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  1. Thread: Wax pans

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    Re: Wax pans

    Sioux Honey has the same ones that you have ,thats what I use and they do lasts for years.
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    Re: Staple size for boxes and frames

    soak the ends of your bottom bars in water before stapleing no spliting
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    Re: F-650, what size bed?

    need CDL ,class B should be all you need without air brakes
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    Re: are your bees ready for winter?

    Got about 2 weeks here too of pulling honey .The forcast looks perfect for yard work next week in the 80s so hope to gets lots done.I have shipped out a couple loads of leased bees. My bees are...
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    Re: weather in Northern states

    Cold lows in 40s,high 60s and wet in South Dakota
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    Re: Hauling Bees---Best/Cheapest Way

    Loading up inthe middle of the day with bees flying like crazy and then putting on a lumber tarp on top ,what is this?
  7. Thread: Fuel prices

    by redbee
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    Re: Fuel prices

    Here in East Texas diesel was 3.80 yesterday,today who knows.I'm afraid to ask my trucker what the rate is,got 5 loads in CA.to move to Texas then to South Dakota,ouch
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    Re: What size staple for air nailing frames

    look out for the fingers ,or you will be attached to the frames,ouch
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    Re: Hauling Honey Bees

    Get hold of Doug,, DC Eary Bird Transportation ,,281 507 2057
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    Re: steam in extractor

    I installed a Dadant steam generator on my Cowen extracter and it made a big different on frames jaming and having wet combs,works great .
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    Re: SueBee pros/cons?

    Thank you Ryan,you said what I have been trying to say,Sue Bee Honey is not the bad guy
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    Re: SueBee pros/cons?

    Thank you Mr. Lyons your a lot better with words than me ,never said Sue was perfect ,but if you are a member they will stand behind you.There are pro and con on about anything you do.
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    Re: SueBee pros/cons?

    I've been a member of Sue for 30+ years now ,along with some of the largest and most respected beekeepers in the country.I don't know where some people get their information and why they like to slam...
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    Re: How do you get 180-200 lbs of honey per hive??

    Looks like the average will be down again,at least in my area ,,disapointing it looked so good earlyer
  15. Re: Honey Laundering Bust (Los Angeles International Air Port)

    As a member of Sue Bee I know how they test honey and how hard they work to keep that ''crap honey'' off the shelf,better have something to back up those words or get yourself trouble,think its call...
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    Re: Seeing a lot of bee trucks heading south

    Bees are coming from Calif. from the almonds and now are being trucked to Tx to be split and requeened before going to midwest for the honey crop.
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    Re: The do nots in beekeeping

    Allways check your valve on the bottom of your feed storage tank before you have a tanker of syurp come and fill it!! 1500 gallons of corn syurp sure makes mess on the ground. Just had a load of bees...
  18. Re: do i need a trip permit to go through oklahoma with bees?

    I know you use to be able to get a farm decal for your license plate from your court house.,thats all you ever needed for Kansas and Oklahoma.
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    Re: USDA announcement

    I talked to my FSA man and he could not give me an answer,deadline is Dec.10 for all paperwork to be in their office.Lots of facts and figures to get together before then, and I'm in Texas and papers...
  20. Thread: 7 5/8" boxes?

    by redbee
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    Re: 7 5/8" boxes?

    You can cut your deep frames down too and staple a new bottom board on, do it all the time when frames get chewed up in the extracter.
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    Re: Fall Migration to California.

    Snow in Wy.has close down I 80 for the last two days,I have a load of bees sitting in a truck stop for the last 48 hours,and was told there was 3 more there.
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    Re: Fall Migration to California.

    I have five load on the ground out there will load my last load tomorrow,a bit early this year but they needed feed and too cool in dakota to feed.
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    Re: IT's not honey flow weather here

    Clover and alfalfa are blooming but no sweet smell,and not putting off any necter.I never thought I would say too much rain in SD this time of the year.We need some hot dry days to make a crop
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    cranberrys

    I sent bees to cranberrys last year from South Dakota because the last 2 years had dryed up , and of couse SD had a bumper honey crop that I lossed ,hard to figure need that crystle ball
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    Just pick the stack of boxes up and drop them on...

    Just pick the stack of boxes up and drop them on their sides on the floor,they will break apart with no harm done.
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