March 23 2017 09:16:10


Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
bullet2.gif Active Forums
bullet2.gif FORUM INDEX
bullet2.gif Downloads
bullet2.gif News
bullet2.gif Forum FAQ
bullet2.gif Contact Me
bullet2.gif Photo Gallery
bullet2.gif Search
bullet2.gif User's Voice
Forum Threads
Newest Threads
bullet2.gif A scary thought.
bullet2.gif Baby George Foreman ...
bullet2.gif Toggle Switch Wiring...
bullet2.gif Cant get Artisan to ...
bullet2.gif Gene with Artisan an...
Hottest Threads
bullet2.gif Is the Hottop REA... [51]
bullet2.gif About to Start Bu... [43]
bullet2.gif Kilowatts/BTU's N... [32]
bullet2.gif Another electric ... [27]
bullet2.gif Cant get Artisan ... [23]
Donate to HRO
Please enter your site username (if you have one) and your email address (required) to be sent with this donation for tracking and contact purposes.

Site Username
If you don't have a site username, just enter "Guest"

eMail Address **REQUIRED**

Users Online
bullet2.gif Guests Online: 4

bullet2.gif Members Online: 0

bullet2.gif Total Members: 4,860
bullet2.gif Newest Member: MikeDenson
BotSlap Panel
bullet2.gif Last check: 03/23/2017 09:01
bullet2.gif Slap count: 0
bullet2.gif Last checked ID: 5848
View Thread » BUILDING A ROASTER » Turbo Oven Roasters
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Baby George Foreman Roaster
I purchased a george foreman rotisserie on CL for $40. I have since modified the roaster quite a bit. Just wanted to get some feed back and thoughts to possibly improve. I have only been roasting for a couple of months.
Kinder attached the following images:
img_1572.jpg img_1561.jpg img_1560.jpg
Also wanted to add that I have been roasting anywhere from 16 oz to 20 oz in 15:00 - 18:00 with a preheat of 400-450 Deg.
Wish I could buy such machine locally... phenomenal idea !

At first read, looking at first picture only, I thought you fit a real TO in one of the side walls, this would have been really striking Grin
DIY: TurboOven, Popcorn
Moded: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco
PID/ramp/soak controllers
Actually... I found some on US eBay cheaper than you get yours... but the shipping cost to EU is a fortune, $100 :(

What is the basket size ?
DIY: TurboOven, Popcorn
Moded: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco
PID/ramp/soak controllers
Yeah, I did not see that I had turbo oven selected for the topic on this thread even though I did build one of those as well for a back up roaster.
The drum is one I purchased on ebay for 15 bucks, its made for the Jr. GF so I had to modify it to fit the Baby GF. I think the size is 7" in diameter by 8.5" in length. I can double check though.
No worries, this machine is difficult to place in an existing category anyway, borrowing a bit of all others: hot gun, but no machine bread, nor dog bowl, a touch of behmor... truly frankenroaster :)
DIY: TurboOven, Popcorn
Moded: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco
PID/ramp/soak controllers
I have the opportunity to get one at a good price, $72 delivered from US to EU, please help me decide...

- what is the inner space available for the biggest drum can fit ?
- why isn't the internal heater appropriate for roasting and a hot gun mod is needed ?

Thank you !
DIY: TurboOven, Popcorn
Moded: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco
PID/ramp/soak controllers
Len at CoffeeRoastersClub is a member here and here is a link to his George Foreman drum. Maybe you can get some ideas for your build.

I have heard that these units are 950W. I think if it was insulated better and had more power, it would make a nice roaster.

KKTO Roaster.
Yes, that is correct. The Baby GF is 950W but the Big GF is 1500W I beleive. Also they a Jr. model but not sure on the wattage. It takes way to long to roast with unmodified Baby GF. If your are willing to do a few mods you can convert it into a pretty solid roaster. Good luck!
Already on the (transatlantic) way to me :)

Please, can you measure inner space to figure what is the biggest drum I can fit ?
More exactly, if my existing 14x23 cm (5.5x9") would fit.

Thank you !
DIY: TurboOven, Popcorn
Moded: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco
PID/ramp/soak controllers
Yeah will do. If you ordered the Baby GF model I would stick with the size drum that I have because anything bigger would more than likely not fit. I will measure it up when I get home from work.
Also, you want a little space in between the drum and heating element.
Ok, the drum I have is 8-3/4" in length by 7" in diameter. I also measured the inside length from the face of the gear to the other wall and its about 10". So the drum you have should work. You will have to combine your drum with the rotisserie parts that come with the baby GF. Let me know If you have any trouble.
You can see what I got, is eBay item 152446326971.
The last picture shows what parts will come included, no round basket, but already having one, as I wrote.
Still two weeks wait :)
DIY: TurboOven, Popcorn
Moded: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco
PID/ramp/soak controllers
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Lack of airflow or stale beans (or other issues)? Kaldi roaster troubleshooting. Roasting Coffee 21 03/20/2017 07:04
1 KG Roaster Drum Roasters 17 03/15/2017 23:54
Probat Saturn Centrifugal Roaster Other Roasters 3 03/11/2017 00:07
DIY 002 Roaster Kit Other Roasters 21 03/09/2017 22:40
Another electric 500g home roaster Drum Roasters 28 03/07/2017 10:29
Member Poll
What is your take-along brewer of choice while traveling?

Press pot

Manual cone pour over

Electric Percolator

Electric Drip



You must login to vote.
You must login to post a message.

03/23/2017 04:45
Welcome MikeDenson

03/23/2017 04:42
Welcome bobreviewscoffeegr

03/22/2017 15:27
welcome2 VoomWorks

03/22/2017 15:25
Welcome AkirgWepedremi

03/22/2017 03:35
Welcome to all new members! coffee drink

03/20/2017 16:58
TomRaz welcome2

03/20/2017 16:56
redbranchwarrior Welcome

03/20/2017 12:27
Welcome Isaackeller562

03/18/2017 07:44
welcome2 Cees Midden

03/17/2017 15:00
metrosound welcome cup

03/17/2017 13:27
If anyone has use for a 1 RPM gear motor designed for a pellet stove pm me. Lowes has a "$120" special order buried on the clearance rack for $30ish.

03/14/2017 08:45
Welcome Eugenie

03/13/2017 14:41
kidnappedroaster Welcome

03/12/2017 12:59
Welcome stcoffeexkbw

03/08/2017 14:22
Welcome wms02a to Homeroasters! pouring