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Iv been using egg boxes highly recommended in lots of books but im not impressed they seem to burn too hot
 

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Cardboard packaging is good but high in tar, wood shavings are best (from a plainer) for producing copious amounts of cool smoke.
 

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Cardboard packaging is good but high in tar, wood shavings are best (from a plainer) for producing copious amounts of cool smoke.

Depends on what kind of timber the shavings are from, regarding tar....and shavings from monkey puzzle are buggers to keep alight.
 
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I tried hickory chips used in my ABBU fish smoker...... bees not impressed, can not imagine what flavour honey it could have produced??

Had a tin of honey once in Israel that had a distinct Christmassy aroma of cloves and cinnamon!!
 

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You could try Aspen bedding from the pet shop, it's bone dry, should not have much resin in it, very clean.
John
 

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You could try Aspen bedding from the pet shop, it's bone dry, should not have much resin in it, very clean.
John
I use well dried drift-wood from the beach near Hinkley Point PS. Smoke irradiates the bees and sees off the Varroa, two birds with one stone! :hurray:lol
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I use well dried drift-wood from the beach near Hinkley Point PS. Smoke irradiates the bees and sees off the Varroa, two birds with one stone! :hurray:lol
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We get some of that glow in the dark driftwood on Porlock beach.lol.
 

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