[Homeroast] Poppery Heating Element
brookswv at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 08:56:14 CST 2014
Oh, forgot. I just screwed the nichrome to the post. IIRC, the plate was
for the non-gone thermo-cutoff.
On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 9:55 AM, Jason Brooks <brookswv at gmail.com> wrote:
> I fixed it for now, but still having a few issues. Got some roasted to
> survive the week and I'm going on a search for a 'new' Poppery. I guess I
> need to dust off the plans for the drum roaster...
> On Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 1:17 PM, Ira <ira at extrasensory.com> wrote:
>> Hello Jason,
>> Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:11 PM, you wrote:
>> > Thanks Steve. I'm trying to use what I have and I'm pondering drilling a
>> > hole in the plate to secure the wire lead through, then apply solder.
>> > see if it'll work. Need to let it sit for a few right now.
>> I don't believe you can solder to nichrome wire, I would guess it was
>> originally spot welded and then something else was soldered.
>> if you can drill a hole, I'd attach it with a screw, not and flat washers.
>> -- Ira
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