Thanks you so much for the information. It obviously represents a great
deal of time and effort. I have saved it as a Word document and will
learn a great deal from it. In general, I really like the spirit of
Sadly, I really doubt that coffee roaster sales volume is ever going to
be sufficient to really lower the prices very much. I have no problem
with the HT price (at least at the group buy level), but the lack of
support is a real problem. I do not think even the average "home
handyman" is capable of even diagnosing a problem, no less sourcing
parts to fix it. Sorry if I seem to be harping on this, but I have had
cars from much larger manufacturers sit for a year from lack of parts.
$500 is a lot to spend if it dies in six months and can't be repaired.
That said, I hope I am totally wrong and all you HT buyers get the
machine I wanted but was afraid to buy, and that it lasts forever.
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