Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

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Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by Elmacho » February 7th, 2018, 10:24 pm

So, I found myself on the Agri Supply side of town and figured I would stop in and pick up a disc for a Disco I have been wanting to build for a few years now. Well to my surprise, I had options.

Is there a difference in 24" discs as far as metal or are they all pretty much the same? Some looked smooth, some looked like cast iron. I had no idea.

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Re: Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by Dirtytires » February 8th, 2018, 11:53 am

I'd ask the counter help. When I on mine he only wanted to know what implement I was using. He got really quiet when i told him I was gonna cook on it.

The metal is of different hardness from what I understand. Dont know how to tell but I would pick softer to avoid welding cracks. My guess is the cheap/off brand will be softer. I didn't have a choice and got a hard one but have had minimial issues with it so I'm not really sure it matters much.

Most have a coating on them...That could explain the appearance difference.

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Re: Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by ajfoxy » February 8th, 2018, 5:10 pm

I'd probably avoid the one centre bottom with the big ding in it were I you... :D


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Post by The Czar » February 9th, 2018, 2:11 am

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Re: Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by Cole » February 9th, 2018, 1:40 pm

Looks like a business opportunity!



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Re: Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by Rodcrafter » February 11th, 2018, 7:30 pm

I have found that the coating comes off easy if you burn it on a gas burner moving it around every now and then. It will turn white and brush right off.


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Re: Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by Elmacho » March 6th, 2018, 10:37 am

The Czar wrote:I think I seen heaven


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Rodcrafter wrote:I have found that the coating comes off easy if you burn it on a gas burner moving it around every now and then. It will turn white and brush right off.


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I was just wondering about that.



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Re: Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by Elmacho » March 6th, 2018, 10:38 am

What size flat bar is good for the ring around the outside? 1.5"



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Post by Rodcrafter » March 6th, 2018, 2:59 pm

Yeah that


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Re: Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by Elmacho » March 6th, 2018, 3:01 pm

Rodcrafter wrote:Yeah that
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Re: Disco Fever! Question about Disc selection

Post by Dirtytires » March 7th, 2018, 1:28 pm

I went with 1 inch and am real happy with it. I don’t use mine for soups much so a bigger side was not needed.



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