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Topic: PID'ed SC/TO? (2 msgs / 100 lines)
1) From: Ron Feroni
I thought I saw mention of this somewhere.  Not even sure if it was on this=
 site or not.  I'm currently using the SC/TO and it's a pain to keep within=
 temps.  Well not that bad I guess you just have to sit there and constantl=
y cycle the heater control up/down.  Just looking for ways to make it easie=
r...
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Ron> Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 17:10:54 -0700> From: raymanowen> To:=
 homeroast> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Time to re=
place my grinder burrs?> > Nix the burrs, just replace the Plug!> > The Sol=
is Maestro Plus is a double insulated electric device. That means> that eve=
n if a worst case short develops within the machine, there is no> possible =
external contact with any power conductor.> > Hence, it has no need of a th=
ree prong grounded circuit or connector on the> power cord. There is none.>=
 > I, too, had the aforementioned fines, and I was pretty sure that the> ex=
ecrable poorly fabricated ring burr was the culprit, BUT! The Final> Soluti=
on was quite different, a surprise.> > All I did was exchange the two prong=
 connector for a three prong cord> connector (plug). I kept several in my t=
ool box for the imbeciles that had> removed the grounding prong on grounded=
 lab instruments or test equipment.> > Surprise, surprise- the only black-w=
hite-green line cord I could find were> in a molded assembly with blue-yell=
ow-green wires, Pre Attached to a Mazzer> Major grinder.> > The original bu=
rrs acquitted themselves well in the last ten years of [*$]> coffee shop us=
e. Future coffee beans could anticipate being precision> machined until I'm=
 about 100 years old, with the new $60 burrs I stuck in> it.> > That saved =
me from $3Big for a Mahlkönig, thanks to miKe's tip> > Cheers, Mabuhay -R=
ayO, aka Opa!.> > > On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 8:02 PM, Bill  wrote:> > > Cool, thanks for the help, all. And MiKe, I do believe tha=
t I'll just> > replace the burrs... but i like that you're thinking outside=
 the box on> > solutions!!!> > Thanks all,> > bill> >> > On Feb 18, 2008 11=
:10 PM, Steve  wrote:> >> > > Hmmm...Maybe I should pick=
 up a set of burrs myself, I'll probably need> > > to replace mine soon.> >=
 > Steve> > >> > >

2) From: b cook
Kristi at www.coffeegeek.com/forums PID'd her SC/TO setup:http://picasaweb.google.com/krislema/SCCOFrankenRoasterbrad">http://www.coffeegeek.com/forums/coffee/homeroast/281727And her pics of the job:http://picasaweb.google.com/krislema/SCCOFrankenRoasterbrad
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 6:20 PM, Ron Feroni  wrote:
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