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  • Buffalowaters

    Morning SSN686,

    I see that you where in submarimes by the name if I'm not mistaken. I was on the SSBN608 the Ethan Allen back in the 70's. Just wanted to say Hi.

    April 20
    • SSN686
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      Morning:

      Yes I am a plank owner on SSN686 (L. Mendel Rivers) & SSN693 (Cincinnati) serving from 1971 to 1979...hi to another bubble head (even if you are a boomer).
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  • yes......I will get one in the mail to you.

    Confirm you zip code. 27403?

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  • MaskedMarvel

    Hey man!!


    i must’ve missed them...

    if I may please have a sticker for the cooler?


    damien raba

    2502 Walker ave

    Greensboro nc

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    336-392-1954

    [email protected]


    Really enjoyed the weekend, sir! See you soon

    April 17
  • frazzdaddy

    Hey Ron,

    First ,Great meeting you! I'm down for a ladies small in grey. Helbel beat me up pretty good for returning from the ButtBlast front w/o one for her.

    April 17
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    Hey Nola,

    I'm redoing my front porch and would like to add some gas lights as well as a mailbox lantern on the front lawn. Any suggestions as far as suppliers would be appreciated.

    Thanks,

    Moose

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    Can you put a name to these faces for me, I can only name one


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  • lousubcap

    @RRP If what I am doing here ends up posting on your wall then thank-you for showing me the light. And I will never catch you but all in good fun. Thanks for all you bring to the forum!

    April 11
    • RRP
      RRP
      Mine! I will continue to be your elder! LOL.

      That Rutland post started clear back in 2012 brings back a memory or two. As of tonight I have shipped 5,021 gaskets to people in all 50 states, plus 11 foreign countries plus several eggers currently serving in the US military to whom I send gratis as a thank you.

      I know a couple eggers here continue to needle and make fun of me when I tried to reach 2 jerks who have stiffed me - each for $11 over these past 17 years. But to me a man who's word isn't even worth $11 is a pretty sick s/o/b.
  • lousubcap

    Thanks for the insights. Hope this gets back to you.

    April 11
  • Mattman3969

    This is your wall.

    April 11
  • RRP

    LOL about chasing me with age...tell you what...if I take a break and sit down for a while I'm fine with you passing by me while I snooze!

    April 11
  • Goatsegg

    Hello,

    I'm not sure if you're getting my emails. I would like to purchase a gasket for an EL egg. I can paypal the funds whenever you're ready. My address is:


    Bill Farrell

    5606 Asheforde Lane

    Marietta, GA 30068

    Thank you,


    Bill

    April 7
    • RRP
      RRP
      Bill - no this is the first time I have seen this! and I wonder why...

      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 5,021 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 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 $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 my price is acceptable to you then 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 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!

      Waiting to hear back from you!

      Re-gasketing America one yard at a time…

      Ron aka RRP
    • RRP
      RRP
      Bill - I'm not sure what's going on here. Please just email me directly at:
      [email protected]
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  • BigreenGreg

    Thanks for hosting the bracket, my sheer lack of knowledge of college basketball bolstered my chances. That and I'm from VA. This was alot of fun haven't followed NCAA B for a long while. I'll post to the forum later today after some frustration by other folks wears off. All my yahoo info is ancient, but I recently required access of my email account to access this bracket. Thanks again, I usually put Duke way up but had to think outside the box with all the forum Duke fans on here.

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  • Just bought my first Egg! Pinch a Penny was getting rid of their Demo XL with 80" Island. I wasn't going in there to buy an Egg but Friday it's getting delivered. I'm super excited and can't wait for my first cook. Any advice for a newbie?

    April 7
  • I have a new XL BGE and I have a few basic questions and I'm hoping learn from your experience rather than just my trial and error.


    1. When using a platesetter, are there different effects from using it legs up vs legs down? Is there a right way?
    2. What is the best way to start lump charcoal if the firebox is mostly full? I've always used a charcoal chimney but that won't work for that much lump charcoal.
    3. How accurate do you find the thermometer on the BGE to be? Is it worth buying a wireless meat probe?

    Thanks all!!

    April 6
  • DuckDogDr

    Ordering my first set of hives and bees in two weeks. Would greatly appreciate any input. I know they can be kind of fragile

    April 6
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