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Offline Beron

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G3 Ferrari baking steel mod.
« on: October 23, 2013, 03:54:35 AM »
I am still not an owner of a G3 but will be soon.

It is very interesting to read about different mods forum members has done with their G3's.

Has anyone tried to replace the baking stone in the G3 with a 6mm steel plate?

I have a 6mm steel plate like a Baking Steel in my home oven and that makes wonders for my pizzas.
« Last Edit: October 23, 2013, 03:58:37 AM by Beron »


Offline misterschu

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Re: G3 Ferrari baking steel mod.
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2013, 04:31:51 PM »
If you're cooking at neapolitan temps, cooking on steel will burn your crust very quickly.  The reason for the steel in home ovens is to get high heat transfer (high conductivity of steel)  at lower temps to mimic how brick/stone works at ~800F -- mainly for oven spring (I believe).

I don't have a G3, I use the Newwave stone bake pizza oven from walmart.  I've measured stone temps at 850F.  Picture below is from my unmodded oven.
« Last Edit: October 24, 2013, 09:47:37 AM by misterschu »

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Re: G3 Ferrari baking steel mod.
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2013, 06:26:17 AM »
Hi,

I don't see the benefit ot the swap.

With the thermostat mod the stone can reach +900F   the bottom of the pie burn easily if the stone is hotter than 750F.

And a steel plate is not porous.