[Homeroast] Larger-than-250g roaster? (was: Quest M3)
kyshie at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 11:35:08 CST 2010
On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 9:08 AM, Hank Perkins <hankperkins at gmail.com> wrote:
> With all due respect,
Never a good way to start an email... ;>
> based on my investigations, when you move to
> roasting 1 pound plus you are dealing with commercial grade roasters.
> Generally these systems require permanent installations and custom
> exhaust venting. When I looked at these roasters the gas installation
> and the vent installation were more than I was willing to deal with.
> The roasters you are looking at start around $4,000 just for the
That's not a problem, though something like the sample roaster Tom had
a few years back would have been great.
> Gas and ventilation is going to run at least another $1,000
> and often require inspections by city inspectors.
Hence the requirement for propane.
> This can effect your insurance. If in fact you plan to roast in a leased facility this
> could have lease considerations with regard to the modifications and
> the operation of the roaster depending on the lease.
Again, I'm not looking for a Diedrich 12k at the moment, so I'm not
planning to make any modifications. I'm not roasting in my kitchen...
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