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sfisch 12-27-2012 10:39 AM

Onyx Oven Owners
 
I recently purchased a used onyx oven and have done 3 different cooks on it and have a couple questions about its operation. If a few of you O.O. Owners could chime in here, I would like to PM you.
Thanks

Bob Wiley 12-27-2012 11:21 AM

I hate PM. Put a question up and maybe I can help.

TosaJake 12-27-2012 11:55 AM

I am interested in these also, curious how well it works and what questions you have also?

sfisch 12-27-2012 12:33 PM

Watched the youtube video about starting the fire by putting a starter cube into the coal box, hooking the guru up and letting it come to temp. I only have a 4cfm fan and that method is taking 1.5-2 hrs to get the fire to 250. Once there, its great, holds right on and cooks away. Can you start briquettes in a chimney, add to the coal box to get the fire starting faster without it getting away on you?
Any other tips or suggestions would be appreciated,
Thanks
Scott

sfisch 12-27-2012 02:22 PM

Oh, and smoking with the stone in place of the water pan, any times when this is better and when shouldn't you use it?
Thanks

Bob Wiley 12-27-2012 06:26 PM

I start it with a lit chimney. Comes up to temp in about 10-15 minutes. More recently I've gotten a weed burner and I just torch it in a couple spots.

I got version one the first year they were produced and it didn't come with a stone. It did come with some build flaws which I hear they have addressed.

Good cooker at a premium price for portability.

sfisch 12-27-2012 07:36 PM

Thanks Bob.


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