Gleanings in Bee Culture Volume 9

Gleanings in Bee Culture Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...that raffs hum. hut perhaps one-fourth a fast or where the air is forced tip throuRh the bottom. Us convenience tut a " hreerh-loader" in an itt-jn in It favor, also that It retains its poaitlon while in use. The simplicity always seemed to me a little aw'kward, on account of heinpr ohllired to turn it bottom up so often, while in use. You will see from this that he never intended the smoker to stand on end like the others, but to be placed as in the cut below when not in use. The draft then is through the nozzle, and the smoke conies out through the crevices where the door to put in fuel is made. Well, it took me nearly two years to get this into my head, and to understand that my improved Clark smoker was not as good as the unimproved original. During the last two months I have been experimenting, and testing smokers of all kinds, right among the bees, to such an extent that some of the boys say I have smokers on the brain; and my wife says 1 smell of smoke so that she can hardly sit within a yard of me. (It's only rotten-wood smoke, dear friends.) Dadant's Can ron Unc-ati'ino Tite Combs, WHILE EXTRACTING. The engraving makes every thing so plain, a description is hardly needed. The strips across the top are to rest the combs on while the operator shaves the caps from the cells; and as the caps are caught on the wire cloth half way down, every bit of the honey lias ample time to drop to the bottom. 'This honey that comas from the eappings you will And the thickest and nicest of your whole crop. To keep the wire cloth from sagging under so great a weight, we use the same inverted cone that is used for holding the bottom pivot of the extractor, when an extra amount of room is needed below the revolving frame. The machine is really...
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  • Paperback | 580 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,021g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236501632
  • 9781236501639