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For the beekeepers who have their hives on pallets and can only treat from the hive entrance we now can offer the Easy Vap Pro. This is the same simple device which now has a much lower outlet pipe and has more than enough reach to go over the landing board. As the manufacturing of the copper bowl is more complex the Easy Vap Pro will sell at $160 plus the $15 for USPS priority mail shipping. Any enquiries can be made to Johno at [email protected] that is john underscore olivier @ msn.com Note the 2 i's in olivier.
 

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For the beekeepers who have their hives on pallets and can only treat from the hive entrance we now can offer the Easy Vap Pro. This is the same simple device which now has a much lower outlet pipe and has more than enough reach to go over the landing board. As the manufacturing of the copper bowl is more complex the Easy Vap Pro will sell at $160 plus the $15 for USPS priority mail shipping. Any enquiries can be made to Johno at [email protected] that is john underscore olivier @ msn.com Note the 2 i's in olivier.
I'd like to see a demo video.
 

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Grins I do not have any hives on pallets so it will be pretty difficult for me to make up a video of treating as the commercials might do. I personally am quite happy treating from behind my hives and this new unit could still be used from behind but it means you can get the outlet very much lower if you have the need to.
 

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I'd like to see a demo video.
I bought this last year from Johno. I already own the provap 110 but wanted a second unit. I almost never use the provap 110 now. Johnos vaporizer is faster to heat up and works more consistently in my humble opinion.
I can do my 26 hives in under 45mins with this gadget.
 

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The only difference between the 2 units is the fact that the outlet is lower otherwise all other parts are the same and also cost a little more. for the normal beekeeper with his hives on some sort of stand Johno's Easy Vap should still be the goto Vaporizer.
 

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The only difference between the 2 units is the fact that the outlet is lower otherwise all other parts are the same and also cost a little more. for the normal beekeeper with his hives on some sort of stand Johno's Easy Vap should still be the goto Vaporizer.
yup i just drill the boxes and ur good to go
 

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The only difference between the 2 units is the fact that the outlet is lower otherwise all other parts are the same and also cost a little more. for the normal beekeeper with his hives on some sort of stand Johno's Easy Vap should still be the goto Vaporizer.
Oh yeah...I love the one I got. Was just thinking of going with pallets for my next out yard.
 

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John, I fired up your Easy Vap this morning, all I can say is wow. I was using the hot iron inserting it through a rear port in my hives. The iron angered the bees, caused bearding, and had me on my hands and knees for an hour and a half. I hated OAV, it was necessary but, oh, so unpleasant. I drilled the holes yesterday and went out early this morning and did my 5 hives in 20 minutes start to finish with no angry bees, no angry knees, and not even enough time elapsed to make my coffee cold. When I opened up the entrances not one bee stormed out, they were oblivious to the treatment and after the hostile response to the hot iron shoved into their home it was a real treat to get this important job done with so little bad energy. I'm grateful to you, you have provided a great tool at a great price! Well done!

One question for John and all the users, what have you found is the best way to dish 1/2 teaspoon OA into the cup? I found the cup diameter small for my measuring spoon and am wondering how others get this done.

Thank you, John!
 

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Grins why did you take so long to do those 5 hives? In that video I made I did 12 hives in around 15 minutes and I think that was slow because I was talking and filming. I also find that you will need the smallest diameter measuring spoon that you can find, it will also help if you do 2 small loads with the spoon or you could even dip the cap into the OA container and scoop the OA in with the measuring spoon. I keep my OA in a Folgers plastic 24 oz container.
 

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Grins why did you take so long to do those 5 hives? In that video I made I did 12 hives in around 15 minutes and I think that was slow because I was talking and filming. I also find that you will need the smallest diameter measuring spoon that you can find, it will also help if you do 2 small loads with the spoon or you could even dip the cap into the OA container and scoop the OA in with the measuring spoon. I keep my OA in a Folgers plastic 24 oz container.
Aww, c'mon, it was my first time. :D I set a 10 minute timer on the first one as I treated it so I spent 5 minutes standing around drinking coffee waiting to open them up again after treating the last one.
 

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Johno, Great service dude! I ordered it and got it in 2 business days. Plus 4 caps. Thanks man. Looking forward to pulling all supers in a week or two and then treating over 40 hives plus 8 double nucs fast now.
 

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Just ordered mine, happy fathers day to me ;) and it was here in 2 days, I think.

Question for John O..... gonna use my golf cart for powering the unit.

what is the minimum converter specs you would suggest for this? anything to look out for?
 

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I would look at a 500 watt inverter they are pretty cheap at Amazon, but they are 12 volt input if I recollect golf carts are around 36 volts.
 

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thanks john.

I was thinking of connecting across one of the batteries, but I just realized that my club car batteries are 8v.

May have to figure this out, unless there are inverters that use 8 or 16 volts....

what is the current draw on the EasyVap?

has anyone here used their cart as a power source for EasyVap or ProVap or any other inverter operation?
 

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The 12 volt draw will be in the vicinity of 25 amps while the controller is calling for heat, if you are going to your hives in your golf cart maybe it would be best to carry along a fully charged 12 battery when you need to treat.
 
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