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Topic: My stash is bigger than your stash (13 msgs / 303 lines)
1) From: Derek Bradford
Well, technically it's not my stash.  But I did have 225lbs of coffee
delivered to my door today.  I'm roasting coffee for a small shop that
doesn't have their roaster yet; probably for 6 weeks.  I have to say,
this is a lot of coffee (at least for those of us who aren't Tom).  Go
Uglyroast go!
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2) From: mIke mcKoffee
Fortunately that is now true. A year and half ago it might not have been!
(up around 250# personal stash then, down to 126# even with adding 46# this
BTW, your sig' tagline is False Advertising! I'd say more like 90% less
ugly, in fact not ugly at all. (I do like the roaster name though;-)
miKe mcKoffee
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found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone before.

3) From: Derek Bradford
On 11/9/05, mIke mcKoffee  wrote:
Wow.  250 pounds...  That's a lot of coffee.
Thanks.  I finally got a new motor and coupler for it, and it works
well.  I'm just ironing out the kinks in the new setup.  I need a
bigger heat source, and I'm trying to find a way to use my kitchen gas
range instead of the barbeque.
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4) From: Rick Copple
Derek Bradford wrote:
My, I just did an inventory the other night and am up to an all time 
high (which isn't surprising as it seems to keep getting bigger), and I 
had 54.5# unroasted greens.
I had to take inventory because I forgot what I had and wanted to roast 
something, but was afraid I had forgotten about some bean I hadn't tried 
yet buried in the cabinet.
I'm not too worried though, according to my figuring I'm good for a 75# 
stash to have a year's supply of greens, so actually I probably should 
level off somewhere between 50 and 75...if only Tom wouldn't keep coming 
up with interesting things to try! ;-)
One interesting note, my last inventory which was around 30 somethign 
lbs. was very lop sided on the Central American, primarily Costa Rican 
coffee. Now it is in the number 2 spot, primarily because I just got in 
some more Brazilians. Here is the breakdown starting at the top, just 
for fun...
Country ---
Brazil: 12#
Costa Rican: 10.75#
El Salvador: 7.75#
Panama: 6.75#
Kenyan: 5.5#
Etheopian: 3#
Australia: 1.5#
Paupa New Guinea: 1#
Salwasei: 1#
Java: 1#
India: 1#
Tanzania: 1#
Uganda: 1#
Sumatra: .75#
Yemen: .5#
Region ---
Central America: 25.25#
South America: 12#
African: 10.5#
Indonesian: 5.25# (including Australia)
Asia: 1#
Middle East: .5#
Rick Copple
Marble Falls, TX

5) From: Jared Andersson
"I'm trying to find a way to use my kitchen gas
range instead of the barbecue."
What a great idea. I recently got a new stove with one mega burner. That
burner mixed with the hood above it takes care of a couple of big roasting
issues. If I was actually productive I would make a small drum roaster that
would sit on top of the big burner. I am really very productive in my mind =
) Jared
 On 11/8/05, Derek Bradford  wrote:

6) From: Derek Bradford
On 11/9/05, Jared Andersson  wrote:
Hah!  I converted my roaster to the gas range this morning.  I'm
roating the inaugural roast now--some Liquid Amber.  I'm using the
smaller of the burners now (it was a cleaner fit), but I'll change to
the bigger burner after work tonight.  I'd have done it that way from
the beginning, but I didn't feel like making unalterable changes
needlessly...I like to go in steps.  I'll put up some pics tonight.
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7) From: Derek Bradford
On 11/9/05, Derek Bradford  wrote:
Replying to myself here...  The little one didn't have enough juice. 
I switched burners mid-roast!  Now we're cooking...
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8) From: Jared Andersson
That is great Derek. I look forward to your pics. Jared
On 11/8/05, Derek Bradford  wrote:

9) From: Alchemist John
That is funny.  I was thinking the same thing yesterday.  The other 
thought I had was to punch a hole in a *spare* oven I have and mount 
a motor outside and RK drum inside.  Nice thermostat control, plenty 
of BTU's....
At 20:12 11/8/2005, you wrote:
John Nanci
AlChemist at large
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10) From: Derek Bradford
Must be the onset of winter...  we're all looking for ways to get out
of the cold and wind.
I'll have some pics in a bit, but there's not much to see.  I've just
removed the butane burner and transplanted the housing and drum to the
kitchen.  Lots of BTUs now, though.  I like it.
On 11/9/05, Alchemist John  wrote:
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11) From: Stephen Bardwell
I doubt that Tom even has a bigger stash than us, as we have recently
finished harvesting and processing. Container anyone.

12) From: Wesley Simon
Too cool...
I'd love to visit.
On 11/9/05, Stephen Bardwell  wrote:

13) From: tom ulmer
How many ponds can you stuff into a 20 footer?

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