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  1. Re: I have a cut out, can I Hogan trap out first?

    +'1 on what Mr. Beeman said
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    Re: Queenless Package Install thoughts?

    I would call the vender and say something.
    David
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    Re: mini nuc to reg. nuc transfer?

    Ops I add a 0 sorry about that. I still would feed them as much as they would take.
    David
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    Re: mini nuc to reg. nuc transfer?

    I find your plan to be very CHALLANGING. If you plan on ending with 10 frame deeps that is 2400 frame by fall. You need bees and comb to do it. What I would do is buy three queens this spring. And...
  5. Challage with voice dictation using suri

    Berry
    Have you add something to the Java script. My voice dictation on Suri isn't working on the forum anymore. Something I miss due to my poor spelling problem.
    My-smokepole
    David veith
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    Re: Robber Screen Plans

    That way you can close it off or open as needed. You could even do it to the one you made all ready just recut the opening to angles
    David
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    Re: Robber Screen Plans

    Dynemd can I suggest that your plugs are cut at a angles so that you can use a screw to mount it and twist it open or close. Like a double bottom screen with a entrance.
    David
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    Re: How do I limit my hives?

    I find it better to have a move hive total. Winters here keep my totals down. And I end up rebuilding during the summer. With the hope of not buying bees. Maybe queens but that is all.
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    Re: Black plasticell and Wax foundation

    Best to let them pull the plastic as a box. With no choose. Set the plastic aside for now if you have no comb. Once they pull that box and you still have a flow I would put it on then. Once it is...
  10. Re: How long before inserting your queen cell do you make up your mating nuc?

    Make up nuc move to next yard. Then add cell.
    David
  11. Re: A couple of weak splits and here comes winter again. Will this work?

    I put a small Nuc into a observation hive and moved it inside. Because they where weak.
    David
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    Re: Entrance sizes?

    The only time I inlarge my entrances is in the heat of the summer. Like straight 85deg days and up.
  13. Re: Pay your state bee fees! I was a fugitive from justice

    Ohio is $5.00 per yard. With our inspector. You Can get 35 years of wisdom. Now if he would give me a head up that he is stopping by.
    David
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    Re: Is this paint good?

    As a painting contractor I hate paints that have primer built into them. I feel that the more you ask of a product the poor it does all of the jobs. But does a so so job on all of them. There Gripper...
  15. Thread: Table Saw

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    Re: Table Saw

    The first ? To ask is how much space do you want to tie up.? Are. You interested in dust control or not. Do you cut full size plywood sheets or not with it. No dust control and full sheets of plywood...
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    Re: What air compressor do you have?

    I saw where Roland? Is had a lot of good reveiws. Haven look at one yet. Hope to soon as I remember when I am in the tool supply house.
    David
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    Re: Marking the Queen

    + 1 on shinbone simple and almost as fast as doing it by hand. Try the push up one and didn't like it at all
    David
  18. Re: what size swarm trap have you had success with

    Spare Boxes that are set in the yards. Waiting to go on hives.
    David
  19. Re: Filtering Extracted Honey: Does It Require Special Filters?

    A big sink strainer works good for your first strainer. Can't have enough buckets.
    David
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    Re: Cutting out queen cells?

    In stead of cutting I would suggest making some nuc. With the cells. That way when you need a queen. You can boost a hive for honey from the Nuc. You will have a replacement hive when that one dies....
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    Re: Hive caddy

    I bet you will run out of room in that box.😄
    David
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    Re: best selling container?

    I will throw a monkey wench in to it all. At the house it is almost qt's. My health food stores it is pints. At the one show that I do every thing from 8oz,12oz 1 lb, Bears, pints and quarts. The...
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    Re: 3D printed beekeeping tools

    If you do a push in cage. I would leave holes for steel brads and do them as a add. Do the border and the wire in the plastic. Just my thoughts.
  24. Re: Best way to re-wax molded plastic foundation

    Wooster paint company makes a nice 4" roller and a crockpot works for me. Or a small deep oil fryer.
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    Re: Uncapping knife suggestions

    Some people can run a hot knife and some can't. Thermostat one is the only way to go. If you are a new bee with just a couple of hives. I would find a good course bread knife. A goodwill, garage sell...
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