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  1. Re: Need advice on a good but not to expensive flow meter for syrup?

    Tony, make sure the tote is on FLAT ground, using a sharpie mark the tote when you start & stop put your initials in the middle between the two marks indicating what you used.
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer

    Ben, I would keep doing what works. good luck
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer

    Ben, what do you think your avg number of bee frame count is today?
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer

    HHmmmm............ lol :)
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    That's it, the winch is just a little longer to accommodate the peg, so either a four inch strap or rope/cable will work.
    Thanks for the pics, Frank
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    No, welded on ratchet that has a peg or you can slip a bolt through, put a half hitch rope loop on the peg and crank down with cheater bar. Maybe Jimmy will chime in he's better at painting a picture...
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    [QUOTE=jim lyon;1186475]Keith and I have both seen ole "super trucker" using standard bed mounted strap ratchets to tighten 1/2" ropes.[/QUOT

    Wonder where ole super trucker first saw THAT. :) lol
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    Mike, we use ropes w/rackets front to back all the time, much faster than threading straps in the dark & ten times faster rolling up.
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer

    Well Ben, if you do, I will give you a nice spiral mixer. :) Like I said in the PM to you I will post the make & model of my ole one.
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer

    Ben, you ever get down to Cali ?
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    No, Mark not as of yet, they haul hay 48 foot bed with front to back rope. They pass down are road from Nevada everyday.
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    We use ropes 100% of the time other than semi, ropes are very fast. Although, I have pulled a Jimmy, a time or two, and spent twenty minutes picking hives up & putting back together. :) lol been...
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    Re: Lighting a smoker with wood pellets

    Wholly smokes Batman,

    We would have half the state of Cali on fire by the time we got the smoker lit. :) :) :)

    nice video BTW, Jimmy, it was so bad out here we wouldn't light smokers all...
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    Re: Pollen sub mixer

    Ben, my first question to you is, how much ( LBS) sub do you mix & how much a day or hour do you need to mix?

    Yes, we do sell sub in Canada.
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    Re: Fall Protein and Brood Stimulation

    Apis, nice post.
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    Re: Bees not consuming pollen patties

    Try leaving out the wheat flour next time, also keep adding sugar, sooner or later it will bee sweet enough. Best of luck.
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    Re: 6.7 psd Scorpion

    Interesting, never heard that before. :)
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    Re: Bees not consuming pollen patties

    Graham, you for got another top brand that sells pollen sub in Cali, Dadant has two stores here, north Chico & south Fresno part of the state. Many other outlets as well.
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    Re: Bees not consuming pollen patties

    With the high quality of sub like nutra bee you don't have too Graham. :)
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    Re: Bees not consuming pollen patties

    Naaay.....

    Feed'em some nutra bee and she will fire off faster than an AK-47. :)
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    Re: Bees not consuming pollen patties

    Ya... that includes me. :) :) lol

    The queen starts laying eggs because...... the bees pharyngeal glands are over flowing as they feed the queen, this trigger by consumption of pollen sub or...
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    Re: Nosema spore counts this fall

    David,

    I think there are many things at play, I feel a weaken immune system lets things like nosema take a hold, what weaken them to that state.... the million dollar question, but I feel its a...
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    Re: Nosema spore counts this fall

    David, do you feel it was nosema had a large role in the die out or maybe a few things at play or a combination of many things? I just haven't seen any issues with nosema, at least not yet.
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    Re: Bees not consuming pollen patties

    What..... Who told you this?
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    Re: 6.7 psd Scorpion

    freightliner fl-70, year 97, miles 350,000 plus, only bee truck I own.:(
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