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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 07 12:13 pm    Post subject: Beekeeping - Thornes Wragby Open Day  Reply with quote    

Just been sent this - Ideal for beekeepers and candlemakers alike:

Dear Beekeeper

Our Wragby Open Day is approaching fast - Saturday 7th July 2007

The Sale of Bargains begins at 9.00am

A series of beekeeping mini-lectures begins at 10.30am.

Light refreshments will be available all day.

Listed below are the main items avalable in the Sale.

Second Quality Frames – per 50
DN1 or SN1 21.00 14x12, MD Deep & Langs Jumbo 33.00
DN4 or SN4 24.00 16x10, or 16x6 29.50
DN5 or SN5 29.50 Langstroth Deep, Sh or Manley 29.50
BS Manley 29.50 Dadant Manley 29.50

Very good quality seconds!!
National Super 12.00 National Brood Body 15.00

Second Quality Hive Parts
National floor 9.00 Nat Open Mesh Floor 9.00 Nat brood body 12.00
National Super 9.00 National C/Board 5.25 National Roof 13.00
16X10 Brood Body 16.75 WBC super 6.00
Plus a few only, Dadant Brood & super, Langs Brood & Super, Smith Brood & super & 16x6 super.

Compact 3 frame stainless steel extractor 115.00 50kg stainless steel tank 85.00
9 Frame Manual stainless steel extractor 250.00 100kg stainless steel tank 110.00
9 Frame Electric stainless steel extractor 570.00 200kg stainless steel tank 140.00
15 Frame Electric, s/steel on legs 675.00

Frame Nail Hammer 1.50 Frame Nail Pliers 2.00
500g Frame Nails, ¾” 3.00 Wire Excluder Grids, 17” 5.00
Nat Slotted Steel Excluder 4.00 Plastic Queen Excluders 2.50
Mouseguards (10) 3.50 100 Narrow Plastic Ends 3.00
Bee Brush 2.50 Plastic Porter Escape (20) 8.20
Bee Quick 7.50 Standard Hive Strap 2.00
Economy Hive Strap 1.50 Ratchet Hive Strap 3.00
Staples 3.00 Smith Travelling Screen 8.50
Beekeepers Perch 3.00 Hand Truck 40.00
Secateurs 1.50 Galv Mesh 18” square 2.50
Galvanised Smoker, imported 10.00 S/Steel Smoker, imported 15.00
Bellows , seconds 4.00 US style Hive Tool 4.00
Frame Grip 5.00 Frame Cleaner 2.50
Overalls 12.50 Jacket and veil, imported 17.50
Hat & Veil, imported 5.00 Jacket and Hood, imported 22.50
Helmet 6.00 Mordant Leather Gloves 5.00
Plain Cowhide Gloves 6.00 Vent Cowhide or Goat Gloves 7.00
Water Repellent Gloves 6.00 Uncapping Knife 5.00
Uncapping Fork 2.50 Nylon Dbl Strainer 6.00
Double S/Steel Strainer 15.00 Nylon Valve, 1.5” 5.00
Honey Creamer 15.00 1000 Squeeze Bear labels 25.00
L60 Granulation, 500 8.00 1000 Tamper Labels 10.00
100 Plastic Mini Pots 3.00 100 Glass Mini Pots and Trio 20.00
500 8oz Cut Comb Containers – compression of some
containers resulting in a small proportion with poor lid fit 25.00
Refractometer 35.00 WBC Pollen Trap 20.00
100ml Polish Tins, old style, 100 25.00 Clip Catcher 2.50
Marking Cage with plunger 2.50 Plastic Queen Catcher 2.50
Telescopic Queen Cage 50p Apistan 13.00
Apiguard 16.00 Varroa Screen 7.50
Rapid Feeder 3.00 Honey Bee Wall Chart 10.00
CD Rom, Honeybees 7.50 Mite Atak 10.00
Belinda Bee 2.50 Latex Candle Moulds from 2.50
Coloured sheets for candlemaking (16’’x8’’) £3.50 per 10

We will have a Beginners Area - this will have a more relaxed atmosphere where beginners can get advice from expert beekeepers on which bargains will be suitable for them.
Experienced beekeepers with sharp elbows are not welcome here!

Collection only - First come - first served - So don't be late!

If you want to collect some personalised labels, please let us know as soon as possible so we can print them ready for you.

We will have our top quality foundation available for wax conversion or straight swap.

If Wragby is too far, we have Sale Days at our three branches coming up -
10th August, 3.00 - 5.00pm and 11th August 9.30am to 12.00 noon at Newburgh, Fife
1st September, 10.00am to 2.00pm at Windsor, Berkshire
and our first one at Stockbridge, Hampshire, 10.00am to 2.00pm on 29th September
Make a note in your diary now!

Gill Smith
E.H. Thorne (Beehives) Ltd.
Beehive Works
Market Rasen, LN8 5LA
Tel 01673 858555


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 07 12:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

How I wish there was a branch of Thorne's near here.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 07 12:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Thanks Jo. The extractor and tank may well be requirements for us shortly - so might look at this a bit closer.

Hoping to visit the bees this weekend, but the weather doesn't look exactly favourable!!


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