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Topic: Harbor Freight heat gun (9 msgs / 222 lines)
1) From: Paul Martin
There's a Harbor Freight in town and Glorious Orange is on sale for $10 =
this
week.  I'm getting tired of the small batches in the Poppery II and =
would
like to move up to a HG/DB setup.  However, I'm getting the feeling that =
the
$ is better saved for a longer lasting HG. :^)
Paul

2) From: Jim Gundlach
I don't know, $10 seems a cheap price to pay to learn that stuff made  
in China usually only takes a short pause at your place between the  
store and the landfill.
     pecan jim
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3) From: Tim TenClay
I had one of these for a while...Used it for about 6 months.... If
you're not so sure you're going to like the HGDB approach, it's not a
bad way to give it a try...
Grace and Peace,
 `tim
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4) From: Rich
The horror fright PRC orange heat gun will work and is worth the $10.00, just put a nylon sock on it.
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5) From: Paul Martin
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Funny.  Seems appropriate for October. :^)
Not having an HG, I'm not sure how the nylon sock should go on it.  Just =
put
it over the back end and the vents?
Ray...is this the GO you used for 4 roasts?  If so, would the nylon have
extended that life a little?
    * 630F and 1000F 
    * Volts: 110
    * Amps: 8 and 13 amp settings
    * Dimensions: 10'' x 2-3/4'' x 7-1/2''
    * Shipping weight: 1-1/2 lbs.

6) From: Paul Martin
True, unless you can learn it for free by reading other posts!
Paul

7) From: Rich
Use the 630 degree setting and strech the nylon over t=
he back and the air intake.  keep the chaff 
brushed off while using.  The restriction of the nylon =
will probably push the output temp up to 750 or 
so.  You will have plenty of heat.  Air voluume will=
 be lacking but adequate.  Move up to the big gun =
and you can blow the beans out of the bowl.
What is is with dogs and coffee beans?  The love the=
m....
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8) From: raymanowen
You might ask Harbor Fright how much use you can expect from Glorious Orange
with the short roasting cycles. (The duty cycle would be much greater if you
were scraping paint or tile.)
Pull a ladie's nylon sock over the intake, and I think you'll really like
the pound you can easily roast using a 4 quart deep mixing bowl. Roasting is
easy with that heat gun. Act now to cobble up a cooler equal to the roast
size.
After you've poured in heat for 15 minutes +, you'll have to yank it out to
get the roast stopped.
Don't start on the cooler design when you already have a pound or two of
smoking, snapping beans that you want stopped.
Cheers,Mabuhay -RayO, aka Opa!
Got Grinder?
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9) From: raymanowen
"...this the GO you used for 4 roasts?  If so, would the nylon have extende=
d
that life a little?"
Yes, the very one and I feel certain it would have lasted longer if it
hadn't ingested any chaff. For the few fireballs I saw exit the heat nozzle=
,
I'm sure it sucked in 10x that much chaff after I did the autopsy.
Naturally, I never saw it eat any chaff. But I knew better.
You'll be running it closer to 120v, so the max current will be about 14
amps and the high power will be about 1700 watts.
I didn't ever try to roast at the lower power setting, but if you conserve
all the heat, that could work. It would certainly extend the lifespan of GO=
,
along with a Nylon filter.
Cheers, Mabuhay -RayO, aka Opa!
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