[Homeroast] changing temperature on Behmor 1600

John Nanci john at chocolatealchemy.com
Fri Jul 29 09:15:36 CDT 2011


Gregg,

Have you done the air flow modification for hot weather?

At 08:14 PM 7/28/2011, you wrote:
>Pecan Jim,
>
>I don't use my Behmor at all during the summer.  During the summer I just
>can't achieve temperatures needed for a decent roast.  I clean after each
>roast but the issue remains.  So,until fall I use the Gene Cafe.   I'm from
>Alabama so I understand the heat which may also be your problem.  If I take
>the Behmor inside then there's no problem.  Charlotte isnt much cooler than
>south Alabama ... Typed on the beach in Gulf Shores.
>
>Gregg
>
>
>On Tuesday, July 26, 2011, J.W.Bullfrog <j.w.bullfrog at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have mine on a variac, and check to make sure that the lines are'nt
> > drooping. I also do a 2 minute pre-heat.
> >
> > Got 18 months & 80 - 90 roasts on it.
> >
> > Have you been cleaning it every 5 roasts? Is the chaff gaurd still shinny?
> > (aka reflective?)
> >
> > Ben
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 5:57 PM, Jim Gundlach <pecanjim at bellsouth.net
> >wrote:
> >
> >> I know I should be able to find this out somehow but after spending a lot
> >> of time looking and finding nothing I am asking for help.  If anyone
>knows
> >> how to raise the roasting temperature in the Behmor 1600, please let me
>know
> >> how.  Mine has gradually gone down over time and the quality of the
>roast's
> >> taste has gone down hill.  If you know how, please email me directly at
> >> pecanjim(at-symbol)bellsouth.net
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