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by ddurrett
Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Tips and Pointers
Topic: Bahama bucks ice doesn't seem to melt?
Replies: 2
Views: 1186

Re: Bahama bucks ice doesn't seem to melt?

Do they chill their syrups? It makes a difference. In one of my shops I'm able to, and in another one I'm not. The warmer the syrup, the more quickly it tends to melt the ice.
by ddurrett
Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Flavors and Toppings
Topic: Fall Flavors
Replies: 3
Views: 1411

Fall Flavors

I'm trying to come up with a small fall flavors menu for some of my special events. Does anyone have an awesome fall flavor combination? I'm toying around with different pumpkin and apple combinations right now.
by ddurrett
Wed May 25, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: looking at generators
Replies: 4
Views: 1643

Re: looking at generators

In my trailer, I run an AC, shave ice machine, freezer, fridge, lights only when necessary, hot water heater (almost never use it), and I very rarely will charge my computer on a Champion 3500 watt generator from Tractor Supply. No problems as of yet. Using it about 30 hours a week. It is loud, thou...
by ddurrett
Wed May 25, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: Buying used trailers
Replies: 3
Views: 1258

Re: Buying used trailers

Should be no problem at all.
by ddurrett
Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: Bee's
Replies: 2
Views: 950

Re: Bee's

I'm interested in this as well. I'll let you know if I find any good solutions.
by ddurrett
Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: Age limitations on employees
Replies: 3
Views: 967

Re: Age limitations on employees

Okay. Thanks. I'm hiring for the summer and am getting a lot of interest. However, I know there are laws about what types of machines and work certain ages can and can't actually operate or do. For instance, in KY, someone under the age of 16 can't even be on a ladder. So I'm wondering about the Swa...
by ddurrett
Mon Apr 25, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: Age limitations on employees
Replies: 3
Views: 967

Age limitations on employees

Anyone have experience with hiring employees? Is there an age limit on working the shavers?
by ddurrett
Wed Apr 13, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: Field Days
Replies: 1
Views: 767

Field Days

I've looked but haven't found what I'm looking for on the forum. Would anyone be willing to give me some direction on pricing for events like school field days where you'll be potentially making 100's of cups of shaved ice? The scenario I'm talking about is where the school pays you to come out and ...
by ddurrett
Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Shave Ice Flavors and Toppings
Topic: Caffeinated Flavors
Replies: 6
Views: 1634

Re: Caffeinated Flavors

Thanks, mattream. I'll let you know if I end up trying this out.
by ddurrett
Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:47 am
Forum: Shave Ice² Community Forum
Topic: Shelf life for Sodium Benzoate?
Replies: 2
Views: 704

Re: Shelf life for Sodium Benzoate?

Thanks, Betablues.

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