[Homeroast] Trouble roasting today...

Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
Sat Jun 12 11:05:02 CDT 2010

>Removal and replacement is a real job with the early ones.  You have 
>to use a 500F or above drop point synthetic grease.  Something from 
>Nye Lubricants works well.  Figure it will be close to 100.00 for 
>the grease though.

!!!  I have a few different lubricants I use on roasters that can 
handle high temps and don't cost that - I am sure that is amazing 
grease, but since it is not a food contact point it seems there might 
be other options. Glad to see this topic come up though, I didn't 
realize that there was an issue with lubrication, esp on early models.

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