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To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.

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  • Pizza oven on trailer

    I am interested in building a dome oven mounted on a trailer. Any advice regarding methods of securing the dome to the trailer base other than just mortaring the dome together as on a stationary base?

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    Re: Pizza oven on trailer

    Mount a steel pan with a lip on it to the trailer first. Build the oven inside the pan. Use cabling to secure the dome to the steel plate and trailer. See mainewoodheat.com for ideas. This is the method used by that company.

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    • #3
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      Some nice set ups on that site, though the oven is mounted too low for my liking.....guess it doesn't matter, I'll never order one.

      Gulf might want to look into that sliding shelf idea..looks familiar.
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      • #4
        Re: Pizza oven on trailer

        Originally posted by stonecutter View Post
        Some nice set ups on that site, though the oven is mounted too low for my liking.....guess it doesn't matter, I'll never order one.

        Gulf might want to look into that sliding shelf idea..looks familiar.
        Stonecutter,
        You've got my interest! Can you post a direct link. I went to this site. Mainewoodheat.com. I looked around over there a few minutes this morning before leaving for work and for a few, just now .
        A direct link and pic would be great for someone who works 12 hour days, plus the drive .
        Last edited by Gulf; 10-09-2013, 07:08 PM.
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        • #5
          Re: Pizza oven on trailer

          Here is a link showing a maine wood heat mobile oven: STANDARD PIZZA COMPANY.

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          • #6
            Re: Pizza oven on trailer

            That is one very pretty oven. If it cooks half as well as it looks then it would be sweet.
            What kind of $ are involved in ovens like this?
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            • #7
              Re: Pizza oven on trailer

              Originally posted by Gulf View Post
              Stonecutter,
              I looked around over there a few minutes this morning before leaving for work and for a few, just now .
              A direct link and pic would be great for someone who works 12 hour days, plus the drive .
              I thought since you figured out how to use emoticons so well, a direct link isn't necessary!
              Old World Stone & Garden

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              When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
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              • #8
                Re: Pizza oven on trailer

                Thanks for the link to the Maine wood heat site. Has anyone built one themselves? I am wondering how the cables are placed as to not create a problem with the ovens expansion during firing.

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                • #9
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                  Originally posted by stonecutter View Post
                  I thought since you figured out how to use emoticons so well, a direct link isn't necessary!
                  ---------------------------?----------------------

                  Oh well. One day, when you get my age, some whippersnapper will talk over your head too. humor (inserted here) arh arh.
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                  • #10
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                    Originally posted by Gulf View Post
                    ---------------------------?----------------------

                    Oh well. One day, when you get my age, some whippersnapper will talk over your head too. humor (inserted here) arh arh.
                    Unless you are more than 30 years older than me, I don't think I will qualify as a whippersnapper.

                    My aforementioned post was a friendly gibe about how you were struggling with the link, ( a seeming cpu deficiency) yet are proficient with the tools available to visually enhance your topical interchanges*.


                    * This post was composed using thoughly sarcastic but non-derisive denotations. In other words....I was just joshin ya.
                    hehehe.
                    Last edited by stonecutter; 10-10-2013, 07:43 PM.
                    Old World Stone & Garden

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                    • #11
                      Re: Pizza oven on trailer

                      The cables are placed on the outside of the ceramic fiber blanket. With the insulation, you do not have to worry about the metal getting hot.

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                      • #12
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                        Tusr18a

                        I appreciate your reply,makes good sense. Have you used this method? I imagine wire cable is what you are indicating.

                        Rb

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                        • #13
                          Re: Pizza oven on trailer

                          Wire would likely work its way into the ceramic fire blanket. I would suggest using the wide and flat cable that is used to reinforce shipping boxes. There are tools that can help you tighten that type of cabling with clips. Hope this idea helps!

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                          • #14
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                            Am I the only one wondering why they made an oven that looks like they are trying to attract thieves? Jerks who tear out wiring for the copper will rip the hide off an oven the first chance they get.
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