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    Re: North Carolina NewBee

    Welcome to the site
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    Re: Used hives & supers

    Becareful of used hives. Do you know what happened to the bees that were in the hives? I am not saying that the beekeeper that you got them from had any problem with diseases. You just need to be...
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    I know they don't like honey as much as they like the brood. The brood contains protein. I just made the honey remark as a joke (notice the smiley type face at the end if the remark. I'll have to try...
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    Well in was born and raised a REDNECK and am PROUD OF IT! IT was the so called rednecks that built this country. It is the REDNECKS that keep the food on your plate and this country going by there...
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    You really need to look up the true definition of redneck. It us something to be proud of.
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    First of all there are no children around where this would be. I appreciate your concern. On the same note I have seen with my own two eyes a child die from coming in contact with an electric fence....
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    I said the honey remark as a joke Tenbears. And yes with 110 volts with peanut butter on tin foil attached to the fence wire will give them a good jolt. A bear senses with his nose and will lick most...
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    I went out during a small window of sunlight and checked them out and put them all back on the hive stand and so far so good the majority of them survived the torrential down pour. Time will tell but...
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    Thanks Bear Creek Steve I'll keep that in mind.
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    Acebird, a man gotta do what a man gotta do. If it comes down to 110 then it's 110.
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    Re: The bear strikes again

    Oh yea I'm going heavy duty joules. If I have to I'm going straight 110 volts. Sizzle sizzle smoke. Thanks MTN-Bees for the other info. Part of it I knew.
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    The bear strikes again

    Well this is twice I have been hit by a bear. This time he got 2 of my hives and now it is POURING RAIN.:eek: I guess I will see what is left of the girls when it stops pouring. I have a hankering...
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    Re: How do you remove pickle smell????

    I didn't say I kept bleach in the buckets for weeks. I said I left them in the sun for weeks and used the bleach WATER in them. Do you go swimming in a pool? Have you ever got pool water in your...
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    Re: How do you remove pickle smell????

    I had some green buckets that were used for pickles given to me. The smell was strong so I left them out side in the sun for weeks and also used the bleach water in them. The smell is gone and I use...
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    Re: Testing a Electric Bear Fence.

    Who ME being sarcastic. NOT ME.
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    Re: Testing a Electric Bear Fence.

    A bear just got into my hives Saturday night. I am using my welder as an electric fence charger.
    I ain't touching the wires on it!:eek: If the bear touches this I will have bear already defured and...
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    Re: New beek from NC

    Welcome to the site. Sit down, fasten your safety belt, keep your hands and feet inside at all times and enjoy the ride.
  18. Re: How much are y'all selling lip balm for

    I get $2.00 a tube for mine. Everyone who buys it says they love it.
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    Re: Cost of Honey?

    I had to go up to 9.00 a lb.
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    Re: making screened bottom boards

    If all you are after is ventilation then smaller mesh screen is fine. You just have to clean it as you would a solid bottom board. But if you are.going for SHB control then like Radar Sidetrack said,...
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    Re: Putting new supers on

    Why lift them twice. They will fill them with the the new one on the top.
  22. Re: I thought this was an old man's Hobby!!

    Yeah we are in the same boat. (notice the name dad AND sonsbees) well it's just dad. Son isn't as interested as he was. But he wants his share of the "Honey Money".
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    Re: Swarm starting? (picture attached)

    Kinda looks like a traffic jam.
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    Re: Russians - first impressions

    Dang Acebird. I just spit coffee through my nose.
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    I agree Michael. My jacket is several years old and has never been washed. I was at a friend's yard the other day and his suit was snow white. He asked me if I ever washed it and I said "not yet", he...
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