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Brian Jupp
Film Handler

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From: Victoria, BC, Canada
Registered: Nov 2004


 - posted 06-10-2010 02:22 AM      Profile for Brian Jupp   Author's Homepage   Email Brian Jupp   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Does anyone know where I can purchase a coconut oil warmer like the one below?

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Monte L Fullmer
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From: Nampa, Idaho, USA
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 - posted 06-10-2010 02:45 AM      Profile for Monte L Fullmer   Email Monte L Fullmer   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Is your's the 5 gallon can, or the bag-in-the-box (BiB) variety?

Cretor's sells both - a heating iron for the can and a warming bin for the box variety.

Check with your conc supplier on these items.

good luck-monte

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Edward Havens
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From: Berkeley, CA
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 - posted 06-11-2010 01:47 AM      Profile for Edward Havens   Email Edward Havens   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I have never, in 24 years of exhibition, seen a coconut oil warmer like that.

When I did have coconut oil, we had EXCALIBUR...

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Phil Blake
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From: esperance western australia
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not seen one like that either , however it looks like the warmers homebrew makers put around their brewing drums , might pay to check a brew shop, not sure how hot they get.

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Jeremy Weigel
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From: Edmond, OK, USA
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 - posted 06-11-2010 02:29 AM      Profile for Jeremy Weigel   Email Jeremy Weigel   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
We use to have a pair of those warmers. They're basically a bandclamp with a heating element. You put them around the bucket (one near the top & one near the bottom).

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Chad Souder
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From: Waterloo, IA, USA
Registered: Feb 2000


 - posted 06-11-2010 02:36 PM      Profile for Chad Souder   Email Chad Souder   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Get yourself an engine block/oil pan heater - available in any automotive store. They're cheap and magnetic and will stick to the outside of the bucket. Not the fastest, but they work. Get two and put one on each side if you like.

The other option is get a Hot Rod. They're available from any decent restaurant supply store. They like a sword you plug in. You just plunge it into the oil and it melts. They're more expensive, but work well.

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