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weBEE Jammin
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« on: November 08, 2009, 05:38:37 PM »

Does anyone have a good way to melt old wax frames, or plans to build one?
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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2009, 05:41:53 PM »

do a search and you'll find all kinds of stuff on it.  i melt mine in a double boiler through cheese cloth.  depending on how clean i want it, it can take a couple of times through.  there are plans on here for solar melters.

if you do it on the stove make sure you don't turn the heat up to much.  if you boil it over, not only is it a fire hazard, but it's quite a mess!
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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2009, 08:36:43 PM »

Thank you for pointing me in the right direction.
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« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2009, 09:34:40 PM »

I built one of these -it is big and heavy but will melt anything you                                                                            through at it-they want  $2 for the plans - cheesy RDY-B
http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/Solar-Wax-MeltPlans/productinfo/725/

this is what the brushy plans build -scroll down a bit - http://ccba.webng.com/newsletter.htm
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« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2009, 11:01:32 PM »

Why pay for it if you can get it for free?  This is a great site for DIY"ers:

http://www.beesource.com/files/solmeltr.pdf

Kelly
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