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  1. For Sale
    Selling 2 used wax melter, of Cook and Beals manufacture. 1 is 20 years old another is 10 years old. Both functioned when a newer model was bought as an upgrade. Both need some TLC, some new electrical components(wiring, maybe a thermostat) and heating elements. Possible a few seals where the...
  2. Home Brewing
    Last weekend I helped out a gentleman who had two supers that needed extraction. They have been on his hive for several years and much of the honey was crystallized in the cells. I'm surprised we got a gallon finally since not much spun out in the extractor. A lot of the comb was pretty dark...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    My bees don't always draw comb right away - I use plastic foundation. I have observed that they will recycle the wax from cut-outs. I harvested some honey this week, and I put some of the crushed cappings on top of the frames I want them to draw out. I saw some robbing starting because of the...
  4. Bee Forum
    Hi All, I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I recently moved up to around 50 hives. I have acquired a 20 frame stainless uncapping tank and an 18 frame radial extractor. I extracted 20 medium supers this past weekend and WOW! what a mass of cappings. My query is: What would...
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