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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #100 on: January 17, 2017, 01:59:23 PM »
The Pizza Party gas burner is rated at 20KW (68,000 BTU). I wonder if a gas log lighter (30,000 BTU) could be retrofitted to a non-gas oven to make it gas?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009AX3SHK/?tag=pmak-20

The Dante gas log lighter (above) is rated at 30,000 BTU.

You'd have to attach an LP hose and regulator, but it looks like it might work. Just drill a larger hole in the Pizza Party and insert the burner tube. Since 30K BTU is half the heat we'd need, maybe install two burners slightly offset from each other? That'd give us 60,000 BTU. That would require splitting the supply hose after the regulator.

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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #101 on: January 17, 2017, 02:55:54 PM »
Hi Steve don't know this gas burner and performance
sorry
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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #102 on: Yesterday at 09:49:10 AM »
The Pizza Party gas burner is rated at 20KW (68,000 BTU). I wonder if a gas log lighter (30,000 BTU) could be retrofitted to a non-gas oven to make it gas?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009AX3SHK/?tag=pmak-20

The Dante gas log lighter (above) is rated at 30,000 BTU.

You'd have to attach an LP hose and regulator, but it looks like it might work. Just drill a larger hole in the Pizza Party and insert the burner tube. Since 30K BTU is half the heat we'd need, maybe install two burners slightly offset from each other? That'd give us 60,000 BTU. That would require splitting the supply hose after the regulator.

On Italian forums there are many mods such as this. However, IMHO they should be discouraged for safety and performance reasons, especially now that a gas version is available from the manufacturer.
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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #103 on: Yesterday at 09:50:49 AM »
On Italian forums there are many mods such as this. However, IMHO they should be discouraged for safety and performance reasons, especially now that a gas version is available from the manufacturer.

I already own a Pizza Party 70x70, so buying another oven is not feasible. Looking for a way to retrofit mine to gas.

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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #105 on: Yesterday at 12:15:47 PM »
Here is some info with links to what appear to be the same tube burner used in the gas version.

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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #106 on: Yesterday at 01:58:59 PM »
On Italian forums there are many mods such as this. However, IMHO they should be discouraged for safety and performance reasons, especially now that a gas version is available from the manufacturer.

I get the feeling, but I may be wrong, that the folks on the La Confraternita della Pizza forum might have been doing this gas conversion before Simone.  With much the same equipment.

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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #107 on: Yesterday at 04:27:03 PM »
is very dangerous play with gas, we have use more of 2 years to obtain great perfomance and a sure product, i discourage the transformation, you have purchased great wood fired ovens 70x70 or Pizzone and you are all very good pizzamaker, i think isn't necessary use by gas if you have the possibility of use the wood.. and the wood is the tradition cooking
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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #108 on: Yesterday at 05:01:43 PM »
is very dangerous play with gas, we have use more of 2 years to obtain great perfomance and a sure product, i discourage the transformation, you have purchased great wood fired ovens 70x70 or Pizzone and you are all very good pizzamaker, i think isn't necessary use by gas if you have the possibility of use the wood.. and the wood is the tradition cooking

I think I'll try to sell my 70x70 Pizza Party and buy the gas model.  :)

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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #109 on: Yesterday at 06:10:54 PM »
Simone, because it is dangerous if it is said that the materials are those?

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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #110 on: Yesterday at 11:35:46 PM »
Simone, because it is dangerous if it is said that the materials are those?

Simone's gas fueled oven has a safety or combination valve.  The main valve setup includes a thermocouple that will activate a small solenoid valve that shuts off the gas flow if the thermocouple no longer senses heat.  So no flame, no gas.........no boom.

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Re: Pizza Party a tutto gas! Outdoor gas oven for pizza and roast
« Reply #111 on: Today at 01:36:52 AM »
right but you can add. I too would like to sell my Pizza Party after seeing the gas version, but I think I will do in the future