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Author Topic: Honey extractor RPM's?  (Read 1400 times)
New Bee
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still learnin.....

« on: February 08, 2010, 06:59:54 AM »

Almost complete a DIY extractor and I'm trying to figure out the best speed for a motor.

Any help?
Galactic Bee
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« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2010, 08:55:50 AM »

Variable... One speed only will either destroy your comb or take forever to extract.

"Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me . . . Anything can happen, child. Anything can be"

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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2010, 09:10:21 PM »

Amen to that Just use a hand crank ugh! if you use a motor use a that you can adjust the speed.

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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2010, 03:50:43 PM »

You always start out slow and gradually speed up, just not so fast you collapse or throw out your foundation.
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