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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    Matheson thanks for the info that helped. I have spent two full days and I have the 22 mediums all scraped and cleaned cleaned out. I torched corners insides and sides. I went through all the medium...
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    Re: what would you do?

    like with any business you should give what the customer wants. I understand a lot of people are going to all mediums but I would suggest that you do both. why turn away business. Plus once you get...
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    Thanks everybody for all the information! I spent several hours today going through the supers I have not started the deeps yet. I am finding in the supers I have what I believe some really good...
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    Btw how many days do you consider several?
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    I have a huge old freezer deep chest type
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    So am I understanding that if I leave them out in the indiana winter it will kill everything? Then all I need to do is clean them. Btw I did notice a lot of the supers have nice comb. The nasty ones...
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    used frames question from CL find

    I have several hundred frames mostly plastic from the Craigslist find that I talked about in another thread. Today I got a chance to look at some of these and in my mind and I am a new beek this...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    Jw good catch ...in that pic of the hives the white ones are the ones I got with the deal. The camoed ones are my 2 hives
    The top bar is empty. when I first got into beekeeping this past spring I...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    14879On the computer I see where I can upload 14872148731487414875148761487714878
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    Trust me these are not stolen he has one hell of a spread and a darn nice wood shop.
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    SNL.....
    He did have me sign a receipt listing everything and the amount paid..thought that was odd but maybe he listed it as a business expense as he is self employed.. he also told me a local...
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    He said most of the bodies was given to him. He bought the extractor tub etc two years ago. He just never really got into it and he was tired of the space it was taking up. He said he priced it to...
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    Re: to split or not to split

    square peg no offense taken you're fine on that comment. Okay guys I appreciate the comments I'm going to sit down and read everything in detail here in a bit thanks a lot
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    Re: unbelievable CL find with pics

    well I guess I don't know how to attach pics to a thread
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    unbelievable CL find with pics

    Last night I stumbled upon a 33 minute old CL ad. Wow was I lucky.... 22 med 18 deeps 4 active hives. 7 plastic internal feeders . 10 lids 10 inter covers 7 queen excluders.. several bottom...
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    Btw thanks for all the info provided
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    Wow what a long day ... I am going to start a new thread titled unbelievable CL find and post pics
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    Thanks guys I am excited I will post pics tomorrow.
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    The current owner said there's plenty of stores but I need to see for myself
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    Yes I have 2 hives now and left space for two more on the same rail. Bottom line I have plenty of room for 4 more hives. I assume it's fine to set them close to other as I don't want them all...
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    Ok well I am now thinking it makes since to place to active hives between the empty ones for wind break. Plus I will place screen over opening to keep then in . That's why I was thinking in van but...
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    I am in total shock after answering an unbelievable ad. I am picking up 10 hives tomorrow with 4 of them with bees plus 6 frame extractor and decaping tub and more. Some of the bodies are new....
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    to split or not to split

    I keep reading to split to get more hives and help prevent swarming. Then I read to get honey do not split. I want both but how much more honey does one get by not splitting. .. I am confused
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    Re: first cold snap = dead bees?

    Glad I ask I was planning to sweep them out! Thanks everyone
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    first cold snap = dead bees?

    We just had some cold weather the last 24 hours and I just checked the hives and they both have several dead bees just inside of the mouse guard. Is this normal when the first cold snap happens? Its...
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