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    Re: Wiring spool retainer

    use a big rubber band on the wire in the spool ,it will help stop the backlashing of the wire . I switched to plastic foundation ,get it uncoated then use your wax from the cappings with all the crud...
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    Re: Bottling tank for 2 oz jars

    I did 150 little bottles last year for duaghters wedding. use large squeeze bottle refill when it gets 3/4 gone worked best good luck
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    I got swarm today in northern IL. first one of the season here .slow start here we finaly getting things going with warm weather . very poor mating season here . go bees and BLACKHAWKS !!!
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    Re: Extraction fee

    does your local bee club rent a extractor ? are bee club rents one for $10 a day good luck
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    Re: Wisconsin bee keepers....

    The bees are better off in a hive than the shipping package .they will start building comb after they sit a few days .the queen can get out sooner . make sure you feed them .if you have foundation...
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    Re: Lost 2 hives today

    sprinkle cinnamon around and under the hive it will keep the ants out . may take a week or so to get the ants out after that the ants won't go near the cinnamon
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    Re: Coating Plasticell: Looking for New Ideas

    try wearing a glove and use rag to apply wax . you can rub off thick spots of wax . a little extra on the outer edge the girls will use else were . I found that pre waxed do better with a little...
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    Re: white dutch clover

    mow it off when blooms turn brown for new growth to start over try mowing in strips at different times soo some are blooming all the time
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    Re: Best honey producers

    A good healthy working queen is the first key to honey production . I have switched queens and could not believe the differents .the more bees in the hive the better chance for more honey . the...
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    Re: fork lift ? skid steer ?

    unless you are good on a skid steer you will bounce around a lot . put a 5 gal bucket of water on a skid then drive around . look for a small articulated loader like a swinger or some thing like...
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