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1) From: petzul
Hopefully this is not misinterpreted as bragging, but I am really happy 
and excited about this bread maker turbo oven combo.
Just wanted to share my experience.
Today I preheated the roaster to 350F and then dumped in 400 Gr of our 
favorite Ethiopian Harrar. 52 F ambient.
The temp dropped to 270 over the next 30 seconds, and then began to 
climb and reached 300F three minutes into the roast.
Can definitely hear first crack when it gets to 411 F in about 10 
minutes. At that point I played with the thermostat and coaxed it up to 
450F at about the 15 Minute mark.
Control is nice, but when the thermostat is turned off the residual in 
the heater makes the temp rise a couple of degrees.
Just takes practice and awareness.
Usually I stop the Poppery when the smoke starts to billow, which I did 
today with brutal baby.
I lifted the turbo off, could definitely hear second crack now, and 
cooled to below 200F in under 2 minutes with the hand held hair dryer on 
cool.
All the chaff is now all over the yard, and I am roasting without gloves 
:) No need to touch anything hot! A definite bonus.
Only lost one bean, flew out when I first turned on the hair dryer. 
(with the poppery I would always loose a few too many, I thought)
So, in under 20 minutes I have roasted and cooled 400 Gr of very evenly 
roasted Harrar.
PeterZ
Wondering what to do with all my time now, here in LHC.

2) From: Gary Townsend
Ain't it fun?
Paul, all your hard work is paying off, for you...We still want pic's, though!
Gary
On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 12:14:19 -0700, petzul  wrote:
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3) From: AlChemist John
Sometime around 11:14 12/21/2004, petzul typed:
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A favorite quote I heard "it ain't braggin' if it's true".
Congratulations.  This is the place to brag.
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--
John Nanci 
AlChemist at large
Zen Roasting , Blending & Espresso pulling by Gestalthttp://www.dreamsandbones.net/blog/http://www.chocolatealchemy.com/


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