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Anyone tried this Gasket?

Looks good to me but I just wanted to check if anyone else has used it. I do not love having to purchase a new felt gasket so often, this one looks like it will last a few years. 
 

https://youtu.be/_L3qpWdaUZw

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  • Tons of people here have applied those. @rrp deals in them and can answer any question you may have. 

    In case it’s helpful, I’ll mention that I’ve applied them on four Eggs and wouldn’t consider going without one again. They last forever. 
  • This seems to be a new item from them.
  • This seems to be a new item from them.
    Sorry… hadn’t caught the distinction. 
  • RRPRRP Posts: 25,104
    I am in the process of seeing what my wholesaler can find out about availability and cost.

    But one SERIOUS flaw I see that they are recommending that a strip be applies to both base and dome! That will mean the gaskets will be rubbing against each other and will cause the material to wear and break the fibers. That also will mean that the planes of the dome and base will go out of whack requiring the need to adjust the bands - otherwise the rear will sit down first and cause a gap in the front.


    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time.
  • kl8tonkl8ton Posts: 4,673
    I feel a gasket war a-brewin'!
    Large, Medium, MiniMax, & 22, and 36" Blackstone
    Grand Rapids MI
  • RRPRRP Posts: 25,104
    kl8ton said:
    I feel a gasket war a-brewin'!
    No - not at all. As I said I have contacted my wholesaler and I hope I can procure these to add to what I have sold now for 21 years. I'm just a little skeptical, but there definitely are eggers to whom this simplicity will appeal. 
    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time.
  • RRPRRP Posts: 25,104
    This is VERY new and they don't even have samples out to their sales reps yet!

    I assume this has been created with the blessings of BGE since the package uses an artful image of a BGE plus says it is "Compatible with Big Green Egg Products". Other companies have had come to Jesus threats by BGE lawyers for unlicensed uses of the image and name. An excellent example was SmokeWare was originally called Eggware until "the meeting"!
    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time.
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 30,945
    i have had problems with the 3m sticky back and high temps. the gasket on the dome will literally fall off
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 4,607
    The crappy video says the original gasket last one clean burn cycle, while theirs lasts FIVE.  Why five and not four, six, or a dozen?  Just an odd claim to make in my mind as it's surely the adhesive and not the material.

    Judging by the rest of the video, they do not have licensing rights nor put much thought into this.  It's about time they got into this market though.  With some better marketing they'll sell more to the bbq world than the wood stove world.
  • CGSCGS Posts: 28
    oh, somebody should tell them, not all gasket widths are the same across kamado grills.......

    t
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 30,945
    wonder what changed with their gaskets and being food safe.

    June 2004 edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
    In the past many people have posted that they have been replacing our gasket kit with Rutland Gasket. Today, after we were asked if we would recomend this we contacted Rutland. Rutland gasket replied that they would NOT use any fiberglass gasket around food. As the dome is opened and closed small pieces of gasket may break off and get in the food. Again this comes straight from Rutland, do not use Rutland gasket with any grill or anywhere around food.

    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • danv23danv23 Posts: 944
    Got my rutlands from @RRP, and neither of us are dead.

    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: Nihilists! *uck me. I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos. 

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Gasser - Weber Summit 6 Burner

  • Strike had a egg that still has the first rutland ever put on a egg where He used that orange hi temprature silicon
  • bluebird66bluebird66 Posts: 2,618
    danv23 said:
    Got my rutlands from @RRP, and neither of us are dead.

    Same here!
    Large Egg with adjustable rig, Kick Ash Basket and various Weber's
    Floyd Va

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 17,747
    Eating a few fiberglass fibers isn’t going to be a problem. Once the gasket gets some grease on it, the chances of fibers falling in/on food are pretty low anyways. 

    Inhaling fiberglass fibers, regularly, over time, is an entirely different matter. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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