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  • Eggscalibur
    No.  Life got in the way.  I just sent you a message through the site.
    January 2
  • Eggscalibur
    Hey RRP,

    My large BGE is losing a lot of smoke and my coals burn to the end no matter what I do. I think it's time to replace my Rutland gasket.  How do I go about buying a new one from you?  You may have a record of selling the first one to me by email address [email protected] or [email protected]  It was quite a while ago.

    Thank you,

    January 2
  • FreeNHim
    Hi Ron, 

    How does the Rutland gasket work with the Joetisserie xl? I just got one for Christmas.

    Blessings and Happy New Year!
    December 2021
    • RRP
      I sell Rutlands to Joetisserie owners several a year. What you do is apply the Rutland to the top of the Joetisserie itself and NEVER to the dome of you BGE Want more info? Email me directly to: [email protected]
  • Sundevil2012
    Hi Ron I am looking to purchase a rutland gasket for my XL. I’d be happy to pay via zelle or Venmo. 

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    December 2021
    • RRP
      Thank you for your inquiry! Please read the following as it covers things you need to know before proceeding such as an important part of the installation process PLUS what to expect from me. Then - if you wish to proceed simply follow the rest of my ordering directions at the end. I’m NOT a business - I’m a 77 year old egger who for 19 years has been providing these Rutland gaskets. I have now supplied EXACTLY 7,259 gaskets to people in all 50 states plus 11 foreign countries!   I purchase nearly 1,000 feet of the gasket material at a time. That way I can cut and send the proper length needed for each size egg PLUS my detailed instructions for their application. For instance you need one continuous piece 9 foot long for an XL. You apply the gasket using an automotive product called Permatex Ultra Copper – which I do NOT supply. Every automotive supply chain store in the USA (AutoZone, NAPA, Pep Boys, O’Reilly, etc) carries the Permatex and it runs about $8 for one tube which is enough for one gasket. Even Amazon carries it. Permatex is a high temperature silicone gasket maker which acts as an adhesive to bond the Rutland to your cooker’s ceramic edge. Years later if you wish to remove it, it will come off. Frequently eggers will ask me how long does a Rutland gasket last? I reply that I honestly don’t know! The Rutland on my Large egg that gets regular use is now 17 years old, but your use may be different. The probable explanation is that the Rutland gasket withstands well over 1,000º which is far above any temperature that a BGE is even capable of producing from the firebox to the gasket level! Since the Rutland will go on the base ONLY you will need to remove the old gaskets on both the dome and base and I explain that process in my written instructions. It is not necessary to remove the dome itself from your band, but some people find it easier if removed. But suit yourself!  The application process of a Rutland is one I call “bunching” whereby you compress or "bunch" the gasket back into itself thus making it both thicker and wider than the 5/8" so as to cover your entire edge. In doing so you apply the Rutland on ONE side only - not both and my recommendation is it is applied only to the base, not the dome. If you were wondering about the difficultly of “bunching” and the application…it REALLY isn’t that hard to do when you follow my detailed instructions! The youngest egger applying a Rutland that I have heard back from was a 13 year old boy and the oldest was a 92 year old great grandmother! “Bunching” (compressing) it is really quite simple. UNFORTUNANTLY THIS BGE FORUM REPLY DOES NOT LET ME SHOW YOU THESE FOUR SIMPLE PICTURES. IF YOU STILL WOULD LIKE TO SEE THEM AND I REALLY DO SUGGEST YOU SEE THEM then email me at [email protected] The gasket has a natural “cup” or curvature to it so starting with that cup side down lay the gasket like this with your fingers on it: Now slide your fingers together while pressing down. See how the gasket is now wider and thicker? That is “bunching and you’ll get very good at it very quickly! I recommend you bunch at least 8” or more ahead before ever pushing the gasket into the bed of adhesive. You want the Permatex to bite and grab right from the start with very limited moving other than to align it with the curvature of the egg's base.  BTW I have never even increased my prices in these 19 years! This is my not for profit service though tips are ALWAYS appreciated! The total cost for ONE gasket sent to an address in the USA is merely $11 for a Large or $13 for an XL. I also will send a detailed, written set of instructions for removal of the old gasket and installation of your new Rutland.  BTW do you have a buddy or relative who might want a Rutland as well? I can economically ship up to 4 gaskets for only a small incremental increase in postage so the individual gasket price goes down considerably! Just ask me for a quote. Quantities larger than 4 gaskets will be priced with postage at actual! One point of clarification…I just want to make sure you understand that when you apply the Rutland gasket according to my detailed instructions then it is both wider and thicker meaning that only 1 Rutland gasket is needed PER egg - NOT 2. In fact I don’t even recommend putting two Rutlands on a single egg! If my price is acceptable to you then just say so and it will ship! After I have shipped I will give you the USPO tracking number and my mailing address for your check or my Venmo account information so the method of payment will be your choice. While I don’t ask for payment in advance I would appreciate your prompt payment after I have shipped. Unlike businesses requiring payment in advance I trust you so I send it and therefore I would appreciate the same blind trust in me! Rather than to post your name and address on this public forum please send it to my email address of: [email protected] By going with the Rutland gasket the mere price is what you pay, but the value is what it $ave$ you for the LONG time ahead! Waiting to hear back from you! Ron aka RRP Re-gasketing America one yard at a time…
    • RRP
      I never heard back from you after replying to your inquiry about purchasing a Rutland gasket from me. Was there something unclear in my reply which I can explain better? I will be glad to do so! This Rutland gasket that I have been providing for 19 years now is a FAR CHEAPER alternative to the frequent replacement of the inferior and expensive peel and stick gaskets. It may sound like it is a little more difficult to apply, BUT when you follow my detailed instructions that I send along with the Rutland it is easy to do and should last you for YEARS! Like I said…the Rutland withstands over 1,000º which is a FAR higher temperature than what a BGE is even capable of reaching at the gasket height! Whether I sell you NO gaskets or TEN gaskets really makes no difference to me as it’s just a not for profit service I provide my fellow eggers and I haven’t even changed my prices in these 19 years! By going with the Rutland gasket the price is what you pay, but the value is what it $ave$ you for a long time ahead! Don’t worry - if I don’t hear back from you this time - I will not contact you again! Ron
  • swbouton
    Hi RRP.  Merry Christmas!

    I think I need to replace my gasket because all my charcoal burns with every cook now.   Please tell me how to pay you.

    Thanks very much,


    My address is:

    Steve Bouton
    301 Hughes Road
    Hampstead, NC  28443
    December 2021
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