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An ebay dealer selling the nomex gasket about $10 less than Amazon. $23 shipped.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/High-Heat-NOMEX ... 27c3bfae51

Great price, but the first image they show looks like a roll of basic bge gray felt...the other pics show the white, but I swear that first picture looks like a $12roll of felt...

This is what I bought for mine, but I only paid 13 bucks for it. I had enough to do the ash pan and there was probably 2 or 3 feet left over. It's an oven door gasket and it works just fine, there wasn't enough to do the top as well. But my biggest leaks were around the ash pan, only one tiny leak at the top.

http://www.partselect.com/PS250264-GE-W ... Gasket.htm

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An ebay dealer selling the nomex gasket about $10 less than Amazon. $23 shipped.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/High-Heat-NOMEX ... 27c3bfae51

Great price, but the first image they show looks like a roll of basic bge gray felt...the other pics show the white, but I swear that first picture looks like a $12roll of felt...

This is what I bought for mine, but I only paid 13 bucks for it. I had enough to do the ash pan and there was probably 2 or 3 feet left over. It's an oven door gasket and it works just fine, there wasn't enough to do the top as well. But my biggest leaks were around the ash pan, only one tiny leak at the top.

http://www.partselect.com/PS250264-GE-W ... Gasket.htm

What glue did you use to attach it? High temp RTV?

Thank you.

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Ive had no issues with the BGE grey gaskets. Especially since I do a lot of low and slow, the Nomex wouldn't be worth it to me. Ive had my grill past 600 with no issues, and I keep the gaskets clean.

I am curious how do you get grease off of the gaskets?

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Ive had no issues with the BGE grey gaskets. Especially since I do a lot of low and slow, the Nomex wouldn't be worth it to me. Ive had my grill past 600 with no issues, and I keep the gaskets clean.

I am curious how do you get grease off of the gaskets?

I just use white vinegar or lemon diluted in water in a spray bottle, I let it soak and blot it with a clean rag.

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So does the amount of lump I use have any impact on temp? Meaning if I load more will it be impossible to get a lower temp or does amount of lump have nothing to do with temp,,,

Trying to put this together to see if it's the amount I'm using or something else..

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So does the amount of lump I use have any impact on temp? Meaning if I load more will it be impossible to get a lower temp or does amount of lump have nothing to do with temp,,,

it's less the amount of lump you start with than the amount you light. For long slow cooks, you need enough lump in there to last, so that's why you only light a small portion of it. there's a thread on the proper way to light low and slow in the AKORN category.

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So does the amount of lump I use have any impact on temp? Meaning if I load more will it be impossible to get a lower temp or does amount of lump have nothing to do with temp,,,

it's less the amount of lump you start with than the amount you light. For long slow cooks, you need enough lump in there to last, so that's why you only light a small portion of it. there's a thread on the proper way to light low and slow in the AKORN category.

located here viewtopic.php?f=22&t=637

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An ebay dealer selling the nomex gasket about $10 less than Amazon. $23 shipped.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/High-Heat-NOMEX ... 27c3bfae51

Great price, but the first image they show looks like a roll of basic bge gray felt...the other pics show the white, but I swear that first picture looks like a $12roll of felt...

I saw that. I ordered one and will let you know what I get when it arrives.

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Reading reviews for the akorn on amazon, one guy posted making a wood pellet basket and burning strictly wood pellets in his akorn. I use wood pellets for home heating but they require a small blower to stay ignited. Anyone have any experience burning treagers pellets in the akorn?

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Reading reviews for the akorn on amazon, one guy posted making a wood pellet basket and burning strictly wood pellets in his akorn. I use wood pellets for home heating but they require a small blower to stay ignited. Anyone have any experience burning treagers pellets in the akorn?

I've never tried this, but I imagine the wood pellets would have to be made of something that wouldn't impart an off flavor into whatever is being cooked. If the wood pellets for the Traeger are made for cooking with, the sure why not? Probably burn too hot for a low and slow, I'm thinking, but for a hot and fast it might work well.

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Reading reviews for the akorn on amazon, one guy posted making a wood pellet basket and burning strictly wood pellets in his akorn. I use wood pellets for home heating but they require a small blower to stay ignited. Anyone have any experience burning treagers pellets in the akorn?

Treager had a tailgate unit that used a basket and did not have a fan. So the concept should work. i would not burn any thing except food grade pellets because there is no telling what ends up in the fuel pellets. Where i am pellets are far more expensive that lump and wood chunks for smoke and there would be no advantage.

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Reading reviews for the akorn on amazon, one guy posted making a wood pellet basket and burning strictly wood pellets in his akorn. I use wood pellets for home heating but they require a small blower to stay ignited. Anyone have any experience burning treagers pellets in the akorn?

Treager had a tailgate unit that used a basket and did not have a fan. So the concept should work. i would not burn any thing except food grade pellets because there is no telling what ends up in the fuel pellets. Where i am pellets are far more expensive that lump and wood chunks for smoke and there would be no advantage.

I'll build a basket and try it. Your right lump cost me 13.00 for 20 lbs. and treager pellets are 19.00 for 20 lbs.

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Hello Guys,

Where does one purchase RTV Copper gasket material? I looked at HD last night, but did not see any. I never saw anyone to ask, but I looked in all the usual places for sealants, caulks, glues. I know they have it on their website but it is for case quantities.

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