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  • xaugievike
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    • Jan 2017
    • 548
    • Chicagoland
    • Weber Genesis 300 series
      Weber Summit Charcoal With custom grill center
      Weber Performer w/SNS
      PBC
      Blackstone 22" TableTop Griddle
      Ooni Pro Pizza oven

    MCS - Nemesis edition

    Phase 1 of me conquering my cooking nemesis (Pizza) was reading Ken Forkish's book "The Elements of Pizza."

    Phase 2 arrived today.
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  • HawkerXP
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 4171
    • Northern Virginia
    • 3 Weber kettles, and a PBC
      Thermopop
      Dot w two probes
      Slo n Sear
      Cold beer

    #2
    Phase 3. PIZZA!

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    • EdF
      EdF
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      • Jul 2016
      • 3139
      • Atlantic Highlands, NJ
      • Uuni Pro (new kid in town)
        Karubeque C-60
        Large BGE since 2002 + plate setter + pizza stone + upper grid + stainless paella pan for drippings (the best!)
        TEC Cherokee FR since 2014 (portable infrared grill - does a mighty sear)
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      #3
      Don't overlook its other uses with a cast iron vessel inside! Enjoy!

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      • lonnie mac
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        • Jul 2016
        • 1256
        • Bacliff, TX
        • Motovlogging for the freedom of old Hippies...

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        #4
        I was just looking over at ATBBQ. He was just doing a video today of the new gas burner adapter for this thing that they just came out with.

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        • xaugievike
          xaugievike commented
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          I've read a lot of positive comments regarding the gas adapter for these. I've also read some less-flattering reviews of the pellet attachment....but nobody seems to use the charcoal/chunk burner that just comes with it. Thats where I intend to start.
      • SmokeyGator
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        • Jul 2016
        • 777
        • Miami, FL
        • Primo XL
          Cyberq controller
          Sierra Nevada IPA

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        • RonB
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          • Apr 2016
          • 11046
          • Near Richmond VA
          • Weber Performer Deluxe
            SNS
            Pizza insert
            Rotisserie
            Smokenator 1000
            Cookshack Smokette Elite
            2 Thermapens
            Chefalarm
            Dot
            lots of probes.
            CyberQ

          #6
          Lookin' forward to the photos.

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          • hogdog6
            Charter Member
            • Dec 2014
            • 515
            • Liberty, Utah

            #7
            My Ooni rocks and I love the gas attachment, it is like Chef Tom describes in his ATTB video above. As EdF said above it's not just for pizza. I use cast iron in it all the time. By the way the charcoal/wood burner works really well and I think it looks cooler than the others but definitely not as convenient as the gas burner. Enjoy your new oven. xaugievike we do like pics and look forward to them.

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            • xaugievike
              xaugievike commented
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              have a few days off here - hopefully I can do a test fire or 2 and maybe give my first pies a whack.
          • Spinaker
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            • Nov 2014
            • 9966
            • Land of Tonka
            • John "J R"
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            #8
            Very cool! These things are cool! Let us know how you like it.

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            • Kevin Fuess
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              • Jun 2016
              • 82
              • Trophy Club, TX

              #9
              I have one of the older UUNI pizza ovens that only uses pellets. Does a great job, but be forewarned - pizza cook FAST in these. 60 - 90 seconds. Burned my first pizza because I didn't turn it often enough.

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              • xaugievike
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                • Jan 2017
                • 548
                • Chicagoland
                • Weber Genesis 300 series
                  Weber Summit Charcoal With custom grill center
                  Weber Performer w/SNS
                  PBC
                  Blackstone 22" TableTop Griddle
                  Ooni Pro Pizza oven

                #10
                Burn-off and test-fire today. It was pretty windy - obviously for a 1st fire I've still got a learning curve. The onboard charcoal basket holds more than one small weber chimney's worth of KBB, I had to add a 2nd chimney to it and let that catch before the temps got north of 500....definitely noticed I have to add wood chunks to get them to flame up and really get the temp up, but I was able to get the stones in the 800- 850 range fairly consistently (with a peak of 900) after about 90 minutes - I slowly added fuel just to keep it under some control. the dome temp around 900-950 fairly consistently also, as long as there was an active flame. Surprisingly the door thermo on the glass-door was in pretty close agreement to my IR gun at least compared to the stones. Im guesstimating that a calmer day will get me some slightly higher temps. Overall though, I was able to fairly easily make the temp rise (with fuel addition) and keep it fairly steady. Tomorrow I make my first dough....
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