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    Re: My achy breaky shoulder

    Getcha a good video camera and video the game that comes in. I have almost parked my rifle and crossbow in favor of the video that can be watched and shown as much as a good kill. Made a mistake...
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    Re: Foundation Question

    Ive been purchasing the medium wired foundation and cutting it with tin snips into 3/4 to 1" strips. I then nail the strip in like a regular piece. I also just nail the bottom piece with 1 nail and...
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    Re: Non Bee Keeper Question

    Come night time, pour 1/2 Cup of gasoline down the hole and immediately cover it again with the bowl.

    It will sound like popcorn hitting the bowl when they come out but the fumes will kill them...
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    Re: Feeding in S. Louisiana

    Your area should have Golden Rod blooming or fixing to bloom. If it is let the bees do their thing and see what stores they can put up.
    I'm between Houston Galveston area and the GR has just come...
  5. Thread: My OA smoker

    by mgstei1
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    Re: My verroa smoker

    What a great idea!! 2grams in 2-3 minutes is unbelievable. Bet the bees thanked you too!!
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    Re: Mosquitoes vs Honeybees

    Yes, I have been on phone ,email and also the Texas Bee Inspecters office. Our association has been quite vigilant and we are taking other avenues to get something done about the daylight sprays....
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    Mosquitoes vs Honeybees

    Our mosquitoe district here in Brazoria county still does not get it that their spraying campaign for mosquitos should not be done during daylight hours. Yesterday the aerial plane came over my home...
  8. Re: When to use oxalic acid vaporisor in south Texas?

    wait another 4-6 weeks as the Goldenrod bloom is just getting started. I was up around Abilene last WE and drove back to Houston-Galveston. I noticed around the Belton-Temple area the Goldenrod is...
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    Re: An oxalic vaporizer that WORKS in 30 sec

    That's what I am talking about!! It aint rocket science. Someone somewhere is making a killing!! 3 yrs for a patent aint worth the wait or the costs. And I would almost bet that someone else will...
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    Re: An oxalic vaporizer that WORKS in 30 sec

    You hit the nail on the head!!! That's the reason the vaporizers are so expensive!!
    The PDF gave me satisfaction in making my own stuff as do wooden ware plans that are available. Somewhere,...
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    Re: An oxalic vaporizer that WORKS in 30 sec

    There are already vaporizers on the market and way overpriced IMHO.Then a DIY that works as good or better and lower in costs and with no importing, factory costs, materials, and labor, shipping, low...
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    Re: An oxalic vaporizer that WORKS in 30 sec

    Yes, FatBeeMan did that with his hive top feeder. I bought them in PDF style with pictures and dimensions and full explanations.
    Paid once and can download them a max of 3 times. Paypal or CC. ...
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    Re: An oxalic vaporizer that WORKS in 30 sec

    You betcha beeks will want your device! 30seconds vs the rest of the devices out there and uses a propane bottle instead of a 12V battery!!
    Wow!! Set up the plans through a website with a download...
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    Re: Useless tools or beginners luck?

    I bet within the next few years you will see the need for a veil and long sleeves and maybe even a bee suit, gloves also when manipulating supers or brood bodies, smoker for sure, and a hive tool...
  15. Thread: Buying a hive?

    by mgstei1
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    Re: Buying a hive?

    don't pay any more than the full retail and shipping price of the woodenware or hive. The colony is worth something also but if you can get it for the hive and not the colony than go for it.
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    Re: Very cool slow motion video of bees

    What a pleasant video to make my day!!! Gotta love the girls!!! They are amazing!!
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    Re: Fire Ant Problems

    Stick mound with a stick down as deep as a good poke can go and immediately pour in a 1/2cup of 87octane gasoline and then cover the mound with a rag or plastic garbage bag. Vapors will mostly go...
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    Re: Making hand holds on bee boxes

    Thank You Mr Hogan!!!
    I use the jig now on my builds and I am still amazed on how it works so perfectly and safe.
    Appreciate you sharing!!
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    Re: Another Hive has absconded due to shb

    Once you open a hive the SHBTerroists will hide and try to stay in the dark. But they are there hiding and breedin!!
    Try and get them in full sun for the whole day. All mine have trays and I use...
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    Re: Another Hive has absconded due to shb

    howdy!!
    The SHB Terroists love rotten melon scent and they will hone in on it. If there are hives nearby than they take the direct route to the entrance. I was feeding my hens watermelon and lope...
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    Re: Another Hive has absconded due to shb

    I've got mine pinched to 1.5 ", full sun, no excess full honey frames,( only 1 medium frame super on top), migration cover,and a mineral oil tray screened bottom board. That's a necessity to keep em...
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    Re: Getting over the hump

    Next spring do frame manipulation. Weekly if possible or more.If there are any frames that have all or mostly honey move them up and give a F or a FL frame. Make those queens lay eggs and keep moving...
  23. Thread: Need a Queen

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    Re: Need a Queen

    Just sent you a PM with his #.
  24. Thread: Need a Queen

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    Re: Need a Queen

    I'm picking up a couple up tomorrow from Costa Kouzounis in Pasadena for some late splits.
    PM me and I'll send you his #. If he doesn't have extra I'll do fine with just 1 and you can have the...
  25. Re: European Bee health reportedly better than claimed

    They mentioned COLOSS and their findings but also mentioned THEIR(Bayer) findings. I'm reading again after 3 times and still encounter smoke and mirrors. I'm gonna let my 12 year old grandson read it...
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