[Homeroast] Hot Rod Home Coffee Roasters: The Spirit of Invention, revisited And the elusive 1lber

Michael Vanecek mike at mjv.com
Mon Jul 18 17:58:10 CDT 2011

What did you use to insulate your drum housing?

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On 07/18/2011 03:01 PM, sci wrote:
> As for the 1lb roaster, I think the QM3 could easily do it with a little
> improvement. I insulated my drum heavily and it has no problem doing 300g. A
> little more mass and power, with insulation, and slightly larger (say 20%),
> and I think it could handle 450g roasts on a 15A circuit (dedicated
> preferably). Perhaps a small hose taking exhaust heat and recirculating it
> back into the intake would get the heat up to 1lb requirements. I love the
> Q.
> Ivan

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