The $37 cookie tin water heater

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Doormantnt, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Doormantnt

    Doormantnt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Amazing.....I got my Strombergs catalog yesterday, so of course I tore thru it, and I came upon this....

    FOUNT HEATER
    Order #SFH
    @ $36.50

    Buy 2 and save

    FOUNT HEATER -2
    Order #SFH-2
    @ $61.00
    Small Fount Heater

    This electric heater is heated with an electric light bulb. Not suited for larger 5 to 8 gallon founts. Works well with metal platform #MP below.Do not expose to rain or snow.6" high, 9" in diameter.


    http://www.strombergschickens.com/products/fount_heaters.php

    sorry, I'm not the most computer literate one with links, but it is the second heater down, and I believe mine is so much better.....mine has a nice winter scene around it, and didn't cost me a dime.

    TNT
     
  2. CARS

    CARS Chillin' With My Peeps

    They do not use a light bulb. It is a heated tape element that is glued to the bottom of the pan.

    Been using this style for years, only fault i have with them is that the element comes loose from the pan after a couple years.
     
  3. Doormantnt

    Doormantnt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, the second heater. scroll down. it uses a light bulb, and in the paper catalog it says it max. watt is 60.....

    then below that they offer a "base" to support the fount. My landscapeing blocks work just fine.
     
  4. CARS

    CARS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Oh, sorry. Didn't read your post correctly.
     
  5. snowflake

    snowflake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I like yours better to!!! If I had not already bought a heated water I would have used yours. But as it so happens my daughter needed one so I gave her my old lamp and old Cookie tin and her DH put it together in about 5 min. She is very happy ,now she doesn't have to go out after work in the dark to thaw out water! works great and the price was right.
     

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