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    Re: 2014 VSH queens

    Johnny,

    Will you clip the wing as well when marking?

    What is the earliest date you have for 2-4 mated queens?

    Brian
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    Re: California hive sales 2014

    If any head back to FL, I would gladly buy a pallet in Texas.

    Brian
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Received my bankruptcy notice today as well. I guess I won't be getting a refund or replacement queens now. :ws:
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Email this evening. Said replacements will ship 3rd week of April.... Now I wait and see if they come.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    I used in on Sunday. Still awaiting a response.
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    Re: looking to move to Texas

    I am in the College Station area, correctly in Bryan. Land in Brazos County (next county west from Madisonville/Madison County) is generally 10K an acre or more. It starts to fall off the further...
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    Re: Home made wax cell cups

    Those look like they would work.
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    Re: City Bees - pros/cons?

    My city hives produced twice as much honey as my country bees this year.
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    Re: Tanging the Bees

    roblol
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    Re: comb honey process

    All Comb Honey needs to be frozen for at least two full days.
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    Re: kamikazi bees and air conditioner

    It was happening here and I just used regular window screen since I had it handy. Problem solved.
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    Re: How Much Does 3 3/4" Cut-comb Weigh?

    I use these as well. Is is generally between 12 and 15 ounces. 12 ounce would be just the width if the frame. 15 ounce if it is a good bit thicker than the frame.

    I also don't cut mine square. I...
  13. Thread: extractor ???

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    Re: extractor ???

    I just bought the Mann-Lake 18/9 Radial, Hand Crank model. It is a GREAT DEAL! I have used it twice already loaded with 18 frames. Not difficult to turn extracts all the frames loaded in just a...
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    Re: Mann Lake Extractor Opinions

    I too have this extractor. Best money I have spent so far. Do not regret buying it at all and not sorry that I did not buy one of the more expensive extractors. It does what it was designed to do and...
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    Re: How to Use Radial Extractor

    Is there a significant yield difference between, say running the extractor for 5 minutes verses running it for 20 minutes? My radiel extractor is hand crank (3:1 ratio) and the frames are pretty...
  16. Re: Suggestions with how to harvest beeswax and what to do with it?

    I put mine in the oven at 170. Let the wax melt and then pull out the pan and let the wax solidify. Strain the honey left in the pan and keep for baking. Then I remelted the wax in my double boiler...
  17. Re: found some bees in a holler tree what do ya'll recomend doing with it.

    Don't cut the tree or it might yell at you, being a hollar tree. :-))
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    Re: First time honey harvest

    Harvested my first comb honey this week. Bees have been filling supers fast at my house. Great honey and looking forward to getting my extractor in sonny to harvest the non comb supers.
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    WTB Radial Extractor 18-20 Frame TX

    Looking to buy a used Radial Extractor in the 18-20 Frame range. Must be able to extract Deeps. Prefer one in Texas so I don't have to ship.
  20. Re: Switching back to solid Bottom boards Screened bottom boards are not worth it

    Where I am in TX where it is already hitting 90 in the day and staying 75+ most night, I am using them to aid in ventilation. Using 2x lumber and 1x4s, I actually spend less on a sbb that a solid...
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    Re: Cutout Questions

    I have only done one cut out. Did not have a vac. Might be useful, but NOT absolutly necessary. Was able to get the queen in the box on some comb. All the bees followed her. Left hive box there...
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    Re: 2012 3lb Packages for Sale

    Long Creek is/was in TN, Jerry is in VA. Different people, similar customer service. Looks like Jerry just might know the $$ threshold to keep himself out of really hot water....
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    Re: 2012 3lb Packages for Sale

    Interesting.......
  24. Re: Pro Pesticide Shills Expose Themselves on Scottish Beekeeping Forum

    Yup, breathing is hazardous to your health. Maybe we should stop that too.

    To the OP: what does all this talk have to do with the price of tea in China? Who cares if people don't agree with you?...
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    Re: Wow - What a timeline.

    Could the eggs/brood been left over from the previous queen and missed on inspection?
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