Condar sez no gasket for new cat

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Feeling the Heat
Hearth Supporter
Oct 4, 2007
Sacramento, CA
I got a new replacement steel cat from Condar, they say that a gasket is not needed and that if the combustor is packed too tightly it can be damaged and they do not recommend one. Huh, I've always used one and replaced it annually, I thought you needed to fill those gaps around the edges, thoughts?
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