[Homeroast] coffee cooler 2.0

Allon Stern allon at radioactive.org
Wed Dec 1 06:08:18 CST 2010


On Dec 1, 2010, at 3:12 AM, Robert Bedwell wrote:

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> Here's what I use....the Vornado fans have a flat surface and can be pointed straight up with a flat surface to sit a colander with the coffee beans. The fan control is variable as well.  There is a raised edge around the outside corner of the fan face that prevents the colander from sliding off.  I also use the fan to help cool down the roaster.  I have the floor model which is a very convenient height.
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> It also does a great job in blow off chaff.
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> http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=vornado+fans&x=0&y=0

How fast does that set-up cool?
I think you just can't beat sucking air through the beans, though it takes a fan that can take the heat.
An attic fan is just the thing.

I use a percolator basket, plus a huge rack fan, held together with aluminum tape.

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allon


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