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  1. Thread: Plastic frames

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    Re: Plastic frames

    I have used Acorns all plastic frames and also plastic foundation with wooden frames. I ordered with double wax and the bees have taken to them in both the brood and honey supers. I'll be ordering...
  2. Re: TED: A thrilling look at the first 21 days of a bee's life

    Here is a link to the National Geographic page that has the article the photographs were created for.

    http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2015/05/building-bees/mann-text

    Be sure to check out the...
  3. TED: A thrilling look at the first 21 days of a bee's life

    Did a quick search on the forum and didn't see where anyone had posted this so I thought I would share.

    Great video!!!!
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    Re: Queens for sale ($18,$16ea)

    I would suggest calling or texting him about the queen availability. He's really busy with his hives and may not get on Beesource that often.

    Just placed that last of the 30 I bought from him...
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    Re: bee equipment for kids

    Great to hear your son is into bees!! My son with autism isn't, but I got started in bees when he was 15, so he was into other things by then. :)

    Here are kids gloves to check out.
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    Re: Queens for sale ($18,$16ea)

    Picked up 30 queens on the the 11th and they looked great! Made it home safely to Oregon in the car. Can't wait to see how they do in the hives.

    Thanks!!!
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    Re: Queens for sale ($18,$16ea)

    powerbee, sent you a PM yesterday also. I'm going to be down your way on the April 11th and may need to pick some up.
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    Re: 3D printed beekeeping tools

    Check out Home Depot, they have them now.
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    Re: Value of Woodman 30 frame extractor

    yousowise,

    If you get over to Portland at all, Rhul carries the Maxant. Not sure if they are in stock, but if they are you would save some on shipping.
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    Sticky: Re: diy oxalic acid vaporizer

    What are people using for glow plugs? There are 2 different ones being mentioned here: Autolite 1104 (headnut post #36) and Autolite 1107 (Vince video post #91). One is 11v and the other is 6v.
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    Re: Book recommendation for making hives

    I donated one of these to my bee club down here in Oregon.

    http://www.amazon.com/Building-Beehives-Dummies-Howland-Blackiston/dp/1118312945
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    Re: Another label question

    NCbeek,

    Checkout http://www.dreamstime.com/

    You can purchase images for different uses. Just check out what the different licenses allow for.
  13. Thread: 1 or two oz jars

    by TimW
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    Re: 1 or two oz jars

    Mini Round Jelly are $59.98 with lids (160 jars)
    45ml Oval Hexagon are $10.69 with lids (24 jars)

    Their regular 45ml hex jars like everyone else has are $10.13 with lids (24 jars)

    Lids come in...
  14. Thread: 1 or two oz jars

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    Re: 1 or two oz jars

    This place has little mini jam jars (bulk 160). They just sent me a sample from page 7.

    They also have oval hex jars which are very nice (also got sample) page 2 (cases of 24). They have a...
  15. Thread: Bee Trailer

    by TimW
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    Re: Bee Trailer

    I also had thought about wrapping chain thru the wheels and axles and locking it to make it even more of a hassle to steal. This would be in addition to the hitch lock.

    Or you could take a couple...
  16. Thread: Plant ID

    by TimW
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    Re: Plant ID

    mlsthmpsn, you are correct, it's a chickpea. Just found out from Oregon State.
  17. Thread: Plant ID

    by TimW
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    Plant ID

    Anyone know what this plant is? It is planted in a farmers field in rows. I have never seen it before. Has small flowers when are on the end on the piece I "borrowed". Also has the large "seed...
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    Honey from peppermint field

    Can someone tell me if you can get honey from a peppermint field and what the taste & smell are like? Can you get a lot of honey from it? I read somewhere that it was considered "low grade". Just...
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    Re: Where can I have honey sticks made?

    There is Nature's Kicks Honeystix in Salem, OR. Custom production is available.

    http://www.originalhoneystix.com/custom-production-c-10.html
  20. Thread: Queen and Egg

    by TimW
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    Queen and Egg

    Got in my hives today since I finally had time and it was warm enough.

    Was video taping and didn't notice the queen with the egg until I got back in on my computer. There are eggs, larva and...
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    Re: Microscopes? Useful? and what to buy?

    Clairmont, for what you are wanting to look at the dissecting scope would be perfect.

    Also, if you have bad eye site like me, you can use the dissecting scope for queen grafting. My eyes aren't...
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    Re: Kelley vibrating knife

    Thanks for posting the video Ted.

    Can't wait to get mine cleaned up and ready for this years honey.
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    Re: Kelley Vibrating Knife

    Marios, I called Cowen and talked to Greg about the one I bought and asked about steam. He said that I could use hot water, since it is safer than steam. Said there are steam generators out there,...
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    Re: Kelley Vibrating Knife

    What are people using to create steam for their steam heated knifes? If you are using one, can you let me know what your using and maybe take a photograph of it and post it?
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    Re: Glass Bottle supplies?

    Try Olshens's Bottle Supply, also known as Richards Packaging Inc. http://www.richardspackaging.com/ . They are located just south of the airport.


    2321 Northeast Argyle Street
    Portland, OR...
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