[Homeroast] Roaster woes...
coffee at starf.org
Wed Feb 3 09:32:44 CST 2010
I'll check out the jameco site. RS gave me instant gratification ---though
the only reason I knew they had the part was via the internet (an electrical
engineer friend I was chatting with about the fuse looked it up for me), and
when I got there they insisted they didn't have it ---until I found it and
showed it to them. Ah, the customer service! Then I got so excited that I
forgot to check the area for errant screws.... Well, at least with a set of
4 I think I might remember what it was I forgot to reconstruct (at first it
was 2, which was confusing, then it was 3, which made me downright
uncomfortable, and ultimately the 4th appeared -phew!- which makes a lot
more sense than 3!); I just have to find the time to take the poor thing
apart again now!
Fortunately, this sort of thing never happens to me with animals, I swear!
I never have any unaccounted-for miscellaneous parts lying around after I
put them together (yeah... "hmm, wonder where the heck that was supposed to
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 12:13 AM, Ryan M. Ward
<silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com>wrote:
> Congratulations on your success,
> If you want to avoid Radio Shack in the future check out:
> Although I imagine the part you bought was cheap and not worth the effort
> of ordering it.
> Ryan M. Ward
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> > Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 22:05:25 -0800
> > To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Roaster woes...
> > Mike was right; it was the thermal fuse.... Popped down to radio shack
> > bought a new one (trying not to think about the fact that everything I've
> > ever purchased at RS has failed), popped it in, reassembled, and viola!
> > works!
> > Now all I have to do is figure out where these 4 extra screws came
> > from..... <doh!>
> > The perils of a trip to the store in the middle of the decon/recon
> > Sigh....
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