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Offline ArmoredDragon

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Re: Permanent amature needs advice
« Reply #25 on: July 08, 2013, 12:26:01 PM »
What about this guy? Specs say unglazed, half inch thick, ceramic.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Daltile-Quarry-Tile-Red-Flash-6-in-x-6-in-Field-Tile-0T02661P/202653749#.UdrnjG3aW2W

$22 for a case isn't bad. If one or ten break I'll have plenty of spares to boot. Site to store shipping is free.
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Offline ArmoredDragon

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Re: Permanent amature needs advice
« Reply #26 on: July 10, 2013, 12:58:13 PM »
Bueller?

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Re: Permanent amature needs advice
« Reply #27 on: July 10, 2013, 04:48:15 PM »
The Daltiles seem to be quality tiles, but... the black shading is achieved with a glaze, and, any time you have glaze, you have the propensity for lead.

Now, I've done some research on Daltiles, and they seem to manufacture quite a few lines of tiles in the U.S.A., and, from what I understand, American made tiles are far less likely to contain lead, but, unless you contact the company and confirm that these tiles are entirely lead free, I wouldn't use them.

These aren't as inexpensive, but they're unglazed:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/t/202653720?productId=202653720&storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&MERCH=REC-_-product-1-_-202653749-_-202653720-_-N#.Ud3Gu2qZH0k

Keep in mind, that, as you're shopping for tiles, you're going to need a larger pan underneath them to protect them from the direct heat- and the entirety of the setup is going to need to be large enough to give you a nice big target area for launching pizza, but not so large that you're blocking heat coming up from below (a couple of inches on both sides of the deflector pan should be fine).
« Last Edit: July 10, 2013, 05:04:37 PM by scott123 »


 

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