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Topic: The Lurking Variac (15 lines)
1) From: Francis Black

Thank you all for helping me out on this one!  I'm sure i'll be back for more.

aaron

>http://sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html#personalsettings> >--__--__-- > >Message: 5 >From: "Francis Black" >To: homeroast >Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 10:38:38 -0800 >Subject: +Variac/ Lurking >Reply-To: homeroast > >

Johnny, this helps a bit, but I guess I am wondering if the power can be turned up beyond the amount that is "supposed" to flow to the popper, in other words, can the variac be used as a "supercharger" of sorts? 

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Thanks again,

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Aaron


>Message: 6 >Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 13:52:58 -0500 >From: Ben Treichel >To: homeroast >Subject: Re: +Variac/ Lurking >Reply-To: homeroast > >Francis Black wrote: > > > Johnny, this helps a bit, but I guess I am wondering if the power can > > be turned up beyond the amount that is "supposed" to flow to the > > popper, in other words, can the variac be used as a "supercharger" of > > sorts? > > >yes, be carefully. FYI, most people use a variac to lower the power into >a popper in order to lengthen the roast to get 'better' coffee. search >for profiling. > > > Thanks again, > > > > Aaron > > > > > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Find
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