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Press and Honey Extractor – as new

Ferrari 5.5 litre stainless steel press – Cost £115 (in 2016) – accept £55
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Stainless Steel 4 Frame Honey Extractor (manual with lid) – Cost £150  (in 2015) – accept £75.00


Call Anthony on 07801 336524

Honey Spinner/Extractor

Heavy Duty, SIMG_4449ide Handle, Radial Honey Extractor (Thornes) Can hold 9 frames. Capacity for honey under cage is 80 lbs. Overall height 740mm; diameter 455mm. Excellent Condition – as new (used 3 times) (Thorne’s now asking £474.00 for similar extractor)

Buyer preferably to collect from Haworth BD22 8QT
Price: £250 o.n.o.

Contact:07836 748211


Charles’s stuff
Charles has photos of everything, so if you are interested and want to see a picture of anything, please get in touch.  Almost all cedar and all in reasonable nick (and painted with acrylic fence paint – I checked it for toxicity to insects before using it). They’ve all been used so will need cleaning before use in your own apiary.

1 Cedar brood – £40

1 crown board – £5

2 3 pint feeder – £1.5 each

3 water feeder (attach to a pop bottle) – free to anyone buying any other bits. First one to ask

1  roof cedar  – £20

1  cedar super  – £15

1  cedar brood  – £40

1 dummy board  – £2

1  plastic QE  – £2

1  4 leg stand – £4

1 cedar super  – £15

1 mesh floor & insert – £18

1  stand – £4

1  badly assembled super – £10*

1 badly assembled brood – £30*

1  stand – £4

1 super metal castellated – £20

1 old mesh floor – £5

1 crown board – £5

1 crown board – £5

1 old deep roof (plywood and a bit knackered) – £2

or £230 for the lot.

(* I put the top side bars on wrong on these two, and had to prise them off and reattach them. The wood’s a bit rough, they could do with filling & sanding)
Contact:  Charles on:


XXL BBwear Lightweight Full Suit


63% polyester 37% cotton so good for keeping cool our warm English Summers!
Easy to wash and dry.  In very good condition
Price:  £50  (costs £126 new)
Contact:  Jane 07742914198




Honey jars and assorted items
Price:  Make Sue an offer on one or more of these lovely items!
Contact:  Sue on 01535 600606


Garn Strainaway
Consists of two clip-together honey buckets. The top bucket is fitted with a fine gauge mesh, the bottom bucket, which is specially strengthened, attaches to the hose of a
vacuum cleaner. When the vacuum is switched on it sucks the air from the bottom bucket and thus draws the honey from the top bucket through the fine mesh.

Price:  £75 ono
Contact:  Sue on 01535 600606


Hive Stands
Painted green

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Price:  £12 each

Also, crown boards, £8 each, mesh floors £10 each.
Contact:  John Pickles 0777 3965741