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hannah4365 

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I have just brought a very old heather honey press but it doesnt look right to me, it looks like somethings missing but i just dont know what. When i lift the press up there are two square lugs on each corner and i get the impression there should be something attached to this to tilt the press to allow the honey to run. as i show in the picture . if anyone could help me with this it would be much appreciated
 

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Is that press still ok for food production. It looks rusty to me.
 

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Looks like the heather press i have, its made of tin. Would not be food safe. I could take some pick of mine, see if its missing anything?
 

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Is that press still ok for food production. It looks rusty to me.
rusty <> dirty
you can have clean and rusty. AFAIK rust in the quantities here isnt poisonous .
 

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rusty <> dirty
you can have clean and rusty. AFAIK rust in the quantities here isnt poisonous .
If it aint s/steel or food safe plastic it aint fit for purpose I'm afraid, clean or no!

John Wilkinson
 

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Hello Hannah, mine is tin and i only used it for my-self hear are some pictures. I wont be using this year, there isn't much heather in Norfolk.
 

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Hello Hannah, mine is tin and i only used it for my-self hear are some pictures. I wont be using this year, there isn't much heather in Norfolk.
Do you filter the honey through the riding boots ? :leaving:

John Wilkinson
 

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