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Offline Bradley_Bee

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VM MINI VAPORIZER REVIEW=VIDEO
« on: January 12, 2019, 11:48:34 pm »
Hey I just got a VM MINI VAPORIZER. Made a quick video on its review - Thanks for watching - Please subscribe ..

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Re: VM MINI VAPORIZER REVIEW=VIDEO
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2019, 07:17:06 am »
Bradley,
I do not like this unit. It has no way of providing a set amount of OA into a hive. Per a UF masters degree student that did extensive studies of OA, it takes 4 grams of OA to properly treat a hive. Only good thing I saw was that it is very portable.
If you want to post videos like this, in the future, do not add the sellers website. You are pushing the advertising aspect too far.
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Re: VM MINI VAPORIZER REVIEW=VIDEO
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2019, 01:44:13 pm »
The amount you put in is the amount it administers.  It's not one of those place 3 grams on a plate and sit and wait. You have to get used to determining how much is in a cloud.  I should of put the website in the description and not the video in retrospect.  I haven't found a manufacturer of vaporizers other than VM that can handle a commercial operation.  Provaps seem slow.

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Re: VM MINI VAPORIZER REVIEW=VIDEO
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2019, 10:25:48 pm »
I like the other ones that allow you to add the right amount per hive like the band heated vaporizer. I am building one using the directions from another website.

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Re: VM MINI VAPORIZER REVIEW=VIDEO
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2019, 11:42:05 am »
Looks well made and being totally portable with no electric would work for a commercial operation. My only concern with the design is temperature control for the oxalic acid. The propane torch could overheat the reservoir which would break down the acid. From the video it looks like you really need to wear a respirator and complete safety gear for protection from all the fumes it produces when moving from hive to hive. I would think a trap door on it's nozzle would help reduce the extra fumes when moving around the bee yard.  All in all it looks innovative and is a step in the right direction.  It looks a little Steam Punk which is also cool ;)
   I'm currently using a home made vaporizer that runs off a car battery and can treat my five hives in about half an hour which is just fine for what I have.
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