Equipment Rental

Below is a list of equipment available for rent to SVB members. To schedule a rental, contact Anne (

Extraction Kit.   $10 for 5 weekdays (M-F) or $10 for the weekend (Sat, Sun). Includes:

  • Maxant 3100 hand-crank extractor (motor may be available in 2016; inquire). Will process six medium frames at a time radially or three deep frames tangentially.
  • Uncapping tank w/ drain and honey gate.
  • Cold uncapping knife and capping scratcher.

Wax processing tank.  $5/week. (needs repair: not ready for rental).

Refractometer.  Free for use at monthly meetings; just ask.

Hole Saw.  $5/week.

Cleanup and Return:  All equipment must be returned clean and free of debris so as not to attract unwanted visitors to the storage area and as a courtesy to the next user.

Late Fee:  Please return equipment on time. For late returns, a fee of $2 a day will be assessed to a maximum of $25. If equipment is returned excessively late, future checkout privileges will be denied.

2 Responses to Equipment Rental

  1. Jerri Johnson says:

    I would like to rent the extractor from Ann. I would need it Oct. 1st. 206-817-0859

  2. Mark Bowers says:

    When everyone else has finished with the extractor and sometime around Nov 2nd. I would like to rent the extractor. I will pay for last usage.

    Mark Bowers

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