[Homeroast] Reflections on Roasting Fundamentals

John Monteleone johnmonteleone at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 00:38:54 CDT 2014

I'll switch my thermocouple to F to see what happens.  Perhaps I'll also
try to switch where the thermocouple enters the quest. Mine is currently on
the top.  I believe I ready where it should be in the bottom hole.  I'll
try that this week.

Thanks for the advice.

On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 3:40 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net> wrote:

> My roast temps seem to pretty much align with Tom's roast pictorial
> examples, 1c commencing around 400f, sometimes a bit before sometimes a bit
> after, 2nd on the rare occasions get there around 452f. My roast drops
> depend on what roasting currently range from 416f to darkest 453f with most
> 420-436f.
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> My roasts are not too light.  Perhaps my thermcouple is not reading
> properly.  But first crack clearly (audibly) happens at 192 on my digital
> thermocouple.  It's a clear, distinct, and consistent first crack.  If you
> get first crack at 401f, what temperature is it when you cool typically.
> Thanks
> John
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