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    Re: Hive dimension changes

    Not inconvenient at all. I build my own stuff ( American standard Lang )
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    Re: foundationless frames

    Yes- NO- NO==JMO
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    Re: Heard Queen Piping for first time

    The new queen is piping looking for any other queen in the hive, or cell, to kill her.
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    Re: Timing schedules

    it is in google-maybee.:s
    I'm sorry, I have not taken my pills yet:shhhh:
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    Re: Timing schedules

    it is in google-maybee.:s
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    Re: First Real Day of Beekeeping.

    Tilopa you inherited a big job and doing a good job at it. You took on a job that no one else wanted and will learn as you go, some will live some will die, you an the bees will be better for it at...
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    Re: Help buying a Top Bar Hive

    Check out YouTube--OutOfaBlueSky--He has a lot on top bar hives and how to work them. :thumbs up:on what Ruth said about langs
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    Re: Pollen Pricing

    What is the best pollen trap?
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    Re: Beekeeper Smell

    Aftershave always brings the girls closer, smell sweat, the girls will come..
  10. Re: 3/8" vs. 1/4" Staples for Frame Assembly

    With a 1/4" narrow crown on the top put him at an angle, you have the room. If the leg g0es in the groove it won't matter. You should put one in the leg of the side of the frame too. Have a good day:)
  11. Re: 3/8" vs. 1/4" Staples for Frame Assembly

    HFTools has a 20 percent off .. Don't get a small compressor, you will like the 125 LB presser better than a smaller one for frame, top, bottom and box building, it will shoot down a 2" staple when...
  12. Re: 3/8" vs. 1/4" Staples for Frame Assembly

    Check out Harbor Freight Tools.com-stapler#61661 $23.00 or #69719 $25.00 ===air compressor # 67501 $119.00. you can use them for ALL you hive building by using diff staples...I have used these for a...
  13. Re: 3/8" vs. 1/4" Staples for Frame Assembly

    I use 1/4 " by 1" staples with titebond glue on my frames. It makes for a very strong frame..
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    Re: homemade frames...

    YOU have heard from the bests and knowing people--Now do it your way--Wood working for 50 years, I buy buy them>
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    Re: Queen less maybe?

    Do you have a top vent? They my be fanning moisture out.
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    Re: drawing out comb?

    Ray, I have done that and it works great, I will most likely do it again this year to expand.
  17. Re: Energy, honeybees, and humans. 94 minutes long.

    Thank You, I just finished watching it. Found the displacement theory very interesting. Thank You ..
    Actually, I found all of it interesting, great stuff..
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    Re: Mated Queen who can tell

    I didn't say better queens, I said "Better chance", JMO
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    Re: Mated Queen who can tell

    Eikel,, Thank You.Thats what I'm talking about.Service, relationship. LOCAL
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    Re: Mated Queen who can tell

    snl,think about it. If you buy local you know where she came from and if you have problem you can get help. I'm not saying don't buy from another state, just buy local. You will usually get a phone #...
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    Re: Mated Queen who can tell

    Buy LOCAL if you can!! You will have a better chance of a mated queen.
  22. Re: What are your thoughts on using medium supers exclusively?

    grozzies2, I understand what you are saying, however, a lot of people on here are newbees and don't have a couple dozen colonies. They are new and are looking at each frame. I only have 52 hives. I...
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    Re: Top bar hives

    Ruth is right about "unlearning", go to YOUTUBE and watch --OUTOFABLUESKY --He helped me alot..
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    Re: Greetings from Upstate South Carolina

    Welcome to beesource.
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    Re: 6 Dead Hives

    If you lost 6 hives at one time some one may have sprayed your hives. Here in Hopkins SC I have lost a few, some because of mites, 1 because of bad air flow and 5 days of rain. 6 at one time does not...
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