[Homeroast] Roast not done?

Greg Hollrigel ghollrigel at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 21:01:43 CST 2010

What is "the fix" that was mentioned by contacting Behmor?  Can someone just
provide a general explanation of what Behmor's official fix is?

I am now preheating for 90 seconds when I do 1 pound roasts, and I notice a
difference.  If I don't preheat, and I roast a full pound, it is not
uncommon for me not to finish 1st crack.  When I preheat, I can take the
same amount and type of beans into 2nd crack.  So I'm happy doing it.

But, I would still like to read what the official fix is just for my


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At 06:42 PM 2/9/2010, you wrote:
>Preheating is a kludgey workaround for a fixable problem.  This is how 
>you initiate major industrial accidents.

Unless of course it doesn't fix it, which it doesn't do on occasion. 
Do you know why the fix works, or did you just do it and it worked, or did
yours just work?


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