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Author Topic: built warming box out of a old freezer to uncrystallize my honey had a question  (Read 661 times)
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« on: December 07, 2013, 09:53:53 AM »







my honey crystallized and I am trying to un crystallize it. I have my unit set at 100 deg. its been a week and the honey is still in the same state. how long does it take?
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« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2013, 09:55:01 AM »



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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2013, 10:55:29 AM »

Have you checked the temp with a good thermometer?  My little power strip that controls the heat maxes out at 104 and the honey liquefies fine. 
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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2013, 11:02:44 AM »

Agree with Vance, check with a different thermometer. That temp should do it after a couple days.
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2013, 02:48:12 PM »

I have done the same with an spare refrigerator in our garage.  I put together an ardunio controller with 100W bulb.  I can liquify 5 gallon pails in 2 days at 100F.

What size bulb are you using and are you sure it is getting up to temp?   100W light bulbs are getting hard to find around here.  Most of the time the advertised wattage is some type of "equivalent to" number and by reading the fine print you will see the actual wattage is much less.
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« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2013, 04:17:10 PM »

Using a space heater.. 

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« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2013, 04:47:00 PM »

Great pictures thanks  grin

maybee a fan would help
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« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2013, 06:11:21 PM »

it sure helps to have air circulation, small fan
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« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2013, 06:18:42 PM »

I increased temp to 120 and seems to be working  thank you 

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