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« on: March 10, 2010, 11:51:44 PM »

I am looking for an extractor, ten or better still a 20 frame radial....

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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2010, 08:54:08 AM »

Call all the distributors large and small and beg and plead for one that's from last season or before last. Just maybe they have one they can give you a deal on. I would not hesitate any longer on this as spring is here now and it will be very difficult to find any winter deals.

I stepped up and bought an electric one last season. I priced around and compared quality and am very pleased with mine. They are a pleasure to deal with, customer service is top notch.

http://www.maxantindustries.com/extractors.html


Of course if new is not in your budget now, perhaps one of our members will have a deal for you.

Best of luck!


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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2010, 10:03:10 PM »

did you get the 20 frames?

It is a little pricey, but Idon't want to buy one and then just outgrow it in a year.
I figured by time next year I will have about 14 to 18 hives...
This year I am shooting for 140# out of each of six hives, and possible eight to ten nucs
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2010, 10:18:13 PM »

Yes, I did get the 20 frame and love it! However, the 9 frame electric is a lot of machine and gets the job done for way less.


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« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2010, 09:17:48 AM »

JP,

I've been looking at the 9 frame extractor as well.  Isn't it really a 6 medium frame or 3 deep frame extractor though?  I run all deeps and would love a 9 frame that can run those radially!
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« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2010, 09:29:36 AM »

JP,

I've been looking at the 9 frame extractor as well.  Isn't it really a 6 medium frame or 3 deep frame extractor though?  I run all deeps and would love a 9 frame that can run those radially!

That is correct. Yep, most people run medium supers, so a 20 frame Maxant would be for 20 mediums and 10 deeps.


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« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2010, 09:08:47 PM »

The Dadant 20 frame ext. holds 20 deep frames. Dadant and Maxant are both top quality machines.
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« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2010, 09:00:24 PM »

Mannlake has one for $999
  http://www.mannlakeltd.com/ProductDetail.asp?idproduct=957&idCategory=

Are those OK?

BTW look at the price on the picture...classic! It doesn't match the sell current price.
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« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2010, 09:47:40 PM »

Mannlake has one for $999
  http://www.mannlakeltd.com/ProductDetail.asp?idproduct=957&idCategory=

Are those OK?

BTW look at the price on the picture...classic! It doesn't match the sell current price.


Nice price! See if they offer heavy duty legs. I opted for them with mine. The extra weight makes it very stable.


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« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2010, 10:12:23 PM »

I bought this one last year for another beek and he never picked it up. It is still in the original box. I have never opened it. You can have it at last year's price of 885.00 if you want it.
I can either ship it freight collect or get a freight cost and you can prepay it.

http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/18-Frame-Power-Radial-Extractor-w_Baldor-motor/productinfo/801A/
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« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2010, 10:15:23 PM »

Man Iddee, you alright.  Wink
 

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« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2010, 09:11:50 PM »

I bought this one last year for another beek and he never picked it up. It is still in the original box. I have never opened it. You can have it at last year's price of 885.00 if you want it.
I can either ship it freight collect or get a freight cost and you can prepay it.

http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/18-Frame-Power-Radial-Extractor-w_Baldor-motor/productinfo/801A/


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Email me: lebrazconstruction@gmail.com or call me, my number 860-460-9855
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« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2011, 12:30:47 PM »

Mannlake has one for $999
 
Are those OK?


I bought a Mann Lake 18/9 motorized extractor last year and I was not impressed with it at all, it just felt cheap and I had nothing but problems with it.  One of the biggest of them being that the even with the speed controller, I could not get it to spin slow enough.  It was either off, or running at an rpm that was too fast.  I use deep frames with wax and wire foundation, so I wanted it to spin as slow as possible at the start due to the weight of the frames with honey in it, but even on its  slowest setting, I blew frames out.  So IMHO I would not recommend this extractor.
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« Reply #13 on: May 31, 2011, 12:52:50 PM »

Look at the Maxant. USA made at an old, family owned business that still believes in quality.
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