[Homeroast] Quest M3 is headed my way!!

Robert Bedwell rlb at triad.rr.com
Thu Jan 6 06:24:04 CST 2011


Arpi is a regular posted on HB about the Quest.  He has developed software to use with Erics thermocouples for transferring data from an
Omega thermometer to PC/MAC.  

Go to HB and search for Arpi in the author search and you will find a great source of information on the Quest.

Bob



On Jan 6, 2011, at 7:15 AM, Robert Yoder wrote:

> 
> Happy New Year, Hank!
> 
> Sorry to ask, but what does "There is a Quest M3 page on Google, ask Apri to let you join" mean?.
> (Thus revealing, for all to see, my computer ignorance).
> 
> Happy Roasting,
> 
> robert yoder
> 
> 
>> Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 05:41:29 -0600
>> From: hankperkins at gmail.com
>> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Quest M3 is headed my way!!
>> 
>> Sorry guys, been busy with work.
>> 
>> Quest is not UL. I think you could make it UL but not without some
>> serious changes. With it not being insulated it gets serious hot. My
>> ET probe has measured temps in the 700F range. I have not pointed my
>> laser surface thermometer at the outside but the cage will burn you.
>> Make no mistake, DO NOT RUN THIS ROASTER UNSUPERVISED. It can burn
>> your house down.
>> 
>> Safety stuff aside.
>> 
>> I think you are going to love this roaster. It is what i have always
>> wanted. A 250g commercial roaster.
>> 
>> The sweet spot is 125g loads. This is where it will act the most
>> consistent, and provide the best results.
>> 
>> You need to use it in a room where the ambient temp is over 65F. It
>> is NOT a garage roaster in the winter. I recently built some duct
>> work to vent mine out the stove venting in my kitchen for cold weather
>> roasting.
>> 
>> It weighs in at ~20 pounds and is easy to move, unless it is hot then
>> it will burn you.
>> 
>> With a little work you will figure out how to roast fast, slow, start
>> slow-end quick, start quick end slow and any profile in between.
>> 
>> For me, the Quest is way better than the Behmor (got one for sale now)
>> and the Hot Top (had one).
>> 
>> There is a Quest M3 page on Google, ask Apri to let you join.
>> 
>> It is a fun tool and in my opinion considering the market, a steal at $1,200.
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 12:02 AM, miKe mcKoffee <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> Yeah, don't believe it's been UL certified for home use. Definitely don't
>>> see any UL on the label pictured. Oh no, it's not UL certified for home use!
>>> 
>>> Anyone who has purchased one and is now afraid to use it at home, I'll
>>> kindly alleviate your fears :)
>>> 
>>> Slave to the Bean  miKe mcKoffee
>>> www.CompassCoffeeRoasting.com
>>> URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:
>>> http://www.mckoffee.com/
>>> 
>>> Ultimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path. To know I must
>>> first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal enlightenment
>>> found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone before.
>>> 
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