[Homeroast] Not sure how to go about roasting now - Behmor close to death

Bonnie Polkinghorn bonnie.polkinghorn at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 16:09:51 CDT 2013


Excellent question, Seth. I put the shiny side out.
-Bonnie


On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Seth Grandeau <grandeau at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bonnie,
>
> Shiny side out or dull side?
>
> -Seth
>
> On Aug 6, 2013, at 6:00 AM, Bonnie Polkinghorn
> <bonnie.polkinghorn at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello John,
> > I wrap the chaff tray in foil to speed up my roasting time.  I must have
> > read about it somewhere, probably here,  tried it, and it worked for me.
>  I
> > have the original high one.  I wrap it up and use that high temp. tape to
> > secure it.  I change the foil every 20 roasts or so.  Like I said, it
> sped
> > up my roasts by 2 full minutes for the 12 ounce roasts.
> >
> > -Bonnie
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 8:29 AM, John Nanci <john at chocolatealchemy.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> At 08:09 AM 8/6/2013, you wrote:
> >>
> >>>> So, for comparison, with my clean insides and foil wrapped chaff tray,
> >>> on
> >>>> 1lb P2 B, I consistently get to 1C at the 12 minute mark.  Some
> coffees
> >>> a
> >>>> little after, some a little before, but by far the average time is 12
> >>>> minutes.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Curious.  Why do you wrap your chaff tray in foil?  And is it the high
> or
> >> low one?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks, that give me a good point to compare to.  I'm going to have to
> >>> go get the machine and try it myself to see exactly what is happening
> >>> when.  Obviously it's warm enough this time of year that I can roast
> >>> outside.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Not quite knowing what you mean by this, a piece of info.  The Behmor
> >> actually can roast slower in hot weather compared to cold.  It sounds
> >> anti-intuitive, but true - I can explain why if you care.  If you are
> just
> >> meaning warm enough for you comfort....never mind :)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> FWIW, I have over 600 roasts in mine, I can't remember how old, but I
> >>> got
> >>>> it for Christmas the year it came out, was it 2009?  I roast about the
> >>> same
> >>>> amount, two roasts every week or two.
> >>>> I've never had to fix my Behmor but once to replace the fan.
> >>>
> >>> That's great to know that it's holding up so well and I'm now feeling
> >>> like whatever is going on can be fixed after reading these messages.
> >>> Thank You.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Totally true.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> I was at the SCA show in 2008 and he had the Behmor there, I think it
> >>> was almost brand new at that point.
> >>>
> >>> Jamie
> >>>
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