[Homeroast] Behmor Super-Duper Cleaning

Seth Grandeau grandeau at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 07:21:23 CST 2011


Chris,

Where do you get the super sized Q-Tips?

On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Greg Hammond <greg.hammond at mac.com> wrote:
> This is great advice. I was just telling wsome friends yesterday about the importance of regular cleaning cycles on the Behmor. it makes all the difference in the world.
>
> Falling behind only makes it more difficult.
>
> On Mar 7, 2011, at 09:32, Greg Rothschild wrote:
>
>> Interesting- I did a super clean yesterday but when I remove that back cover the big fan is blocked from view by what looks like an additional housing.
>>
>> Greg
>>
>>
>> http://www.gregrothschild.com
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>>
>> On 3/7/2011 8:54 AM, Yakster wrote:
>>> Everyone should know about the Behmor cleaning you do every five cycles on
>>> the inside.
>>>
>>> Most people know about the super cleaning/check about every 40 roasts where
>>> you pull off the right side panel and look for chaff (
>>> http://yfrog.com/h7r3dwjj) and lint (http://yfrog.com/h3f7tlqj,
>>> http://yfrog.com/hsbt2ownj) around the fan and circuit board.
>>> http://www.behmor.com/manual.html
>>>
>>> This weekend while doing the super clean, I pulled the cover off the back
>>> over the long fan and was amazed with all the coffee oil gunk on the
>>> blades.  See this picture:  http://yfrog.com/f/h02zoerj/.
>>>
>>> Might want to check this for a super-duper clean.  Keep in mind, mine is a
>>> refurb Behmor from 2007 and I've put over 200 roasts on it in the two years
>>> I've run it, with the door open at times which may affect this, but it still
>>> might be something you want to look into.  It took a while, but my Behmor is
>>> back to spic and span.
>>>
>>> -Chris
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