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Anybody know the manufacturer of this extractor? 20 frame, stainless, variable speed (friction)
[ May 14, 2006, 08:34 AM: Message edited by: Ross ]
05-14-2006, 06:54 AM
No but it looks like it will do the job. What size motor does it have? What does it use for speed control??
It has a simple friction clutch for speed control. Tighten a wingnut and it goes faster. The motor is about 1/2-3/4 HP. I haven't really looked. I think I'm going to like it if the bees do their part.
05-14-2006, 11:41 AM
Nice find........ Bet you saved a bit over the newer "fancy" ones. I have old Woodmans. They have a mechanical speed control too.... it works.
About what a 9 frame manual would cost....
05-14-2006, 04:13 PM
Gotta like that! I got a rough 30/60 for free but I also have 10 hours and $75 into the restoration.
The other Woodman 30/60 I got for $50 and it's nice. But I am retoring it as well. Painting all hardware, spraying truck bed liner on the exteriors, and CamCote the interiors.
Older machinery is built like a brick house. ;)
[ May 14, 2006, 07:09 PM: Message edited by: The Honey House ]
Sounds like my woodworking shop, heavy cast iron everywhere.
05-14-2006, 06:51 PM
i Had one that looked just like that on the inside and outs side with a little differance on the cover on the top it was a 6-12 from Dadants I bet it is an older version of the 20 frame they have now.
05-15-2006, 12:15 AM
Yea, it's a Dadant 20 fr. radial. You can load up to about 36 medium frames to extract at one time.
[ May 15, 2006, 02:16 AM: Message edited by: Walt McBride ]
05-15-2006, 09:00 AM
Walt, can you explain a bit about how to load the extra medium frames? I've got the same extractor except a newer model with the motor centered over the basket.
05-25-2006, 06:07 PM
Dick I sent you a P.M.
Basically after the 20 are placed the additional go in between. Mediums or smaller frames only.