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  • The spare seal sent with the egg is a gray felt seal. I'll go aheand and use the factory installed seal and see what happens. In the mean time, I'll pick up a Nomex, so I am ready if/when the seal gives up the ghost. Thanks a ton for all the gr…
  • So you would recomend going ahead and putting the replacement gasket on before the first cook? I will be cooking on Saturday and Sunday. If it the factory installed one does "blow" on Saturday and I have to wait 24 hours before cooking with the re…
  • Draw your circle on the top. Use a jigsaw and cut the circle out by cutting just inside the line. You will be left with a somewhat rough cut. Now sand to the line. This allows you to "sneak up" on the line and get a nice looking circle. Y…
  • Sounds like the recomendation is to go ahead and give the factory installed gasket a try. If it blows, I assume the advice would be to replace with the extra gasket set that came with the egg. Then if that one blows the Nomex would be the reco…
  • Thanks for all the great advice...I'm overwhelmed. I'll make a post after I cook a few things and fill everyone in...might even take a few pics. Thanks David
  • Thanks for all the advice. I think I might start with burgers on Saturday and some pork tenderloin on Sunday (we cook a decent amount of pork tenderloin). I can search the recipes on this forum, but does anyone have a really good burger or pork …
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