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Offline dsw@widenor.com

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Pizza Stones
« on: July 25, 2013, 07:54:19 AM »
I wonder what you think about pizza stones.  Have you used one?  And do they make a difference?  Or can I just get away with an unglazed tile that costs just a couple of dollars?  If you have tried a pizza stone, which one is it and do you like it?
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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2013, 04:03:29 PM »
I use and like a fibrement D round baking stone. It is Approx. 16" round and 3/4" thick. You can find different sizes and shapes @bakingstone.com

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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2013, 07:43:19 PM »
Have you tried emile henry baking stone?
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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2013, 11:20:28 AM »
I had a big Fibrament-D stone since 2005.  A few months ago the damn thing cracked in half.  I emailed the company and got a reply from the owner, no less.  He asked for pictures.  Upon receipt, he told me that I was the very first person to cite a failure out of the thousands that he has sold.  Keeping in mind that the website touts the wonderful 10 year warranty, I thought he would back his product.  Nope!  He prorated me and said he would give a whopping $10 off on a new stone.  What a guy!

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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2013, 11:30:50 AM »
What a dick!

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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2013, 01:02:38 PM »
I've used several Cordierite stones and have found them to be very durable (except for the 1/4" $20 stone from Target - broke 2 of those).  I've beat the heck out of this one (American Metalcraft PS1575 Baking Stone) and it just keeps going.
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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2013, 09:37:43 PM »
I have been using a "Cordierite Kiln Shelf" will good results on my Big Green Egg.

I found the best prices at:

http://aardvarkclay.com/


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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2013, 10:33:02 PM »
Keeping in mind that the website touts the wonderful 10 year warranty, I thought he would back his product.  Nope!  He prorated me and said he would give a whopping $10 off on a new stone.  What a guy!

That's not how I interpret a 10-year warranty on something like a pizza stone. If that's how it is, he should be up front about it on the website. It's too bad he's that short sighted. I've recommended Fibrament stones to a lot of people over the past couple years. Now I'll refer them to your post.
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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2013, 02:58:50 PM »
I have been using a "Cordierite Kiln Shelf" will good results on my Big Green Egg.

I found the best prices at:

http://aardvarkclay.com/

The prices looked really good so I ordered a round 16" stone.  Below is the invoice amount, $36.82, which is still quite good, but not knock your socks off.
Dave

Unit Price: $18.15
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 Order Total : $18.15
 Handling : $3.00
 Grand Total : $36.82

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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2013, 03:27:12 PM »
18X18X1 Cordierite stone kiln shelf from Axner supply.

It absolutely rocks.
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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2013, 06:20:25 PM »
I got through 3 or 4 expensive pizza stones that all cracked and I got bored of paying out so I went to my local DIY store and bought a paving slab for £1.98 and trimmed it to fit my oven with an angle grinder. It's been in heavy use for a couple of years with no damage and it holds LOADS of heat so you can make pizzas and loaves one after the other with consistent results. But it doesn't look pretty!

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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #11 on: November 18, 2013, 07:57:22 AM »
Would like to see websites or phone numbers so I can see the products all of you speak of, sincerely Wolf3gang.

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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2013, 05:02:16 PM »
I picked up a stone from Forno Bravo about six months ago and I am very happy with it so far.

http://www.fornobravo.com/pizza-stone/pizza-stone.html

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Re: Pizza Stones
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2013, 04:19:27 PM »
I ordered 4 Dough-Joe® Pizza and Baking Stones from Amazon they are 4 (6" x9"x 3/4") they have excellent reviews!


 

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