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BGE Warranty Gasket

I got a gasket warranted by my dealer and it is the self-adhesive type.  Does it work well or should I use a better adhesive on it?  Thanks for your help.

A northern Colorado Egghead since 2012!

XL and a Small BGE.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,391
    That self-adhesive works just fine.   The important thing to know is you need to have an extremely clean surface - no grease or oil.  Mechanically remove the old gasket and adhesive and de-grease it with isopropyl alcohol or acetone.
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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    My dealer tried to SELL me a replacement gasket for my "then" warrenteed egg!!!  I took one look at the gasket and another at him -- and decided i didn't want either one!!!  Went and odered a Rutland from RRP
  • My dealer tried to SELL me a replacement gasket for my "then" warrenteed egg!!!  I took one look at the gasket and another at him -- and decided i didn't want either one!!!  Went and odered a Rutland from RRP
    Damn you didnt hit him did you? I feel tention. 
  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 5,608
    edited March 2013
    My dealer tried to SELL me a replacement gasket for my "then" warrenteed egg!!!  I took one look at the gasket and another at him -- and decided i didn't want either one!!!  Went and odered a Rutland from RRP
    I contacted the mothership for a replacement gasket and they told me to contact my distributor and that they retail for $19.95.
    Guess I'll be ordering the Rutland as well.
    Steve 
    XL, Mini Max, and a 22" Blackstone in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Egg was three months old -- gasket was shot and i hadn't even cooked a pizza yet??  But i was "hooked" on using the egg, planning my next meal as i was cooking one...  He handed me the gasket, and i thought " well, it's better than no gasket, but it was the same as what just burn up?".  Then he said "that'll be sixteen dollars, plus tax!".  I wasn't looking for a cheap "fix", i wanted my egg back in factory condition!!!  These people sell stoves and house heaters, eggs are just a PITA for them -- from what i gathered!!  
  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 5,608
    Can you just replace the bottom with a Rutland and be fine?
    Steve 
    XL, Mini Max, and a 22" Blackstone in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • $16 dollars for a factory gasket? Dang some of your dealers are out of their mind on the prices they are charging. I just  paid $6 dollars for a large gasket. The XL was only $7. I am still undecided on going nomex or rutland for my next. Although sounds like a lot of dealers are making a killing on basic items.

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,391
    YEMTrey said:
    Can you just replace the bottom with a Rutland and be fine?
    Yes, or the top, but just one side because the Rutland is twice as thick as the factory gaskets.
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  • QDudeQDude Posts: 666
    Does the replacement gasket from the mothership go on both top and bottom?

    A northern Colorado Egghead since 2012!

    XL and a Small BGE.

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,391
    QDude said:
    Does the replacement gasket from the mothership go on both top and bottom?
    Yep
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  • Are gaskets covered under warranty? Ive had my Egg for a week and tonight I did a Pizza on it. Once the Egg cooled I noticed that the gasket was burnt about half way from inside of the Egg. Not happy at all. The temp for the pizza was about 600deg.
    XL bge, Mini max & 36 BS Griddle.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,391
    Gasket warranty is one year.  You must have had a felt gasket, they switched to Nomex months ago.
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  • How do you tell the difference? Is there a link to show the 2 different kinds side by side?

     

    XL bge, Mini max & 36 BS Griddle.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,391
    They look very similar - light grey.  If you get a new gasket (will be free though warranty), the packaging should say what it is.  Don't accept a replacement felt gasket - waste of time putting that on.  Insist on Nomex.
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    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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