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    Re: Exractor questions

    What type of extractor are you using radial or tangential extractor. If you are using a radial extractor you should not have to flip the frames. I have a maxant 2 frame electric extractor and have...
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    Re: Greetings from Greenville NC

    Welcome, from Ayden, NC
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    Re: Honey Extractor Question

    If you have decided thats what you want, I would recomend the Maxant 3100, it comes in several different different setups, but a two frame hand crank will suffice well for you and it is upgradable if...
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    Re: Are Repetitive Oxalic Treatments Bad?

    And you should only treat when you have determined that the mites are at a level that they need to bee treated. Part of the reasons that mites develop resistance to treatments. Dont treat to just...
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    Re: Are Repetitive Oxalic Treatments Bad?

    [QUOTE=BernhardHeuvel;1352090]Who said three times seven days apart? Here the usual advice is five times three days apart. At least.


    Most of the adivse I have read here states 3 times 5 to 7...
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    Re: Are Repetitive Oxalic Treatments Bad?

    Below is a bottom board from a hive I treated with OA Dribble, look at the 24hr mite drop. This hive had been treated three times seven days apart in August with OA Vapor. I am not a fan of OA...
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    Re: Maxant extractor issues yet again

    Send it to Maxant.
  8. Re: Need to adapt the Mich. bkprs. stand for a Maxant 3100H. Help?

    I built a similar stand with 3/4 plywood as a top, I set my Maxant 3100 on top positioned it where I wanted and marked the holes. I drilled the holes and used a T-nut on the bottom side of the top...
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    Re: M Palmer queen post

    Appreciate the response back, its all good, but I would still like a couple of your Carniolian Queens when they are available again.
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    Re: Honey price in your area

    $9 a pound here, and sell out every year. Have people waiting for me to extract.
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    Re: M Palmer queen post

    Never got back about the order, I orded with a few mnutes of the add showing up here
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    Re: Extractor Help

    It doesnt compare to the maxant 3100. You can purchase a two or nine frame hand and then upgrade to,power as your needs grow. The maxant is in a league of its own and they are great tomdeal with.
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    Re: laying workers, combine or shake out?

    I have combined in the past by putting a sheet of news paper over the top of a strong hive I wish to combine them with and then put a queen excluder over the news paper and put the laying worker...
  14. Thread: Extractor

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    Re: Extractor

    Make sure you look at the Maxant extractor, very heavy duty equipment.
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    Re: Open feeding station methods

    I know some people that use these with success, i have not used them so I can not speak from experience.

    http://t.tractorsupply.com/en/store/farm-tuff-top-fill-poultry-waterer-5-gal
  16. Re: how to shrink a newspaper combine down to 2 again?

    I would do an even split with half of the resources in one hive and half in the other hive, then introduce a new queen to the new have after they have been queenless for 24 hours. I did this with...
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    Nectar question

    Do bees make honey from okra, i have someone who wants a hive on an acre of okra, just wondering if there will be any honey from it.
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    Re: Hardin Extractor

    My maxant 3100H-2 cost me $330 shipped to the door, I built a stand for it, I had used a friends extractor that had legs on it, it was not a Maxant. I didnt want to spend the money on the legs and...
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    Re: Hardin Extractor

    I have and highly recomend the Maxant 3100H-2, it is a very well made two frame hand operated extractor that is easily upgraded as you grow. I purchased mine last year when I had two hives that were...
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    Re: Home made Vaporizer design;

    I did use a CNC to make the pan, I used two autolite 1104 glow plugs, i am not sure what temp it reaches, but it takes about 2 1/2 minutes to vaporize two grams of OA. I made a couple and sold them...
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    Re: Home made Vaporizer design;

    Here is the one I made
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    Strange colored bee

    I saw a strange colored be go into one of the hives this morning, i took the hive apart until I found it so I could take pictures to share. Not very often you see something like this.
    I have also...
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    Re: Differee in bees

    i finally got into the swarm hive today to see how things were going, below Is a picture of the swarm prior to me capturing it and some pictures of a frame from the inspection. There were four frames...
  24. Re: Maxant 3100-H (hand crank model)... Should I order?

    I own the Maxant 3100 hand cranck model, I like it and used it last year to extract 25 gallons of honey, I plan to purchase the motor kit for it this year. If you can spare the funds go ahead and...
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    Differee in bees

    I caught a swarm yesterday, today I was looking at them and noticed they were a lot diarker in color compared to my other hives. The first pic is the swarm pic, the seond is one of my Italian hives....
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