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    Re: Hive Boom for Bee Truck

    Yeh i have to drop the legs they are easy to adjust (trailer jacks). i have moved the boom to the back of a half ton so extended the legs ,its not self leveling but i don,t mind a little pushing...
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    Re: Hive Boom for Bee Truck

    has a 15 foot reach and the elbow alows you to place them any where on the truck (i put it on a half ton makes it easier to get around)12665
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    Re: Hive Boom for Bee Truck

    12664 I have a home made loader and winch system moved 60 hives by myself in one evening. makes life so much easier
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    Re: 2 Way Pallet Plans and Ideas?

    am i getting this right you must pick up your hive individually with an ez loader boom and on the pallets you must use a fork lift of some type.
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    Re: Ontario Blueberry Pollination

    In nova scotia we average 45 lb of honey so the 145 pollination is a must for commercial. ian your honey production is alot higher, we need both to survive
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    Re: My bee hive trailer is completed!

    like the idea of putting the winch on the elbow area. mine is at the end. I have used mine for polination and it worked great, in the fall however the cheaper winch gave out so i had to buy a warn,...
  7. moisture in wrapped during spring cluster break up

    so i use 2" styfoam in my double deep hives wrapped with black stretch and seal plastic, to get solar gain and stop drafts. a local beek here winters indoors, when he takes his hives out in the...
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    Re: Kelley vibrating knife

    nice video ted, can you sharpen the knife, and if you can how? Mine is set up to work on its side but i have yet to clean it up and use it.
    thanks
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    Re: Kelley Vibrating Knife

    tim exactly what i bought, like the idea of the water, thats the video guy i was using a pressue cooker on a hot plate. one thing about old they used good steel simple and easy.
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    Re: Kelley Vibrating Knife

    i also just bought the older steam jiggle knife and am wondering how to set it up. don't know how to add youtube video url's but if you search "Extracting line in our honey house" a good video is...
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    Re: Ontario Blueberry Pollination

    Ian
    that would be braggs i believe they go under oxford frozen food they have holdings in ontario. Braggs is a giant in the low bush blueberry in nova scotia i would bet half if not more of rented...
  12. Re: Making a Miller Style Top Feeder - Sealant Ideas

    my buddy has 1400 hives and uses 4 ml plastic staples the top once he has folded it down into the cavity , works for years for him.
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    Re: How much honey do you go through personally?

    3 to 4 gallons in my house but my mother who is 92 and climbing goes through2 lbs every two weeks, jim it may be the secret to longevity. dam gotta eat more myself.
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    Re: Bought me a Bee Truck

    hope you don't mind jim i copied your truck picture so in january (when i'm working on my truck) i will remember the good tip about the back rail,nice.
    thank you
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    Re: Corporate gift boxes

    my wife bought her baskets from a company called sproule. It is an online florist supply company, i believe they were 35 to 60 cents pending on size. www.sproule-enterprises.ca
  16. Thread: Honey House

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    Re: Honey House

    wow wish i knew that before i finished my floor with a regular sealer, it is so slippery now i fell and tore all the ligaments in my ellbow,ian you are right lots of good information posted on this...
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    Re: Bought me a Bee Truck

    wow nice truck ben, you should look at paul kittlsons truck beds in truro . he is a real easy guy to talk to, and loves his bees
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    Re: Corporate gift boxes

    baskets wit a clear wrap, my wife has sold almost a hundred of these8429 842984298429
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    Re: Buying an Extractor

    i have too agree that the Maxant people are amazing got a tour of the place and a bottling tank It was a good price and extremely well made. worth the drive for me (12 hrs).
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    Re: Easy Money!! Easy Money!!

    i think you have said it all ian, if you don't like work don't be a beekeeper
  21. Re: Show me your hive mover - loader not a swinger nor mule

    my bees are on double pallets it sure made pollination easier, it easily picks up two doubles and a honey super on each
  22. Thread: bee lift

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    Re: bee lift

    I hook it to the front of the trailer and leave it out , i did fold it and put a bungie cord around it to keep it closed it is slower than moving supers by hand but a lot easier
  23. Re: Show me your hive mover - loader not a swinger nor mule

    i have built my own not perfect but it fits my needs , it was posted as bee lift ,not sure how to post treads so this is a try http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?283958-bee-lift
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    Re: global patties or bee pro

    I used global 15% available from country fields in newbrunswick a bit closer for you ben
  25. Thread: bee lift

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    Re: bee lift

    It reaches 14 feet, upright is 7" by1/4 round, boom is 2 by 4 by 1/4 square tubing and the outriggers are 4by4 square stock with 3by 3 inside. i havent really tested the lift yet did pick up 300 lb...
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