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Old 05-25-2011, 11:36 AM   #10
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Default Re: Corretto roaster, or how to start roasting for less than $100.00

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Originally Posted by Mr B View Post
Very cool. Does the Heat gun just blow the chaff out of the machine? Do you use it in your screened porch area or is that an open deck?
The heat gun blows the chaff between the wall of the bread machine and the pan, with a little escaping out the top. I have seen people craft aluminum foil gaskets to prevent "chaff fountains", but I don't see the need in my set-up.

My preferred beans are either decaf or Asian, which dont have as much chaff as Mexican/South American beans

And, yes, that is my screened-in porch. I would NEVER recommend roasting inside. The smell would linger for a very long time, and the billows of smoke would set off just about any smoke alarm.
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