NVBA has 3 extractors for member use located throughout the Northern Virginia area. One is motorized and heavier to move.

  • Loan period is 1 week!.  
  • Equipment is loaned out in the order in which it is requested.
  • During the busy extraction period members may have to wait for availability.
  • All pieces must be returned cleaned and disinfected to the custodians 

Equipment includes:

  • Detailed instructions on using the equipment
  • Stainless steel extractor with side crank (manual) for extracting from 2 (deep) to 4 (medium) frames simultaneously
  • 2-piece removable cover for the extractor
  • Uncapping tank consisting of 2 nesting buckets, a cover, a stabilizer, and straining screen
  • 5 gallon bottling bucket with lid and valve gate
  • Three graduated strainers that fit on the bottling bucket
  • An electric uncapping knife
  • A plastic uncapping scratcher  


You must be a NVBA member to  reserve an extractor

Extractor 1  - Vienna, Reston, Great Falls and McLean - Tom Andros

Extractor 2Annandale, Falls Church, and Arlington - Katrin van der Vaart (Motorized)

Extractor 3 - Burke, Springfield, Fairfax - Jared Shryock

Extractor 4 - Annandale (outside the beltway) - Gale Minnich-Blewis (Motorized)

Extractor 5 - Southern areas of Fairfax County - Bill Dingfelder

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