[Homeroast] Behmor Incinerator

John Nanci john at chocolatealchemy.com
Sat Dec 4 08:52:41 CST 2010


Bob,

As someone else said, Easy Off is caustic.  Do not use it.  Simple Green.

I've fixed a few that have this level of damage.  It's a matter of 
whether the boards were damaged.  If so, I have some spares since you 
are local.  Give me a ring and we can check it out.

John

At 11:19 AM 12/3/2010, you wrote:
>Failing to heed the warnings about not leaving your roast unattended, I had
>a significant fire in the Behmor yesterday. This was a combination of errors
>that resulted in the total incineration of a half pound of beans to glowing
>embers. The machine shut down it self and is totally scorched inside with
>significant smoke residue. The door gasket is unharmed. My garage
>bathroom/roasting room has some heavy smoke remains as well.
>
>I am planning on using "Easy Off" oven cleaner to try to remove the black
>residue that didn't budge with Simple Green.
>
>Has anyone had issue with the functioning of the Behmor after a fire?  I
>realize this was WAY more than a chaff fire. I just hope this wasn't a $300
>lesson learned!!
>
>Bob
>Dexter, Oregon
>
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