Search:

Type: Posts; User: BusyBee

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,122

    MB, The reason I was trying foundationless frames...

    MB, The reason I was trying foundationless frames is because my bees were not taking the Pierco. And I would hate to cut up nice new plastic frames. I'll just stick to foundationless wood for now. ...
  2. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,122

    Thanks MB, The pics were a great help. I now...

    Thanks MB,
    The pics were a great help. I now have a better idea of what I'm getting into. I will be trying the foundationless frames in a split I have. I've just been frusterated at the bees...
  3. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,122

    MB, Would adding a thin strip of wood or two to...

    MB, Would adding a thin strip of wood or two to the center of a foundationless frame help make it more durable for extracting? I was thinking of trying it to see what happens. I am also adding a...
  4. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,919

    I got my #8 Hardware cloth from a farm supply...

    I got my #8 Hardware cloth from a farm supply store. Was the welded galvanized type, 36"x50' roll. They had to order it, but it was only $60. So don't rule out the farm supply places.
  5. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,259

    I also have the Mann Lake 9/18 frame extractor. ...

    I also have the Mann Lake 9/18 frame extractor. Mine is the motorized version. I have not moved it out of the honey house, but it is quite light, just large and awkward. I live in MN, so I took a...
  6. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,183

    All of the major power tools in my shop are Rigid...

    All of the major power tools in my shop are Rigid brand from Home Depot. I love them all but have had a few minor problems with the fence staying parallel on my table saw. All in all, I think I got...
  7. Thread: Making Splits

    by BusyBee
    Replies
    6
    Views
    699

    Thanks to all of you for the input. You gave me...

    Thanks to all of you for the input. You gave me some good ideas and brought up a few things I didn't think of. I'll let you know how well things go later in the spring.

    Thanks again,
    Jon ...
  8. Thread: Making Splits

    by BusyBee
    Replies
    6
    Views
    699

    Is it possible to get two splits from one hive? ...

    Is it possible to get two splits from one hive?

    I was thinking of making two five frame nucs from each of my hives that need to be split. Has anyone done this before. I was planning on waiting...
  9. Replies
    467
    Views
    34,432

    I was thinking of doing a TBH this spring, but...

    I was thinking of doing a TBH this spring, but heres what I was thinking of doing.
    I was going to make my bars so that they fit into a regular medium langstroth. However I was thinking instead of...
  10. Thread: DE Hive

    by BusyBee
    Replies
    23
    Views
    2,722

    Yeah, but if you ever come this way, feel free to...

    Yeah, but if you ever come this way, feel free to stop in.

    Jon http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif
  11. Thread: Comb Honey

    by BusyBee
    Replies
    14
    Views
    2,657

    I saw that in Decembers Bee Culture. Not quite...

    I saw that in Decembers Bee Culture. Not quite sure what to make of it yet, but it definatly could be a timesaver.
  12. Thread: DE Hive

    by BusyBee
    Replies
    23
    Views
    2,722

    I live right on the MN/IA border, MN side of...

    I live right on the MN/IA border, MN side of course. http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif The town I live in is a tiny little town noone has ever heard of, but if you really want to know its a...
  13. Thread: DE Hive

    by BusyBee
    Replies
    23
    Views
    2,722

    I would love to buy some hives from you and sit...

    I would love to buy some hives from you and sit around and chat about bees...however, I am not sure if it would be cost effective for me to drive all the way out to Nebraska, even though I live on...
  14. Thread: DE Hive

    by BusyBee
    Replies
    23
    Views
    2,722

    Thanks for the link Michael, I must have missed...

    Thanks for the link Michael, I must have missed that in my browsing.

    Standardization is not a problem, I prefer to make my own stuff. Which also makes cost pretty cheap too, since I buy my lumber...
  15. Thread: DE Hive

    by BusyBee
    Replies
    23
    Views
    2,722

    Does anyone use the DE Hive listed at...

    Does anyone use the DE Hive listed at www.beeworks.com or the DE conversion? I thought it sounded like a good theory. I was basically looking for input wether it be good or bad. Thanks.
Results 1 to 15 of 15