Poppa Corn is an authorized Medallion Dealer for your Gold Medal equipment and supplies. As a Medallion Dealer, all Gold Medal equipment purchased from Poppa Corn going forward will include FREE EXTENDED WARRANTY. This covers all your equipment parts for 3 years, and yes, that does include the Popcorn Machine Kettle! Buy something that will last and provide you with great tasting popcorn every single time! With over 45 years in experience, we know it all.