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looked for a roaster , built my own 2KG all steel video of first roasts attached
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Posted Thu Mar 29, 2012, 1:25pm
Subject: plan link dead
 

would love to see the plans if anyone has them. His link is dead
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Posted Mon Apr 2, 2012, 3:01am
Subject: Re: plan link dead
 

there were no plans just pictures of a Probat taken apart , I used them for the same concept then scaled it to a 5-6# roaster
Bill
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Posted Mon Apr 2, 2012, 9:19am
Subject: Re: plan link dead
 

Ah, got it.

Here's another set with some internals photos: http://preview.tinyurl.com/73bndhx


If anybody finds more, please post.
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Posted Wed Apr 11, 2012, 6:32am
Subject: Re: plan link dead
 

just this weekend roasted 6# batches. 5 in total and they were great
1 st crack right at 10 minutes to a total time of 15 to 16 minutes

Love this thing!!!!
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Posted Thu Apr 12, 2012, 10:26am
Subject: Re: anyone know of a used San franciscan sample roaster for sale??
 

Im Loving this site more and more with every post I read!! Great Info guys!!
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Posted Fri Apr 27, 2012, 4:16am
Subject: Re: plan link dead
 

These are good pics , if anyone is thinking about building one I have a few steps that you may want to consider during the initial planning stages. drop me  a note.
Bill



bill_mcgonigle Said:

Ah, got it.

Here's another set with some internals photos: http://preview.tinyurl.com/73bndhx


If anybody finds more, please post.

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Posted Fri Apr 27, 2012, 1:54pm
Subject: This is art
 

That is a BEAUTIFUL piece of work, sir!!! Loved the video too. So does NOT look like an amateur job (and I mean that in the best possible way!). I think I'm even more impressed that your first roast came out as something good rather than not.

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Posted Tue May 1, 2012, 3:57am
Subject: Re: This is art
 

Thank you for the compliment but with out the people here on the site it could not have been done.
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atalanta Said:

That is a BEAUTIFUL piece of work, sir!!! Loved the video too. So does NOT look like an amateur job (and I mean that in the best possible way!). I think I'm even more impressed that your first roast came out as something good rather than not.

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Posted Sun Aug 26, 2012, 10:10am
Subject: Re: This is art
 

Still roasting with it and glad to report no problems at all.
Past 110# to date and its all be very good coffee "per my freinds" I also like it

Thanks to all next year might make a 5KG for the hell of it !!!!!

Bill
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Posted Mon Oct 15, 2012, 2:53pm
Subject: Re: This is art
 

just over 300# and works great , thinking of making a 15 kg unit this winter!!!

have to find a 40K propane source ifrared is possible
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