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Offline weBEE Jammin

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Wax Melter?
« on: November 08, 2009, 06:38:37 PM »
Does anyone have a good way to melt old wax frames, or plans to build one?

Offline kathyp

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Re: Wax Melter?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2009, 06:41:53 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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Offline weBEE Jammin

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Re: Wax Melter?
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2009, 09:36:43 PM »
Thank you for pointing me in the right direction.

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Re: Wax Melter?
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2009, 10:34:40 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 - :lol: 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
« Last Edit: November 14, 2009, 01:27:48 AM by rdy-b »

Offline kedgel

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Re: Wax Melter?
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2009, 12:01:32 AM »
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

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