[Homeroast] iRoast alternative

Dave dbcraw at gmail.com
Mon May 24 09:01:27 CDT 2010

It took me a trip to Target for the colander, and about 10 minutes using the
convenient plenum provided free of charge by Sweet Marias to make my bean
It works great!

Some days...
It's just not worth chewing through the leather straps

On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 5:43 AM, Allon Stern <allon at radioactive.org> wrote:

> On May 24, 2010, at 1:57 AM, Terry wrote:
> > I have been roasting for about 2 years now.  I frequent the thrift stores
> as often as I can hoping to find poppers.  Yesterday I finally found an
> original Poppery for $3.99.  I was so excited.  Part of me is afraid to
> modify it because I have messed up a few generic poppers.  I took the
> heating element out of one to cool my roasts so I don't have to install a
> switch to cut the heater.  I may just give it a go as is for awhile.
> I'm working on building a bean cooler; its slow going as I have very little
> free time at the moment.
> I'm taking the brew basket from a discarded percolator coffee urn and
> trying to build a stirrer out of oak which will spin around the shaft that
> it uses to perk the coffee up the middle of the basket; the initial concept
> will be turned manually, but I have a motor that I may add to the thing in a
> later revision. The air will be drawn down through the beans by a large
> diameter rack fan which is approximately the same diameter as the brew
> basket.
> I'll post pictures when I get it all done.
> -
> allon
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