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    Suggestions Please: Searching for new or "cool looking" coffee urns

    I was wondering if anyone has seen any new or cool coffee urns. We use the Wilbur Curtis 1 gallon pots with the timer tops. My boss hates them. I think they look super clean. The problem I have with them is the timers. They break pretty easily. My boss said he is looking for "COOL" sigh. If you have seen anything unique.
    Suggestions Please:  Searching for new or "cool looking" coffee urns-tft1g.jpg
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    Topher,

    Did your boss say why he hates the Wilbur Curtis 1 gallon urns with the timer tops? Does the style, size, or color bother him? Although you have a problem with the timers breaking, that coffee urn certainly looks clean and neat - like it should.

    Did he give you an idea what he means by "cool" ???

    Maybe something shaped like a red fire hydrant or rocket ship, or something like that?

    Just wondering.

    Rose

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    Do they make them without the timers? That could be an option if available, but if its not cool then i guess a different direction is in the cards.

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    Did you try Bunn, they have a few different options, they have an all black one which your boss may think looks "COOL" lol

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    I have seen almost everything out there. The industry standard is pretty much all the same. It is what is and he hasn't asked so I am going to continue to roast coffee
    "Wine is for aging, not coffee."
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    lol sounds good hope for your sake it doesn't come up again, like you said there isn't much variation in the industry, nor a need for such I believe. I have seen some shops in the past have a carpenter or such build a case that "Houses" the ern and a door with the shop logo/art/coffee type etc that encases the ern. I know you couldn't care less about this topic raised by the big guy BUT just an idea in the future if it comes back to life.

    Have a great weekend

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    Would be nice to have custom housing..but with 20 locations and 10 urns per store would get pricey and counter space is tight.
    "Wine is for aging, not coffee."
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    Have you considered custom wraps/skins? Servers - Pumpskins | Pumpskins

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    We have used custom skinz and they are a great option...but some like the clean look of the silver. I can't win for losing
    "Wine is for aging, not coffee."
    Ken Hutchinson, Starsky and Hutch

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    lol that's all here then folks.

 

 

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