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Offline pt

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Blackstone Pizza Oven
« on: May 12, 2013, 12:40:44 PM »
The build quality is not the same but it should cook a pizza with good results. What do you guys think?

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Blackstone-Outdoor-Patio-Oven/1611435.uts


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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2013, 01:03:02 PM »
Nice find.  Someone with a 2stone needs to do a side by side comparison.

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2013, 01:23:46 PM »
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Nice find.  Someone with a 2stone needs to do a side by side comparison.

If Cabelas wants to send me the Blackstone, I would be happy to do a side by side comparison. They sure don't give much info on the web site?

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2013, 02:50:37 PM »
I would save my cash and buy the real deal.

My $.02
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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2013, 03:02:39 PM »
"brick-heated pizza?"

Are they so desperate to use the word "brick" that they are oblivious to how dumb that sounds?
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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2013, 05:54:15 PM »
Amazon has positive reviews of the grill.  However you never know if they are real or "plants"

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2013, 05:56:16 PM »
Well, it sure is ugly. Just wait and see whether they still carry it 6 months from now...

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2013, 07:27:57 PM »
"brick-heated pizza?"

Are they so desperate to use the word "brick" that they are oblivious to how dumb that sounds?


I would like to hear your $.02 on the design. I know you know about such things.

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2013, 07:32:04 PM »
Videos:




« Last Edit: May 12, 2013, 07:34:29 PM by slybarman »


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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2013, 08:05:51 PM »
My advice is the same for all ovens.  Look at the pizzas used for marketing it by the manufacturer and assume that is the best it can produce.  Although this ovens looks a little better then many that hit the market in that respect it still looks to leave a lot to be desired and does not look up to par with the product it BLATANTLY ripped off.   
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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2013, 08:33:01 PM »
is willard aware of this? -marc

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2013, 10:14:46 PM »

I would like to hear your $.02 on the design. I know you know about such things.

I don't know how I could comment based on how little you can see. I see this in the description "Patent-pending cooking chamber." I wonder what it is that they think is novel? I looked at USPTO, but I didn't find the application. Probably hasn't been published yet. There are a number of other outdoor and grill-based oven applications pending though.
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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2013, 10:22:44 PM »
I don't know how I could comment based on how little you can see. I see this in the description "Patent-pending cooking chamber." I wonder what it is that they think is novel? I looked at USPTO, but I didn't find the application. Probably hasn't been published yet. There are a number of other outdoor and grill-based oven applications pending though.

OK, thanks. Maybe somebody on the forum will be a guinea pig.

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2013, 08:03:19 AM »
My advice is the same for all ovens.  Look at the pizzas used for marketing it by the manufacturer and assume that is the best it can produce.  Although this ovens looks a little better then many that hit the market in that respect it still looks to leave a lot to be desired and does not look up to par with the product it BLATANTLY ripped off.   

Exactly.... SHOW ME THE PIZZA... that's what I have done... or at least, I think I did. Which make sense to me.

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2013, 10:20:25 AM »
Exactly.... SHOW ME THE PIZZA... that's what I have done... or at least, I think I did. Which make sense to me.

You have done that for sure.
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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2013, 10:58:54 AM »
I may be the guinea pig.  I need something that is cheap and portable because of relocation issues. Having built several WFO and losing them is keeping me from building another WFO at this time.

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2013, 11:52:06 AM »
You are not losing them, you are passing them on....


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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2013, 12:29:06 PM »

http://www.blackstoneproducts.com/prodinfo/pizzaoven.html

http://www.blackstoneproducts.com/manuals/1575_PizzaOven_manual.pdf

Here's an excerpt from the owner's manual of this device. Check #3 below.

HOW TO USE YOUR PIZZA OVEN
1. Turn the Pizza Oven on high and let it warm up. Its fully warmed up when the thermometer hits
300 (approx. 10 minutes).
2. Turn temperature knob down to medium heat and let the temperature settle between 350- 400
(approx. 5 minutes).
3. Depending on the pizza, optimal cooking temperature is about 375.
NOTE: the pizza stone surface is hotter than the air.
4. The cooking time is about 2-4 minutes depending on the size and thickness of the dough of
the pizza.
5. Pull out the pizza when the crust is to a desired perfection (or when the edges of the pizza crust
are brown/golden)
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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2013, 12:44:01 PM »
This oven is 60,000 BTU. 2stone Inferno is 145,000 BTU. Enough said.

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #19 on: May 13, 2013, 12:51:27 PM »
I called them.

16 inch stones
Can turn with AC power or two D batteries with an expected life of 5-8 hours use.

He wouldn't address my questions about the regulator. Said he wasn't sure.
If it's 10 PSI, just drop in a 20 PSI and get more BTUs.
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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #20 on: May 13, 2013, 01:06:13 PM »
Videos:


I would be discouraged if I bought this oven and it produced the pizza shown in the video. While it would probably be fairly easy to modify as mmmph suggests, you'd think that for almost $500 you wouldn't have to!

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #21 on: May 13, 2013, 01:20:40 PM »
From a review of the oven by G. Bracken on Amazon:

"CONS: I received one of the first patio ovens Blackstone produced, I didn't know the rotating stone (battery powered) needed to be ON while the flame was on and ended up melting the steel pizza stone base a bit...creating a lopsided base...Blackstone quickly replaced this base however, and I believe future stoves will include a very obvious warning stating that the rotator must be enabled BEFORE firing up the oven..."

I wonder if this oven can handle higher BTU's without other upgrades such as replacing the steel pizza stone base?

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #22 on: May 13, 2013, 02:09:27 PM »
Doesnt sound very promising.

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #23 on: June 09, 2013, 03:41:43 PM »
Maybe I'm a sucker, but I bought one yesterday.  Figure for only $360, if it works at all better than my home oven it's a cheap upgrade.  Thermometer on the front goes to 800F, hope it'll get close.

Probably wont get a chance to really try it out until next weekend.  Maybe pizza for Fathers Day?

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Re: Blackstone Pizza Oven
« Reply #24 on: June 09, 2013, 04:08:39 PM »
Ok, no dough to cook yet, but the initial fire looks promising.  The burner seems like it rages plenty.  In less than 5 minutes, the stone was at 680+ and the dome was around 850+.  I let it burn for a bit and shut it down.  Looks like there is enough adjustability to dial that up or down.
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