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    Sorry to butt in on this,but, what time of day...

    Sorry to butt in on this,but, what time of day would you go back in to uncork the cage? I packaged my first on Tuesday after the warm up, leaving the cork in place as you said. Thre is a bunch of...
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    Thanks Mike, I'll have to what to go to the...

    Thanks Mike,
    I'll have to what to go to the library until next week to get that book. Getting up to 15" of snow today and tomorrow and they have closed until things get better. And this would have...
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    Plans for Wiring Jig

    Is there any plans for a wiring jig available? I'm getting ready to start a bunch of wiring and looking for a good system.
    Thanks
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    I ended up using some old 1/4 plywood paneling...

    I ended up using some old 1/4 plywood paneling left over from a paneling job about 20 years ago that was stored in the attic. Nice and solid and looks nice on the outer side to boot. Thanks for the...
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    Paneling

    Gosh, now that you mention paneling, I have a bunch of older paneling. Guess I just need to look around with my eyes and mind a little more open. It's good to be a packrat.
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    Masonite

    I have about 1/2 sheet of masonite left over from another job, just trying find a way to use it up. I may make one of each for now and see what happens. I can rebuild if it doesn't hold up.
    Thanks...
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    Masonite for inner cover

    I'm building my own wooded ware and read that masonite will work as well as plywood for the inner cover. I wonder about the moisture and condensation buildup damaging the masonite. Any pro's or con's...
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    Thanks all. I'll ask some questions at bee club...

    Thanks all. I'll ask some questions at bee club tomorrow night as suggested. I'm always open for your ideas and thoughts and will share what I learn along the way.:rolleyes:
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    I'm already learning that alot of the education...

    I'm already learning that alot of the education comes from experimentation to see just what works best in any given situation. I appreciate all the responses.
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    Good question, that's why I came to you pro's....

    Good question, that's why I came to you pro's. Hopefully, with good hive management, won't have that problem, but I guess would be like controlling the weather to a certain extent. I'll have to give...
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    Thats what wanted to do and compare to see which...

    Thats what wanted to do and compare to see which produces better in our little piece of the world. Just wanted make sure we didn't create more problems for ourselves. Thanks for the thought. And...
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    Two races in the bee yard

    Hi All, I'm just starting and was wondering if I could put a hive of Italians and a hive of Carniolans next to each other. Any problems experienced that would be cause for not doing this?
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    I bought a ridgid last winter and have loved it....

    I bought a ridgid last winter and have loved it. I just finished cutting deep and shallows with 3/4 box joints using one of the jig patterns ffrom this forum. Works great. If there is atool show...
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    OK, Thanks Michael. Just trying to get this all...

    OK, Thanks Michael. Just trying to get this all figured out before the "girls" get here. What's your thought's on a fully ventillated top cover. I read some posts about using them and it sounded...
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    Hive Building

    I'm also new at this and building my own boxes. I also built slotted racks and am building a screened bottomboard. I made my base out of ceder but now not sure if I can use the base and a screened...
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