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Old 05-30-2010, 05:00 PM   #1
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Heating rice pillows
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I'm going to sew rice pillows for my friends. Problem is that one of them doesn't have a microwave oven... and he is the one who could use a pillow the most...

So, does anyone know of alternative methods of heating rice pillows? I was thinking that putting one on a radiator might work (if the temperature is high enough), but I haven't yet finished one, so I can't try it out.

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Old 05-30-2010, 05:53 PM   #2
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Maybe a clothes dryer on low for a few seconds? Wut, no microwave and he's a male?! I thought men practically live out of microwave ovens.
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Old 05-30-2010, 08:02 PM   #3
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I'm not sure putting anything cloth would be a good idea on a radiator or dryer.
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Old 05-30-2010, 08:34 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
I'm not sure putting anything cloth would be a good idea on a radiator or dryer.
I'm gonna get in trouble...you can't put clothes in the dryer??? or cloth??? ummm

Ok not on the radiator and if you are going to put it in the dryer make sure that the bag CANNOT break...seams or any other part. Rice in the dryer=BAD. And make sure no part is plastic. Just because the ziploc type plastic doesn't meltin the microwave doens't mean the dryer is safe (things not to ask about)
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The rice bags can be FROZEN and used the same way as heated bag. Often a cold pack is actually more theraputic than a hot. I use cherry pit pillows for neck pain and I keep one in the freezer and one out so I can use it hot or cold.
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Ah so it is rice in those bags...what kind of rice?
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Originally Posted by vaudiss View Post
I'm gonna get in trouble...you can't put clothes in the dryer??? or cloth??? ummm




Yeah, I mean because of the rice especially, but dryers are made for clothing..radiators not so much.
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