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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. Equipment/Hardware
    Hello forum! My husband and I run 600 hives and we're looking for a wax melter sized for this scale of operation. We don't currently have anything sufficient since we just increased our number of beehives significantly. Searching online, most options I have found are too small, and a few are...
  3. Equipment/Hardware
    Does anyone have any experience with this melter? I acquired one and have no clue how it works! Thanks
  4. Bee Forum
    I would like help on equipment that I need to purchase. 1. I would like to purchase a tank for creaming honey. 2. I would like to process (liquefy and melt) cappings and beeswax. To save costs, I would like to know if I could get by with just purchasing the Maxant honey creamer, which is...
  5. Bee Forum
    I can have (if I wish) a 1500W 100-cup coffee urn for making into a wax melter. It's threaded near the bottom of course for the coffee spigot/water outlet, but could readily be additionally ported a little higher for the wax outlet. Questions: Do these urns that have a "ready" light drop in...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    I have been saving my wax cappings and burr comb I scraped off. Finally getting to the point where I can do something with it. I am planning on building a solar wax melter soon. - How do you remove the residual honey/impurities/particles that are in the wax? - Do you combine darker color...
  7. Where To Buy . . .
    Hi All. I'm a new candle maker and stumbled on this site. It's fantastic! Excellent information. I've been going back reading all the posts. I will be rendering cappings I've secured from a local beekeeper. He can continue to give me a pretty good supply-200 lbs a month. I'm looking to invest in...
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