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    Re: Fumeboard product questions?

    thanks Astro... maybe budgeting for new bottle every year is in order.
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    Re: Fumeboard product questions?

    Mine have never been frozen. No idea why they are not working.
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    Re: escape board questions

    Spieker, sounds like something I might try.

    Brandy, sounds like what I thought it was.

    Radar, Good link. Only problem w/me is I can't do anything on a one piece scale. I took a day & built 18...
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    Re: escape board questions

    Brandy,
    I put 12 on yesterday with only one super above EB. I didn't know whether or not multiple supers above EB was possible for short term collection.

    What do you mean "Bottom super"? I put...
  5. Re: going to try to remove bees off the supers with my handheld blower

    Mark, I did not notice. I saw that bees were not leaving. I spritzed it liberally, maybe 7-8 times, nothing crazy.
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    Fumeboard product questions?

    Is there a "shelf life" to Beego, Honey Robber, Honey Harvester etc?

    I have solar fume boards that worked very well the first year & now are hugely disappointing. Is it necessary to clean the pads...
  7. Re: going to try to remove bees off the supers with my handheld blower

    I did not read EVERY post.

    Do these products have a shelf life?

    I used Honey Harvester two years ago with great success. I had bought two bottles that carried over till now & It doesn't work...
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    escape board questions

    What is your escape board method?

    What do you consider to be the disadvantages of using escape boards?

    Anyone have improved modifications to the typical escape board?

    Should I expect a...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    Ben, I have been meaning to look at it & post the manufacturer. I would like to know if it can be repaired. It really has very few hours on it. I just finished getting my hay in (only broke the baler...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    I had same experience w/Bushnell. they didn't care when or how long. it was their product & they stood behind it. very rare. guess what? I buy Bushnell scopes/binos.
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    What does this mean? & directed @ whom?
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    Mark. I did not, & should have back when it happened last season. I get focused on so many things I lose track of time & spent conversations.
    I am going to sugar dust my bees. I have wet boxes &...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    Mark, I did buy new.

    PLCNUT. not sure, I will look @ it. I got my honey extracted & hopped a tractor.

    http://www.auberins.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=106
    How...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    I did say I would use them again. that is if I get a proactive response from someone that appreciates loyal customers.
    as I stated; the person on the phone called me & told me that they had never...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    OT. Love your input, & I hold your advice in high regards. reread what I have posted. nowhere did I say I wanted anything for free. I may have implied, I didn't mean to. Hey when this one burns out...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    1. I am not "hammering" anyone. notice the question mark in title. that was fishing for someone from ML.

    2. I did call & explained what happened. I got what I believed was "sorry Charlie".

    3. I...
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    Re: Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    OT. I would expect them to say: send it back, let's have a look at it....not: sell you another one.
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    Mann Lake rep here on BSource?

    I bought a 300#/$1400. bottler. 2011/2012 if my memory serves me well. I kept the heat @ or around 85-90 degrees. There was about 50 lbs of honey in it & the water level showed to be well above the...
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    wet supers/crystallized honey

    Putting wet supers on hives soon. what can I expect that they will move the honey down backfilling broodnest or possibly attempt to fill super again?

    It seems late here & I am not taking any more...
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    Re: Brood in honey supers?

    I have two hives side by side; the configuration is bottom super is a medium(#1) 2&3 are deeps, 4&5 are mediums. The queen was laying top to bottom in both hives. I want to move both hives. Apart...
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    I need to find a gearwheel to adapt to the .13hp unit & make a mounting plate.

    any links to a site for gear parts. I believe it to be a 1/2" shaft.
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    Radar, you are right about the model I bought. The motor that came w/the extractor did not "go bad" It was just too small for the extractor. 2 hours to extract SOME of the honey. I am waiting for a...
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    Re: too much Honey Harvester?

    I did use less yesterday & same results on different boxes. I have had great success in the past w/fumeboards. Is there a shelf life to your products?
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    Re: varroa lifespan

    Can someone(s) post a link to threads, or explain about alcohol wash, I have never heard of it. Is sugar roll the same as sugar dusting? If not what is sugar roll? Thanks.
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    too much Honey Harvester?

    I used Honey Harvester today on a few hives, It worked well on 1 super. all the others the bees seemed to be stunned & dazed. I gave every sq inch of the solar fume board a spritz. not saturated but...
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