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    Re: Pillar candles cracking

    I don't know what the temp is! Got a lot to get figured out. I would guess probably close to that.
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    Re: Pillar candles cracking

    The cracks that I was getting were vertical, actually upon looking at it more, it appears when the wax was cooling around the edges faster than in the center, resulting in a depression, then a cavity...
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    Re: Pillar candles cracking

    I wondered about covering them with something to keep heat in longer. No, I am not topping them off, once the mold was full, I moved on and went to something else.

    Can you give me any other...
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    Pillar candles cracking

    This is my first time really messing with making candles. I have a 2"x3 1/2" pillar mold. After I pour the wax and it starts to cools, it seems like it is cracking at the base of the candle. ...
  5. Re: Honey warming box air temperature

    I built some similar. Basically I just built a small cabinet. So far I have found it is easier to monitor the temp of the honey, you will have to stir it every so often once it starts liquefying. ...
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    Re: Georgia Rosin?

    I see! I have seen videos on YouTube and would like to try it someday. Good luck!
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    Re: Georgia Rosin?

    I give up....What do you use it for?
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    Re: small hive beetle question

    Well thanks guys.

    Cleo, from what I know, we really aren't prone to SHB that I know of like they are further south. Is that accurate, Tom?

    Couldn't have been from the buckwheat, unless they...
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    small hive beetle question

    The other day I was finishing getting some hives ready for winter and one happened to be a swarm I just caught within the past couple of weeks. Kind of random in itself, but anyway, I had a hive...
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    queen shut down question

    I was feeding some hives this evening and one hive that has plenty of stores and a pretty large amount of bee has no new capped brood. I could not find any larva or eggs, tried to locate queen but...
  11. drying down wet honey in supers

    I have seen in the past/current....that moisture can be brought down in uncapped honey by using a lamp for a heat source and a small fan circulation in an enclosure.

    My question is, what sort a...
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    Re: Struggling nuc

    I understand. I do not know when your dearth is however. Maybe at this point the nuc is not worth saving and you/(the bees) would be better off combining those bees with something else. Can't save...
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    Re: Struggling nuc

    If the nuc means that much, why don't you just go buy a queen? Or if you have other hives, move a queen from a strong hive to the nuc and let the strong hive make a new queen.
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    ohio honey flow

    how is everyone in ohio looking? is anyone seeing much surplus? where do you think we are in the honey flow?
  15. Re: Plastic, metal or wood bound queen excluders?

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    I have a couple of all that you listed and really have not seen and difference in anyone particular other than cost. All seem to work about the same from my perspective.

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    ohio swarms

    has anyone in ohio had any swarm action yet?
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    Re: Plastic Frames

    I pretty much use Pierco frames exclusively and have had similar issues from time to time.

    Sometimes it depends on the hive, frames installed from the same factory box at the same time in two...
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    Valley Bee Supply in Virginia

    Just wanted to write a quick note to say that Valley Bee Supply did a great job for me. Check them out! Great prices and great service.
  19. when to set out swarm trap (ohio)

    This question is geared more toward my Ohio counterparts.....

    With the recent weather we are having now, what do you all start to look for when setting out your swarm traps?

    I did a quick run...
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    Re: Pennsylvania Pollen

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    I have been getting the same color pollen here now the past couple of weeks when the weather has been fit. There are a lot of maples just beginning to bloom around here as well as some...
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    Re: honey suckle

    Thanks Tom......this is the stuff that loves woven wire fence!!
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    honey suckle

    Is honey suckle a very good "bee" plant, there is about ton of the viney stuff on the fence rows where I am putting some hives in.
  23. Re: When to add a second hive body????

    I would say now if you have enough nectar coming in to facilitate drawing comb, or you could move them to a Langstroth and add the second super and start feeding 1:1 syrup if your temps are warm...
  24. Re: Winter patties and pollen patties

    Forgive me if I wrong, but I was under the understanding that it is the proportion/amount of pollen in the winter patties compared to a regular pollen patty.

    I would suppose they get some pollen...
  25. Re: Ohio Beekeepers - Check Your Hive Weights

    Pretty much the same here, all made it through. Saw some bees hauling in some really light colored pollen. Using up the last of some winter patties now. Surprised how well they actually...
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