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Re: Wheels on Wheels
« Reply #80 on: October 05, 2012, 11:41:50 AM »
thanks tom, it's only a shadow of your masterpiece! 


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« Reply #81 on: October 09, 2012, 09:29:02 AM »
here's the oven ready to begin curing.  after that, i'll add stucco, tile around the opening and a stainless landing and be ready to go. 

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« Reply #82 on: October 09, 2012, 09:42:01 AM »
here's the oven ready to begin curing.  after that, i'll add stucco, tile around the opening and a stainless landing and be ready to go. 

That was quick...looks great!
How long does it take one of those Blazing Ovens to cure?
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« Reply #83 on: October 09, 2012, 09:44:26 AM »
i planned to deliver the new trailer to my friend this weekend but ran out of time so i took the old one instead.  we did a nice party of about 60 and used the event as  training so he can start to figure it all out.  lots to think about with dough, oven management and cooking!  he'll have plenty of time to figure it out.  no plans for commercial work, just having fun.  


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« Reply #84 on: October 09, 2012, 09:45:37 AM »
Bob, i'll let it dry for a week and then fire it with increasing temps over another week.  it should be all dry by then and ready to seal up. 
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« Reply #85 on: November 11, 2012, 05:46:46 PM »
about to wind up V-2 trailer.  after some good advice from Tom, i made an attempt at stucco with mortar based stuff instead of the polymer stuff i used last time.  i may have used the wrong ingredients though.  i was surprised that the "microfibers" were made of metal, and i used something called concrete bonding adhesive instead of agent.  maybe it will stay on there.  i'm afraid i need a second coat! like a lot of other things i seem to get involved in, this is not as easy as some people make it seem.... 
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« Reply #86 on: November 11, 2012, 07:24:51 PM »
Metal fibers would be for refractory, the fibers for stucco are polypropylene.  The steel won't hurt, but is also doesn't help that much.  There are 2 types of "bonding adhesive" one of which is painted on and another which is added to the mix.  Most will work for both.

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Re: Wheels on Wheels
« Reply #87 on: November 11, 2012, 08:37:26 PM »
I hear you about projects turning into monsters Bill. It looks really good. As I like to tell the perfectionists out in the shop....."SHIP IT!!"    ;)
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« Reply #88 on: November 12, 2012, 01:05:55 PM »
Metal fibers would be for refractory, the fibers for stucco are polypropylene.  The steel won't hurt, but is also doesn't help that much.  There are 2 types of "bonding adhesive" one of which is painted on and another which is added to the mix.  Most will work for both.

polypropylene was what i was expecting.  i had a half a day lined up and decided to go ahead.  i hope it stays on there!  i'll either do another smooth(er) coat or just go with the other sealer stuff you told me about.  i appeciate your help Tom. 

bob, you're right, i need to just finish!
thanks,
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Re: Wheels on Wheels
« Reply #89 on: March 03, 2013, 06:25:45 PM »
i finally delivered V2 this weekend after several scheduling setbacks and delays.  My friend has been keeping V1 in the meantime so he's gotten his feet wet already.  We cooked a few pizzas last night.  A chef friend came over and put together a couple non standard pies with chimichura and pork loin.  I used Omid's heat shield trick for the first time and although i couldn't really measure the temp difference, it seemed to have a nice effect as i had no bottom burning problems for the first time with that oven.  Thanks Omid! 


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« Reply #90 on: March 03, 2013, 06:41:27 PM »
V2 looks great Bill and so do those pies, congrats!  8)
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Re: Wheels on Wheels
« Reply #91 on: March 03, 2013, 07:00:34 PM »
Damn, those are beautiful, both the ovens and especially the pizzas.  See you in a couple months I hope!

How did you like the chimmichuri pie?  I use it often.

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« Reply #92 on: March 03, 2013, 07:02:38 PM »
thanks Bob and Tom.  That cheffie pie was pretty damn good! 

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Re: Wheels on Wheels
« Reply #93 on: March 03, 2013, 07:14:49 PM »
They all look great, but the Margherita looks as good as it gets!
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« Reply #94 on: March 03, 2013, 10:43:46 PM »
thanks Craig!  it's always my favorite.

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Re: Wheels on Wheels
« Reply #95 on: March 04, 2013, 05:47:14 AM »
Bill,

The ovens and pies all look great!

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« Reply #96 on: March 04, 2013, 08:37:21 AM »
thanks Norma! 

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« Reply #97 on: March 04, 2013, 11:55:46 AM »
Great results on both your pies and the ovens, I commend you.

Might I add, that sure is some beautiful country where you live. I bet once the oven is fired up and you've had a glass of wine or two you can lose track of time quickly amid all of that tranquility.

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« Reply #98 on: March 04, 2013, 12:14:33 PM »
thanks Anthony.  That's my friend's place east of Atlanta about an hour.  it's nice there, not too different from where i live in north Alabama. 

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Re: Wheels on Wheels
« Reply #99 on: March 04, 2013, 02:29:32 PM »
So how much do you think you have in the trailer and oven?


 

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