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Homeroasters.org » BUILDING A ROASTER » Drum Roasters
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2nd drum roaster
JackH
800 X 800 should not be a problem. The only real restriction on attached images is a file size of 270KB or smaller. Are you using MS paint to resize?

Load with MS paint and select resize and skew.
Make sure "maintain aspect ratio" is selected.
Select pixels and your image dimensions should be displayed.
Take the larger number and change it to 800.
The other dimension should scale down to fit.
Check your file size with file --- Properties.

Paint comes with Windows and is easy to use and it works. Apple probably has a similar program.

It is a lot easier with Photoshop using the "Save for web" feature if you have it.

Please post you photo again at the 800 size and I will edit and fix everything.

I have attached a graph at 800 X 455 107KB in size
JackH attached the following image:
kenyajungle800x455_1.png

Edited by JackH on 04/11/2015 14:15
---Jack

KKTO Roaster.
 
turtle
I've found that keeping my camera set to default at 640x480 helps immensely

I still crop and compress in photoshop to get the file size down to an average of 60-70k +/-

I wrote this "graphics for the web" tutorial a number of years ago which most should find "too much info" as it is for web designers but the info in it should be helpful. http://www.gotfus...temID=4087

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Mick - "Drinking in life one cup at a time"
"I'd rather be roasting coffee"

Roaster 1: San Franciscan SF-1
Roaster 2: Hottop B-2K+
Roaster 3: Behmor 1600 +
Grinders: Modified Super Jolly - Forte BG (x3)
Pour over: Hario - Bee House - Chemex - Kalita - Bodum
Drip: Bunn CWTF15-1 & CW15-TC (commercials)
Espresso: Pasquini Livia 90 auto
Vacuum: Cona - Bodum
Press: Frieling - Bodum Colombia
 
ginny
Mick,

thank you and you are correct most will be overloaded but thanks...

Jack that size should be perfect if members follow the instructions for loading and remember that they cannot see the photo in the preview mode of the post.

members can edit if they need after the view.

ginny

thanks all,

-g
What you're reading is my slow descent into insanity...
 
witoldb
Image resized to 750 x 464 px with Photoshop Elements editor.
witoldb attached the following image:
ethiopia12f.png

Home: Breville DB, Mahlkonig Vario+K30
Work: Nuova Simonelli single group Aurelia I +MDX grinder
300g DIY drum roaster
 
snwcmpr
As if we need another way to edit the size of photos....
I use Picassa, and when I select a photo I can 'export the file' and that resizes it. After a few tries, it became easy for me.
FILE ... EXPORT PICTURE TO FOLDER ... then select options.

Ken in NC
Backwoods Roaster
"I wish I could taste as well as I wish I could roast."
 
ginny
I use Preview and Fireworks plus others...

yo can use any of 100's of options to edit your photo's as they all do the same thing for the most part, some just better.


ginny
What you're reading is my slow descent into insanity...
 
JackH
witoldb wrote:

Image resized to 750 x 464 px with Photoshop Elements editor.


That looks fine. I forgot about Photoshop Elements.
---Jack

KKTO Roaster.
 
allenb
JackH wrote:

witoldb wrote:

Image resized to 750 x 464 px with Photoshop Elements editor.


That looks fine. I forgot about Photoshop Elements.


Yes, huge improvement! I can read it even with my less than stellar eyesight. Thanks for going through the trouble to resize.

Allen
1/2 lb and 1 lb drum, Siemens Sirocco fluidbed, presspot, chemex, cajun biggin brewer from the backwoods of Louisiana
 
turtle
I posted about a GOTD offering of graphic editing software for free today in the announcements forum.

Hopefully this will help other HRO members

http://forum.home...post_55293
Edited by JackH on 04/11/2015 14:17
Mick - "Drinking in life one cup at a time"
"I'd rather be roasting coffee"

Roaster 1: San Franciscan SF-1
Roaster 2: Hottop B-2K+
Roaster 3: Behmor 1600 +
Grinders: Modified Super Jolly - Forte BG (x3)
Pour over: Hario - Bee House - Chemex - Kalita - Bodum
Drip: Bunn CWTF15-1 & CW15-TC (commercials)
Espresso: Pasquini Livia 90 auto
Vacuum: Cona - Bodum
Press: Frieling - Bodum Colombia
 
BobbyM15
Thanks Turtle, gonna check it out!
Coffee is a language in itself.

Jackie Chan
 
witoldb
Video with my roaster in action:






https://www.youtu...Mmvry8vAxc
Edited by JackH on 03/26/2017 01:17
Home: Breville DB, Mahlkonig Vario+K30
Work: Nuova Simonelli single group Aurelia I +MDX grinder
300g DIY drum roaster
 
allenb
I love it! Beautiful build and nice to see it in action.

Allen
1/2 lb and 1 lb drum, Siemens Sirocco fluidbed, presspot, chemex, cajun biggin brewer from the backwoods of Louisiana
 
JackH
I agree, an excellent job on the build!
---Jack

KKTO Roaster.
 
Lylabrown
Incredible build! The large sightglass is amazing to see in action. Thanks for sharing a roast video with us.
 
renatoa
Wondering why nobody considered so far a build using a front plate made from a pyres glass lid? think to a turbo oven for example...

They can be found in any supermarket, from 16 to 32cm, 6-8 mm bore in the center for the handle, and another de-centered bore, for steam exhaust, that can be used for temperature probe.
DIY: TurboOven with drum, Popcorn
Moded commercial: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco
PID/ramp/soak controllers
Grinder: mod'ed Porlex to 47 conical burrs
 
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