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    EH Taylor Honey Extractor - Identifying Plastic

    Thank you, xray7 - that's a really useful tip. It's great that these old extractors are still trundling along but they are bound to have a few parts that need replacing!
  2. M

    EH Taylor Honey Extractor - Identifying Plastic

    Replacing the cage is a good idea, I haven’t tried loosening the grab screws yet so that’s something to look forward to! It’s the cage/central bar coming loose from the connector that joins it to the motor that’s the really big problem for me. Perhaps changing the grub screws will help. One of...
  3. M

    EH Taylor Honey Extractor - Identifying Plastic

    Thanks, John - I’ll be doing the same for mine and that should extend its life.
  4. M

    EH Taylor Honey Extractor - Identifying Plastic

    Good idea, although I think the lids can be successfully restored. I do have problems with the hex/grub screws coming loose mid-extraction, so I've dropped a line to Thorne to see if they can advise on updating some of the components. They are usually very helpful.
  5. M

    EH Taylor Honey Extractor - Identifying Plastic

    Aah, I thought the Thorne's extractors looked quite similar - I didn't realise they were essentially the same design!
  6. M

    EH Taylor Honey Extractor - Identifying Plastic

    Hi, I have an old E.H. Taylor motorised honey extractor and as part of some general repairs, I need to fix the plastic lids which have cracked or torn over the years. I'm going to use epoxy resin, but key to a successful fix is knowing the type of plastic. I've done some research and perhaps...
  7. M

    How to stop cast swarming

    Hi everyone, I know there are lots of tips and advice on how to prevent cast swarms (leaving one open queen cell, etc). However, due a variety of reasons I unfortunately split a very string colony (moved old queen to nuc) and didn't manage to remove many of the queen cells. That delayed the...
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