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01/04/2019 10:55 AM
2 years today...Miss you Ginny!

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Hi Brandon, please disregard the "please update". I think we're all up to speed now. The need for cache clearing get's me every time! limb

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Update? pouring Merry Christmas back atcha

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Modified SR700 300g Fluid-Bed Roaster
Hi all,

I am new to the forum and have been working on building a home roaster. I came across CK build and it blew me away. I asked him for recommendations and he recommended I start a thread to talk about the roaster I am building to get more ideas.

I decided to start with the base from my FreshRoast SR700 since I spent some time writing python scripts to get FreshRoast talking with Artisan and I was able to roast up to 200g with a larger glass chamber.

I integrated a Phidget setup and cyclone chaff collector. I am in the process of modifying the top to help ease the workflow of set up and take down.

I am currently trying to figure the best way to go from the roast chamber to the chaff collection. I tried to post a few pictures but I need to edit them to meet the site requirements so pictures coming soon. For now here is a link to my current setup. Used a hose as a temporary POC to make sure the cyclone was working correctly.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions!
Edited by allenb on 01/10/2019 12:46 PM
Hey all, here is a quick update. Any other ideas are greatly appreciated!

FrankenRoast vr.2 is alive! This version is a bit more streamlined with the addition of a bean loading funnel to allow for pre-heated charges:
Here's the latest updates:
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