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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Rusty do you use a quilt box .
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    I see in some of Lauri's pics there is a screen on top of the feeding shim and was wondering why , is it so bee's can't fly up when checking the sugar bricks or is there another reason .
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    Re: Comb in the way of OAV

    I left the sticky boards in for 3 days and took them out tonight and the girls weren't happy !! I've never seen them land on my jeans like they did , I could see the stingers on my pants but only one...
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    Re: Comb in the way of OAV

    Well I guess the mite drop will tell !!
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    Re: Comb in the way of OAV

    So you feel it vaporized ok even with the wax in the bowl .
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    Re: Comb in the way of OAV

    Thanks for the info , I'll pass on my drop counts in a few days , before treating I had natural drops of 20 to 65 so I would expect a good amount of mites to drop off but I haven't been able to...
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    Re: Comb in the way of OAV

    I didn't see any black residue from at least two other hives I treated and the vaporizer came out clean so I'm pretty certain it was the wax or could it be burnt bee's , I was using the same...
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    Comb in the way of OAV

    I have solid bottom boards and have noticed that some hives have comb hanging down from the bottom of the frames to where its only a couple inches away from the bottom board . I never gave it much...
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    Re: Oav amount question

    I checked out my pipe measure and it takes two of my 1/2 '' pipe cap scoops to fill a tsp . I believe I read a thread on here that was suppose to be enough for two deeps or three mediums .So one of...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain Shipping

    Dadant doesn't offer free shipping at any time , I just checked with them last week !!
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    Re: Oav amount question

    So the pipe cap is only one gram .
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    Oav amount question

    I'm treating three medium box's , is one full 1/2 '' pipe cap enough OA .
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    Re: How to secure tar paper

    I didn't want to fill the box's with more holes every year so last year I used electrical tape , it worked fine , just make sure to overlap enough to get the tape to stick to itself for a foot or so .
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    Re: Oxalic Acid Vaporizer - Part II

    So your using a pipe tee with a cup inside to hold the acid . What stops the force of the heat gun from blowing the acid right out the nozzle . And how long does it take to heat the acid .
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    Re: Oxalic Acid Vaporizer - Part II

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcKyE...ature=youtu.be this thing is really trowing the vapor and very fast , I see the heat gun but is the metal part between the heat gun and nozzle homemade or...
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    Re: extractor plans

    Rader I think this extractor has some advantages to the other two listed in the how to section . I don't like the bigger one because its made out of wood , to hard to clean and the other one is very...
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    Re: extractor plans

    I agree its not 800.00 to 1400.00 worth of stainless steel but for 100.00 of materials at the most I bet it will extract honey , sure I'd rather have a name brand extractor but...
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    Re: extractor plans

    What don't you like about it Jake .
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    Re: extractor plans

    I emailed a few questions to the guy selling these plans and he said the speed can be controlled to some extent, he might be switching pulleys back and forth not sure , also he confirmed it is a...
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    Re: Acebirds one hive

    ( This hive has a solid bottom board on it can't get a mite fall from it. )


    Ace why not a typical sticky board with a screen on top, on solid bottom board .Buy them from any of the bee supply...
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    extractor plans

    I found plans for this extractor , but have a few questions before I buy them , doesn't look like it would be variable speed unless I'm missing something , looks like a normal A/C motor which is good...
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    Re: Winter Prep and Sugar Bricks

    I'm not seeing the epoxy lined cans at home depot or lowes , does anyone know where they can be purchased without ordering them online .
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    Re: Winter Prep and Sugar Bricks

    Thanks , I'll give it a try .
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    Re: Winter Prep and Sugar Bricks

    Michael , What kind of feeder are using that you can feed so much at one time .
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    Re: Sticky board glue

    I'm finding the vaseline is much easier to clean off , just wipe with clean dry rag , with the other glue's I had to use mineral spirits which took off the grid lines and soaked into the sticky board...
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