[Homeroast] West Bend Poppery 2

Ryan M. Ward silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 16 23:35:39 CST 2010

I will try this. I did find several tutorials on moding a westbend p2, some more elaborate than others.

Ryan M. Ward

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> Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 18:31:17 -0800
> From: nepsundr at gmail.com
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] West Bend Poppery 2
> When you start a new batch, turn it on and add beans until the beans
> almost stop moving.   You can increase the amount you roast a bit by
> tilting the popper by putting something underneath one side of it.
> If it still can't roast darker then look into bypassing the internal
> thermostat.   There are various tutorials on the web.  I'm currently
> using a  mofidied poppery II.   You might also like to go google
> "poppery mods".
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 4:58 PM, Ryan M. Ward
> <silvercro_magnon at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > I took it home and roasted about 2/3 to 3/4 (I know it was bound between
> > these two numbers) cup of beans (my kitchen scale is broken so I could
> > not weigh them). I found that it took almost 10 minutes to achieve a
> > light city roast (I killed the power when second crack began) and the
> > roasting was very uneven.
> >
> > Does any one have any experience
> > with Poppery 2 poppers? Does my experience sound typical? Is there a
> > good fix to this? I plan to try again later with less beans.
> >
> > --
> > Ryan M. Ward
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