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  • Hansm
    PAM is NFG, use butter or Avocado oil
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    October 23
    • PeteSliver
      PeteSliver
      I thought Pam was just oil? What’s NFG? I can’t find it online. On a different note, what is this place? A forum within a forum?
    • Tip2Tip
      Tip2Tip
      no fukkin good dude that's what it means
    • Tip2Tip
      Tip2Tip
      you need to ease up on all the Eagle Rare
    • Tip2Tip
      Tip2Tip
      And this is a wall, like what we should have had Mexico PAY FOR!
  • Tip2Tip
    Ron, why did you send this to me?


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    November 15
  • yumdinger
    Hello I would like to buy a LBGE Gasket.  My address is:
    Pat Nagle
    3433 Dale St N
    Shoreview, MN 55126

    Happy Venmo you whenever you would like.

    Thank you!

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    November 5
  • Davids
    Hi Ron, My name is David Smiecinski and I would like to purchase a Rutland gasket for my large BGE. Look forwards to hearing from you. 

    regards

    David 
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    September 26
    • RRP
      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 7,016 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. 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 (half of which is the postage and shipping box) for ONE gasket sent to an address in the USA is merely $11 for a Large. 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 you live in the US and If my price is acceptable to you then just give me your mailing address. 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 of $11 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
      RRP
      I replied, but for some reason you done want to reply...since I NEVER ask for payment n advance I ALWAYs ask someone to confirm that they agree to pay me for my meager request of that mere $11! I may be old at 77, but I'm NOT that STUPID!
    • RRP
      RRP
      Very few people tip me at all and if so then it’s only a dollar or two so I do thank you for your tip! I know most people think I’m a fool for not increasing my prices in these 19 years, but I have been able to stay ahead of the ever escalating material and postal increases by buying my materials in ever and ever larger quantities to get price breaks, but I’m running out of breaks! Ron
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