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  1. Re: Beeline Apiaries & Woodenware - Has anybody had experience with them?

    Yes, I have ordered large quantities(frames by the pallet) everytime the frames are very good and very easy to put together. This last time they sent me the wrong top bar type to the terminal for...
  2. Introuduction to Beekeeping Course Northern IL

    We will explore the fascinating world of honeybees and beekeeping and how to become a beekeeper. All aspects will be covered from building equipment to putting the bees in your hive. If you think you...
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    Re: Empty Gallon Lined Paint Cans

    A few tiny holes in lid and I put it over inner cover hole on some sticks. Then I just cover with an extra box
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    Re: sugar board question

    I never quite figured out why everybody spends so much time making a sugar cake. I build modified inner covers with a deeper lip (3/4") so I can fit 5 pounds of granulated sugar on top of it in the...
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    Re: Sugar up North

    Market price is like 16 cents a poundnow but can't find up here for lower than 38. Maybe that's my only choice now....
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    Re: Sugar up North

    Yeah Walmart and meijers frown on you trying to buy 3000 pounds at a time....lol I've tried it
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    Sugar up North

    Anybody know of a place to get cheap sugar up near Northern Illinois? A lot of the posts on here deal with sources in GA, AL etc.....
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    Re: cheap 1x8 pine

    Peter thanks for info about frames! I think Ill just buy them, got any for sale lol
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    Re: Empty Gallon Lined Paint Cans

    I use a 2 gallon plastic bucket with lids to feed my hives. The cover has a gasket in it to hold the sugar water in. Very nice size so I don't have to constantly refill in my farther out yards. I...
  10. Re: Do you let bees draw out the frames or do you use wax foundation?

    I just use grove bar frames and use the wedge piece as the guide for the bees and they draw it out very fast. The great part is if the foundation gets old or stretched I just have to scrape it out...
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    Re: cheap 1x8 pine

    I got tired of going to Menards to get deals because I could never get enough. So I found a guy near me that sells white pine barn wood to me for 62 cents a foot. Its good wood that will last a long...
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    Re: cheap 1x8 pine

    The 1.69 seems cheap but if you price out what you are paying per board foot on normal boards you are not saving very much. What I was doing was buying the whole pallet of 1x12 value boards they had...
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    Re: Painting

    I just double coat with free paint from paint recycler down the road and it works just fine. Many hundreds of boxes done this way.
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    Re: The harvest of pollen: bad business?

    I get 15 to 20 if I trap it
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    Re: quilt box

    I use untreated burlap or wood shavings
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    Re: cheap 1x8 pine

    Just bought a bundle of 10 foot 1x8 for 2 bucks a board because it was such a good price!
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    Virgin Queens in Packages?

    Hi all,

    I have had packages for many years now. Today almost 3 weeks after hiving them I checked on some and found that a few of them had no brood what so ever. Finding this odd I looked and found...
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    Re: worst spot you have been stung.

    I went to sneeze and one got sucked up my nose pretty far.....stung me. Made me sneeze for 45min straight. Not fun!
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    Propolis Market?

    Does anybody got a line on a good place to sell this stuff? I was getting 125 a pound locally but I want to move it faster than I am. Don't want to make 8 bucks a pound through some of the mail order...
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    Re: Nuc/Bee business plan?

    Fat bee man has good videos on youtube....
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    Re: buying foundation

    At the going rate of beeswax foundation (1.25-1.80) I paid for the wax roller (2k) in a couple months. The only way to get it cheaper is to do it yourself. Once you have made it, you understand why...
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    Re: reversing boxes

    They use up the resources during the winter and the cluster is smaller in early spring. This is the only time I get rid of a box or two is too concentrate the bees in early spring so they keep brood...
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    Re: Screen Type For Package Bee Cages?

    I am pretty sure you have to call up for stuff like that. Its probably not on the website, its more for commercial sales.
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    Re: Screen Type For Package Bee Cages?

    It is Aluminum screen that is coated with black epoxy, from New York Wire
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    Re: Screen Type For Package Bee Cages?

    Hi Lloyd,

    Thanks for the tip! I called they said they didn't sell it anymore but they did tell me where they got it and what they used.

    Thank you everybody for the help!


    Willie
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