[Homeroast] It came! It came!
frank at fparth.com
Sat Jan 29 02:25:09 CST 2011
Great thoughts, Hank. Thanks. I'll try it this weekend, let it rest for a few days, and report on the outcome. If
Iscrew it up I'll report immediately!
> I strongly advise you do several roasts without the data collection
> focusing on the way the quest works. This will help to hone the
> sounds and smells and not totally rely on the technology. I suggest
> you had log temps every 30 seconds. I did this for a month before I
> added the thermocouples, Omega data logger and plugged in the
> Suggested first roast:
> bring thermometer up to 200c (amps @ 5, fan @ 4.5)
> Charge roaster with 125g of beans
> @ 1:30 increase Amps to 7.5-8.0
> @ 1C decrease Amps to 5.0-6.0
> 45 seconds into 1C run fan @ full speed for 90 seconds then return fan
> back to 4.5
> Drop load as 2C begins.
> You will be pleased after the beans have rested 3-5 days.
> Good luck and keep us informed on your progress.
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 4:31 PM, Joseph Robertson <theotherjo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Reminds me of the old movie.
>> The Russians are coming.
>> "Everybody to get from street" "Everybody to get from Street" Quest 3 on
>> Atten Hut.
>> Congrats Frank. Now the real fun begins. Please keep us posted. Pics too.
>> Just go for it Frank. Take the leap. Start your engines, light the
>> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Frank Parth <fparth at mac.com> wrote:
>>> (yelled to the "Da Plane! Da Plane!" from the old Fantasy Island TV show)
>>> My QM3 arrived! The directions seem to be translated from the Chinese into
>>> English and could use some improvement, but the steps are there.
>>> Now, do I wait until the rest of the equipment to plug the QM3 into my Mac
>>> laptop and start logging? Or do I just go for it?
>>> Patience is not one of my stronger points, so I'll probably just go for it
>>> and start using it this weekend. I can justify that by telling myself I'll
>>> have to get comfortable with the machine before it makes sense to start
>>> collecting data logs.
>>> Damn. I better order some more beans.
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