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· 04/02/2020 4:50 AM
Morning Ed, I haven't done any green coffee hoarding yet but am hoping the supplies don't end up like the toilet paper isles!

· 03/31/2020 2:53 PM
Hey Ed. Thanks. roar

· 03/31/2020 11:21 AM
Hey quarantined home roasters! I hope you have great coffee! If they have a run on coffee, I hope you're set with your great home roast! Find me on Facebook! Ed Needham

· 03/25/2020 11:49 AM
New Rochelle in the news. I think of you every time I hear it. ... Please stay safe.

· 03/21/2020 7:36 AM
Good morning homeroasters morning Everyone is hopefully staying healthy through this. Hang in there and stay safe!

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I've had my original Behmor for a long time. I still use the original basket and original chaff catcher. It's about time to retire it however, but it still roasts fine. I roast a pound or 2 every week for years, many years.

I was wondering if the community knew of any solid reliable electric roasters under $3000 that roasts over a pound and uses artisan. Artisan will be my new adventure. Service is important, but I would prefer one so reliable that it never needs service. My behmor has never failed in all the time I have had it. i take it apart and clean it once every few years, clean the chamber out almost every time, do an empty roast at least every 5 roasts and am not in the coffee business - I do it for my (and wife) own pleasure. I see the Jake Kilo is coming out at the end of this year, but i want to weigh my options and get the best. Thanks for your input...jq
My hunch is that with your requirements (electric, >1 lb, Artisan compatibility), your options are going to be pretty limited. Based on those three things, the Bullet R1 would check all three of those boxes. I don't have the Bullet, but people who have it generally have very good things to say about it. Now, finding one for sale could be another issue entirely. :)
I would take the Artisan adventure with a great stone of salt, at the end is not that exciting as you could believe...
Definitely today I would not use this criteria as a roaster buying decision.
Maybe you should clarify what is so important for you about using Artisan, then I will add more input.
Maybe we need to clarify a point for the start... today any machine can be made Artisan compatible, the fact that Artisan already "knows" it, and appear listed in the machines menu, worth a lot less than the manufacturers charge you for this (non)feature.

Second criteria I feel the need to demolish is the electric power.
Is time to read a bit... and "Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the "...Gas Grin
If you do this, then you could be interested about the Cormorant roaster from UK, 600 grams, 2000 GBP.
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