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  1. Thread: Honey House

    by CBC
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    Re: Honey House

    We went with 4x6 treated posts spaced 4ft center mounted on a 3x8 treated post (mudsill) we laid down in a 4ft trench (below frost lvl). If you go 4ft center with your posts you can bolt/attach your...
  2. Thread: Honey House

    by CBC
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    Re: Honey House

    I'll put together all my CFIA papers and you can look at my ledger for costs of our building expansion as well as where we got our materials. I would suggest registering as a business, getting your...
  3. Thread: Honey House

    by CBC
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    Re: Honey House

    I just put that in there since too many folks seem to have the "go big or go home" attitude and seem to forget that capital costs are very high starting off in this industry compared to initial...
  4. Thread: Honey House

    by CBC
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    Re: Honey House

    If your just expanding your operation don't rush into building a giant building with all the bells and whistles. Start small and simple and leave yourself room to expand as your operation does. I'll...
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    Re: What type of extractor?

    Seen you at the meeting Ben, we all thought you were a Maxant sales-rep.

    Maxant do make good extractors, before we upgrade we ran a used 10-frame Maxant for about 15 years. When we expanded we...
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    Re: cold package install

    We're starting our packages off in single deeps (in-line feeder, honey, pollen, 5x drawn, pollen/feed) leaving the 10th frame out for ease of install which we can put in at a later date. Our packages...
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