End of 2021 Season – Quartermasters Service

LAST DAYS for PLACING ORDERS for JARS, TREATMENTS and /or EQUIPMENT
Dates in August tba
(to allow for delivery leadtime and collection  from Henfold by the last Summer Season Wednesday Eve meeting)

LAST HIRE OUT DATE
Wednesday 22nd September (to allow for return to Henfold during Last Summer Season Wednesday Eve meeting)

LAST DATE FOR COLLECTING ALL ORDERS
Wednesday 29th September

Place orders and make current year price enquiries with Vince Gallo during Wednesday evening meetings or by phone: 07807 099465, or email: rbkatreasurer@gmail.com

Payment in full is required to confirm all Orders please.

 

ROUND HONEY JARS

1lb/454g      Without Lids (P)           tbc (£14.70 /72 in 2018)
1lb/454g      With Lids                      tbc (£22.40 /72 in 2018)

12oz/340g   Without Lids (P)           tbc (£17.65 /72 in 2018)
12oz/340g   With 63mm Lids           tbc (£25.90 /72 in 2018)

8oz/227g     Without Lids (P)            tbc (£17.65 /72 in 2018)
8oz/227g     With 63mm Lids           tbc (£25.90 /72 in 2018)

190ml          Without lids (Wh)         tbc (£24.00 /96 in 2018)
190ml           With 63mm Lids           tbc (£34.10 /96 in 2018)

HEXAGONAL HONEY JARS

12oz/340g   With 63mm Lids (Wh)  tbc (£32.70 /84 in 2018)

8oz/227g     With 58mm Lids (Wh)  tbc (£14.20 /36 in 2018)

4oz/110g     With 48mm Lids (P)      tbc (£17.30 /72 in 2018)

PROCESSING EQUIPMENT (HIRE)

Extractor         Metal,  6 Frame,  Manual  (1 off)
Extractor         Plastic, 9 Frame,  Electric  (1 off)
Extractor         Metal, 9 Frame,   Electric  (3 off)

Wax Melter     Brood Box Steamer          (1 off)
Wax Melter     70 Ltr Wax Steamer          (1 off)

Plastic Settling Tank(s)                        (various)

Deposit of £20 per item, refunded only if Equipment is Returned ON TIME and CLEAN.
Hire fee of £10 per item/week, Wednesday to Wednesday.

VARROA TREATMENTS – Buying

MAQS Strips               2 Hives                 tbc (£14.30 in 2018)
MAQS Strips            10 Hives                  tbc (£54.70 in 2018)

APIGUARD                 5 Hives                  tbc (£20.40 in 2018)
APIGUARD                  1 Hive                   tbc (£ 4.10 in 2018)

B.S. Eke                                                     tbc (£ 7.80 in 2018)

API LIFE VAR (w)          1 Hive                   tbc (£ 2.20 in 2018)

THYMOVAR                 5 Hives                 tbc (£22.80 in 2018)

OTHER TREATMENTS – Buying

ACETIC ACID              1 ltr                     tbc (£17.55 in 2018)

CERTAN                                                 tbc (£14.00 in 2018)

HIVE ALIVE               100ml                   tbc (£16.15 in 2018)
HIVE ALIVE               500ml                   tbc (£63.65 in 2018)

GLOVES

Nitrile               Standard (JG)          tbc (£4.00 /100 in 2018)
Nitrile               Long Cuff (JG)          tbc (£5.50 / 50 in 2018)

Latex                  Opaque (JG)            tbc (£3.50 /100 in 2018)

Collect from HENFOLD COPSE Between 6.00pm and 8.00pm
Collections may be made on any Wednesday Evening up to 29th September

Reigate Auction of Bees & Beekeeping Equipment – CANCELLED

The date for our annual Auction of Bees and Beekeeping Equipment is set for Saturday the 18th April, at the Mickleham apiary and Village Hall.

Registration of Lots is now OPEN … T&C’s & the Catalogue can be accessed from our public site (click this link) or via links below.

Key Dates and Timings:

  • Contact Vince Gallo by the 4th April if you wish to sell bees. 
  • Goods should be registered for Auction by Tuesday 14th April. 
  • A Catalogue of Lots will be available by 17th April from our website(s).
  • Lots to be received on site between 8:30 and 10:30 on Auction Day.
  • Viewing will be from 11:00am on the day of the Auction.
  • Auction Commences at 12 noon on Saturday 18th April.
  • Pay for successful purchases once all bidding is complete.
  • All bought and unsold items to be removed from site by 5:00pm. 

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End of 2019 Season – Quartermasters Service

LAST DAY for PLACING ORDERS for JARS
Wednesday 7th August

LAST HIRE OUT DATE
Wednesday 14th September

LAST DAY for PLACING ORDERS for TREATMENTS AND/OR GLOVES
Wednesday 28th August

LAST DATE FOR COLLECTING ALL ORDERS
Wednesday 25th September

Place orders and make current year price enquiries with Maggie Bourne during Wednesday evening meetings or by phone: 07714 984133, or email: mb@thebournes.co.uk

Payment in full is required to confirm all Orders please.

