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3G_ 09-29-2009 02:36 PM

4" 5" or 6"
How much vermiculite to place under the dome. From memory the plans call for 4",is this enough?

RTflorida 09-29-2009 03:40 PM

Re: 4" 5" or 6"
4" is sufficient, but as we say here....insulate, insulate, insulate. If you can add more without drastically altering your plans, go for it.
That said, I used 4" (per the plans) and have been totally happy with heatup and heat retention.


Jed 09-29-2009 08:44 PM

Re: 4" 5" or 6"
I'm with RT,

I followed the plans with the 4" and am happy with the results.

We will cook in the oven the following day for sure after a pizza event, and often even the second day with a long slow cook pot of beans or something similar. The oven holds heat just fine with the 4".


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