[Homeroast] Behmor Temp Help

Ken Schillinger ken at whidbey.com
Thu Nov 11 12:25:13 CST 2010

My guess is that you were picking up the heat from the elements.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Hank Perkins" <hankperkins at gmail.com>
To: <Homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2010 9:30 AM
Subject: [Homeroast] Behmor Temp Help

> Now I am confused, not that this would be the first time.  I have 
> completely cleaned the inside of my Behmor. I then mounted a thermocouple 
> just behind the clip the bean drum rides in on the left side of the 
> roaster.  It never measured higher than 270 degrees F. I was roasting 13 
> oz of Guatemalan. I used a 1:45 preheat without the beans. Roaster 
> measured up to 178 before I cut it off. The beans roasted as well as I 
> have been able to achieve with the Behmor. My laser temp probe registered 
> 380 when I cracked the door and pointed the laser at the beans.  Can 
> someone explain the difference in the two temps?
> Is this normal?
> Is my temp probe faulty?how can I use this data?
> Thanks,
> Hank
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