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  1. Thread: Extractor

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    Re: Extractor

    I think Mannlake has an 800 number and you could call for free to find shipping costs.
  2. Thread: Extractor

    by Beehappy1950
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    Re: Extractor

    That was 500.00 . Ha
  3. Thread: Extractor

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    Re: Extractor

    I dont know how much you are spending but I got a 9 18 Radial for 5.00 at Mann Lake . They are still selling them. Its a nice one.
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    Re: Keeping my girls warm?????????

    Thanks Guys for the info. I still believe I will try some hives inside tho. I had granulated sugaron the top cover and poured over the frames. I just couldnt get them to break cluster and go get it....
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    Re: Keeping my girls warm?????????

    We had a pretty cold April and May. I had 4 strong hives in March. I even placed dry granulated sugar on top of the inner cover. Put feeders on , everything. Lost them all before it warmed up. I am...
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    Keeping my girls warm?????????

    I had an idea that I would like to run past the professionals. I moved out of a 14x70 trailer house with a wood stove in it for heat. Also electric. It is just being used for storage and the electric...
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    Re: queen cell confinement cage.

    Thanks Velbert and Michael. I do have a question Michael. Where do you get #5 or #8 Hardware cloth. I cant seem to find but 1/4 in. Thanks Harold
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    Re: queen cell confinement cage.

    I should have added that I am wanting some cells to with eggs to make quees with. Not an introduction cage. Thanks
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    queen cell confinement cage.

    When confining a queen to a certain frame with a cage should you use 1/8 in. wire and put her in there by her self? Or should I use a chunk of queen excluder and let the nurse bees run with her?...
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    Blue spruce attraction?

    What are the bees getting from the blue spruce? They are covered with them. Thanks Harold
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    Bostitch I bought.

    Went to town today and I got a Bostitch 2 in 1. Hope it works. If it dont I will use your other suggestions. Thanks Harold
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    Remember, steam will go to 1100 degrees. Water...

    Remember, steam will go to 1100 degrees. Water goes to 212 only. How hot do you want your honey? Hmmmmmmmmmm.
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    The best stapler

    I am thinking I might need to buy a staple gun to build frames instead of using nails. Was wondering what kind to get and how big of staples to use. Thanks Harold
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    Extracting soon?

    I was wandering. Do I have to wait till say august to extract or can I take off some supers early if they are capped? I have seen hive pics with as many as 5 or 6 supers. Is there any reason to leave...
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    Seperating propolis from wax?

    Ok. I have cleaned out my brood boxes from last year and got them back on the hives. Now how do you seperate the wax from the propolis. Or was I supposed to scrape every little piece of propolis in a...
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    Refractometer what kind?

    I am looking to buy a refractometer for honey use. Wsa wondering if anybody has any certain kind that they could recomend. I also do maple syruping and could use it for that to I think. Maple syrup...
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    Feeding bees

    I have a delima. Ha . Dont we all? I have one hive that made the winter. One out of four. It was a three deep and I took it down to a two deep and put on a jar feeder and some pollen pattie. It has...
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    Hey, see you are from Mn. What part? I am from...

    Hey, see you are from Mn. What part? I am from Waubun. Just north of Detroit Lakes.
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    I just use black plastic bags and bait them with...

    I just use black plastic bags and bait them with beef kidney. What kind of trees do you have around you? Are you heavily wooded? We live at the end of the road so it feels like we are alone. Quiet.
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    Pour some basic H on it from Shaklee. Makes your...

    Pour some basic H on it from Shaklee. Makes your soil take water fast. And it is organic.
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    Welcome I was born in Eureka. Too hot down there....

    Welcome I was born in Eureka. Too hot down there. Ha
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    Nuke , are you from Long Prairie? Might have sent...

    Nuke , are you from Long Prairie? Might have sent this twice.
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    Hello from northwest minnesota

    Hello. Been a newbie for a year now and have been on here awhile. My wife and I have 4 hives of which three died out this winter but I do have one that looks like made it. We are maple syruping now,...
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    Why dont you call the chamber of commerce down...

    Why dont you call the chamber of commerce down there. I am sure they could answer your question or tell you who planted it. Harold
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    Minnesota wax moths?

    Do we have them? I am new at the beekeeping so was curious. Harold
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