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  • BobDanger
    Could you give me the price for a 36 cover as well.

    Thanks.


    June 11
  • RRP
    Howdy!
    on again off again.
    I had already committed to cooking at Pete's in Sterling complete with exactly what I was serving and even when.
    Then last Thursday my physical health took a nasty turn and I will need to be on crutches or a knee scooter for a couple weeks! 
    I was really looking forward to it as well.
    Pete knows I'm not coming.
    Have a great time if you decide to go!
    June 10
  • northGAcock
    Ha....Just a heads up that i dropped my phone into a pot of boiling water yesterday while cooking off some taters for tater salad. Prob be the middle of the week before i get a new one thru the corp channels of work. I'm a big dumb ass
    June 10
  • Markarm4119
    Ron, I need the kit to replace my large BGE, my email is [email protected]
    Let me know how to pay you, zip is 30519
    Thanks,
    Mark Armbrister
    June 10
    • 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 4,243 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 2,200 degrees which is far above any temperature that a BGE is even capable of producing at the gasket level!

      Since the Rutland will go on the bottom 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 you live in the US and If my price is acceptable to you 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 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!

      If you prefer not to post your address here then send it to my email address of: [email protected]

      Waiting to hear back from you…

      Ron aka RRP
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  • Glaeken

    Hi, Ron, I would like to purchase gasket material for 1 large big green egg. My email address is [email protected] Thank you!

    June 7
  • blind99
    excellent!  if you haven't done the exchange here before, be sure to sign up for the "noob" exchange.  should be a good time!
    June 7
  • EggbertGreenII
    I have lots of questions, do you have any photos of options available for the one you showed on the thread (for an XL)? Also, when you ship, what stage of completion is the cabinet, would I have to assemble it? I wouldn't mind assembling it if that is the way it is shipped. 
    June 6
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  • hogfan412
    I thought I was razormarsh on forum; however, I am hogfan412.   I have participated in sauce exchange a couple of times and loved it.   Looking forward to this and can hook my person up with good local Memphis rubs.
    June 6
  • Biggreenpharmacist
    I'm kicking your ass.  
    June 6
  • I have two EGGS, large and MiniMax
    June 5
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  • pdevoy
    i think you were asking about the jj george mini max cart i posted on the BGE forum. the table is beautiful american red ceder and is extremely well built.  it is custom designed for the BGE minimax. i highly recommend it and do not regret buying it.  
    here is the link 
    http://www.jjgeorgestore.com/big-green-egg-minimax-table/


    June 5
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  • Just took deliver of a Kamado waited 2 month's for delivery my wife has brought it for my 60th Birthday   when we opened the box it was cracked and the fire ring was broken
    we felt sick .
    June 4
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  • RRP
    Hi - bud! I see you slammed me with a "disagree" on my response to a poster. As an avid egger for 18 years now I wonder why I couldn't even ask a question so I might be able to help the guy. Do you mind telling me why you did?

    Have you calibrated your dome thermometer? also the brand of lump MAY be a factor. (View Post)
    June 4
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  • RRP
    Yup - you betcha! 
    June 2
  • XL 

    Weber kettle too
    June 2
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    June 1
  • First fire was 2hrs at 350 to seal

    first cook was after that and 600 degree sirloins



    Second was bratwurst with sweet corn and roasted broccoli 

    Third was buffalo burgers- had a lot of smoke in this run. 




    The 4th meal was salmon done on a disposable grid.  First time with a lot of wind and rain. Thanks tropical storm Albert. 

    The 5th meal brought out the conveggtor for a chicken breast. 

    This has been a great week of meals on my BGE so far!
    June 1
  • RRP
    HELLO STERLING, IL

    Yo, Pete! 
    If you are still willing to let me use a Large egg I will be there at your Eggfest on Sat, June 16th!

    As I said before I will be baking some sticky buns for the morning people and then my triple chocolate cake for the later folks.

    I need your store address so I can let my Garmin yell at me if or probably when I go wrong! 

    I also need to figure how long it will take me to get there, and again what time you plan for it to start (both for the eggers in attendance and when the public will arrive PLUS when you feel it will be over! IOW I don't want to have cold sticky buns (DID I REALLY JUST SAY THAT???) nor my chocolate cake when no one is still around.

    Also, unless you don't want me to I plan to bring my own foil covered PS.

    and one last request...I thought I had your email address but could not find it. Please send it to me at mine which is:
    [email protected]


    June 1
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