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    Re: Mann Lake 5-frame nucs

    yes, but then the shipping is 17.50 for one a total of 37.45. I may go back and check what shipping would be on 5-10- or 20?
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    Re: Select Commercial Budget

    tite-bond-3 works for me. I use it lot`s of different ways.
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    Re: Treatment free, is it really that easy

    those queens would be worth a fortune
  4. Thread: Cypress Hives

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    Re: Cypress Hives

    I use a lot of cypress bottom boards from brushy mountain I think they just have bottom boards in cypress. the back strip opp the entrance dry rots very quickly even with 3 coats of top quality paint...
  5. Thread: Spring prices

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    Re: Spring prices

    I will sell some 5 frame nucs for 100.00 but people have to wait till up in april or may till I have them ready, its good for me and good for them. if we have a good year that nuc will make them some...
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    Re: Best size super

    I run a lot of deeps and some med`s
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    Re: What to do with all the honey?

    mine is sold, or I should say,, people want it before it is ever made.
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    Re: How many hives did you start out with?

    around 55 years ago I bought a hive from an older woman, they were in a nail keg, she had a swarm and no where to put them so she dumped the nails out and put them in the nail keg I gave her 5.00...
  9. Thread: Smoker Plug

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    Re: Smoker Plug

    I use part of a corn cob
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    Re: screened bottom boards

    for some reason I still like my solid bottom boards, don`t belive I will switch. jst me!!!
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    Re: Foundation color

    I use all natural for honey and brood. just what I like!
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    Re: Greetings from NC

    welcome glad to have you
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    Re: Help me find the queen

    a queen can!!! be any where in the hive
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    Re: Help me find the queen

    and I will add that when people pick up a nuc from me I insist on showing them the queen as I put the frames in their box
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    Re: Full time Beekeeper

    good luck ben
  16. Re: Two general questions for seasoned beekeepers (for fun)

    1-all they can do is sting you 2- there is no such thing as sourwood honey- it` corn honey, in july stand under a sour wood tree for awile see how many bees you see - then go look in the corn...
  17. Re: People actually make a living with honey production??

    hey gone2seed, I still have some of those plastic bottom boards also, just cant wear them out.
  18. Re: Free Shipping Rant (Beekeeping Equipment Big Box Stores)

    I like the free shipping, I can get it put at the front door cheaper than I can pay for it in the same state I live in from a different supplier. tax you know
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    Re: From Malaysia with love :)

    welcome, glad you are here
  20. Thread: Money Crop

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    Re: Money Crop

    bmac- your glass is half empty. my glass is half full.--- but it`s the same glass, how ever we see it. have a great day !!!!
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    Re: Plastic or wax?

    I'm with lburou. used wax for years used durguilt for years, just my 3rd year with ritecell like it on a good strong hive during a good honey flow they make wonderful straight durable comb. on weak...
  22. Thread: Black bees

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    Re: Black bees

    yes,they are in my hives. not every bee in the hive will be black but in some hives some bees. my bees are mixed I know, but they are the best I have ever had, or my father or grandfarther we have...
  23. Thread: Black bees

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    Re: Black bees

    I got the stock of bee that I have now several years ago from a woman whose husband had passed, I have black bees like that show up often. have no idea where the gene came from but I do know that he...
  24. Re: Local absence and local extinction, a confounding factor in TF prescriptions

    I agree, I am going to go treatment free, no foundation, and I am going to go back to using box hives like my grand father had 55 years ago, that way I have no money in them.
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    Re: Caucasian Hunt.

    thank you cerezha for your insight
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