[Homeroast] New roaster

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Sun May 12 11:38:35 CDT 2013


+1 Hank


On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 12:33 PM, Hank Perkins <hankperkins at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hold onto your checkbook. Before I bought the Quest I went so far to get
> pricing on a small shop roaster.  Back then $5000 and then there is
> installation. Venting and gas.  You will find a significant improvement in
> the roast quality with the quest. One thing I determined in my search,
> 110VAC can only do so much and that's what you get with the quest.  I would
> not buy a 1 pound roaster that roasted using 110VAC.  The issue with 220 is
> safety.  I believe the reason the big Hoptop has not hit the market yet is
> specifically these reasons.  In my experience with th Behmor, it didnt get
> hot. Enough and i couldnt shut down the roast fast enough.  Anyway, good
> luck.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On May 12, 2013, at 11:15 AM, "Bob Hazen" <peatmonster at comcast.net> wrote:
>
> > I've been using a Behmor for about 5 years.  I like the larger batch
> capability as I roast weekly.  I confess, the wonderment of home roast has
> subsided and it has become a chore.  (take a deep breath, fellow
> homeroasters!)  It's a necessary chore to be sure - I have no intent to
> descend into commercial coffee.
> >
> > With that said, I'm interested in better profile control than I get with
> the Behmor.  The Quest and Hottop have been non-starters due to batch size.
>  So here I remain, waiting for another large-batch (home) roaster to show
> up.
> >
> > Bob
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "gin powell" <pchforever at gmail.com>
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> > Sent: Sunday, May 12, 2013 8:57 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] New roaster
> >
> >
> > I bought my Quest 3 from SWEET MARIA...
> >
> > Phil, roast the way you want. simply because you can roast multiple
> roasts
> > does not mean you must.
> >
> > roast what you want when you want and how you want.
> >
> > remember some people want to roast large amounts and do not want to buy a
> > big roaster or us a BBQ drum outside,
> > I do not do tons of back to back roasting...
> >
> > your Quest 3 will not suffer is you only roast once a month.
> >
> > ginny
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Ed Bourgeois
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