20 Most Recent Gold Medal 2131 Antique Gay 90s Pinto Pop Popcorn Maker Questions & Answers

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My popcorn maker won't spin the kernels. I think it's the stir rod?

There are many possible problems that will cause your agitator to not spin, But you said the gear in the cabinet comes off easily, it should not. There is a flat part of the motor shaft that extends thru the top of the cabinet that the gear should be tightened onto with an allen wrench via a set screw. This is the first place to check. When the motor is on, you should not be able to stop that cabinet gear from turning. (not easily anyway).
11/14/2020 4:14:35 PM • Gold Medal 2131... • Answered on Nov 14, 2020
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8 oz kettle does not heat would like to price

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7/3/2016 9:44:03 AM • Gold Medal 2131... • Answered on Jul 03, 2016
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Kernels wont pop compleatly

The kettle temp is not getting hot enough so your seeds dry out and have no moisture left to pop. Very stale corn seed will give you similar results.
3/12/2016 9:41:05 PM • Gold Medal 2131... • Answered on Mar 12, 2016
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Not heating

Need more detail. And of course, have you checked outlet, power switch....? If you need further help, reach me via phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/steve_24d988f3507f7480
10/12/2013 7:04:12 PM • Gold Medal 2131... • Answered on Oct 12, 2013
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Our popcorn machine is blowing the circuit when

Mine is doing the same thing. Did you get yours fixed yet? If so, what was the problem? Its got to be the wiring. If you take off the bottom square wiring cover access, you will see the two main wires and a grounder all connected. Sometimes the connectors melt with the heat. Maybe that is what is causing the short.
10/21/2010 9:39:24 PM • Gold Medal 2131... • Answered on Oct 21, 2010
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Popcorn won't pop

Hints for getting the best popped corn: Don't pop popcorn in butter as the butter will burn before it can get hot enough. Popcorn pops best in temperatures of 400-460 degrees F. If your oil starts to smoke which happens at 500 degrees F, you've got it too hot. Any oil will work. Use enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan. For your health, you should choose a light cooking oil or better yet, skip the oil all together and use an air popper. The movie houses use yellow dyed coconut oil which does a great job of popping the popcorn although there are healthier oils you can use than coconut oil. To see if you have the oil hot enough, drop a couple of kernels into the hot oil. If it's hot enough, they should pop in just a few seconds. If you don't have a popper, any thick bottomed, high walled pan will do. Popcorn can even be easily made in a Dutch oven over a camp fire. When your oil is the right temperature, pour in your popcorn, shaking the pan to cover all the seeds in oil. Do this with the lid on to prevent burns should the hot oil try to splash out of the pan. Using a lid helps the kernels to heat more evenly and keeps the popping corn from flying all over the place. (If you are using a popcorn popper, shaking it isn't necessary because of it's rounded bottom.) As it begins popping, it's important to continue to shake a flat-bottomed pan. This helps any un-popped kernels to settle to the bottom of the pan where they can pop. As soon as you hear the popcorn stop popping, pull the pan off the heat and pour the popcorn into another container. It will burn if you leave it in the hot pan.

What can you do if you've done everything right but your popcorn still doesn't pop very well? As mentioned above, popcorn must have about 13.5 to 14% moisture to pop properly. This is because as the popcorn kernel is heated, the moisture inside the seed is turned to steam creating a huge inner pressure. As this pressure continues past the shell's strength to keep it in, the skin ruptures and the inner starchy layer of the kernel greatly expands and turns itself inside out. If the moisture isn't there, this pressure build-up can't happen. If you find your popcorn has excessive old maids (un-popped kernels) in it, the problem might be that it lacks moisture. Place 3 cups of un-popped popcorn into a quart bottle. Add a tablespoon of water, put the lid on and shake it to get water on all the kernels. If the water puddles in the bottom of the bottle, shake it again every 10 minutes until enough of the water has been absorbed to prevent puddling. Now let it sit for two or three days while the moisture is evenly distributed into the kernels. If it still doesn't pop correctly, repeat this process but add no more than 2 teaspoons of water the second time. Yes, it's also possible to get it so moist it won't pop, so definitely, don't add water a third time. Lastly, you can even take your old maids that didn't pop, rejuvenate them with water using the above process and re-pop them. (With a measurement of three cups un-popped popcorn, 1 tablespoon of water will increase the moisture content 2.5%. A teaspoon of water will increase the moisture level almost 1%. Air dried popcorn will probably never get below a 10% moisture content on it's own, so adding even two tablespoons of water would be pushing it, raising the moisture content to 15% - that is if it started out at a moisture level of 10%.)
10/3/2010 3:00:19 AM • Gold Medal 2131... • Answered on Oct 03, 2010
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Wiring

Hi kevin,

 

With the ground already hooked up, it does not matter which terminal you hook the X or Y too on the heater. The heater is AC and a resistive load.  This means it doesnot have polarity, and will work both ways.   You done good getting high temp connectors, do you have high temp wire?

10/13/2007 7:14:24 PM • Gold Medal 2131... • Answered on Oct 13, 2007
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Gold medal Tornado cotton candy machine stopped working

Unlikely to be the plug adapter. That would just trip the breaker. Your issue is likely to be leaking voltage from the motor windings. I had this with a 1950s desk fan.
8/18/2022 5:22:16 PM • Gold Medal... • Answered on Aug 18, 2022
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Where can i buy a heat lamp bulb for my popcorn machine

Go to http://www.PopcornBulbs.com
10/29/2020 6:29:28 PM • Gold Medal... • Answered on Oct 29, 2020
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What was the use date on the Gold Medal flour?

You are probably concerned about the recent Salmonella issue? The product is the UNBLEACHED all purpose flour: Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose 5LB Flour Package UPC: 000-16000-19610-0 Recalled Better if Used by Date: 20APR2020KC The "use by date" is ink dot printed on each package, usually toward the bottom of the package somewhere.
1/24/2019 7:23:42 PM • Gold Medal... • Answered on Jan 24, 2019
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I need INSTRUCTION MANUAL for Rodger Black Gold Medal treadmill JX 286

Look on the Argos GB wesite.
12/30/2017 1:39:21 PM • Gold Medal... • Answered on Dec 30, 2017
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I purchased a 1023 Maximizer from you guys years

wrong site fixya doesnt sell products
12/22/2017 3:02:04 PM • Gold Medal... • Answered on Dec 22, 2017
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How Much longer can Gold Medal Self Rising flour be used with an expiration date of 10 July 2017

It all depends on the conditions of its storage and the climate where you are baking. As long as it still rises, it's good to go. The dates tend to be very conservative.
12/19/2017 6:14:34 PM • Gold Medal... • Answered on Dec 19, 2017
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