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Desert honey is only 13.5% moisture

Until you have experienced honey that will not fall out of a 1# queen line when inverted, don't recomend equip. to extract desert honey. To say any machine will work up to 100 hives?? The year I bought my Cowan, I knew it was going to be a big honey year. I produced 18,000# of honey in 12 weeks. The 18 frame machine can extract 90 boxes per day. (2600#). One man operation! BUT a hot room is essential.
 

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Go to Cowan on the net. Cowan is a parallel radial. The frames spin in an axis over the length of the top bar. The main advantage is parallel loading. With the 18 fr machine, the entire load sequence takes 60 seconds. The old beeks out here used tangential extractors. Lots of 8 fr machines used.
 
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