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Good evening

Some wax melting questions. Ignoring old brood combs, how do people deal with wax from brace comb etc. I seem to be gathering a reasonable amount.

Are the electric wax melters such as the kochstar from Thornes any good, or a waste of money? Can anybody recommend any models?

It must be possible to convert a Burco tea boiler. Has anybody done so?

How do forum members deal with wax, either a crude melt down from brace comb, or cleaning the resulting wax in order to use it?

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For small amounts think bean tins. And surgical lint. Plus an oven and gravity.

Pretty straight forward.

Bigger amounts think solar power.

For serious amounts, say 30lb+ then there is a construction you may be interested in.

PH
 

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For small amounts think bean tins. And surgical lint. Plus an oven and gravity.

Pretty straight forward.

Bigger amounts think solar power.

For serious amounts, say 30lb+ then there is a construction you may be interested in.

PH
I think that it firmly falls in the solar powered category then. certainly not 30lb +!!
 

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Other way around Marcos..
 

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The bean tins are surprisingly effective I was told, and read in various articles.

PH
 
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