Who makes the best smoker for the money?

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by LtlWilli, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. LtlWilli

    LtlWilli New Member

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    I need one badly. My old 50's model blows more smoke toward me than at the bees...This has it's drawbacks...Hahaha
    I'm willing to pay in the 20-30 $ range...Can anyone direct me to a good deal?
     
  2. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    I'm still using my old "woodman" from the '70's It is starting to really show its age though.
     

  3. sqkcrk

    sqkcrk New Member

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    Dadant smokers are about the only ones I've ever used. I have one from someone else, but never used it. The bellows spring is too stiff. The Mann Lake smokers have that Yellow Bellows and wing nuts too, I believe. I have heard poor reports on them.

    It would be interesting to hear of other brands and what they are like. I don't see how there can be all that much a difference, but that's probably me.