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Topic: Turbo Crazy web page (9 msgs / 161 lines)
1) From: David O. Desmarais
Hopefully, finally, again, I uploaded HTML for the Turbo Crazy web page. I
opened it in IE and Netscape. Here is the new link, the old one is N/A :http://home.earthlink.net/~ddesmarais/Turbo%20Crazy/turbocrazy.htmWhen viewed in Netscape the page doesn't line up correctly at the top, but
it looks fine in IE; why, I don't know. Hopefully, everyone can see it now.
It is also, for some reason, a slightly smaller file, but still about 5MB.
I started out roasting 1 lb batches which worked great with the mod stirring
rods. Then, I figured I needed to switch to smaller batch sizes until I
learn how this thing really works so I have done 10 oz. batches since. With
the smaller batches, the beans tend to get pushed around in a couple of
larger masses but the thermoprobe does knock some of them down. Once the
roast progresses, as the beans get larger and lighter, they churn nicely. I
removed one of the stirring rod additions for smaller batches. I plan to try
a smaller diameter wire in the future. 

2) From: Pecan Jim Gundlach
     Yep, you got it.   Well done instructional page.  This is the kind 
of stuff the web was meant for.
          Jim Gundlach
On Nov 17, 2004, at 1:47 PM, David O. Desmarais wrote:

3) From: Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee
David - can I link to the page from my Turbo Crazy page? -Tom
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                   "Great coffee comes from tiny roasters"
            Sweet Maria's Home Coffee Roasting  -  Tom & Maria
                      http://www.sweetmarias.com                Thompson Owen george

4) From: Sue
Thanks for sharing your site David. It is really helpful. The only mod
I have made on mine so far is to kill the heat! I'm really glad I did
that, the roasts are much nicer now. I did do one roast with the SC
heat on and semi melted the plastic cover to the stirring rod. I'll
have to take it off one of these days.   Sue
On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 19:08:51 -0600, Ron_L  wrote:

5) From: Peter Schmidt
David,  would you please share with us turbo-roasters your reasoning behind
the shapes of the arm mods?  Thank you.
Peter Schmidt

6) From: Ryuji Suzuki
From: "David O. Desmarais" 
Subject: +Turbo Crazy web page
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 14:47:14 -0500
I use Opera on Linux, and there are empty spaces everywhere.  But I
can at least read all the informative contents.  Thanks for the nice
description! (WHich some people might say my negligence)
Now I use Turbo Wok setup for my roasting need, but does any of the
current Turbo Crazy users realize potential problem with Yemeni
coffee? It's not because the beans are smaller --- I often find many
Yemeni coffees require steeper temp profile between 1st and 2nd crack
in order to get the very complex flavor, which is the point of using
Ryuji Suzuki
"I can't believe I'm here.
People always say that I'm a long way from normal."
(Bob Dylan, Normal, Illinois, 13 February 1999)

7) From: Tom Bellerue
What is turbo wok? Will you describe the process a bit, type of wok,
procedure? Perhaps in another thread..

8) From: Ron_L
On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 02:44:15 -0500 (EST), Ryuji Suzuki
Hi Ryuji...  I have roasted several batches of Yemen Ismaili in my
Turbo Crazy combo and have had very good results.  My normal "profile"
is to let the coffee coast for a bit after first crack, and then crank
up the temp on the turbo when I feel that I'm ready for second crack,
so maybe I am hitting the ideal profile for the Yemen without knowing

9) From: Dennis Parham
Im going to try this myself... I have a couple lbs yemen myself!
On Nov 18, 2004, at 7:30 AM, Ron_L wrote:

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