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    Re: Stain Hive Body or Not

    Stained my first two hives and used exterior door polyurethane three coats looked fabulous. . . in less than a season both already toasted. . unless you want to do it every season I suggest not doing...
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    Re: Need advice on this cutout

    Is that something you can removed from the wall? If so cap it remove it and use a horizontal band saw to cut the end off then remove the bees and comb, take it to a welding shop weld it back together...
  3. Re: ice on the reduced entrance of a hive?

    Just before Christmas here in Tulsa ice covered a quarter inch of everything . . including the entrances to hives. . the bees aren't gonna fly until after it thaws anyway. . wouldn't worry at all.
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    Re: Ebay Extractor?

    I got the VIVO two frame version as a birthday gift at the beginning of January. . I was pretty impressed! The ONLY thing I can see is the basket assy cannot be removed easily for cleaning. In fact...
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    Re: Mann Lake on Amazon

    Um. . as an IT guy. . that doesn't sound right. . . I use multiple devices to buy from Amazon. My IP address would differ on every machine I use ESPECIALLY at work where our internet traffic routes...
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    Re: EU and UK short of bees.

    Well THERE is a fine how do ya do. . Europeans are planting Rapeseed and Sunflowers as biofuel. . high yields for biofuel per acre and sources for pollen and nectar for bees. The US plants CORN. ....
  7. Re: Given that you could design your own beehive, what would you do different?

    Ask the bees to come to some kind of **** consensus. . . they are worse than beekeepers.
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    Re: Bee Hive Color

    Meh. . the neighbors will always complain. . until they get that first jar of honey.
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    Re: Hello from Central Missouri please read.

    My wife last year was stung in the face by paper wasps mowing and my daughter jumped by a nest of yellowjackets on vacation in Wisconsin. The education for my entire family has far outweighed the one...
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    Re: Got it! Made some decent boxes! :)

    Nice work.
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    Re: Bee truck crash

    oooooh. . angry bees. . . not enough smoke it the world. . .
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    Re: Bees eating grapes?

    Well when I see bees flying in and out of garbage cans. . . I have no doubt they will hit a squished grape especially this time of year.
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    Re: bees grooming themselves

    I have to say. . seeing the foragers tattered wings . . I just don't get to see that. Thanks. It is hard to believe. . that swarm I caught in April. . . all of them are gone except one. .
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    Re: bees in tall tree

    Sound advice Tom. . sound advice.
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    Re: New Drones

    I saw the same dang thing today in NE Oklahoma. Pulled the feeders off a week ago. . very calm and no roar at all. Today. . saw a drone . . a bit alarming. I will wait.
  16. Re: what's your worst bee sting experience?

    In the NOSTRIL??? Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!
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    Re: Beekeeping Accident Report

    A well executed modification of the bricklayer story. .
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    Re: Help - first fall - I'm confused

    I hope they take you up Jeff. . . good of you to offer that.
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    Re: Help - first fall - I'm confused

    Hmm you haven't done ANY inspection since the spring?
  20. Re: A sting might have saved my life (true story)

    Hang on to that wife. . insists you go to the doctor. . then says you can have as many hives as you want.
  21. Re: Lady drops bottle of honey and wants me to replace it.

    Next time someone does that tell them they are more than welcome to pull some frames extract a bottle.
  22. Re: My neighbors have to think I am absolutly INSANE!!!

    Your neighbors labelled you nuts the minute those bees showed up. The swatting is just a bonus feature.
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    Re: Free Hive Contest

    You can go to Honey Hive Farms and sign up. **Not associated with Honey Hive Farms** just giving the info.
  24. Re: Going from 2 deeps and a med to just 2 deeps for winter

    [QUOTE=LeonardS;1005087]I had the same worry of overcrowding my first year. Now I just put the fume board on with honey be gone and shake the remaining bees in front of the hive. All seems to work...
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