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    It is a shame that he makes it out to be so...

    It is a shame that he makes it out to be so "idiot proof" and some people will obviously have difficulties - hopefully they will start doing some research and not get into too much trouble- Heck,...
  2. Hi MIKI, How do you make your fondant? Thanks,...

    Hi MIKI,
    How do you make your fondant?
    Thanks,
    AJ
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    Hi Everyone, The situation is the same here in...

    Hi Everyone,
    The situation is the same here in Texas. We are required to be licensed as a manufacturing food facility. However, I know for a fact that out here some of the beeks sell their honey in...
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    OOPS: Just looked further down the page and saw...

    OOPS: Just looked further down the page and saw the post by Sarah regarding weight. Tah dah. now I know. Nevermind.
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    How much does one gallon of honey weigh?

    How much does one gallon of honey weigh?
  6. Thread: cheap hives

    by AlpineJean
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    Hi Dennis, If you have a honey comb that...

    Hi Dennis,
    If you have a honey comb that measures roughly 15 inches across at the top and 9 inches deep about what would it weigh?
    I'm asking because I'm thinking about wintering and sufficient...
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    THANKS Joel for your help - here's another quick...

    THANKS Joel for your help - here's another quick question :)

    So when if ever would use the zinc core type wick?
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    Tomas, when you transfer the combs from the TBHs...

    Tomas, when you transfer the combs from the TBHs to the Langs how do you get them to stay in the frames? Are your top bars 19" long?
    As far as disease transfer goes - if the beekeepers learn...
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    Hi there, I'm new to making candles and I am...

    Hi there,
    I'm new to making candles and I am trying to keep straight which wick is best for what kind of candle.... I have a woman who has asked me to refill glass religious candle containers that...
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    I had heard of doing that and made a few just as...

    I had heard of doing that and made a few just as an experiment. I put them in the back though so they haven't got to them yet. Glad to know that they work!
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    Well, I know someone who has Carni queens in...

    Well, I know someone who has Carni queens in Ohio. If you want his info let me know.
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    I have read that moving TBHs is difficult. So,...

    I have read that moving TBHs is difficult. So, seems to me that a commercial outfit w/ TBHs would have to make sure that they had a stellar location for those hives to live as opposed to needing to...
  13. It gets up around 95 during the day and drops to...

    It gets up around 95 during the day and drops to 60-65 at night.
  14. I was thinking this morning also, that if push...

    I was thinking this morning also, that if push comes to shove, I could build a slap dash box to put above the one end of the top bar w/ one or two bars removed and the newspaper between and then...
  15. Ah well, then I guess it will take some thinking....

    Ah well, then I guess it will take some thinking. Spose I could just move the brood once the "dust settles". Any other notions? I don't really have 2 hives that I believe to be strong enough to...
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    Poll: I'm 48 and just started this spring. Got a...

    I'm 48 and just started this spring. Got a package in May and now have 4 colonies by getting swarms from the 80 yr old beek who has been keeping bees for 65 yrs :). I'm using top bar hives too. My...
  17. Good. Then maybe I can get this to work. I have...

    Good. Then maybe I can get this to work. I have requeened 2 colonies, one w/ a push cage and the other just by hanging the original shipping cage. Lots of new adventures w/ these girls. The next...
  18. I picked up a swarm from a house last night and...

    I picked up a swarm from a house last night and it's quite small. I have another colony that's quite small (been re-queened 2 weeks ago) and I am thinking that if they are still not thriving so to...
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    FYI: price information here in the Transpecos...

    FYI: price information here in the Transpecos area of Texas (that's the Big Bend area) is $3.00/lb. liquid honey in a plain glass jar.
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    Hey Roy, All I can tell you from my limited...

    Hey Roy,
    All I can tell you from my limited experience is that will build the comb starting at the bottom of whatever you use as the guide so make it close to the top bar itself and make sure it is...
  21. Thread: honey pop

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    Right, thanks I will check it out.

    Right, thanks I will check it out.
  22. Thread: honey pop

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    Both ! Do you still have a shop?

    Both ! Do you still have a shop?
  23. Thread: honey pop

    by AlpineJean
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    Very neat. I don't have any recipes at all and...

    Very neat. I don't have any recipes at all and wondered where I might find some. Also, my husband brought home some regular yeast like for making bread....obviously that's the wrong kind for mead...
  24. Thread: honey pop

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    I saw a mention of "honey pop" on a web site...

    I saw a mention of "honey pop" on a web site recently. I am wondering if you know how to make it and if it's like mead but just not as long or complicated to make.

    Also, guys, what does "gf"...
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    WOW, thanks, Dick... I looked at the contents...

    WOW, thanks, Dick... I looked at the contents also and it looks like I'm in for some reading.
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