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  1. Re: conversion of 2 gm of Oxalic acid to teaspoon measure

    Enj,
    Thanks! that is what I was needing.
  2. conversion of 2 gm of Oxalic acid to teaspoon measure

    Does anyone have a conversion rate for OA to teaspoon measure from gram.
    My acid is very dry now but I know that will change with time and it will gain weight.
    I would love to have 1/8 teaspoon or...
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    Re: OAV from the top of the hive.

    Johnmcda,
    That is what I have heard but I would love to get some pointers as I want to build a couple of units to set on hive & fire them off.
    Any pointers?
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    OAV from the top of the hive.

    I am looking for any keepers with experience of OAV from the top of the hive instead of inserting on the bottom board.
    I am looking for advice and your evaluation of effectiveness.
    Thanks
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    Re: Plastic covers?

    will trap water vapor in the hive. Bad idea.
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    Re: How to clean an extractor

    Check out the "Contractor" Grade of clean up garbage bags. They are very Very tough and can be reused. It is just too easy to tear a bag while you are moving it with regular bags.
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    Sticky: Re: Les Crowder needs a little help

    Having lived outside the USA 32 years and
    Being old myself, I believe that there is one about "there's no fool like an "old" fool" too.
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    Re: Insulation under hive cover

    some insulation between the metal of the cover and the wood of the cover does help reduce heat transfer from the sun.
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    Re: Best wax foundation

    Kelly's has all their frames and foundation coded to each other by the fit.
    Mann Lake codes their to selling it. The "fit" is your problem.
    I will never buy foundation from them again.
    Free...
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    Re: requeening with queen cells

    strongly suggest John Conner's books on breeding and increase from the "Essential" series.
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    Re: ebook free download

    Lawrence John Connor still sells his paper editions of his books. Has he released these in ebooks?
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    Re: Linux has Changed...

    Thanks for the info guys. I am going to make the shift on my laps to start. I just put new drive in them and the op syss are gone.
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    Re: Bee Breeding Genetic Tree

    That might work if you are doing AI but if open mating it will get very complicated very quickly.
  14. Re: Solar approach to water removal uncapped cells

    Paint the boxes Black.
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    Re: Do landing boards really help?

    I have never seen a tree with one.
  16. Thread: carpenter ants

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    Re: carpenter ants

    Amdro Ant Bait
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    Re: Standard Sized Hive Made with Plexiglass

    they want dark.
  18. Thread: oxalic acid

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    Re: oxalic acid

    Please explain why not if you are not going to harvest the honey.
  19. Thread: Ant Problem

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    Re: Ant Problem

    Always bait ants. Much easier to do the job by taking out the queen.
  20. Thread: Carpenter ants

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    Re: Carpenter ants

    Amdro Ant bait at L or HD.
    Carpenter ant will forage from hives over a football field distance away.
    wipe out the nest.
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    Re: Small scale queen rearing

    Increase essentials by John Connor is a great read for large, new or small time.
    Great read.
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    Re: help turning this into a uncapping tank

    wash it out real good.
    Look on the sites at pictures of the ones for sale.
    That will help.
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    Re: What do the German bees look like

    Smaller, black is most common or look for the beer mug.
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    Re: Melting wax in crockpot?

    crock pots have low high settings. Crock pots are designed to "boil" water.
    Boiled water under wax can expand like a microwave boil.

    most fryers have complete range of settings.
    I use a fryer...
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    Re: Is this worker brood or drone brood?

    Normal wing are folded together over the back one on top of the other.
    K-wing the wings stick out from the body like the letter "k".
    K-wing indicates a virus. there is no cure for infected bees....
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