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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    An average of 144 Hives, although the basis of this truck is about short transports for the bees or equipment transport. The first F550 I bought goes out on pollination with a bobcat in tow. This...
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    Here are some pics of the one I built in 2013
    http://s1273.photobucket.com/user/astrozombee79/library/2014%20F550



    and here ...
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    Yes you would see fuel economy boost, and the engine would last a lot longer, so personally I think it would be worth it.
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    Watch the spelling of the name there Mark, there is no "c" in my last name. I don't want to mislead anyone. :)

    and yes it is a 16' bed.

    Aaron Fisher
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    The V10 Gas engine.
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    Chevy does not make a 5500
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    We have a dodge 5500 as well, it has been back to the shop so many times for the 4wd system and def. That was one of the reasons we tried a ford.
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    New diesels suck with emissions and def systems, very high maintenance replacing egr valves
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    Latest Truck Build

    Here is my newest truck, 2015 F550, Gas Powered, 4wd, 16' bed.

    Getting shipped to Florida with empty barrels for the Pepper Extraction.
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    Re: 2014 Fall Nucs in Florida

    Approximately 200 left.
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    Bump
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    Re: Honey & Wax Press System P1000

    I agree completely I won't make the purchase leap until I hear some real world reviews, or the company offers me one heck of a guarantee
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    Re: Extacting Line

    If I remember, it won't be coming out for a while. But I have a hook that locks into place where the honey enters the drum, that I attach to a fork, on my forklift, then just pick it strait up, back...
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    Re: Extacting Line

    @sqkcrk former American honey queen.

    @Ian Pretty much after every round of extracting I pull the drum to clean it. I have a nice electric forklift that can lift it out very easily, and it's only...
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    Re: Extacting Line

    One of the girls in the video is kinda famous in the beekeeping industry,
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    Re: Honey & Wax Press System P1000

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2SSW7Vfcfs

    Here is the company's example of it functioning.

    3:20 into the video is where you see the screw press.
  17. Re: Honey Festival events -- Beehive hair-do contest, spelling bee

    I don't think the hair do should count if it wasn't made with real bees :P
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    Extacting Line

    Here is a one minute glimpse into my extracting facility in Pennsylvania.

    I hope the link works.
    https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=714805235212823&l=5331026378023874211


    Aaron
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    Re: Bound for Chazy NY

    @Michael Palmer The move went great, yes the orchard unloads and spreads, and the reverse as well when we picked them back up. The bees still swarmed while they were up there.......still booming with...
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    Honey & Wax Press System P1000

    Does anyone have any first hand experience with Paradise Honey equipment?

    I would like first hand feedback from a beekeeper about a Honey & Wax Press System P1000
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    Re: wild pigs

    I've had hog problems, once they figure out they can eat the contents you'll wish you only had a bear attacking.
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    Re: Oxalic Acid Vaporizing vs. Dribbling

    Haha
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    Re: Excluder or Not

    It all boils down to how many hives you have and how much time you have to put into each hive.

    If you have the time to shake/inspect each frame individually before they are removed for extracting...
  24. Pennsylvania Lost a great beekeeper this week.

    http://www.malpezzifuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2748896&fh_id=10737

    Dennis Clark Keeney
    (November 11, 1953 - October 14, 2014)





    Dennis Clark Keeney, age 60, of...
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    Misco Digital Refractometer

    Has anyone ever had a problem with there misco refractometer?

    I purchased one, a misco PA203, a few years back for Moisture content as well it could measure Brix, Wine Balling, Wine Plate, Wine...
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