[Homeroast] suggestions as to how best to deal with blocking of my heat gun air intake by chaff

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 21:11:47 CST 2009


I like your setup.

I was wondering about placement of the probe in the bean mass. Any
chance of posting a picture of that?

Thanks again,


On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 3:57 PM, John Grubbs <jvgrubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Malvene,
> I use a shield to keep the chaff from flying back near the heatgun intake
> vent. Here's a link to a couple of photos:
> <picasaweb><http://picasaweb.google.com/jvgrubbs/Homeroasting?feat=directlink>
> I cut the shield from an inexpensive aluminum cookie serving platter --
> thicker than a pie pan, but still thin enough to cut with scissors. This
> keeps 99% of the chaff away from the heatgun vent and does not reduce the
> air intake.
> John in Birmingham
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