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  1. Re: Question re alternative entrance position for M. Palmer-style double nuc boxes

    Yes it will work but do opposite corners. With mated queens. With unmated queens I would do front and back. At lease till they are mated.
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    Re: Double nuc, what am I missing?

    In to a ten frame box. When they are ready to move to one.
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    Re: Automated Extractor Control

    I love it.
  4. Re: Dadant DC. Drive looking for a add time increase drive..

    Thanks Roland a little to pricey for me.
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    Re: Skunk turned bees mean

    I know a beekeeper that runs a hot line of his electric fence. across the entrance of his hives. The only sure way is to dispatch Mr. la-pu
  6. Re: Dadant DC. Drive looking for a add time increase drive..

    Thanks just trying to Automate it a little bite.
  7. Re: Danant DC. Drive looking for a add time increase drive..

    On a different forum they said I need to change out the controller. That it doesn't have the terminal to do what I want to do.
  8. Re: Danant DC. Drive looking for a add time increase drive..

    Motor is a Baldor type 2416p
    Hp.13
    Volt90dc
    Amp1.35
    F.F.1.56
    Controller is made by Baldor catalog #Bc138
  9. Dadant DC. Drive looking for a add time increase drive..

    What I want to do is automate the the spin cycle of my extractor. Say 50 RPM for a min. Then 200RPM for two mins and so on. extractor is two years old.
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    Re: Double nuc, what am I missing?

    That is why I make a bottom board for each side of the double nuc. And use plumbers tape to fix it to the bottom box.
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    Re: Maxant vs Dadant extractor

    I have the Danant and a friend has the Maxant. There are things I like about both. I think Maxant basket is better. But I when with Danant because of being able to load 30 frames. Prices where about...
  12. Re: Another Brilliant Bottling Idea From Charlie B.

    I made mine out of a old stainless steel pool filter. Had a friend bend up a box to go around it with a couple of niples and now I have a hot water jacket bottling tank about two hundred In it. With...
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    Re: Plans for a Nuc box?

    I like to make my nuc boxes with real wood for the ends of the boxes. Plywood for sides. Hate OBS For hive due it falling apart over time. I have some nuc boxes that I bet are 40 years old. Bought...
  14. Re: Hauling 5 frame nucs south for wintering

    Ya thinking the same lines but just a couple hundred miles south. From nw ohio to down around the river. From what I here they brood up about 3 weeks earlier. And more days to fly in general.
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    Re: Self Service Honey Stand

    What about a hive body with a lid? I know a keeper that you can leave money on the intercover.
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    Re: Who makes the best vented bee jacket

    To stay cool in in a vented suit you need to have nothing on under it.
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    Re: THickness for pants

    Painter pants for me but seeing I am a painter I live in them.,
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    Re: What to so with wrong size frames?

    Buy three shallow boxes and you will use them. They get nice when you have a tall hive and still have honey come in.
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    Re: Flood damage question

    He made out ok. Lost one queen. Bottom boxes trashed as far as frames. Farmer payed for the queen he raised. And send a bill and he would turn it into the gov for the Insurance.
    David one of his...
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    Re: Flood damage question

    Dave if you want I have some queens in Nucs. Ones you find out what you have. That and you want to get out earlier I do have a small boat at the house.
  21. Re: Owners Manual for Kelley 200p extractor

    I bet there isn't one. Loosen the wing nut it will most likely will slow it down.
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    Re: Electric 12V energizer

    Little Ben where did you find them for sale.
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    Re: 1/2 frame-frame feeder?

    Assemble with West fiberglass resin used for boat building. No glue you could all is add some Matt and give it a second coat if it leaks.
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    Re: Double nuc, what am I missing?

    It is partly about frame space. and having a uniform sides to your box. Plus you have more of a edge on the upper box so if you are off by a little bite you will still be ok. In the four frame upper...
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    Re: solar wax melter

    You are better off doing it in water. But for three frames it isn't worth it, now if you had 50 it would.
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