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    Thanks Ravenseye, and I hope it works out. I will...

    Thanks Ravenseye, and I hope it works out. I will shake a few bees in there tomorrow and might need to move a frame of drawn comb also to the nuc as it had all new foundation? If they do work out...
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    Thanks for the help, and todays update. May have...

    Thanks for the help, and todays update. May have messed up big time but this is what I did. Queens came in this morning, USPS called me first thing to come and get the bees :applause: I had to work...
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    Thanks for the input Ravenseye, but it seems that...

    Thanks for the input Ravenseye, but it seems that no one else is interested in my problem :scratch: What confuses me is the amount of drones that are so far along, it seems that they would not have...
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    http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa191/Rondo588/...

    http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa191/Rondo588/IMGP0249.jpg
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    Well maybe these pictures will show some of what...

    Well maybe these pictures will show some of what I was talking about? Today things look some better, these pictures are from hive 1 that was requeened already. Looks like there is alot of what looks...
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    http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa191/Rondo588/...

    http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa191/Rondo588/IMGP0250.jpg
    http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa191/Rondo588/IMGP0252.jpg

    Ravenseye here is a first try at posting pictures.
    Thanks for your...
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    Problem please help?

    Installed two packages March 21, all went well for about 2 weeks, then hive 1 was found to be queenless, I saw her outside the hive, and she was gone before I could get her, I assume they did not...
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    Yes, I put a top on the empty medium, but the...

    Yes, I put a top on the empty medium, but the brushy mtn inner cover is notched so it can be used as a top entrance. The inner cover was on top of the first medium where the bees were installed, the...
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    Installed my first packages need help?

    Well I have been very busy since my last post. I got the two packages Sat. and the low was going to be 32F so I left the in my dark insulated building until Sun. and installed the first package...
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    Thanks, that is great news to hear. Thats...

    Thanks, that is great news to hear. Thats probably a little over an hours drive, and I am going to give them a call today. I also heard from a friend of mine that someone up highway 226 north near...
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    Yes, I agree I will not be counting of catching...

    Yes, I agree I will not be counting of catching swarms for my bees, but it sure would be nice. I am going to get my some of my bees from our local association as they get bees every spring. I just do...
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    Since I am just starting out I choose the 8 frame...

    Since I am just starting out I choose the 8 frame medium hives from Brushy Mtn. and I really was impressed with their hives. All was very good quality and I will buy more from them for sure. I have...
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    Thanks for the help, alot of good ideas here. I...

    Thanks for the help, alot of good ideas here. I had no idea how to go about it, but since I do not have bees yet I do not have any drawn out frames, so I will have to use the lemongrass oil alone I...
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    Yes, I know the ouch, since Brushy is doing the...

    Yes, I know the ouch, since Brushy is doing the Free Shipping deal I will probably order the rest of my stuff ASAP. I need a suit, smoker and a hive tool and I should be set for awhile.

    Ya'll...
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    Dumb question on bait hives

    Well, I got all my 2 hives, a nuc, frames and foundations built and ready for spring, even built a TBH and its ready to go also. Now I am bored, long time till spring:( I am thinking of trying to...
  16. Thread: Gggggrrrrrrrr

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    Yea, I had a friend email me this and I could not...

    Yea, I had a friend email me this and I could not believe it :doh:
    Shows how some folks have no desire to do the right thing.
    Rondobee
  17. Thread: Bee Log

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    You are doing the right thing by trying to save...

    You are doing the right thing by trying to save the bees :thumbsup:
    I am new here so I can not give you any help but I can Thank You for what your doing. Its great to see someone in your business...
  18. Thread: TBH Nucs

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    WayaCoyote forgot to tell you that your nuc idea...

    WayaCoyote forgot to tell you that your nuc idea is next on my list of projects. I was talking about a full size tbh when I was doing the tbs. I need a nuc and this sounds like the way to go, the...
  19. Thread: TBH Nucs

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    WayaCoyote Thanks for the explanation as I...

    WayaCoyote
    Thanks for the explanation as I thought that was what you meant but I was not sure. Also the table saw link cleared up some confusion on my part. I have never even used a table saw so I...
  20. Thread: TBH Nucs

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    WayaCoyote Thanks for the information. I do not...

    WayaCoyote
    Thanks for the information. I do not actually have a router but I bought a router bit for my dremel tool along with a huge discount on a dremel router table, and thats what I did this...
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    Wayacoyote sounds like a couple of great ideas,...

    Wayacoyote
    sounds like a couple of great ideas, I do have a question though? How do you do the bottom side of the TB's? I have not done anything yet to mine, but I plan to rout a small channel down ...
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    Well I went back and found some good 1 x 12s and...

    Well I went back and found some good 1 x 12s and a 1 x 6. I bought two 8' 1 x 12s and one 8' 1 x 6 with 2 8' 1 x 2s. They do one cut for free so I had him cut all 8' pieces one time at the 46.5...
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    Yes, I agree and he has already been a lot of...

    Yes, I agree and he has already been a lot of help to me already. As I just found out about Top Bars a few days ago. I just do not want to have to go to the trouble of glueing the boards together,...
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    Best plans for TBH

    I have been looking at different variations of the TBH, which site has the best plan to build one? I went to the local building supply today and the 1 x 12s were all bowed and warped. Guess I will...
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    Thanks Bob, and I went to my first beek...

    Thanks Bob, and I went to my first beek association meeting last night and learned some more there. Seems that all the choices are driving me crazy and I do not have bees yet??? Too much information...
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