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    Re: Drum pump for honey

    My local microbrewery just made a batch of a double IPA with 100 lbs of local honey. It is available in their tap room at a price of $6.00 for a ten ounce glass. I believe that comes to about $1188...
  2. Re: decrystallizing in aluminum or stainless drum

    Stainless. You will not have enough temp control with a turkey fryer.
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    Re: Late queen install

    If you have brood pull two frames and put her in between in your queenless hive.
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    Re: Need to seal floor on new honey house (with pictures)

    If you have been using it have it shot peened then epoxy coated.
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    Re: What respirator to use for OAV?

    I fail to understand why I continuously see threads about vaporizing OA when everyone how dangerous and cumbersome the process is. If you are stuck on OA why not just utilize the dribble. No...
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    Re: Is this American or European Foulbrood?

    Well I thought maybe PMS but they were not removing the dead larvae from cells. I have no answer as to why they were not cleaning house. Only thing I can think of is stress.
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    Re: Is this American or European Foulbrood?

    I've seen about 75 hives this fall with exactly the same symptoms. Tested with the Vita kit. Came up negative for EFB. Treated with two courses of antibiotics anyway. Did not seem to improve...
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    Re: Fall flow not happening in Midwest?

    Same here. Goldenrod and aster in full bloom for three weeks but the bees are not working.
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    Re: Treatment free???

    Like the man said, alcohol wash N roll or crack open some drone brood. If you have them you will spot them immediately crawling around on the larvae.
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    Re: too much bearding?

    Give em some air or another box.
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    Re: Do your children get involved?

    My 11 year old daughter put her veil on once when we hived her two nucs. She was excited to participate but freaked out and would not move when the bees started flying around her. She has not put...
  12. Re: Maxant Extractor reel/basket runout comparison

    Yeah what happened to the phrase "The quality goes in before the name goes on"?
  13. Re: Maxant Extractor reel/basket runout comparison

    Mine walks. Its not tight as far as the radial run out but I do not think this is a critical issue. Yes it would be nice if Jake could make all the baskets to a tighter tolerance. I am on my fifth...
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    Re: Some things I've learned about SHB

    Check out fatbeeman on youtube. He makes traps out of coroplast, boric acid and crisco. An oldtimer I know says that boric acid works on the little bastards. Good luck!
  15. Thread: how many

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    Re: how many

    10-4 to Tenbears. Give em whatever you have. If I were to start over I would use all one size. With one size any frame fits where you wish to place it.
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    Re: Formic smell from hive

    Has NOD apiary products opened a facility near you?
  17. Thread: Hey Guys

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    Re: Hey Guys

    I vote for the giftcard.
  18. Re: I can't put it off...I need to purchase jars

    I follow prices posted on honey.com. They post retail wholesale and bulk prices as well as a price history.
  19. Thread: Queenless?

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    Re: Queenless?

    !0-4 if you do purchase a queen be sure to put her in between two frames of brood from your other hive/s. Good luck!
  20. Thread: Queenless?

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    Re: Queenless?

    It is possible that she is gone. They may have replaced her and you have a virgin running around in there that may or may not be mated. What is the temperament of the hive? Do they act queenlees...
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    Re: Question on local Nuc's supplier

    Sorry to hear that. PM me for info on local nucs. Thanks.
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    Re: Would you send it back?

    Contact their customer service people and tell them that for a second quality box you want a second quality price. Otherwise have them replace it with a first quality box at their expense. Done.
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    Re: Hive lift tool - any suggestions?

    What are db hives? Don't you have AZ hives in a cebelnjak?
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    Re: Remove Over Wintered Super?

    I am in the same boat as you. Two deeps and a medium overwintered. Most of my bees are at the top. I have been feeding since early March. I have several frames of brood in those top mediums and...
  25. Thread: 7 5/8 supers

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    Re: 7 5/8 supers

    Western Bee sells 7 5/8 boxes and frames. I use the boxes for spacers over my one gallon feed buckets.
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