[Homeroast] Hottop 8828-B

gin powell pchforever at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 10:02:43 CDT 2012


keeping it clean is the only way, ask eddie?

you would be amazed where chaff goes in the machine.

-g

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 6:46 PM, <coffehound at gmail.com> wrote:

> I take the back panel off of mine every 30-40 roasts to clean the fan and
> vacuum out the interior. It's just part of the scheduled upkeep.
>
> Demian
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael <espressoperson at gmail.com>
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> Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:11:18
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> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Hottop 8828-B
>
>
> I once had some trouble with my model P control panel and decided to
> disassemble the unit to see if there were any loose wires or connectors.
> The space behind the panel (and other parts of the innards) were covered
> with chaff. Once I vacuumed it all out, cleaned it up, reassembled it, the
> panel started working jperfectly again. It wouldn't hurt to give it a good
> cleaning no matter what else you decide to do afterwards.
>
> On Apr 24, 2012, at 2:11 PM, Jim Wilkins wrote:
>
> > Digital control panel on my roaster out of whack. The switch to toggle
> > between functions (temp, time, fan) no longer works. Is this a common
> > problem (with a common solution) for owners of a 8828-B?  I'm  looking
> for
> > ideas to fix the unit. I contacted Hopttop and the only option offered
> is to
> > buy a new control panel for $120 plus shipping. I purchased the roaster
> from
> > Sweet Marias and it has been a workhorse. I roast with a Behmor and
> Hottop,
> > and consistently produce the roasts I need on both. Do I pay the $120 to
> > Hottop or use the money toward my next Behmor?
> >
> >
> >
> > Jim Wilkins
>
> michaelb
> espressoperson at gmail.com
>
>
>
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