[Homeroast] Reflections on Roasting Fundamentals

John Monteleone johnmonteleone at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 12:00:56 CDT 2014

Thanks. To measure BT, would I do something different with the Quest.


On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 11:52 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net> wrote:

> Indeed Quest you need to have the TC mounted in through one of the holes
> that mounts the viewing window to measure BT. The stock thermometer hole is
> for measuring ET. Your previously stated temps make much more sense for ET!
> But while tracking ET is certainly beneficial, tracking BT much more
> meaningful in any discussion of roast levels, ramp rates etc.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Homeroast [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
> Behalf Of John Monteleone
> Sent: Saturday, June 28, 2014 10:39 PM
> 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.
> John
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