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Chocovision X3210 Tempering without Seed chocolate

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Strong Oct 22, 2013. 5 Replies

Who has used the X3210 or Delta Tempering machine without using Seed chocolate?I searched the sight and didn't get any detailed info on a method. Please share with us your methods in detail!  Thanks,…Continue

 

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James Strong replied to James Strong's discussion Chocovision X3210 Tempering without Seed chocolate
"Thanks Larry, Ben & Russ, I have had good results with adding chocolate from my Stone grinder at around 110° F, then setting the machine down to 82°F, then setting temp up to 90° F for a finished temper.  Great results so far... "
Oct 22, 2013
Ben Rasmussen replied to James Strong's discussion Chocovision X3210 Tempering without Seed chocolate
"Hi James. Larry's right. You don't necessarily have to use seed chocolate in the x3210 or Delta, but it does make things go a lot quicker. When I do test batches, I just melt to 108, cool to 82 or 83 and then warm to 89 or 90. I'll…"
Oct 14, 2013
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Oct 13, 2013
Larry replied to James Strong's discussion Chocovision X3210 Tempering without Seed chocolate
"While I've never made chocolate from beans I don't see why you would need seed. Yes the revolation machines are made for seeding but type V crystals can be a product of time temp and agitation. I'd just melt your chocolate then bring…"
Oct 13, 2013
James Strong replied to James Strong's discussion Chocovision X3210 Tempering without Seed chocolate
"Excuse me Clay this should have been in Tech help. So what I have gleaned from the sight is if I am using a stone grinder (melanger) and have chocolate in a liquid state pour it into the Chocovision X3210 I need to have a seed chocolate.  That…"
Oct 13, 2013
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Chocovision X3210 Tempering without Seed chocolate

Who has used the X3210 or Delta Tempering machine without using Seed chocolate?I searched the sight and didn't get any detailed info on a method. Please share with us your methods in detail!  Thanks, JamesSee More
Oct 12, 2013
James Strong replied to George Trejo's discussion Hilliards Little Dipper Analog $700 Shipped in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"George do you still have this Hillards little dipper for sale? If you do what age is it? Thanks, B Strong"
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Most memorable chocolate experience:
meeting a cacao tree
My favorite chocolate is:
Mylk chocolate (coconuts)

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