[Homeroast] Behmor P2 Help

Bob Hazen peatmonster at comcast.net
Tue Nov 30 22:57:57 CST 2010


Dennis,

Let us know how it works for you.

Bob

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dennis Guyer" <adg22 at sbcglobal.net>
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Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 9:49 AM
Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Behmor P2 Help


> Bob,
> This is what I was looking for.  Some sort of a base line profile to give 
> me something to shoot for.  I will try your profile on my next P-2 roast. 
> I find Mike McKoffee's 3 min. rule as something to shoot for also.  I 
> don't think I have ever been able to go 3 min's after the start of 1st. C 
> without over roasting the beans. I am not a dark bean drinker anyway, but 
> that's just me.  I have just started to use the Behmor and have about 10 
> roasts under my belt.  This after using the IRoast2 for about 2 years so I 
> am still trying to understand the different idiosyncrasies of this 
> roaster.
>
> Dennis
>
> From: "Bob Hazen" <peatmonster at comcast.net>
> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2010 8:47 PM
> 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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