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jerry516planes
10-28-2010, 10:19 PM
I have noted that Backwoods is now using a pink insulation. Does anyone have more info on this insulation. Temp range and R value.

Joneser
10-29-2010, 07:14 AM
Not sure what BWS is using, but if you have time, this company makes insulation for the space shuttle...
One of the factories is located right behind mine.

http://www.thermalceramics.com/site.asp?siteid=4&pageid=44

BigAL
10-29-2010, 08:25 AM
I have noted that Backwoods is now using a pink insulation. Does anyone have more info on this insulation. Temp range and R value.

Breast cancer awareness month?:shrug:

flying illini
10-31-2010, 02:12 PM
Not sure what BWS is using, but if you have time, this company makes insulation for the space shuttle...
One of the factories is located right behind mine.

http://www.thermalceramics.com/site.asp?siteid=4&pageid=44

Their stuff looks pretty good.

jerry516planes
10-31-2010, 03:32 PM
Brian and Glenn,

I did check out thier web site and you are both correct. I does look pretty good! It is available in both blankets and in sheets. I am still studying the the info. I am wondering if a 1" thick layer will be enough. If am reading this correctly the 1" of superwool will more than out perform the 2" of mineral wool.

Any one else have any experience with this product?

Bbq Bubba
10-31-2010, 08:04 PM
I like the stuff with the pink panther on it. :roflmaoha0:

SmokyOkie
10-31-2010, 10:26 PM
I will see what I can find out tomorrow Jerry. All the BW I have had used yellow rigid bats of fiberglass.

SmokyOkie
11-01-2010, 10:41 AM
Perhaps they used to, but as of today they are still using the yellow fiberglass batts.

Did you see the pink stuff on the web site? I have often wondered about that.

jerry516planes
11-01-2010, 11:04 AM
Perhaps they used to, but as of today they are still using the yellow fiberglass batts.

Did you see the pink stuff on the web site? I have often wondered about that.

Thank You Tim :thumbs up:

Partyshack BBQ
11-01-2010, 08:01 PM
I used the ceramic from the link btw

http://www.spi-co.com/

SmokyOkie
11-01-2010, 08:04 PM
I used the ceramic from the link btw

http://www.spi-co.com/

Which one of their products did you use?

Partyshack BBQ
11-01-2010, 08:14 PM
mine was the 2300 degree ceramic , it doesn't show on the website but its the same stuff as posted about the space shuttle.

SmokyOkie
11-01-2010, 08:17 PM
On their site they have different types liste don their menu. Can you help me figure out which caegory to look in?

Partyshack BBQ
11-01-2010, 08:22 PM
do you need some? I have some and I will even sell it with a smoker attached. I do have some unused too.

SmokyOkie
11-01-2010, 08:35 PM
:exasper::exasper::exasper::exasper:

Partyshack BBQ
11-01-2010, 08:39 PM
http://www.spi-co.com/insulation.html

Ceramic fiber

There really isn't any links too it. We walked through the warehouse looking at all the different stuff from fiber wool to ceramics.

jerry516planes
11-01-2010, 08:52 PM
I used the ceramic from the link btw

http://www.spi-co.com/

How thick?

Partyshack BBQ
11-01-2010, 08:58 PM
How thick?
I used 1" , I didn't compress or leave any gap . It was a perfect fit.

SmokyOkie
11-01-2010, 09:01 PM
Was it blankets, batts, loose or what?

Partyshack BBQ
11-01-2010, 09:09 PM
batts don't ask me the size lol . we got fiber wool and ceramic. ceramic on the fire box and wool on the cooker. We should have just used the ceramic. We bought enough for about 4 cookers and it was about 150 dollars if I remember right.

jerry516planes
11-01-2010, 09:11 PM
I used 1" , I didn't compress or leave any gap . It was a perfect fit.
That sure makes it more affordable for certain! Did you use the blankets or vacum formed boards?

Partyshack BBQ
11-01-2010, 09:16 PM
batts it was like 2x 6 batts

jerry516planes
01-13-2011, 05:36 PM
After alot of searching I did find some. Picked up 100 square feet of Superwool 607 HT, 8#. It is one inch thick. Got this on Ebay.

Now all I need do is srounge up some steel and get going on the build.


http://i552.photobucket.com/albums/jj340/jerry516planes/2011%20Builds/DSC05509.jpg

SmokyOkie
01-13-2011, 10:24 PM
What are you building?

jerry516planes
01-13-2011, 11:55 PM
Well that is a good question. I have 5 original designs that I like. I was just about decided then I used my old faithful again and reminded myself how much I like it. Whatever I build will be fully insulated and be a gravity feed. Beyond that I am really undecided. I really like the Geer pits alot.

The final deciding factor will be capacity. I wish I could find a salvage all stainless steel commercial fridge or freezer that I could convert for big cooks. Then I could focus on a comp trailer.

Party Shacks last build is pretty impressive.

Joneser
01-14-2011, 07:39 AM
After alot of searching I did find some. Picked up 100 square feet of Superwool 607 HT, 8#. It is one inch thick. Got this on Ebay.

Now all I need do is srounge up some steel and get going on the build.


http://i552.photobucket.com/albums/jj340/jerry516planes/2011%20Builds/DSC05509.jpg
The Min K factory is right behind mine....that's the stuff I was telling you about in my first post in this thread. Should work just fine.

jerry516planes
01-14-2011, 09:06 AM
The Min K factory is right behind mine....that's the stuff I was telling you about in my first post in this thread. Should work just fine.

Brian,

Thank You for the help! I posted just to close out the topic.

They were very helpful, but do not retail. They referred me to the Georgia home office and they refered me to a retailer in Livonia. That retailer quoted me an outlandish price - no shipping. Oche!

I found a retailer on Ebay that sold it to me delieverd for less than 20% of the original quote. Just proves that you have to shop around. ( I really hated buying from out of state as I believe in the buy Michigan, but ....)

Thanks again! I agree it is the good stuff and is pretty cost competitive with the old mineral wool stand by.

More importantly it is installer safe! (water soluable)

Partyshack BBQ
01-31-2011, 02:11 PM
Party Shacks last build is pretty impressive.
Thanks, I can save you the time and just sell you mine :)

I am going bigger and have found a southern pride that I am thinking about pulling the trigger on. As some know I have slowly built up a decent catering business and have another that I just purchased last year. I am looking to jump off the corporate ledge and see if I can fly by myself.

SmokyOkie
01-31-2011, 10:15 PM
Best of luck in that endeavor Lance, and let me know if I can be of support.

Partyshack BBQ
01-31-2011, 10:32 PM
thanks , You still owe me lunch :msn-wink:

SmokyOkie
01-31-2011, 10:41 PM
And a bit more.

Why don't you meet me at Catfish baker's tomorrow arounf noon?:roflmaoha0:

Partyshack BBQ
01-31-2011, 10:47 PM
Yeah so my little truck can pull your big truck out . I wish my old work phone did get ruined I had video of my pulling out a f250 4x4 out of the snow.