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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    Ill tell ya its a pretty big hassle when you go down the road and you are empty, everything legal and you still get hassled by these check stations. They certainly dont hand their inspection book...
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    You say that wont fly in Ohio and that is fine. Apparently im still FLYING under your radar in and out of Ohio as well.:lpf:
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    Alot of truth here. I like to make sure all my stuff is in top shape going down the road, and when im moving my bees i focus on leaving on a friday night and having the load at my destination by...
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    So its a little confusing with DOT. Yeah those guys are state employees. Somehownthe feds and states worked it out that the state guys first uphold fed regs. So the baseline DOT rules are in fact...
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    Yes. Every state DOT officer is a federal compliance officer primary, state compliance officer secondary.
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    Computers are great for verifying laws, but they dont interpret the law and its written in a subjective manner. So there is naturally alot of gray area to laws. Unlike our NYS gun laws that are...
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    I agree. IOWA is one miserable DOT state. Been thru there once with my F450 and holy cow. One 4 hour dealing with DOT in that state and i broke out the maps and took the back roads thru it to...
  8. Re: OD Frank finally honors his agreement but with a catch

    Yeah right. Is that why Ca is loaded with illegals? Lots of free lunches in Ca along with education and medical. It almost makes me wish I was born in Mexico.:lookout:
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    I wonder if colorado will write into their law something similar and only limit the driver to 1 ounce of marijuana while operating the CFV.
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    That is pretty interesting and conflicting as there was a NYS DOT guy at once of the ESHPA fall meetings who was NOT saying the same stuff you are stating. Mostly I think it boils down to the guy...
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    I have ag plates on my 5500 and I am not exempt from DOT number or CDL or carrying the required safety equipment aboard.

    The Farm plates in NY exempt you from that stuff but you are limited on...
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    Beekeepers are exempt from medical cards, and as far as I know only applies to those with CDLs. The troopers forget to tell you, that you also need spare fuses in the truck along with triangles. ...
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    Re: Interstate Hauling of equipment

    It sounds to me that they are talking about either your DOT number (do you have a DOT number) or a CDL. Those are the only two things I know of where you have to claim either interstate or...
  14. Thread: Selling honey

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    Re: Selling honey

    To find ones market for selling honey is an individual effort. There is a plethora of venues for marketing honey. If you are just starting out I would suggest farmers markets and roadside stands. ...
  15. Thread: Liability?

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    Re: Liability?

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Blueberries and strawberries

    He certainly shouldnt be dictating how much. I have never met a grower that didnt know how many. If you look at www.olemcdonald.com under services you will notice a portion dedicated to...
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    Re: Culling Brood Combs

    Especially when it can take 5 minutes to refresh a piece of plastic that costs < 1.00
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    Re: Culling Brood Combs

    I have done that but i dont like the way they draw it the second time.
  19. Thread: Liability?

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    Re: Liability?

    It might not have been a setup. However in those types of situations its best to walk away with the note of, you can place them where ever you like on your roof. If you need to buy a hive from me...
  20. Thread: moving hives

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    Re: moving hives

    That depends on how you are going to move them. Meaning what kind of vehicle they are going to get moved on. If you have 1 pallet on a spring job F650 you may have issues. If you have 8 pallets of...
  21. Thread: Clorox

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    Re: Clorox

    Boiling water is enough to melt wax. Bleach will not kill all things that may afflict bees, it may help with wax moth. Not sure anyone has tried it. I do hear it works pretty good with helping...
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    Re: No bee shortage this year.

    Its top notch bee making weather in Ga this spring. I could see an excess. Actually i have been getting calls left and right about packages from suppliers too.
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    Re: Starting with 2 nucs

    Replace your crappy queen. If by some chance you do have EFB the break in brood cycle will fix that issue. Do both have relatively same amount of worker bees in them? It sounds as if the slower...
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    Re: The Joys of beekeeping

    That really looks like it sucked. Bet that altered plans for the day.
  25. Re: dud queen found this spring, what do you think?

    If you question whether its a laying worker or dink queen check to see where the eggs are being placed
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