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Offline Nathan

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New 19" stone
« on: April 15, 2005, 02:16:15 AM »
I got my new stone today. It's a 19" Fibrament.  I thought I might have to grind a tiny bit off from it to make it fit but it fits just fine.  :P  The stone on top is my 16" that I've been using for about a year.   ;)
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Re: New 19" stone
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2005, 05:29:16 PM »
How big is your oven?

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Re: New 19" stone
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2005, 05:45:42 PM »
It's just a hair over 19" deep and about 24" wide.  The stone is actually about 18 7/8" diameter.
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Re: New 19" stone
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2005, 10:10:16 PM »
Nathan,
Nice looking Fibrament. I have often wondered about the uniformity of its heating. Any results you can share at this point? I would be interested in if it heats up quicker and produces a more uniform bake than tiles or a stone.
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Re: New 19" stone
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2005, 10:36:07 PM »
I have made 2 pizzas on it so far but I didn't take any pictures.  They were pretty good though.

I'm not sure if it heats up quicker or not, but it seems to give a slightly better char than the 16 inch did. I like to preheat my oven for at least 2 hours so I know it's as hot as possible.

I plan on getting an infrared thermometer soon and I'll do some experimenting. 

More than likely I'll be making a pizza here in a few hours and I'll take pics this time.  I'm not sure how it'll look though cause it'll be my first time using fresh mozzarella.  :-\
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Re: New 19" stone
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2005, 04:27:37 AM »
Check it out...
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Re: New 19" stone
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2005, 07:56:07 AM »
Nathan -  awesome-looking pizza!  Wow!  What temp did you cook it ?  Nice beer, too.

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Re: New 19" stone
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2005, 07:59:30 AM »
Nathan,
From your photographs I would say the bake was pretty uniform. How much was a 19" Fibrament?

Pie looks georgous by the way...
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Re: New 19" stone
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2005, 05:31:03 PM »
The oven was at about 580 when I put it in.  Since it was the first time I had tried using fresh mozzarella I only used it on half, the other half had Grande 50/50 blend on it.  I could have used more of the fresh too.  Next time the whole thing will have fresh on it, it was awesome.  Too bad I'm paying $6.58/lb. for it.   :-\

I paid $49.50 for the stone shipped.  I ordered it from here: http://www.bakingstone.com/order.php

I found them cheaper here: http://www.theposhpeddler.com/cat_pza_stones4.htm  but only like $3.
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