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Old 04-04-2010, 09:59 AM
Peasant
 
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Default insulating lid of propane grill?

I don't have the time/space to build a proper wood oven, but I was considering putting my pizza stone/tile on my propane grill to cook pizzas. I can easily get the lid to 600-700F (keeping the propane on the whole time rather than pre-heating like a wood oven). Would it help to insulate this inside of the lid with some sort of blanket or fire-proof tiles? It looks like it is a double layer of stainless steel and it gets very hot on the outside. Has anyone tried this before?
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:27 PM
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Default Re: insulating lid of propane grill?

At the building supply shop, their grill had a layer of perlite insulation on top of it but it was not done to cook pizzas.

You can always add a rack over your pizza stone and place bricks over it to act as the top of the oven if you are unable to build the full oven.
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Old 04-23-2013, 07:51 AM
Peasant
 
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Default Re: insulating lid of propane grill?

Wow this is an old thread!

I ended up inserting a layer of KAOWOOL in between the two stainless sheet metal layer on the lid. Then I built a jig to hold two granite tiles about 4" apart. This setup gets very hot in about 30 mins and cooks a very respectable pizza. Still, it's not a WFO, which I plan to start on next summer.
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