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First Cleaning?

EggspertEggspert Posts: 142
edited 10:45PM in EggHead Forum
I guess it is time to do my first cleaning since i bought the BGE a year ago. How can i do this safely? By the way, I have a nomex gasket, so hopefully i won't have fried gasket for dinner next week.

Comments

  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    With nomex it's not the gasket that will fry it's the adhesive, a rubber cement product. I have my 'smoker egg' that could use a burn-out with all the grease built up in the dome but unlike you I have felt gaskets.
    So I'm also wondering how long the egg can go at high temp for a spring cleaning....?
  • PhilsGrillPhilsGrill Posts: 2,256
    650 degrees for 4 hours it will be clean as a whistle.
  • madmikemadmike Posts: 103
    might be a dumb question but why would you clean the egg??
  • RRPRRP Posts: 21,928
    you'll know - trust me, you'll know

    when the layers of grease and grime turn your stomach and some of it falls off your dome on to your food you'll know it's time!
    L, M, S, &  Mini
    And oh yes...also a 17" BlackStone gas fired griddle! 
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • madmikemadmike Posts: 103
    RRP wrote:
    you'll know - trust me, you'll know

    gimme a hint
  • RRPRRP Posts: 21,928
    read it again - my fingers hit the send before I finished
    L, M, S, &  Mini
    And oh yes...also a 17" BlackStone gas fired griddle! 
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • take a wad of aluminum foil and scrub the dome really good that will save a lot of burn time.
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