[Homeroast] Behmor 1600 questions

Bob Hazen peatmonster at comcast.net
Tue Dec 20 01:07:13 CST 2011

Can't help with the first question.  But, the second:  I have no trouble 
getting a long 1st to 2nd gap with my Behmor.  I use P2 set for 1lb and run 
340 g of beans.  I've been thinking the gap is actually too long because I 
feel something is missing in the flavor development.  So, I'm fooling with 
P3 now.  P1 has always been too hot and fast for me to get a gap of any 


>I had a couple of questions. Does anyone recommend using a digital 
>thermometer with thermocouple with the Behmor.  If so, how do you get the 
>thermocouple in the Behmor.
> Also, as part of my roasting process. I am trying to extend the time 
> between first and second crack as long as possible. Based on information 
> I've read before, I usually keep the door open a crack once i go into 
> first crack. But sometimes I'm not really sure when first crack starts. Is 
> the first faint crack that I hear or is the first real snap.  Any 
> thoughts?
> Thanks
> John

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