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Offline dbarneschi

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Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« on: November 10, 2012, 08:01:18 PM »
I am planning on buying an assembled WFO for the back yard of my rental apartment. I have been looking at the Forno Bravo Primavera60 and was hoping to find out a. what people think of this oven, b. how easy it will be to transport when I move across town and c. if there are better options/better values out there for portable, assembled WFOs.

Any and all advice is well appreciated. Thanks!


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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2012, 08:36:37 PM »
I'd get the 70 if you can make it work. I think you'll really appreciate the extra couple inches.
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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2012, 08:58:42 PM »
I'd get the 70 if you can make it work. I think you'll really appreciate the extra couple inches.

Thanks Craig. Does the 70 simply accommodate more pies, or is the performance better as well?

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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2012, 09:23:45 PM »
Thanks Craig. Does the 70 simply accommodate more pies, or is the performance better as well?

It's going to be one pie at a time with either, but with the 70, you'll be able to get a little further from the fire giving you a better heat balance.
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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2012, 10:13:31 PM »
I am looking at buying a 70 as well! I am going back and forth between prima70 and forno classicos version. I think prima70 is going to win out due to being larger than Classico. Classicos looks really nice though.

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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2012, 11:30:22 PM »
In the long run, I think you will be happier with the larger oven.
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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2012, 07:45:30 AM »
I am looking at buying a 70 as well! I am going back and forth between prima70 and forno classicos version. I think prima70 is going to win out due to being larger than Classico. Classicos looks really nice though.

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Those were my last two options and I end up purchasing the piccolo form Forno Classico. Between the two companies, the customer service made the difference, and as far as oven performance, I'm totally happy with it. Now days Forno Classico is making some larger ovens as well. If I go bigger will purchase from them again.

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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2012, 03:49:32 PM »
Have you looked into the Neapolitan oven? It is light weight enough to move it around and has the same ideal dome shape to make pizza as all of the Four Grand Mere ovens. I can have mounted on a stand with caster wheels for you.

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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2012, 04:20:28 PM »
Antoine:

Which's your web link?

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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2012, 08:47:02 PM »
Sorry about that, my website is breadstoneovens.com.

The direct link to the Neapolitan oven is:
http://www.breadstoneovens.com/collections/frontpage/products/outdoor-700-kit
Next month I will be offering a new version of the Neapolitan oven with large refractory brick floor tiles that are 12"x12"x 2"thick rather than the concrete floor.

I am currently mounting for a client on a mobile cart like this one:
http://www.breadstoneovens.com/collections/frontpage/products/mobile-oven-cart

The master welder is making the cart this week and I should have plenty of picture to show everyone in a couple of weeks.

There are a few post of people who bought a Neapolitan or a portable oven, which I call the mobile cart:
http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,21377.0/topicseen.html
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http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,20864.0.html

Let me know if you have any question.

Antoine
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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2012, 07:20:50 PM »
Thanks Antoine. Worth looking at. Will keep in mind for the future.

Edgar

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Re: Advice on buying portable, assembled WFO
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2012, 09:03:03 PM »
dbarneschi:

You may want to look at the oven i purchased from Antoine.  it was an FGM 700C but he custom built a stand for me.  I needed something with wheels so that I had some portability.  No room in my courtyard for a permanent place and I wanted to be able to move it around when using it.

Best of luck in your search.

- Mitch