[Homeroast] traveling

Barry Luterman lutermanb at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 14:34:55 CDT 2010


Awhile back I published a comparison of the Mini and Cimballi Hybrid. It
should be in the archives.If I can find it I will send it to you off list.

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 8:53 AM, g paris <pchforever at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ryan:
>
> the mini Mazzer is a fabulous machine. Mine has been working for 7 years
> now
> without a hitch. Clean regularly for best lasting power.
>
> ginny
>
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 8:58 AM, Ryan M. Ward
> <silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com>wrote:
>
> >
>  > What do you think of your mazzer? It is about time for me to upgrade
> > grinders in a couple of months or so, and I have been strongly
> considering
> > the Mazzer mini.
> >
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> > > Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 20:21:04 -0400
> > > From: peterznpgcable.com at gmail.com
> > > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > > Subject: [Homeroast] traveling
> > >
> > > C and I are traveling around the country visiting friends and relative
> > for
> > > the balance of April, May and even part of June.
> > > We (me) love to home roast and have been doing so since we found Sweet
> > > Maria's and this list several years ago, about the time or just after
> > miKe
> > > mcKoffee did :)
> > > I went through all of the preserving techniques that have recently been
> > > discussed, and realized that it is better not to bother, just enjoy the
> > > coffee, at the end of lots of enthusiastic experiments. Now we vac seal
> > all
> > > the greens we get from Tom in quart size Mason jars. I made a rack for
> > them
> > > behind a door in my office. It is just floor to ceiling shelves and it
> > was
> > > wasted space. Too dry in AZ to leave them sitting in bags.
> > >
> > > We left home (LHC, AZ) on or about April 6th. Mostly we drink the Java
> > that
> > > we bought 60 lbs of from Tom.
> > > Yup, we love it that much!
> > > Oh, I did not roast all 60# yet, but just before we left, I roasted
> about
> > > 10# (maybe more, but never weighed it), GROUND IT WITH MY VERY LARGE
> > MAZZER,
> > > and put it in those gallon size plastic storage jars with the screw on
> > lids.
> > > We had three of them when we started. Yup, ground all those beans to
> take
> > > with us! Three gallons of ground coffee! Will report on how it is
> lasting
> > > and tasting as time goes on.
> > >
> > > We have almost 2 gallons left, and we also brought one of those plastic
> > > water heaters with the coil in it that Tom sells, and a couple of
> CCD's.
> > So
> > > far the coffee has been great! We left the last of the first gallon
> with
> > my
> > > sister in FL. She and her husband both loved it. Of course they have
> > never
> > > had anything as good, and can't get any more unless they roast their
> own,
> > > and they just may start!
> > >
> > > We will be in Danvers MA until the middle of May, visiting our kids and
> > > grand kids. If anyone nearby is a home roaster and would like to get
> > > together to maybe try some of my stash please let me know. I would like
> > to
> > > know what someone else thinks of it other than a relative ;)
> > >
> > > I bought a Behmore from Tom at the beginning of the year (I think, not
> > good
> > > at time anymore... retired ya know) but have not used it much. I wanted
> > to
> > > put a power meter in front of it so I could really tell what it is
> doing,
> > > just got one, but then C decided we need to go on vacation. :) :)
> > > It did teach me more about roasting though, so it is worth the cost
> from
> > > that sense.
> > >
> > > We have a funny ISP out in AZ. We can send email from our house, but go
> > off
> > > anywhere and even though I get email, it denies forwarding. This
> results
> > in
> > > some messages I send getting through, and some going off to cyberspace.
> > They
> > > may show up in a week or so. So Me and C each have our own Gmail
> account
> > > now, even though it may take a bit to get all the addresses into it. We
> > > still get email from AZ either way.
> > >
> > > We are not towing the fifth wheel this time because of the cost of fuel
> > etc,
> > > so it is easier driving and we use much less diesel fuel in the truck.
> > The
> > > savings in fuel cost seems to pay for hotel and food. A no brainer.
> > >
> > > Best to all,
> > >
> > > PeterZ
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