Equipment

The Olympia Beekeepers Association maintains a small amount of equipment that is for Members to borrow. It is currently stored centrally, by Nathan Allan. You can contact him at netbloke@gmail.com to make arrangements to pick up what you need.

Note: You will require your current Membership Card, which will be validated with Membership.

Equipment available includes;

  • Extractors
    • Dadant Electric 6 frame radial without stand, stainless steel with plastic gate valve. 18″ diameter.
    • Manual tangential 4 frame without stand, missing hinges, stainless steel, metal gate valve. 18″ diameter.
    • Manual tangential 2-4 frame without stand, missing hinges, stainless steel, metal gate valve. 14″ diameter.
  • Electric uncapping knives: #1 and #2 (there is a third unaccounted for).
  • Non-electric uncapping knife: #1.
  • Uncapping trays: (Plastic) 2 with plastic gate valves (need to verify second).
  • 5 gallon bucket with plastic gate valve.
    • Plastic Strainers: #1 fine mesh (ripped screen), #2 course mesh
  • Honeycomb hand scrapper
  • Canopy (currently stored by Maren)
  • Observation Hives
    • One is located at the Bee Booth at the fairgrounds.
    • The second is in the custody of Steve Walker.