With great weather (69 Saturday in MA. Wow!!!) did some Upgrades on my roaster. Put it on a rolling stand. Added dumping feature, Fan powered cooling box and tray.http://coffee-roasting.blogspot.com/
Nice Job! Eddie -- My Home Coffee Roasting Blog and Profiles for the Gene Cafehttp://southcoastcoffeeroaster.blogspot.com/On 1/7/07, Edward Bourgeois wrote: <Snip>
very cool. great work. dumping has always been something i hated about TO roasting. edbourgeois wrote: <Snip>
Always embarrassing, but I am willing to stand up in my kitchen and applaud. The neighbors already think I am nuts - but what a great job you have on your roaster! Brett On 1/7/07, Edward Bourgeois wrote: <Snip> -- Cheers, Bretthttp://homeroast.freeservers.com
--Apple-Mail-1-954939164 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Content-Type: text/plain; charset -ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed cool! This method intrigues me. I have the parts, and I think the motor on a BM probably has better longevity than the motor on a SC, the gearmotor in a BM is just designed to take such a heavier load. Could you possibly give an example of the temps you use on your TO for a typical profile? Justin Schwarz houstini If there is anything worth doing, it's worth doing right. --Apple-Mail-1-954939164 Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/html; charset O-8859-1 cool!
On Jan 7, 2007, at 7:48 PM, Edward Bourgeois wrote: <Snip> SWEET!!! Is there any way to get you to provide detailed instructions on this so I can make one too? Bread machines are cheap at the local thrift stores, and I can't quite tell from the pictures how you've done yours. I remember asking about the driveshaft, but you said you worked that out. I would LOVE to make an all-in-one unit like that. How much can you roast at a time? A pound? Scot "oh, and can you make it a PowerPoint presentation? With music?" Murphy --- "You were sick, but now you're well again, and there's work to do." --Kilgore Trout
Scot, Justin Scot here is a pic of the stir rod and shaft. The shaft and knuckle I took off an old microphone boom stand pipe I had. It basically fit over the BM drive shaft and cut to needed length. I drilled through the BM drive shaft and stir shaft for a small bolt and nut to lock the two together. The stir rod is just small threaded rod with nuts on each side and then I ground down the threads to make it more smooth and the nuts too so the rod stays about an 1/8" off the pan bottom. Depending on how handy you are and if you have access to small tapping and threading sets there are more ways of making the same thing. Shaft and stir rods stock available at most hardware/building stores. feel free to ask any other question, Ed
Scot if you send me an email I'll gladly send you close-up pics if needed or other details Edhttp://coffee-roasting.blogspot.com/