 

ROUND HONEY JARS

1lb/454g      Without Lids (P)           tbc (£14.70 /72 in 2018)
1lb/454g      With Lids                      tbc (£22.40 /72 in 2018)

12oz/340g   Without Lids (P)           tbc (£17.65 /72 in 2018)
12oz/340g   With 63mm Lids           tbc (£25.90 /72 in 2018)

8oz/227g     Without Lids (P)            tbc (£17.65 /72 in 2018)
8oz/227g     With 63mm Lids           tbc (£25.90 /72 in 2018)

190ml          Without lids (Wh)         tbc (£24.00 /96 in 2018)
190ml           With 63mm Lids           tbc (£34.10 /96 in 2018)

HEXAGONAL HONEY JARS

12oz/340g   With 63mm Lids (Wh)  tbc (£32.70 /84 in 2018)

8oz/227g     With 58mm Lids (Wh)  tbc (£14.20 /36 in 2018)

4oz/110g     With 48mm Lids (P)      tbc (£17.30 /72 in 2018)

LAST DAY for PLACING ORDERS for JARS

Wednesday 7th August

PROCESSING EQUIPMENT (HIRE)

Extractor         Metal,  6 Frame,  Manual  (1 off)
Extractor         Plastic, 9 Frame,  Electric  (1 off)
Extractor         Metal, 9 Frame,   Electric  (3 off)

Wax Melter     Brood Box Steamer          (1 off)
Wax Melter     70 Ltr Wax Steamer          (1 off)

Plastic Settling Tank(s)                        (various)

Deposit of £20 per item, refunded only if Equipment is Returned ON TIME and CLEAN.
Hire fee of £10 per item/week, Wednesday to Wednesday.

LAST HIRE OUT DATE

Wednesday 14th September

VARROA TREATMENTS – Buying

MAQS Strips               2 Hives                 tbc (£14.30 in 2018)
MAQS Strips            10 Hives                  tbc (£54.70 in 2018)

APIGUARD                 5 Hives                  tbc (£20.40 in 2018)
APIGUARD                  1 Hive                   tbc (£ 4.10 in 2018)

B.S. Eke                                                     tbc (£ 7.80 in 2018)

API LIFE VAR (w)          1 Hive                   tbc (£ 2.20 in 2018)

THYMOVAR                 5 Hives                 tbc (£22.80 in 2018)

OTHER TREATMENTS – Buying

ACETIC ACID              1 ltr                     tbc (£17.55 in 2018)

CERTAN                                                 tbc (£14.00 in 2018)

HIVE ALIVE               100ml                   tbc (£16.15 in 2018)
HIVE ALIVE               500ml                   tbc (£63.65 in 2018)

GLOVES

Nitrile               Standard (JG)          tbc (£4.00 /100 in 2018)
Nitrile               Long Cuff (JG)          tbc (£5.50 / 50 in 2018)

Latex                  Opaque (JG)            tbc (£3.50 /100 in 2018)

LAST DAY for PLACING ORDERS for TREATMENTS AND/OR GLOVES

Wednesday 28th August

LAST DATE FOR COLLECTING ALL ORDERS

Wednesday 25th September
ONLY from HENFOLD COPSE Between 6.00pm and 8.00pm
Collections may be made on any Wednesday Evening up to 25th September

Equipment Product/Price List 2018

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This 2018 Equipment Product & Price List – provided by our Quartermaster, is based upon the Paynes Southdown Bee Farms Ltd current 2018 price listings in their catalogue and on their website.

The discountedMember Price’ shown in the list below applies ONLY to orders placed with the RBKA Quartermaster.

Collect your orders from Henfold.
NO additional Delivery Charges.

Order any of the 453 items listed below from our QUARTERMASTER, either:

●  By Hand – for purchases requested at a Henfold meeting, an RBKA Order form may be completed and passed to the QM, together with cash or a cheque to settle or request to pay by Bank Transfer.
●  By Post – a completed order form delivered or posted to the QM’s home address (see Order form) should either include payment by cheque or a request to pay by Bank Transfer.
 View an Oder Form to print and then complete manually by clicking here. (opens as a .pdf file)
●  By E-Mail – An order form may be downloaded and completed on-screen, requesting to pay by Bank Transfer and then emailed to the QM directly. 
View an Order Form to complete on-screen for emailing by clicking here. (opens as an .xlsx file)
Members submitting orders requiring payment by Bank Transfer will be sent details of RBKA’s Bank Account and an Order Reference number to include with the payment transaction.
 
In all cases, individual orders will only be placed with Paynes upon RBKA’s receipt of the payment due.
Items ordered and placed with Paynes will become available for collection by members on subsequent Wednesday evenings, as advised, during the period 1st April to 31st August.

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Auction 2015 Report

auction-hammerOur now firmly established annual Auction of Bees and Beekeeping Equipment was held at the Mickleham apiary on Saturday 11th April.

Although a slightly smaller affair in terms of numbers of Lots and Bidders than last year’s, never-the-less, a good many bargains were to be had.

The weather followed the forecast to the minute, with the brief spell of morning rain ending at 10am. This allowed the laying out of all the Lots to be continued and be just about completed by the time that potential Bidders were arriving to examine what was on offer in sunny, if breezy conditions.

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Looking to Buy Equipment?

Shopping IconYour preparations for the coming season will certainly involve taking stock of what beekeeping equipment and products you have … and what you know (or may discover!) that you will need.

To help satisfy those needs …

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Buying New Equipment

Buying New Equipment - 3One question that comes up regularly amongst new or, aspiring beekeepers is “where do I buy my equipment, hives, bees etc?” So lets start with buying brand new.

Like any other hobby or industry, there are plenty of suppliers out there only too happy to wrestle your hard earned money out of you. So, before you make any purchase, it’s really worth spending some time browsing catalogues & talking to [Read more…]

Buying Used Equipment

Buying Equipment at Auction - 6Not everyone has the cash to purchase brand new equipment. A range of options for second hand /used equipment purchase are possible.

Clearly the obvious first port of call would be your local beekeeping association.

Reigate Beekeepers sell used equipment at auction to new beekeepers – sometimes from club members who [Read more…]