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    need help with a Maxant chain uncapper

    I bought an older Maxant chain uncapper, and it has no adjustment. I want to make it adjustable before I use it. I have read that they cut too deep if you run 9 frames in your supers like I do. I...
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    Re: Maxant Pillow Block link

    Ok guys it looks like it has been a while since anyone has replied to this post. I am interested in what worked for you, and the best way to make it adjustable. I just purchased one of these machines...
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    Re: Need Help With Grafting

    Thanks for your help guys. My 8 year old grandson, and I did our first graft Sunday. We only had 6 take, but not bad for the first try. I know where we went wrong. Its not quite as easy as it looks...
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    Re: Need Help With Grafting

    I have 5 strong hives and 6 nucs at this location. Also have 7 strong hives on clover at another location.
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    Need Help With Grafting

    I am about to attempt my first graft. I have read a lot on the subject, and I think I understand the basics. The question I have is how is the best way to get my cell builder hive? Do I remove the...
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    Re: Texas beekeeping, Texas bees

    Lemon grass oil and frames with comb are the way to go for me also. Swarm traps will work great if put in a good location. Put a few drops of lemon grass oil on the landing board, and a few drops on...
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    Re: Need Help With Queen Rearing

    Thanks for all the help guys. This is a great site!!!!
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    Need Help With Queen Rearing

    I have decided to try my luck with queen rearing. I only have 10 hives now but want to grow. What is the best way for someone with no queen raising experience to get started? I am not looking to sell...
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