[Homeroast] from scratch roaster project

Mike Koenig koenig.mike at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 09:01:26 CST 2013

There is the replacement element for a HotTop,  but they aren't all that
cheap.  I'm wondering about small water heater elements, though I suspect
they will self-immolate if not immersed in water.

Maybe the coil elements from an electric stove?

(just tossing out ideas...)


On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 10:15 PM, Justin Schwarz <houstini at comcast.net>wrote:

> I have a friend who has programming experience that would like to build a
> roaster from scratch.  I have 2 questions for anyone that has built an
> electric roaster from scratch. What could I use for an element? And, what
> could I use for an exhaust fan that would be able to handle the heat of the
> roaster exhaust.
> It's been a while since we've had a discussion along these lines, Calling
> all great minds that are still here!
> -Justin
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