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OblioOblio Posts: 53
edited 10:41AM in EggHead Forum
Replacement going well so far thanks to video on . Question: Should I trim the excess gasket hanging outside the egg? If so, when?


Note to self: DO NOT do this in 100 deg Ga weather :blush:


  • BobSBobS Posts: 2,485
    I would not bother. I think it would be hard to get a nice even cut and it is doing no harm.
  • OblioOblio Posts: 53
    Thanks, after fretting about a weak dollar bill pull on on side I decided to call it done and give it a try. One thing I noticed is that I need to open the vents much more to get my target low temp of 225. The probe is a bit higher (adj rig top vs. BGE grill) and I R&R'ed all ceramics to clean all ash out. Using the same lump, Royal Oak. I would expect higher temps at my normal vent settings after this. Perhaps I was getting much higher temps before because of my blown OEM felt gaskets and this is how it should work ?
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