him unless he has a specific neurologic deficit.  So, I would not take him to a medical facility currently for his head.  

    The question of "Why is he falling?" is another reason why you might seek care.  But that should have been worked up when he sustained his head injury - and in most old folks the answer is "we can't find anything treatable/correctable".  With that said, a telemedicine visit with a doc and checking his blood pressure and heart rate regularly might help you sort this out.  It may not change what you do, but it might give you some peace of mind.

    Feel free to reach out if I can be of any help.  Dan Dent 210-394-0348 (mobile)
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    What's up, dumbass?
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  • bgewabeck3533
    I love my new BGE! I am new to this forum. Where is the "Find a Recipe" link? Scrolling through hundreds of "Pork" items using the feature on the site is overwhelming....
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  • Grader07
    Hello fellow egger,  thanks for your reply yesterday about the pizza screen...  i did find something that may be easier to clean.  I was wondering when you said about a once and done because you mentioned a pain to clean.  Just thought Id pass it along to you... pretty sure I am ordering one.   
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  • Woadie
    Hey Ryan.  My name is Ward and I was wondering if you could share the Meatloaf recipe with me.  I’ve wanted to cook that on the egg for a while just don’t know how to do it.   
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  • 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.


    With this widespread coronavirus pandaemic scare our Illinois governor…like some others…has mandated a lockdown with a “shelter in place” order for all but essential travel. That also means avoiding or at least limiting even trips to the US Post Office. Therefore until this ban is lifted April 7, 2020 instead of shipping my gaskets 6 days a week I will be shipping only on Tuesdays and Fridays. I hope you will understand! AND since I NEVER ask anyone to pay me BEFORE I have shipped I would hope you believe my sincerity!


    Since 2002 I have sold Rutland gaskets as a service to fellow eggers. I have now supplied 5,722 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 Large and 9 foot 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 well 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. 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!


    Rather than to post your name and address on this public forum please send it to my email address of: [email protected]


    By going with the Rutland gasket the mere price of $11 is what you pay, but the value is what it $ave$ you for a LONG time ahead!


    Waiting to hear back from you!


    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time


    Ron aka RRP


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  • Lwoodie
    Hi Ron, are you still doing the Gaskets? Lemme know and thanks.

    [email protected]

    Thanks, hank
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  • I purchased eggspander. Tried the pizza stone on top but lid on my large would not close all the way. Then I realized that my fire ring is different then the new ones. Mine does not have deep notches so I think this is what’s causing the lid not to close. Any one else have this problem? 
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  • Jupiter Jim
    Hi Ron,
    We would like 3 shirts in total.
    2- XL with pocket on front, for Jim
    1- Large for Kay no pocket
    Thanks Ron and Suzy
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  • JRWhitee
    Hey Buddy,

    I need (2) XL short sleeve shirts and (1) L Short sleeve shirt. Will pick up at park.
    Thanks
    Jim 
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  • christmas
    Where did you purchase your table? Very nice!
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