[Homeroast] Quest M3?

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 10:46:41 CDT 2011


The heating  and closed exhaust system similar to the Loring would
seem like the direction to go.

On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 11:32 AM, miKe mcKoffee <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:
> I tend to agree. While a 1lb capacity 110V 15A roaster "can" be made, as
> evidenced by the Behmor, just doesn't seem viable with good response or
> control at an affordable price point.
>
> Seems theoretically might be possible since a good response 1lb roaster like
> the USRC .5k uses a max 5,000 BTU gas burner and 5k BTU = 1464W = 13.3A
> @110V, that's just the heater. Add the drum motor, fan and any electronic
> controls pushing over the 110V 15A magic number. Now if it was designed with
> cutting edge methods that recycle exhaust air back to roasting likely could
> be done, but back to affordability.
>
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
>> [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
>> Behalf Of Edward Bourgeois
>> Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2011 6:56 AM
>>
>> It would have to be 220v and it's a very small shop so
>> unlikely from my view.
>>
>> On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 1:25 AM, Michael Vanecek <mike at mjv.com> wrote:
>> > Does anyone know if Quest is going to come out with a 1lb
>> or half-kilo
>> > version of their little Quest M3?
>> >
>> > Be well,
>> > Mike
>> >
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