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Offline bayareaartist

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about the crush and strain
« on: March 22, 2006, 06:43:17 PM »
Hi all,
I am crushing and straining and I wanted to know what people who do this, what do youfor the final strain to take the fine particles out of the honey?

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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2006, 07:05:00 PM »
I do this on removal hives (wild comb), I strain it throw pantie-hoes ( the good kind) well thats what my wife says..... then pour the honey throw a bucket filter, this is it http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/products.asp?pcode=833
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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2006, 08:47:04 PM »
Donn,
I crush the comb & let the honey drizzle through a strainer into a pot, then put the top back on. Over approximately 3 days the little bit of comb, etc... is skimmed off the top each day untill the honey is clean. This works well for me.
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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2006, 08:56:35 PM »
I like to just run it through regular window screen and leave the fine particals.  Most of my customers want "raw unfiltered" honey.  You can skim it off the top with a piece of saran wrap after it settles.
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2006, 12:11:54 PM »
Quote from: TwT
I do this on removal hives (wild comb), I strain it throw pantie-hoes ( the good kind) well thats what my wife says..... then pour the honey throw a bucket filter, this is it http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/products.asp?pcode=833

What shade of pantyhose do you use? LOL
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« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2006, 12:23:20 PM »
dont know, they look tan  :lol:  :wink:
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