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ryanttryantt Posts: 2,022
edited February 5 in Off Topic
what am I missing?   I do not see the need for a $200 pizza attachment. 


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  • IMHO, I don't see practicality and I'm kind of a gadget freak   :o
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 31,264
    ....cheaper than a $600 Roccbox
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  • ryanttryantt Posts: 2,022
    @nolaegghead I guess maybe I do t cook enough pizzas to think it’s worth it.  I will just carry on with my basic setup.....
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 31,264
    Price seems a bit inflated for what it is, IMO.
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  • alaskanassasinalaskanassasin Posts: 1,943
    Ya I can make one out of wood for a lot cheaper 
    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • tenpenny_05tenpenny_05 Posts: 280
    I'm with NOLA on this one. It's a more appealing option than a roccbox for me.
    Kansas City, Kansas
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  • HeavyGHeavyG Posts: 6,305
    You don't have to open the lid, which can flash back on you.  Don't get the temp dip from opening the lid.  Can rotate your pie.  Can watch it cook.
    The main advantage does seem to be that since you don't have to open the lid you can more easily maintain a 700 degree temp.
    Earlier iterations of it also had a stone that would mount a few inches above the pizza stone. The thought was that it would reflect more heat down onto the pizza . Don't remember tho if they dropped that due to that top stone not really adding much or just cut it to maintain a price point.
    These things were supposed to have been available before last Christmas; guess they ran into some snags. The new Big Joe III should also be hitting the streets "any day now" too.
    Camped out in the (757/804)
  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 3,913
    edited February 6
    I saw it in action down at the ATL Grill Store grand opening......it was pretty freakin cool actually.  My buddy Kurt from STL had a four inch thick cowboy ribeye roasting on it.

    I like it for pizzas though.....no more losing all the heat out of the dome, no burping or flashback, and you can rotate and watch it too.

    That new "hyperbolic" insert for the Gen III's looks interesting as well.  I saw it in their new Pro Joe.
  • BotchBotch Posts: 8,274
    There's a lot more venting area in the front of it than even a wide-open top, I would think that would make the front edge of a pie cook differently than the rest of it.
     
    Other than that, JUST TAKE MY MONEY!  :lol:
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 31,264
    Botch said:
    There's a lot more venting area in the front of it than even a wide-open top, I would think that would make the front edge of a pie cook differently than the rest of it.
     
    Other than that, JUST TAKE MY MONEY!  :lol:
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  • BotchBotch Posts: 8,274
    ...and it all has to squirt past that pizza stone, I'm pretty sure there will be additional airflow out the "front door" if given a chance.   ;)
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  • ryanttryantt Posts: 2,022
    edited February 6
    I saw it in action down at the ATL Grill Store grand opening......it was pretty freakin cool actually.  My buddy Kurt from STL had a four inch thick cowboy ribeye roasting on it.

    I like it for pizzas though.....no more losing all the heat out of the dome, no burping or flashback, and you can rotate and watch it too.

    That new "hyperbolic" insert for the Gen III's looks interesting as well.  I saw it in their new Pro Joe.
    I’m actually excited about the new hyperbolic insert. Heard a pod cast from the guy who designed it, of it works as advertised it’s a game changer. 

    @stlcharcoal sent you an email last week, if you have time can you get back to me on it 
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  • This would probably get more use than @Possumtrot s Joetisserie that’s hiding somewhere in my garage. Price is pretty steep but those nights I crank 5-6 pies off (which is pretty regular in the spring and fall weekends) this could be a game changer. 

    Besides, part of this hobby is embracing the money pit!  ;)

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  • 30 seconds later.... 

    “Siri look up instructions to make a backyard brick fire oven” :fearful:

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  • ryanttryantt Posts: 2,022
    @Killit_and_Grillit I’m just hanog a hard time seeing the value, with that said, I’m sure Norah will want one, which means I’ll be spending 200.  

    She spoted a new accessory the otherday on Smokewares page and wants her mom to order it.  

    Funny how well she does spending our money. 
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  • blastingblasting Posts: 6,262
    30 seconds later.... 

    “Siri look up instructions to make a backyard brick fire oven” :fearful:

    pizza is another one of those very slippery slopes

    Phoenix 
  • CtTOPGUNCtTOPGUN Posts: 539
     The nice thing about money is that tomorrow we can make more! I love cooking gadgets. This forum has me spending on so many things I never imagined I needed. Good times.


       
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  • @blasting @ryantt the company we rent one of our kitchens from has a sweet wood fire oven setup and as much as I’ve enjoyed cooking pizzas on the egg  I feel like it’s going to lead down an absurdly expensive path to a real wood fired oven. 

    Problem is I have the materials but as soon as I build it my wife will want to move. 

    Then (explitive deleted) @SciAggie posts and there I am again looking up plans 

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 31,264
    Botch said:
    ...and it all has to squirt past that pizza stone, I'm pretty sure there will be additional airflow out the "front door" if given a chance.   ;)
    ...hmmmm...wonder how they avoid that happening in a chiminea....
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  • LegumeLegume Posts: 9,814
    First (and last) pizza I cooked in a chiminea was totally inedible.  I never got good smoke with that damn piñon wood.
    Austin, TX
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,375
    I will buy one cause I know I will. Besides, my joetisserie needs a little company in my shed. 

    John - SLC, UT

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  • Kent8621Kent8621 Posts: 777
    is this there version of the pizza porta?

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  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 6,647
    Kent8621 said:
    is this there version of the pizza porta?
    IMO it's a Pizza Porta knockoff but lacks the front door and the two daisy-wheel type vents near the front.
    canuckland
  • TEXASBGE2018TEXASBGE2018 Posts: 2,347
    edited February 6

    Does anyone else feel like these accessories KJ keeps coming up with are just really kitschy and cheapening their brand? To me its like they are just trying to make a Kamado "The end all be all" cooker and anyone that owns one knows a Kamado just isn't. To me it does a lot of things really well but its not the best at anything. KJ doesn't get that.

    If I am that obsessed with pizzas I'm not buying a $200 Pizza attachment to get marginally better pies than I could get without it. I'm going to buy a dedicated pizza oven that will do much better and cost around $500 (i.e. RoccBoxx or the like)  and If I am really really obsessed with pizzas, I'm going to throw down $2,500 for a wood fired outdoor oven. I feel like next they are going to develop an accessory for Deepfrying directly on the Lump and call it the FriJoe or something stupid.

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  • ryanttryantt Posts: 2,022
    @TEXASBGE2018 let’s get the FirJoe trademarked   
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 31,264

    Does anyone else feel like these accessories KJ keeps coming up with are just really kitschy and cheapening their brand? To me its like they are just trying to make a Kamado "The end all be all" cooker and anyone that owns one knows a Kamado just isn't. To me it does a lot of things really well but its not the best at anything. KJ doesn't get that.

    If I am that obsessed with pizzas I'm not buying a $200 Pizza attachment to get marginally better pies than I could get without it. I'm going to buy a dedicated pizza oven that will do much better and cost around $500 (i.e. RoccBoxx or the like)  and If I am really really obsessed with pizzas, I'm going to throw down $2,500 for a wood fired outdoor oven. I feel like next they are going to develop an accessory for Deepfrying directly on the Lump and call it the FriJoe or something stupid.

    no
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  • stlcharcoalstlcharcoal Posts: 3,913
    ryantt said:
    @TEXASBGE2018 let’s get the FirJoe trademarked   
    Get the DilJoe trademarked while you're at it......no telling how far the brand could go.  :) 
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 31,264
    ...or the Double DilJoe(tm)
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