Search:

Type: Posts; User: Billy Joe Adair

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,039

    Bottom board usage?

    We are changing over from bottom boards to migratory pallets this spring. Do any of you pallet guys keep any bees on bottom boards or are you 100% on pallets? What I am trying to say is , do you...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,073

    Re: Best Bottling tank?

    I have a 25 gallon Maxant and a 70 gallon Dadant and a 80 gallon WT Kelley. Maxant is 18 ga. Dadant is 16 ga. and WT Kelley is 22 ga. I started with the Maxant tank, but use the Dadant tank the...
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    942

    Migratory pallet questions?

    I am currently a stationary honey producer. This year we are making our operation more migratory in order to allow us to more easily move bees around and also get into the pollination game. All my...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,300

    Re: Commercial wax spinner ??

    Mann Lake is carrying some of their equipment, from extractors, uncappers, wax melter, capping spinner, capping auger, etc.... I have the 80 frame horizontal extractor and I only used it one season,...
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,300

    Re: Commercial wax spinner ??

    The sell price is one of reasons I am looking at it. I run the Equinox horizontal extractor and I really like it. I bought the Equinox extractor used this year and it replaced (2) 33-frame radial...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,300

    Commercial wax spinner ??

    I am looking at the "commercial wax spinner" that is sold by Mann Lake. It is item #HH-816 on page 112. It is the wax spinner made by Equinox. Does anyone have any experience with this wax...
  7. Replies
    63
    Views
    8,342

    Re: Painting

    1246112462

    We spray primer, then roll corners and brush handle areas. We then spray finish with top coat.
  8. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,096

    Re: Sump/clarifier size??

    Sorry about that. I am talking about the sump. Does the sump capacity need to be as large as at least one load from the extractor? If I have an extractor that can extract 20-25 gallons in one load,...
  9. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,096

    Sump/clarifier size??

    My new extractor will extract (80) frames at a time. That equates to about 250-300 lbs (about 25 gallons max.) of honey a load being discharged out of the extractor. My current sump/clarifier is...
  10. Melting cappings in water jacketed bottling tank?

    Do any of you commercial guys use water jacketed bottling tanks to melt cappings? I am looking at the Dadant 70 gallon multi-purpose tank that is on page 93 in 2014 catalog. I was thinking that way...
  11. Replies
    181
    Views
    191,137

    Sticky: Re: Face to the Name, R U up to it?

    Me after pulling a load of honey.

    8748
  12. Replies
    100
    Views
    22,788

    Re: TRUCKS post a picture of your rig!

    My bee truck with a load of unassembled frames.
    http://i428.photobucket.com/albums/qq6/bjadair1971/BJABeetruck1.jpg

    My bee truck with a load of honey supers....
  13. Re: 80 frame Equinox horizontal extractor??

    What are the space requirements? How big is it? Can I use my Dakota Gunness uncapper with it?
  14. 80 frame Equinox horizontal extractor??

    Does anyone have any experience with this extractor? This honey year is over and I am looking to upgrade my extractor setup for next year. Any input would be much appreciated.
  15. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,110

    Kelley's 33 frame extractor

    I need some info on this extractor. What do you like about it? What do you not like about it? Is it dependable? Can I double up on the frames and spin out 60 at a time? I run medium for my honey...
  16. Dadant syrup pump discharge hose ??

    I have the "Dadant syrup pump" system for feeding my bees. It is on page 49 in the 2013 Dadant catalog. http://www.dadant.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=328
    For those who have this...
  17. Replies
    20
    Views
    5,560

    Re: Pierco vs Rite-cell vs Plasticell ???

    I ended up ordering directly from Nick @ Pierco last week. He was the most economical choice. I ordered waxed black foundation for my deeps and waxed white foundation for my medium frames. Mr Lyon...
  18. Replies
    20
    Views
    5,560

    Pierco vs Rite-cell vs Plasticell ???

    Which would you get? And why? Assume the price is the same for each.
    Does color really matter? I can get Pierco in black for my deep frames in the brood boxes.
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,956

    Re: mobile extracting house

    http://www.cowenmfg.com/pages.asp?pageid=97418
  20. Replies
    41
    Views
    13,164

    Hive body assembly??

    I have about a 1000(+) hive bodies to put together. I have never put that many together at one time before. I am looking for a timely and efficient way to assembly these boxes.
    Do you commercial...
  21. Replies
    17
    Views
    4,639

    Re: Cowan or Gunness???

    I just got a Model 200 Gunness uncapper and I am not sure how to deal with frames on the output side of the uncapper? I know the bottleneck will be that my extractors can not keep up with the...
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,885

    Re: Hot freezer

    This is what I did. I use a small space heater. Works great
    http://www.honeyrunapiaries.com/16.39.0.0.1.0.phtml
  23. (2) 20 frame extractors vs (1) 50 or 60 frame extractor

    This may be a stupid question....but can you spin more honey out faster with (2) smaller extractors vs (1) larger extractor. I am thinking that with two smaller extractors there would be an extractor...
  24. Replies
    15
    Views
    3,495

    Re: Honey heater plans?

    http://www.honeyrunapiaries.com/16.39.0.0.1.0.phtml
  25. Replies
    14
    Views
    3,560

    55 gallon drum/barrell truck

    This year I converting my honey storage from buckets to barrells and I am looking for reccommendations as to a good barrell truck.

    I hope the attached link comes thru.....the price seems too good...
Results 1 to 25 of 28
Page 1 of 2 1 2