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Offline slacker361

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WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« on: May 19, 2011, 12:08:17 AM »
I had told myself that I wouldnt get one , that I will be ok with the crush and strain method, but she came out of no where and said why dont you get the extractor..... Ye HAAA

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2011, 12:12:24 AM »
Now's your opportunity to get that 60 framer that we all dream of..."But Honey, you said I could get one...!"

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2011, 12:22:04 AM »
wow,what a wife.that 120 frame looks better than the 60.     schawee
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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2011, 01:36:07 AM »
Now's your opportunity to get that 60 framer that we all dream of..."But Honey, you said I could get one...!"

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Oooooooooh no!  Just go with the Brushy Mountain 9 frame with the honey tank.  That honey tank is awfully handy for Strawberry wine.  I used the holding tank for mead and wine making.  It's proved to be a lot more fun than all that Jam I used to freeze.  Plus,  the procedes the extra tank usage makes honey extracting seem to just fly by!   :-D

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2011, 02:52:18 AM »
It won't be any less messy, but if it makes her happy... I'd get a minimum of an 18 frame.  I'd get a maximum of a 20.  Either will fit through your kitchen door.
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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2011, 09:03:06 AM »
wow guys she said I could buy one not get the factory LOL  I was thinking of the maxant 3100H and later moving to the P with the motor add on, as far as messy I think it might be a little more messy. BUt we will see...

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2011, 09:51:33 AM »
Get a motorized one, you won't regret it!

Keep the wife!  :-D


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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2011, 12:06:05 PM »
I wouldn't waste my money on anythng less than an 18 frame.  Actually I didn't.  I waited 28 years to buy an extractor and I bought the 18 frame motorized and have never regreted the choice to wait nor the choice to get one big enough to be useful.
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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2011, 01:00:03 PM »
Even if you do opt for a smaller one (I have a 6-frame - teeny tiny for most of these folks), please get a motor, you will be so glad you did!

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2011, 01:16:09 PM »
yeah as far as the motor goes, I want one but I will wait till I make some $$ from the honey then get the motor to put it on....

@ Michael How many Hives do you have man? If I bought that 28 frame one :
       First I would be divorced...
       and B I only have three hives, I dont even know if I will get 28 frames LOL.... would be cool though

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2011, 05:21:37 PM »
slacker,i have a 20 frame maxant and love it.     schawee
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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2011, 07:32:36 PM »
Yes keep the wife and take her out for a nice dinner. Last year was my first year and she also said get one. They work very nice and I am planning on putting the undamaged comb in the super back on Friday, things are finally getting warm here in Wisconsin

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2011, 07:52:15 PM »
I had told myself that I wouldnt get one , that I will be ok with the crush and strain method, but she came out of no where and said why dont you get the extractor..... Ye HAAA

Did she also let you peek at your missing............."family jewels".  Sounds like she got control of them. I had to read that twice, actually amazed that some guy needed permission from the wife to..........
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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2011, 07:53:23 PM »


Sorry about that. I'm back now. Wife wanted the table cleared after dinner.

Now what was I saying?   :roll:

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2011, 08:04:31 PM »
Well hurry up and get it 'fore she changes her mind!  :lol: 

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2011, 09:38:48 PM »
The real questions is "What does she want?" You know it's something.  :evil:
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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2011, 09:51:10 PM »
yeah I immediately went out and looked at the cars... no dents, I am wondering what she bought....Hmmm

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2011, 10:24:13 PM »
Definitely get a motorized one and at least 9 frames!!! I got a 4 frame manual extractor. The thing will have you sweating and sore with only a few supers!!! The honey tank would be awesome as well!! I have to get a bigger one soon!!

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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2011, 10:32:49 PM »
Don't do it it's a trap!  Of course if the money is there i don't say anything about her buying stuff and she doesn't say anything to me. 
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Re: WOW the wife just told me to get an extractor
« Reply #19 on: May 19, 2011, 10:37:10 PM »
Do you have to tell your wife when you buy something big?

 

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