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by warlock, 13 minutes ago in Coffee Roasting
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Coffee roasting machine - Help needed

Thats a interesting way to think. Yes you guessed it correct - I love coffee and I intent to small batch roast and sell as a hobby. I have access to a particular coffee via a few coffee farms in India and I am keen to test it in the NZ market at a modest price.
by warlock, 16 minutes ago in Coffee Roasting
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Coffee roasting machine - Help needed

Hey JohnB, thats a wonderful suggestion too. But given its extremely manual and I am little to no experience. I am scared this might not be the best choice for me. Would you agree?
by warlock, 17 minutes ago in Coffee Roasting
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Coffee roasting machine - Help needed

Ohh woww thats fab!!! Yeah, I am based in Auckland as well. Not that up north but fairly central-west. If you happen to visit, do send me a ping, we should catchup over a smooth cupo joe Thanks soo much for all the perspective here. If I prefer more automation would you ever consider the Sandbox smart R2 ({link}) Just...
by AndreG, 17 minutes ago in Coffee Roasting
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Quest M3 : Disassembling to swap heating elements

Hi, You could try Acetone (Nail Polish Remover) for the carbon build up. The Pharmaceuticals use it for cleaning there equipment. It does work...
by fuzzy_panda, Today, 4:27 am in Grinders
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Inconsistent shot times on Ceado E6P?

Hi guys, long time lurker, first time poster. Just got a Breville DB 3 months ago and recently added a Ceado E6P to replace the smart grinder pro. I've seasoned the Ceado with about 1kg of old arabica beans. Heard a lot of good things about them. My favourite coffee bean at the moment is a local NZ brand called...
by Marcelnl, Today, 3:41 am in Knockbox
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The craziest %#*$ing thing I've seen all day...

I can only begin to imagine how the chimney will look after a few days, and how the smoke smells...
by Baris, Today, 3:18 am in Espresso Machines
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Breville Dual Boiler Mods and Maintenance

Sure, it might be what you just said... Here is an image, If you need anything, or maybe a photo with flash, let me know. {link} Thank you !
by GDM528, Today, 2:23 am in Coffee Roasting
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New Ikawa Home Roaster - 100g capacity

I've seen quite a few comments about the paid editing 'feature' for the iPhone app... Note the key word in my last sentence was "iPhone". I'm new to the Ikawa, but it appears the Android version of the app is still an earlier version that does allow editing without triggering a payment screen. Furthermore, the Android app gave me access...
by MaKoMo, Today, 2:03 am in Coffee Roasting
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From Manual Roast to PID Roast

Sounds to me like your p-i-d parameters are off. Try higher values for d.
by El_hondero, Today, 1:56 am in Grinders
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Single dosing bellows

Got this nifty little blow out funnel for my obscure bezzera BB005 grinder from {link} It finally got here from Malaysia to Singapore after 20 over days due to some hang up with DHL The flexible bellows part is made of silicone But other parts are 3d printed NO more annoying tappings and slaps in the morning . {image} {image}