[Homeroast] Quest M3?

miKe mcKoffee mcKona at comcast.net
Sat Jul 16 12:37:57 CDT 2011


Yup, and that technology ain't cheap. Could highly likely make an excellent
efficient 1lb 110V 15A and smokeless at that roaster, but what market is
there for a $5-$10k 1lb roaster?!

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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 8:47 AM
> 
> 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.
> >
> > 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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> >
> >
> >> -----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
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Zone 8, Texas
> >> --
> >> Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
> >> Amherst MA.
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