November 7, 2020 - 6:00pm
Questions to ask.
There is a strong possibility that I m at be in the market for a pre-owned deck oven. One in particular that I stumbled across yesterday, a Revent 3 deck oven, it looks good in the pictures but before I go take a look at asking questions about it is probably the first step. I have never done this before so I'm not sure what all good questions should be asked. So with the very knowledgeable community here I'd appreciate your suggestions on what I should be asking in order to make a well informed decision. Thanks.
If you're making sourdough... check that it can hit and maintain 500°F. Also, bonus, is it so drafty that it can't hold a modicum of steam.
You want a blanket of hot, humid temps over 15-20 minutes.
Next, check how rusty it is, how long it will last... you know the drill... the general condition for the money they're asking... at the end, an oven is an oven... depends on what you are using it for.
The problem now is, after speaking with the owner of the oven, apparently he purchased the building that was a bakery. The oven is now in storage and I'm assuming there is no way of cranking it up to test it.
Yeah... I know, I know... you still want to buy it because its such a good deal (or whatever).
Please allow me to disabuse you of that thought...
Imagine trying to get RID of that pig.