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Rick's Tropical Delight 08-29-2009 07:47 AM

bge nomex gasket - alternate source
i saw this posted on the bge forum the other day and i just ordered a 0.125" thick 1" x 50' roll. looks to be the exact material sold by bge, but a whole lot cheaper. scroll down to the aramid fabric strips, aka nomex:

here's the thread where i installed a bge nomex gasket on a large egg awhile ago:

i'll post an aramid fabric gasket install after i receive it. gaskets are considered a maintenance item so replacement is inevitable.

swibirun 08-29-2009 08:21 AM

My gasket is in dire need of "inevitable replacement" so I'll be watching your install with great interest. I've bookmarked the page.

Last fall I said I'd wait to replace mine until spring. Spring came and I didn't want to be without the Egg for a few days so I put it off until Summer. Now I can put it off until Rick does his :)

Rick's Tropical Delight 08-29-2009 08:43 AM

you really don't need a gasket to keep on cooking, so keep firing her up

rabeb25 08-29-2009 09:31 AM

Yea, That was me.. I am almost done with my stick burner, just have the firebox to worry about.

Rick's Tropical Delight 08-29-2009 10:02 AM


Originally Posted by rabeb25 (Post 1010768)
Yea, That was me.. I am almost done with my stick burner, just have the firebox to worry about.

that was you that posted the aramid on the bge forum? thanks, man

Rick's Tropical Delight 02-01-2010 05:56 AM

here's the first aramid install. i had to cut 1/4" off the width with a knife

Smoked Ham 02-06-2010 05:21 PM

Any problems with gasket material yet?

Rick's Tropical Delight 02-06-2010 05:50 PM

no problems with the aramid or nomex gaskets

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