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    Re: Hello from the show me state

    You come to the right place. Welcome

    Butch
  2. Re: Anyone ever have an extreme abnormal reaction to a single sting?

    Sometimes I swell up sometimes I don't, wasps seem to hurt alot more than honey bees but while working in the garden the other day I was bitten or stung by a small ant (not a army ant) but it hurt...
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    Re: Craftsman Radial Arm Saw, a survivor

    Glad I could be some help. If I can remember I don't think it took that long to receive the kit, I thought that was going to take forever but what did I have to lose if I never received anything but...
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    Re: Craftsman Radial Arm Saw, a survivor

    I have a 113 series Craftsman radial saw that I quit using because of guard safety issues, I can't remember the place online but you can contact them and they will send you a new table top and new...
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    Re: Hello from Missouri

    Hi KRhodes

    Greetings from just Southeast of you in Atlanta Missouri.


    Butch
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    Re: Getting Stung Through Bee Suit

    Seems like I get stung thru my suit when I'm raising my arms and the bee or bees get underneath my arm and they nail me when I put my arm back down to my side.
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    Re: Hive Stands

    We have ants but don't seem to have any trouble with them.
    I think my stands up to where the hive sets are around 16 to 18 inches.
    Its treated wood.
    I used patio screws and bolts.
    The Lumber...
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    Re: Hive Stands

    I had 3 hives at the beginning of this year, all that I wanted was 2 hives, well I got 5 swarms this year all to easy to resist. They were hard to mow around setting on concrete blocks so I thought...
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    Re: Hive Stands

    It was all experimental to me I didn't know if 6x6's would be an over kill or not, I'm glad I went with them thinking that there could be a fair amount of weight on them at one time.
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    Hive Stands

    I just finished building my new hive stands just a few weeks ago. Just thought I would show a picture of them. I know a lot of beekeepers don't like their hives up to high and they have a point but I...
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    Re: Question about a swarm

    About 2 weeks ago I seen the queen and shes been laying up a storm all kinds of brood and good patterns too. I want to thank everyone who has responded to my questions this is a great forum. I...
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    Re: Question about a swarm

    Would apple cider vinegar work in Beetle Blaster traps or do I just have to use vegetable oil in them.
    Butch
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    Re: Question about a swarm

    Is there any chance that the hive would replace her since it was a swarm. Its so late in the year I might just wait till spring to replace her.
    Butch
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    Question about a swarm

    Hi everyone
    I need some experienced beeks knowledge. I caught a late swarm about a month ago, every time I go out to feed them about one quarter of the hive comes out to greet me (seems like an...
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    Re: your forum is feeling unfriendly

    http://bumblebeeconservation.org/forum/
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    Re: Wiring frames

    Buy a 2 foot or 3 foot hand clamp it will work just as good.

    Butch
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    Re: Hive construction

    Also try to keep all places that a shb can get to and hide and the bees can't get to them kept to a minimum. I left my floats in my top hive feeders once with no syrup in them, that was a big...
  18. Re: How to prevent me from torching my best hive

    I'm just 20 miles south of you, I removed my supers today and the girls was not to happy about that. A few of them followed me out of the yard, but as my mentor said to me people that play with fire...
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    Re: Honey - when to harvest

    My question is abit misleading, I was just wondering if you could dry it to much with a dehumidifier. With it as dry as it is here I was also wondering if I would even have to dry it. I need to get a...
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    Re: Honey - when to harvest

    Can you get the honey to dry with a dehumidifier? I haven't any refractometer at this time.
  21. Re: Propolis skin allergy (allergic contact dermatitis)

    I've had contact dermatitis for 1 year now and have been to at least half dozen dermatoligist and allergist, I've had everything from allergies to latex, the sun is causing a reaction to my high...
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    Re: Wooden Top Feeder Beespace Question

    I'm not sure myself, I am still pretty new at this myself. I just take one day at a time.
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    Re: Wooden Top Feeder Beespace Question

    I have the same feeders but I don't worry about the burr comb ladders I did find out that after feeding them with sugar water or etc. I had to take the floats out because they give the small hive...
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    Re: Bee Friendly Garden Chemicals

    Yeh BT is the way to go, you can find it at Gardens Alive.
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    Re: Ladybugs in the top of the hive

    They also stink very bad when squashed. Around my area they are a big nuisence. I have been told that the conservation department got them started to help eat aphids off soy beans but when the beans...
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