Search:

Type: Posts; User: laketrout

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    23
    Views
    650

    Re: need help choosing an extractor

    Has anyone else heard of this issue with the Italian made brushy mt . extractors , think I heard someone mention this a while back .Or does anyone have one that can confirm it or disprove it .
  2. Replies
    23
    Views
    650

    Re: need help choosing an extractor

    I haven't seen it but was told the joint at the bottom were the side and bottom meet is a void where honey and debris can collect but small enough that you can't actually get to it to clean other...
  3. Replies
    23
    Views
    650

    Re: need help choosing an extractor

    dputt88 , congraulations what are your thoughts so far , how's it look . I have been told that there is a area where the sides meet the bottom on this model that debris can accumulate and is hard to...
  4. Replies
    25
    Views
    798

    Re: 2 small extractors instead of 1 big one?

    Thanks for being up front, I know maxant makes good quality equipment with good quality parts and they will last a lifetime but it seems to me they should redesign the 3100 basket like a typical...
  5. Replies
    25
    Views
    798

    Re: 2 small extractors instead of 1 big one?

    David what brand is your 9 frame extractor and how do you like it .I'm still looking !!!
  6. Replies
    3
    Views
    259

    Re: Question about a split

    Thanks for the help guys , I lost power on Monday night from a really bad storm out of the west with reported 70 MPH wind . Alot of damage and trees down , been running the generator since Monday to...
  7. Replies
    3
    Views
    259

    Question about a split

    I have a parent hive from a split that didn't end up replacing the queen , its been 6 weeks and no queen and no brood or eggs but it still has alot of bee's . To speed things up I purchased a mated...
  8. Replies
    4
    Views
    414

    Re: Extraction equipment question

    600 micron bucket filter here also
  9. Thread: posting pics

    by laketrout
    Replies
    5
    Views
    239

    Re: posting pics

    Thanks for the help guys , I'll give it a shot .
  10. Replies
    2
    Views
    233

    Re: congested bottom box

    MG the population is huge so much I thought maybe they would be to crowded and I should have put them in two separate hives not sure, its my first cut out .I guess I better leave them alone for...
  11. Thread: posting pics

    by laketrout
    Replies
    5
    Views
    239

    posting pics

    Is there a step by step on posting pics anywhere .
  12. Replies
    20
    Views
    716

    Re: typical swarm control split

    OK if I put a frame of brood in this hive from another hive do I shake all the bee's off or will they except the bee's on the frame as being nurse bee's .
  13. Replies
    2
    Views
    233

    congested bottom box

    With cut outs and different procedures is it wrong to fill a bottom box with all brood and honey not leaving any room for the queen . Will she move up for more room to lay . In my last cutout we...
  14. Replies
    20
    Views
    716

    Re: typical swarm control split

    dj , this could be a possibility I didn't have alot of extra drawn comb to give them except for the frames from the parent hive and they were bringing in stores up to last week and we have had a good...
  15. Replies
    5
    Views
    304

    Re: beehive in the log !!

    Got the log home tonight , all went well , I put a piece of plywood on one end and a piece of fiberglass window screen on the other end , this stuff is great and very easy to work with went around...
  16. Replies
    20
    Views
    716

    Re: typical swarm control split

    That was the etc. guys alot of stores went with her , the split was on 5/14 ,brood ,honey , pollen ,a good split . Down the road the brood came out and numbers went up so I added a second med. then...
  17. Replies
    20
    Views
    716

    typical swarm control split

    I split a strong hive about 5 or 6 weeks ago , took the one year old queen and put her in a medium super with stores etc. The parent hive raised another queen and is doing fine . The new hive with...
  18. Re: Uncapping with an electric carving knife

    Are you keeping the blades warm , dipping it in hot water or isn't it necessary.
  19. Replies
    5
    Views
    304

    Re: beehive in the log !!

    They seem fine , I could see the comb up inside and the land owner said some days there were alot of bee's going in and out but I'll know more when I get it opened up . I'll go with the rubber bands...
  20. Replies
    5
    Views
    304

    beehive in the log !!

    A friend of mine has some bee tree's on his property so I went to take a look , one tall cherry has a very busy colony going and has been there for quite awhile about 30 ft. up , the other is a limb...
  21. Replies
    10
    Views
    525

    Re: Bottom Board Building

    Do you have a dado set-up for the table saw .
  22. Thread: Extractors

    by laketrout
    Replies
    101
    Views
    5,080

    Re: Extractors

    What about the D/C motor on the 9 frame and 18 frame , is the D/C the better motor .
  23. Thread: Extractors

    by laketrout
    Replies
    101
    Views
    5,080

    Re: Extractors

    Just got off the chatline with Brushy and there saying the 9 and 18 frame are D/C and the 21 and 27 are A/C . Does that make sense the bigger uints are A/C .
  24. Thread: Extractors

    by laketrout
    Replies
    101
    Views
    5,080

    Re: Extractors

    What is the reverse used for on these extractors .
  25. Replies
    0
    Views
    152

    Mite test comparison

    I did a 24 Hr. natural mite drop count and came up with only two mites so I thought I would do a sugar roll to compare and didn't get any . This is a second year hive that I split about 5 weeks ago...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4