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Topic: HG/BM vs. Handyman Round 3 The Rematch (4 msgs / 222 lines)
1) From: Mark Bartkowiak
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Howdy Y'all, and Welcome to the Friday Night fights here at the unpadded =
ring called my side porch.
This here is a rematch between Breadman Pro and the challenger Handyman =
and his sidekick HG.
I don't know if the challenger is ready for this since Handyman is still =
sporting a nice burn on the forearm 
from round 1 and his sidekick has just come out of post operative =
operating switch surgery just a few days ago 
after round 2.
Breadman Pro has had his thermolimiter and temperature sensor pulled out =
of the case, so we won't have any
of his mid-cycle shutdown shenanigans to contend with. 20" downdraft box =
fan and SS sieve are standing by.
Breadman Pro has been loaded with 16 ounces of an El Salvadorian Estate =
and is ready to go, the challenger is
oven mitted up and the fight is on!
BM has started out very predicatively with it's 3 minute slow knead, =
Handyman wields HG gingerly, passing over
the beans in an anti-clockwise pattern. The surgery seems to have been =
successful as HG is pouring out the heat.
Handyman dances HG around the breadpan and the beans are coloring, looks =
like Handyman and HG have 
got the upper hand in this one. BM hits it's predictable stride and =
starts into it's 27 minute fast knead. BM spins to 
the right, handyman counters by rotating HG to the left. The beans are =
complaining as First Crack is starting. 
BM and the Beans throw chaff to the face but Handyman counters with HG =
and continues to apply the heat.
The beans are browning nicely as they quiet down for a dash to the edge =
of Second Crack. The box fan is turned on
and the SS sieve is emptied of chaff, it seems to have gotten =
everywhere. Ten minutes in and the Second Crack
starts, this battle is about over. A yank to the breadpan, and a dump to =
SS sieve for a cool down. As the burning 
chaff and the roasting bean smoke clears BM is still spinning there as =
HG gets shutdown and put aside for clean up.
Not a bad showing for Handyman in only his third attempt, maybe next =
time he'll throttle back HG after the First Crack
ends and stretch out the run to Second Crack. Yes he seemed a bit eager =
there, maybe a bit too close to the beans 
since HG is acting like a born again HG. We should be seeing more of =
this rookie as the season progresses.
Mark B. Midland, NC

2) From: Tom Ulmer
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I was prepared to place a sporting wager and realized I didn't know who the
favorite was.
From: homeroast-admin
[mailto:homeroast-admin] On Behalf Of Mark Bartkowiak
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2007 11:33 AM
To: Homeroast list
Subject: +HG/BM vs. Handyman Round 3 The Rematch
Howdy Y'all, and Welcome to the Friday Night fights here at the unpadded
ring called my side porch.
This here is a rematch between Breadman Pro and the challenger Handyman and
his sidekick HG.
I don't know if the challenger is ready for this since Handyman is still
sporting a nice burn on the forearm 
from round 1 and his sidekick has just come out of post operative operating
switch surgery just a few days ago 
after round 2.
Breadman Pro has had his thermolimiter and temperature sensor pulled out of
the case, so we won't have any
of his mid-cycle shutdown shenanigans to contend with. 20" downdraft box fan
and SS sieve are standing by.
Breadman Pro has been loaded with 16 ounces of an El Salvadorian Estate and
is ready to go, the challenger is
oven mitted up and the fight is on!
BM has started out very predicatively with it's 3 minute slow knead,
Handyman wields HG gingerly, passing over
the beans in an anti-clockwise pattern. The surgery seems to have been
successful as HG is pouring out the heat.
Handyman dances HG around the breadpan and the beans are coloring, looks
like Handyman and HG have 
got the upper hand in this one. BM hits it's predictable stride and starts
into it's 27 minute fast knead. BM spins to 
the right, handyman counters by rotating HG to the left. The beans are
complaining as First Crack is starting. 
BM and the Beans throw chaff to the face but Handyman counters with HG and
continues to apply the heat.
The beans are browning nicely as they quiet down for a dash to the edge of
Second Crack. The box fan is turned on
and the SS sieve is emptied of chaff, it seems to have gotten everywhere.
Ten minutes in and the Second Crack
starts, this battle is about over. A yank to the breadpan, and a dump to SS
sieve for a cool down. As the burning 
chaff and the roasting bean smoke clears BM is still spinning there as HG
gets shutdown and put aside for clean up.
Not a bad showing for Handyman in only his third attempt, maybe next time
he'll throttle back HG after the First Crack
ends and stretch out the run to Second Crack. Yes he seemed a bit eager
there, maybe a bit too close to the beans 
since HG is acting like a born again HG. We should be seeing more of this
rookie as the season progresses.
Mark B. Midland, NC

3) From: miKe mcKoffee
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Great roast commentary, still can't decide if it's a Prize Fight or a NASCAR
race;-)
 
Kona Kurmudgeon miKe mcKoffee
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From: homeroast-admin
[mailto:homeroast-admin] On Behalf Of Mark Bartkowiak
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2007 8:33 AM
Howdy Y'all, and Welcome to the Friday Night fights here at the unpadded
ring called my side porch.
This here is a rematch between Breadman Pro and the challenger Handyman and
his sidekick HG.
 
I don't know if the challenger is ready for this since Handyman is still
sporting a nice burn on the forearm 
from round 1 and his sidekick has just come out of post operative operating
switch surgery just a few days ago 
after round 2.
 
Breadman Pro has had his thermolimiter and temperature sensor pulled out of
the case, so we won't have any
of his mid-cycle shutdown shenanigans to contend with. 20" downdraft box fan
and SS sieve are standing by.
 
Breadman Pro has been loaded with 16 ounces of an El Salvadorian Estate and
is ready to go, the challenger is
oven mitted up and the fight is on!
 
BM has started out very predicatively with it's 3 minute slow knead,
Handyman wields HG gingerly, passing over
the beans in an anti-clockwise pattern. The surgery seems to have been
successful as HG is pouring out the heat.
Handyman dances HG around the breadpan and the beans are coloring, looks
like Handyman and HG have 
got the upper hand in this one. BM hits it's predictable stride and starts
into it's 27 minute fast knead. BM spins to 
the right, handyman counters by rotating HG to the left. The beans are
complaining as First Crack is starting. 
BM and the Beans throw chaff to the face but Handyman counters with HG and
continues to apply the heat.
The beans are browning nicely as they quiet down for a dash to the edge of
Second Crack. The box fan is turned on
and the SS sieve is emptied of chaff, it seems to have gotten everywhere.
Ten minutes in and the Second Crack
starts, this battle is about over. A yank to the breadpan, and a dump to SS
sieve for a cool down. As the burning 
chaff and the roasting bean smoke clears BM is still spinning there as HG
gets shutdown and put aside for clean up.
 
Not a bad showing for Handyman in only his third attempt, maybe next time
he'll throttle back HG after the First Crack
ends and stretch out the run to Second Crack. Yes he seemed a bit eager
there, maybe a bit too close to the beans 
since HG is acting like a born again HG. We should be seeing more of this
rookie as the season progresses.
 
Mark B. Midland, NC

4) From: Eddie Dove
Bravo!  Well done!
Let us know the cupping results!
Eddie
-- 
Docendo Discimus
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