[Homeroast] I-Roast question

Mike Koenig koenig.mike at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 09:20:09 CST 2010

That little thing on the post helps keep the bean movement uniform.  It was
an improvement over the old Hearthware Precision (my first roaster) that
didn't have such a thing.  I think it will work without it, but better with

Maybe some JB Weld would work to keep it in place.


On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 3:04 AM, <msmb at suddenlink.net> wrote:

> I was about to replace the roaster base--the part that has the
> electronics-- of my I-Roast I , which has died, with a Roaster base for an
> I-Roast II.  All of the other parts from my I-Roast I should work on the new
> base.  But the diverter in my old glass roasting chamber has for a long time
> now been broken off its post.  that is the post that is in the very center
> of the chamber.  When I roasted I would just fit the diverter over the post
> and it would most of the time stay on during the roast.  Sometimes, the
> movement of the beans would topple it during the cooling cycle.  It is a
> little annoying, but I never tried roasting without it.  Does anyone know if
> it is an essential part of the roaster, and would my roasts come out just as
> well without it?
> I suppose the other possibility is to get some engine glue and see if that
> holds it.  I don't think I can order that part separately.  The only other
> possibility is to purchase an entire new I-Roast.
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