[Homeroast] Shop roasters

Cory Creighton corycreighton at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 17:33:16 CDT 2013


Thanks for the feedback, Mike.

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On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 3:08 PM, Ben Treichel <J.W.Bullfrog at gmail.com>wrote:

> MMC, how much was that roaster? I have friend at work that has been using 3
> hottops and runs thru a $1000 in green to seel at work.
>
> Obviously he needs a bigger roaster (even if it does cut into Scotch time;
> he drinks it while roasting).
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 2:44 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net> wrote:
>
> > IMO Dietrich fine quality roaster BUT over state their capacity (with any
> > profile control). OTH USRC under states their roaster capacity. Been
> using
> > USRC 3k (with profile controller) for 5 1/2 years, consistent reliable
> work
> > horse capable of excellent roasts. My production roasts are to "yield"
> 6lb
> > post roast which means 6.9 to 7.2lb greens (depending on green and
> profile)
> > no problem. Most of my roast profiles run 14 to 15:30 depending on
> profile
> > etc. For fun early on tested the real max capacity of my little mule and
> > did
> > a 10lb greens batch. Ran flat out and got to LFC (first touch of 2nd) in
> 20
> > minutes. About the same length of time a Dietrich will run at rated
> > capacity
> > not 50% OVER rated capacity. Oh AND discovered that 10lb greens size
> batch
> > was a bit too big for cooling tray! It is a 3k = 6.6lb rated roaster
> after
> > all. :-)
> >
> > Dietrich touts their "fuel efficiency". True at the expense of actual
> batch
> > size. I'm still running more expensive propane (vs. natural gas) and my
> > average propane cost per lb post roast is ~5 cents, break the bank! Did
> the
> > math and would take me easily 20 years in fuel savings to pay for the
> cost
> > to have existing natural gas line tapped (for furnace).
> >
> > Slave to the Bean miKe mcKoffee
> > www.CompassCoffeeRoasting.com
> > URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:
> > http://www.mckoffee.com/
> >
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> > -----Original Message-----
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> > Behalf Of Cory Creighton
> > Sent: Monday, August 26, 2013 12:12 PM
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> > Subject: [Homeroast] Shop roasters
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Does anyone have any feedback on the Diedrich 2.5 kilo roaster or the 3
> > kilo
> > from US Roaster Corp?  I've been looking at both and figured there is
> > probably some people on this list who had experience with one or both.
>  Any
> > thoughts on either roaster would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Roast on!
> > Cory
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