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Old 05-06-2013, 12:15 AM   #1
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it heats up. for what?


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Old 05-06-2013, 12:16 AM   #2
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You put it in a coffee cup to reheat your drink. It's called an immersion heater.


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i think mccool is right they call them stingers.
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Originally designed for motel travel.

Heats water in a ceramic cup for

tea, instant coffee, etc.

From back before they put

coffee makers in your motel room.
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or before microwaves!
bingo! another one falls to knowledge!
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When my daughter was a baby we found one of those that plugged into a cigarette lighter at a truck stop. It would heat up a baby bottle way quicker than whatever babies r us sold for the same purpose that my wife got at the baby shower. I usually include one with an explanation in baby gifts ever since.
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You put it in a coffee cup to reheat your drink. It's called an immersion heater.
That's exactly what it is. I had one for many years that I never used and when I cleaned out some kitchen drawers recently, I threw it away.
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Motel use..? Does it have a quarter slot..? A heating element no doubt..!
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