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    Been using Mann lake miller type feeders for a...

    Been using Mann lake miller type feeders for a few years with very good results. I just buy the inserts and cut down any old beat up supers to the 4 3/4 size. I haven't had any bees drown in the...
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    This past sunday, went to a meeting and dusting...

    This past sunday, went to a meeting and dusting was one of the presentations. Screened bottom board, dust the top of frames with 1 cup of powdered sugar per brood box (deep) then brush to evenly...
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    I paint the edges, just because it does get...

    I paint the edges, just because it does get exposed to the elements. ex: hive bodies don't match up perfectly, bump the hive, stagger supers, or any of the other 100's of ways to not line up. It...
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    Okay this is quick and easy. five pound bag of...

    Okay this is quick and easy. five pound bag of sugar is roughly 10 cups of sugar, I used a 4 cup pyrex measuring cup to check this, to this I add 12 cups of very warm tap water (3 of above...
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    looks like local allergic reaction, overwinter...

    looks like local allergic reaction, overwinter hives or especially feral hives pack the most venom in their sting. (those little tiny ones are worst) I wouldn't be concerned unless your son was stung...
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    I would fill the extractor with HOT WATER, turn on slow, and let all the sticky stuff come off, drain refill with hot water add 2-3 cups clorox bleach, run again. repeat this untill clean, drain,...
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    oops

    Keith,
    You are correct, I left out the table part. My bad. good catch
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    simple solution

    2 hp router , table mounted, with adjustable fence, don't really need a plunge feature. Just need a square cut bit and adjust the fence for either 3/8s or 3/4 cut. also have it be one that can be...
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    Hives in bristol, all hives busy with heavy...

    Hives in bristol, all hives busy with heavy orange pollen coming.... from where I don't know, I have some crocus but not enough for 7 hives. But noticed the same activity that the north west corner...
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