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Hello all its my first post in a while. I harvested one super and I strained all through a paint strainer. My question is is it OK to force the honey through the strainer I did about 2 r 3 gallons and it has a slight tangy taste. Thanks for your help
 

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Hello all its my first post in a while. I harvested one super and I strained all through a paint strainer. My question is is it OK to force the honey through the strainer I did about 2 r 3 gallons and it has a slight tangy taste. Thanks for your help
A paint strainer is just fine, that is always what I use. Forcing thru may cause air bubbles , but the paint strainer will not make the honey taste strange, that is unles it was already used on paint.
 

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How do you force honey through a paint strainer? You could use something less fine, as a strainer.
 

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At least 95% was capped I forced it by twisting the top tight and squeezing it. It was a new strainer. I did notice that the top was capped but in spots there was brown spots on the plastic frames itself. I'll post a picture. I mainly just wanted to check because on YouTube I just see everyone letting gravity do the straining.
 

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This is the area that was under light colored capped comb. It looks like they used this area to store pollen then used it for honey I guess

 

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This is one frame I had that was light colored honey. All the other frames were darker honey but this is what most all the comb looked like before I started.
 
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