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    Re: Worlds Greatest Pancakes

    I'm not a big pancake man, but when I do eat them I always put honey on them, and only honey. Why injest tree sap when you can enjoy the refined nectar of many flowers? ;)
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    Interesting Article

    Not sure if I buy into it, but interesting none the less.


    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/7435950/Honey-bees-secret-world-of-heat-revealed.html
  3. Re: Thank God we get an extra hour of daylite to enjoy our bees....

    I'm an early riser, I like the lite in the morning. Why cant they just leave it alone.
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    Re: Rendering copper from Romex

    I'm sorry that I cant tell you what it looked like in detail, but an old friend of mine, years ago made a wire stripper out of steel, welded it to a steel column and pulled the wire thru it with his...
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    Re: what would be in bloom his time in NY

    So far here... nothing... The pussy willows are just coming out, as well as the other willows, Soft maple is budding but i have seen no bees in it.... I have seen one lone flower in the lawn. Its...
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    Re: Bees VS swimmers

    I have a large pond with in 30 yds of my hives. The bees seem to perfer to get water at the sandy "beach" where the swimmers enter. Other than an ocasional sting in over 30 years, its never been an...
  7. Thread: Mouse Urine

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    Re: Mouse Urine

    Melt it down as you would any other frame. I have done this many times and neve smelled it in the wax. If your worried, remelt and mix with a larger quntity of non- moused wax. Most of the urine...
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    jokes

    You like jokes? Then This is the place for you:


    http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/programs/2010/03/

    March 6, 2010, was the joke show.....
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    Re: Black Locust Trees

    Call the Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District at 716- 664-2351 ext. 3. www.soilwater.org (the web site has problems). They are taking orders until April 1st. I am confidant...
  10. Thread: Found it!

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    Re: Found it!

    Well I'm glad I didnt find my picture there.... hate to think what the caption might be. Actually I hate wallmart, only go there because they drove out all the other stores. When I do go, I sneak...
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    Re: Goldenrod vs. ?

    I have the same situation. That is, my bees barely hang on during the summer then, when the goldenrod comes on, they shine. I have probably over 20 acres of brush and golden rod. I keep mine. I would...
  12. Thread: goldenrod?

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    Re: goldenrod?

    Goldenrod is my main honey source. My bees just hang on all summer, but when the Goldenrod comes on... look out. The yard already has that wonderful golden smell. How well it produces is very fickle....
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    Re: Advise Needed. Ready to boot my wife out.

    My wife don't fish....... but she does the extractin' .

    I'm keeping her.
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    Re: What is the last movie that you've seen?

    "Gran Torino"..... At the risk of sounding like a teenager... It was awsome!!!


    before that was,

    "No Country for Old Men" ..... Also Awsome...
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    Re: Is Honey Kosher?

    Not much of a Jewish population in this neck of the woods.... but there are a lot of Catholics..... And.... I do have a brother in law that’s a priest......so.... you guys got me thinking.... if I...
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    Re: Worst place to get stung?

    I've been playing with the little critters for over 35 years now and I figure I have been stung everywhere.... I mean everywhere. As a teenager, my jeans had many holes... It wasnít fashion back...
  17. Thread: Smoker fuels

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    Re: Smoker fuels

    Sumac. The red ends, dried. Start it with shredded paper.
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    Re: What kind of feeder do you use?

    I have pretty much come full circle on this. I have tried just about all the commercial made feeders at one time or another and had issues with each. I like "Bordmans" but not good in the cold NY...
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    Donít stop with the Dept of Ag. Call your state...

    Donít stop with the Dept of Ag. Call your state legislators and senators. Call your sate Dept of Conservation, Dept of health and any other you may have. Get a local news crew to take pictures of...
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    This has been a boon year for birds here. I have...

    This has been a boon year for birds here. I have been seeing lots of Gold Finches. Only been the last few years that I have seen any, since I was a kid anyway. Been seeing several New York State...
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    Just a word of caution, if you aren’t already...

    Just a word of caution, if you aren’t already aware, there are very new rules for Americans crossing the American / Canadian border. You will need a passport or an "Enhanced Drivers License”. I...
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    Multiflora rose is one of my favorite plants. And...

    Multiflora rose is one of my favorite plants. And yes, the bees work it like mad! Smells great too! Its also, as has been said above, a great wildlife plant. The State of New York used to provide it...
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    Hey......

    Hey......

    I resemble that remark! ;)
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    I don't know anything about Texas, but if I was...

    I don't know anything about Texas, but if I was going to plant here it would be a mixture of clover/ timothy/ birdsfoot treefoil. Thats what we did years ago and it worked great for the bees and made...
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    Eagle,

    Sometimes I think the computer is worse than the tv.....

    In all Honesty, and its no small coincidence that I say this on mothers day, I kept my wife barefoot and pregant, and she keeps...
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