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Unread 11-13-2010, 02:24 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by fshnwiz View Post
I did the same thing to the lid on my uds, after about a month the gasket sealer got brittle and started to flake out. The rope got loose and became a real pain. Took the rope out and beat the brittle sealer off of and out of it and reinstalled using red silicone. Been about a year now and no problem. Maybe you will be luckier than I was.
Thanks for the advice! This is my first time doing it, so glad to know!

Originally Posted by caliking View Post
I might have to try this. The foiled rim mod is okay, but this looks better.

BTW, is it necessary to flatten out the lid?
If your lid fits good without having been bent out, I would say you could probably use a round type of gasket instead and make sure it was only about 1/4" wide, then the lid would continue to fit as normal with the gasket helping to seal it up better.
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