[Homeroast] from scratch roaster project

gin powell pchforever at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 11:07:11 CST 2013


Ira:

why not post your project on

http://www.homeroasters.org/php/news.php

we have a lot of folks making roasters from scratch.

ginny



On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 9:51 PM, Michael Wascher <wascher at gmail.com> wrote:

> The last electric dryer I tore into had a 4" diameter tube with a fan &
> heating element in it. Also a couple of overtemp switches for safety. It'd
> be a nice assembly to build a roaster around.
>
> Yes, it is 220V but to my way of thinking a 120V outlet is marginal for a 1
> lb or greater roaster.
>
> *"**You risk the most if you don't risk anything."*
> — Jean-Claude Juncker
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Ira <ira at extrasensory.com> wrote:
>
> > At 07:01 AM 2/27/2013, you 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.
> >>
> >
> > Blow in so the fan doesn't see heat.  Look at thrift stores for toaster
> > ovens with rod elements if you want radiant heat or maybe abandoned
> > electric dryers if you can use 220.
> >
> > Ira
> >
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