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New cap

JMCXLJMCXL Posts: 1,507
edited May 2020 in EggHead Forum
I have always wondered if this thing created a good seal when closed. I wonder no
more - it doesn’t. When I finish a cook, a good seal helps retain more lump for my next cook and cools the unit quicker (I store my Eggs inside my garage when not in use). Just my 2 cents

As a note - the bottom vent was closed
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  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 4,750
    not that I would need one, but good info to share
    Thank You!
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 15,337
    How long after you closed the top was the temp 400F+ ?

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  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,961
    edited May 2020
    I’ve noticed among all of my eggs that the chimney sizes vary a little. This variability would cause some eggs to have issue with this new accessory as I believe it is designed to work with the chimney gasket new eggs have. I would recommend a chimney gasket to tighten the fit. But even on my eggs where the fit is a little loose, it shuts down quickly with the reggulator, at least no slower than the old ceramic cap. 

    Edit: I see it’s coming from the top of your reggulator. May want to swap it with your dealer. I’ve bought ten of those caps and none have that behavior. 

    John - SLC, UT

    Several eggs ..

  • RockyTopDWRockyTopDW Posts: 336
    I have the smokeware caps on mine and they work great.
  • JMCXLJMCXL Posts: 1,507
    caliking said:
    How long after you closed the top was the temp 400F+ ?

    just a few minutes, but it should be tight 
    Northern New Jersey
    XXL   XL - Woo2, AR      L (3) - Woo, PS Woo     MM - Woo     Medium - Woo       MINI

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  • JMCXLJMCXL Posts: 1,507
    I’ve noticed among all of my eggs that the chimney sizes vary a little. This variability would cause some eggs to have issue with this new accessory as I believe it is designed to work with the chimney gasket new eggs have. I would recommend a chimney gasket to tighten the fit. But even on my eggs where the fit is a little loose, it shuts down quickly with the reggulator, at least no slower than the old ceramic cap. 

    Edit: I see it’s coming from the top of your reggulator. May want to swap it with your dealer. I’ve bought ten of those caps and none have that behavior. 
    Think I am going to ask my dealer. It’s not right from what I know. Thank you
    Northern New Jersey
    XXL   XL - Woo2, AR      L (3) - Woo, PS Woo     MM - Woo     Medium - Woo       MINI

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  • RRPRRP Posts: 23,863
    II see it’s coming from the top of your reggulator. May want to swap it with your dealer. I’ve bought ten of those caps and none have that behavior. 
    10 of them? 10 of them?

    WOW! Are you a dealer? 
    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time.
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,961
    edited May 2020
    RRP said:
    II see it’s coming from the top of your reggulator. May want to swap it with your dealer. I’ve bought ten of those caps and none have that behavior. 
    10 of them? 10 of them?

    WOW! Are you a dealer? 
    Back yard is a platinum dealer by definition. I like eggs. You never questioned my motives when I ordered so many rutlands from you.  ;)

    John - SLC, UT

    Several eggs ..

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