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    Complete Maxant system for sale

    I am selling all my Maxant equipment due to health reasons. I have:

    1. Maxant 3100P extractor with leg kit
    2. Maxant 24" clarifier (new)
    3. Maxant MUTT tank with lid
    4. Maxant 200lb. bottling...
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    Giving up....

    Well it saddens me to say I have been advised to give up my passion for bees. Another trip to the Hospital Saturday after a bee sting on my hand. After two years of immunology and maintenance doses...
  3. Re: Where to drill the hole and do you still cover the entrance?

    I like not drilling holes. Think I will try your method. Thanks for your input, Jack
  4. Where to drill the hole and do you still cover the entrance?

    I just purchased and received my new vaporizer from Joerg at Columbia seed up here in Canada and nice unit by the way. I have seen a few posts that I could find about drilling the hole at the back...
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    Re: Solar battery charger

    As a follow up I found one of these little units that may just do the trick Frank. Price is right too. Jack

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    Re: Solar battery charger

    That explains it then. I wonder if there is some kind of regulator you could buy or resister pack to pad the voltage going into the unit. I am going to measure the voltage out of the battery as...
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    Solar battery charger

    I have a 5 mile electric fence controller made by Zareba model EDC5M-Z that requires a 12 volt battery. I have a deep cycle battery and a coleman solar panel with the 7 watt interface. I was told...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Hi there Joerg, I PM'd you yesterday about one of these units. I am interested and live in Ontario so all I need is a price before they are gone and shipping. Thanks in advance, Jack
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    Re: Dirty frames

    Awesome and thanks for the info. Learn new stuff everyday. Jack
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    Dirty frames

    Wasn't sure where to post this but I have a bunch of frames from a dead out where the bees had desecrated all over the tops and sides. I have cleaned them of capped honey and scraped what I could...
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    Re: Johno's Easy Vap - Vaporizer

    Has anyone used an inverter with these? I don't have 110 back at my yard and don't know what these units would draw. Hope you can help. Jack
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    Re: Varomor users...

    The seller has told me he has sold many to US buyers but like you I think it is too much of a pain. Stick with what I know. I found out they may not even be legal to use here in Canada so best not...
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    Varomor users...

    I have been looking at these units to make my life a little easier while treating. Currently I use a vaporizer that melts the oxalic acid as you stick it in the hive opening and then cover the front...
  14. Looking for a Maxant 200-1 single filter

    Looking for a Maxant 200-1 single filter unit. Thanks in advance, Jack
  15. Maxant model 1700 (black) chain uncapper

    Looking for a used Maxant model 1700 chain uncapper. Prefer the newer one with adjustable chains but would consider an earlier model. Thanks in advance, Jack ABC Apiaries
  16. Re: Honey Differences Between Hives?

    Last year I had the whole middle of 3 supers dark. I spun it all separate and in that same 3 supers was three different colors. The dark as it turns out was buckwheat and I don't have any so I...
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    Crystallization

    I have had honey that stays smooth and doesn't seem to crystallize but I do know it depends on foraging and weather and moisture and such. I have a batch that even when I put it in my wax melter...
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    Re: Very dark honey...

    Hi Claytone. Not sure about the Goldenrod. There has been plenty of it but the super that had the dark stuff was one in the middle and not sure if the Goldenrod was really abundant then. The...
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    Re: Very dark honey...

    Hi burns375. I did find out that the organic farm (200 acres) up the road that sells garlic also had buckwheat. They are just over a km away. 1.6 miles....lol. I also found out there is a farmer...
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    Re: Very dark honey...

    Well thanks everyone for the input. I guess I'll never know but will be curious if I get the same next year. Interesting GregV the number of people who like the dark stuff. mcon672 I like the...
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    Re: Very dark honey...

    Thanks Alex. Guess it does depend on what they forage on it was just how dark all of a sudden and the strong taste.
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    Re: Very dark honey...

    I forgot to ask you My-smokepole but was your buckwheat honey a thinner consistency?
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    Re: Very dark honey...

    I thought I had replied to you My-smokepole but I don't see it here yet so I will try a shorter version, lol. The taste starts off sweet as it should but then has an after taste that reminds me of...
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    Very dark honey...

    I need help with this one.....A friend came over for a visit to the yard and we pulled the last three supers. They were full of honey and heavy. We took them back to extract them and noticed 8 of...
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    Split is failing...

    I recently made a few splits and introduced 6 of my new Queens I purchased. There were lots of brood and bees and the Queens were accepted. I didn't get my Queens until later in June and checked...
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