Originally Posted by HumboldtSmokeBBQ
I hear you, it is already falling off. I used BGE gasket material, but it is expensive and it seemed to just get ruined, so i figured I would try this. I can adjust the lid so the gap is bigger on one side then the other, maybe i will push the lid all the way over. I need to sand the crap out it, and hope that helps.
Rookie'48, no it is not sand, it is ash. I lit some charcoal to cook off the crap that expandable metal is coated in before i cook with it.
get some brake-kleen or paint thinner to wipe the metal real clean before you re-cement it.
and good luck:)