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    Re: Smoke when taking honey?

    You can make a fume board quick and a pump bottle of Bee Quick is cheap. Go for it this year. It makes pulling supers much more fun. After while the bees leave you alone also.
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    Re: Smoke when taking honey?

    PC
    Lets be practical here. When I had just a couple of hives, a bee escape worked great. I did not use smoke and in a day or 2 most of the girls were gone. Now with 30 hives, an average of 3...
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    Re: Hello from North Idaho!

    Welcome, great source of information.
    Bees, chickens, and goats sounds like here. Love all of them.
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    Re: Syrup Mixing Calculator

    Vance is right on. 25 lb sugar and 24lb water (3 gal). I add 1 qt Apple cider vinegar for the other pound. People, this is SIMPLE MATH. Don't make it harder than it is. Just adjust the ratio as...
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    Re: How to Clean Wax off Wife's Pot?

    MEK will dissolve the wax. Do it outside
  6. Thread: epepen

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    Re: epepen

    Benadryl is a H1 antihistamine and Famotidine (Pepcid) is an H2 antihistamine. Taken together for bee stings will work better than either alone. Use the liquid Benadryl as it is adsorbed almost...
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    Re: epepen

    jjohnsind:
    Your Dr can write you a prescription for any legal pharmaceutical(s) as long as he/she has a patient-provider relationship. Usually where people go foul is how they handle it after that....
  8. Thread: epepen

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    Re: epepen

    Jjohnsind: It is illegal under Federal law for your friend to give/transfer his prescription to you and most if all states have statutes covering the same. The more strict Federal law trumps most...
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    Re: 16 oz glass jars

    Specialitybottle.com
  10. Re: Best smoker fuel I have ever found, what do you use?

    Horse apples and pine shavings or horse bedding. Start with shredded paper and it lasts longer than I do.
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    Re: Western Bee Supply Nuc Box

    Yes, I have a dozen. They are great for nucs, small swarms, or struggling hives. Great people at WB.
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    Re: Hello, from Columbus Montana

    Welcome from down the road in Belgrade. This site is addictive and the people are just amazing with their depth of knowledge.
  13. Re: how to tell if store sugar is from cane or beet

    Sucrose from Beet is the same as Sucrose from Cane. Sucrose is Sucrose

    TenBears
    Sucrose is a 2 part sugar with one half being glucose (dextrose) and the other half
    is fructose. One being a 6...
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    Re: heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelp pls :s

    What would you be using it for? May help in narrowing the search.
  15. Re: Any experience with Western Bee Supply in Poulson, MT?

    Can't say enough good things about them. Service is top notch. I get all my equipment and supplies from them.
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    Re: VINTAGE HONEY EXTRACTOR

    Sent you a PM. I am interested and just down the road
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    Re: My first Brushy Mountain Catalog

    When she is the Mrs then the angle will reverse on you.
  18. Re: Substituting Vinegar for Water in Sugar Bricks More Likely To Cause Robbing?

    I use ACV in syrup and bricks. No problems with robbing, fermentation, or mold spring or fall.
  19. Thread: Rack Units

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    Re: Rack Units

    Only a geek beek with 2U rack units would appreciate this. I am going to bring a frame in from the shop and see if this is true
  20. Re: Bees clustered on front of hive by entrance

    Mine are doing it at sunset and are still there at sunrise. I have gotten use to it as pretty normal during our short summers
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    Re: Hello from Ireland!

    Where has this been launched?
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    Re: To bee or not to bee

    Go for it. We have an active club in the valley. Gallatin Valley Beekeepers. PM me or call me at five 8 zero - 4 seven 6 one. Where are you located in Bzm?
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    Re: Opening the hive in 25 degree weather???

    I open mine up all the time between 25-40F but not for very long. Be prepared with everything you are going to need/add right next to you. 30 seconds may save a $100 package of bees. This year 25F...
  24. Re: Russians are flying today, Italians aren't, that can't be good

    Do not count them out yet. My italians make no noise at all but just pop a top and they are all over you. Mine have survived -38F this year and are itching for spring.
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    Re: Unassemble Box Pricing

    Western Bee has an ad on the inside cover of ABJ this month.
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