Wating, waiting, waiting, but we are so close!

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Most of the day was spent waiting for the last service people to show up, and everything else is done. Of course when they did finally show up they showed up at the same time. I spent the rest of the day running back and forth between them to make sure they had everything they needed. The ducting is now done and it looks great. The gas company showed up but didn’t finish, so now we are just waiting for them to finish tomorrow. After they left I put some beans in the chamber just to see how everything is working without the burner. I don’t want to give too much away until the burner is working and we roast our first batch, but so far everything is working perfectly. The only other thing I will say is that the variable-speed drive is amazing and it is going to add functionality to this roaster and our new line of roasters in general. But more about that and the burner control tomorrow. It is my sincere hope that by tomorrow I will also be able to report that we were able to run our first batch.

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