calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 8,168 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32 Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Msl. Com. brewers Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Wed Sep 12, 2012, 11:24am Subject: Re: Help! I am new. I require a coffee grinder roaster
Those whirling blade noise makers are not coffee GRINDERS they are mashers. A grinder requires burrs and in a powered grinder, expect to pay about $100 U.S. minimum for something that works well, you can do it for a little less if you don't mind turning a crank by hand.
For a "roaster" in that range, do a google search for pop corn popper coffee roaster. You will need to modify a hot air corn popper or buy a stainless steel bowl and a good heat gun, a hair dryer isn't hot enough. A machine to roast coffee beans, DESIGNED to roast coffee costs a LOT more.
In real life, my name is Wayne P. Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!
Feed the newbs, starve the trolls and above all enjoy what you drink!
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