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Posted in thread: Harbor Freight Tools -- What works? and What doesn't? on 03-29-2015 at 05:01 AM
Was bought off the shelf at Bass pro. :pI have bought numerous woodworking tools from HF. From
palm sanders to a lathe. Not a single tool has failed me yet. More often than not HF tools are
Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 03-29-2015 at 04:57 AM
^Four barrel, Blue Bottle and Ritual are legendary San Fran roasters. If you hit any of their
shops - I will be incredibly jealous.Don't be afraid to ask the barista what is pouring best
THAT DAY. I'd...
Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 03-20-2015 at 05:36 PM
Grinders are pretty simple, you don't need any special technology. Pay for quality burrs, a
reliable motor, and consistent gap settings. All an lcd screen means is that money didn't go to
Posted in thread: Removable element, How important is it?? on 03-20-2015 at 04:57 AM
I clean my bk element after every brew. TC makes this very easy as I don't have to climb into a
20 gallon kettle to get to the element.
Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 03-19-2015 at 11:05 PM
Advice needed. I'm ordering my grinder tomorrow, and I've got it narrowed down to these two:
Baratza Encore for $129, or Breville Smart Grind refurb for $116 (normally 200)Any suggestions?
Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 03-19-2015 at 04:06 AM
this is such a valid statement; especially for coffee.people get used to a certain style/flavor
and anything else tastes "wrong"very dogmatic.Some flavors we should never get used to
Posted in thread: Dual zone conicals on 03-18-2015 at 04:57 AM
Brewers Hardware responded to me on this question with great detail. It was much appreciated by
me and I will sum it up here in case others want to know. They say the purpose is to promote
Posted in thread: Dual zone conicals on 03-16-2015 at 06:41 PM
So does this mean you have two thermowells, one at the cone and one on the sidewall that can
feed two separate PIDs which in turn control two different valves so you have full independent
Posted in thread: Dual zone conicals on 03-16-2015 at 01:12 AM
Can anyone explain how dual zone conicals work?
Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 03-11-2015 at 07:39 AM
Fully surprised that some of the best home-roasting info I've seen has come from a homebrewing
forum. As a former professional roaster in a competitive CA Bay Area market, you guys/gals are
on point. ...