[Homeroast] THE home roaster

Bob Hazen peatmonster at comcast.net
Tue Dec 21 01:00:51 CST 2010

After running through Google's translate page, it's a little easier for most 
of us to read:


I wonder if this could be used on a gas stove?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee" <sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com>
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Sent: Monday, December 20, 2010 10:39 PM
Subject: Re: [Homeroast] THE home roaster

> That's pretty cool - never saw this one before. Looks like you could 
> detonate bombs in the roast chamber without hurting that thing... Tom
>>On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 01:11:08PM -0800, Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's 
>>Coffee wrote:
>>>  it was build around some commonly available heat source, and you had
>>>  to put it together, but gave control of heat/air, manual control of
>>>  roast curves, physical sampling from the roast chamber, and cooled
>>>  outside the roast chamber in 4 min or less, that would hit most of
>>>  my targets. One disagreement I might find with other home roasters
>>>  would be batch size. I think that a 150-300 gram batch is ideal.
>>External heat source, some assembly required, nothing but manual
>>control unless you build some automation, external cooling but I don't
>>think that's included beyond the end of the dump chute.  This is sort
>>of a German analog to the Quest that one of the regulars in the #coffee
>>channel on freenode recently acquired.  Yes, we thought it was funny,
>>too - the Quest looks more like the "fine German engineering" cliche
>>and vice versa.
>>Lots more info if you have the optional German decoder in your head:
>>   http://pikibo-coffeetools.de/roestbiene.html
>>Anyone who says you can have a lot of widely dispersed people hack
>>away on a complicated piece of code and avoid total anarchy has never
>>managed a software project.  -- Andy Tanenbaum
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