[Homeroast] Behmor P2 Help

Robert Yoder robotyonder at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 30 14:42:38 CST 2010

Hi Bob,
I'm not sure what you mean by "dynamite the brakes".  Can you clarify?
Thanks, and
Happy Roasting,
robert yoder
> From: peatmonster at comcast.net
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 20:47:33 -0800
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Behmor P2 Help
> P2 works well for me. My baseline setting is P2 1lb "C" for 21:30 on the 
> clock. I roast 335 g of coffee on that setting. The power drop typically 
> occurs within 20 s either side of 1st crack. I'll hit 2nd at around 18 min 
> if I let it go to that point. This is a good place for me to start on most 
> coffees >with my roaster, and my line voltage< but I may use the "B" setting 
> with some coffees. A recent surprise, Jimma, didn't take to this approach 
> AT ALL! Thanks to others on the list, I learned that Jimma likes one to 
> dynamite the brakes. As such, I'll be supplementing my method with some 
> door wagging next time.
> Bob
> > Has anyone been using P-2 on the Behmor with success? I have made two 
> > attempts and feel like I would do better with using P-1 and opening the 
> > door to slow 1st C. My last P-2 attempt was 150 grams Panama Finca using 
> > 1/2 lb. C. I hit 1st. at 9:52 and stopped the roast at 12:07. It seemed 
> > a little under roasted to me. Any advice for a better roast.
> >
> > Dennis
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