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  1. #1
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    Default Best Professional Processing Line

    Can anyone tell me which processing lines are considered the best in high volume honey processing?
    Names I have found are Paradise Honey, Thomas, Bluesky to name a few.
    I'm wanting to be able to process approximately 200 frames an hour if necessary. Any input would've appreciated.
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    Default Re: Best Professional Processing Line

    Welcome to Beesource!

    I'm not a commercial beekeeper by any standard.

    But Cowen is one equipment manufacturer that should be on your evaluation list:
    http://www.cowenmfg.com/
    Graham
    . . . . . . "those who want to see, can see". - - [Oldtimer - 2016]

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    Default Re: Best Professional Processing Line

    I second the Cowen vote.

    Johnny
    "Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself." - Mark Twain

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    Default Re: Best Professional Processing Line

    A Cowen system will run 600+ frames per hour
    "People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe."- Andy Rooney

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    Default Re: Best Professional Processing Line

    Dakota uncapper, extra 6ft roller chain, 2ppl loading 4 Dadant 120 framers. 60/9 frame Illinois every 20 min. Puts smile on bosses face dropping 16-18 pallets under 8 hours. 4 man crew when boxes relatively clean, 5 if lots of scraping.

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