[Homeroast] New roaster

Kristoffer Johansson leftism at gmx.com
Sun Jun 9 15:38:14 CDT 2013

Which blanket is it that you use? I've looked at Mcmaster carr's site, 
but I there are so many different ones.

On 2013-06-08 20:10, sci wrote:
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> Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2013 16:34:30 -0700
> John,
> A simple inexpensive mod to the Quest makes it perform well up to 300g
> charges. Simply install a 1/2" thermal blanket around the drum. [Get
> hi-temp insulation from McMaster Carr] This gives the unit a quick preheat,
> and much better thermal performance in any environment. No need for heat
> guns. The heat is there, you just have to retain it. I do 300g roasts in
> around 15min, 225g (my standard) in about 12min, and 200g in the 10min
> range. Even on the 300g batch, I don't run the heat wide-open, only about
> 75%.
> Hope that helps.
> Ivan
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> Hey Hank
> What is it about that Quest that causes it to max out at 200 gram batches.
> Would 225 (half pound) be out of the question.
> Thanks
> John
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