It's about time to write one of those eulogy emails for my IR2's
chamber. I still think there are several weeks left to the current
one, but I would like to order a new one to have ready for when the
time comes. Tom sells the chamber so I would like to order that from
him. I'll also be in need of a new Chaff Collector Lid soon, so I'll
be ordering that straight from Hearthware.
Here's my question: on the Hearthware site, they list 2 separate
chambers for the 1 and 2 models, both with a different part number.
The original is 40010p and the IR2 is 40011p. Which is the model sold
on Sweet Maria's? I would assume it's the 2, but I don't want to
assume before I buy. I left an email question to Sweet Maria's, but I
thought I'd ask here as well. I'm not sure how long it takes for them
to go through and answer their email. I also believe there is a
difference, as Tom writes as part of the upgrades given to the 2nd
generation: "The roasting pot has a knob that slides into the chaff
collector base. The locking mechanism promotes a much higher tighter
seal. The thermoflector has stronger stem that prevents snapping."
BTW, was very happy with the Peru Norte Especial sample (so were my
co-workers), and just ordered another 10#. Just roasted up my pound
of Panama Boquete - Maunier Estate today. Looking forward to that.
Walter R Basil