[Homeroast] sonofresco

Greg Gearheart olawai at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 17:23:44 CDT 2012


I don't have any direct comments on these devices, but for less than $700
you can put together a bbq drum roaster (like I did) that will give you
lots of control, roast up to 4-5# at a time, and make your neighbors
jealous.

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 3:04 PM, j3r <j at j3r.org> wrote:

> On 12-04-20 03:36 PM, j3r wrote:
>
>> I have a chance to buy a used sonofresco 1lb propane model with new heat
>> sensor for $1500. I use a behmor now. Is the sonofresco going to have real
>> advantages over the behmor? I understand I could roast more batches per day
>> (perhaps), but is there something more? Do people onlist use these? I have
>> heard very little talk about them.
>>
>> What does the sonofresco at $4k (new) do that the $300 behmor does not do?
>>
>> Jeremy
>>
>
> So basically
>
> Pros: it can do a true 1lb roasted yield, and it gives coffee geek cred.
> Cons: it has no roast profiling, it is large, it is expensive.
>
> It "roasts rather than bakes" - any further comments on this?
>
>
> Jeremy
>
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