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    Re: Decappers?? Thinking Ahead

    This what I bought this year. Takes a little time to understand the best method. Let the frame do the work with it's weight, not forcing it. Can uncap (1) frame in 15 seconds. So now with that speed...
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    Re: Collecting cool apiary photos - care to add?

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  3. Thread: labels

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    labels

    honey labels for mason jars do I use "quart" or "3 lbs"
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    Re: Bottom board plywood

    I am still loading by hand and used 1/4 plywood with split/ripped 1"x4" for rails, painted it weight at 3lbs.

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    Re: Who makes the best vented bee jacket

    1983 worked for Horce Bell (25,000 hives) and I would wear (2) full suits, they would eat you up. In 1985 (50 hives) I only wore a vail. In 2015 I won't open a hive without a suit / Ultra Breeze on...
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    Re: Marking a hive

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001CDTVKY?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00
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    Re: Marking a hive

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    Re: Brazilian Pepper

    This Pictured Ocoee, Fl. couple mile from Winter Garden.

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    Brazilian Pepper

    New Growth, getting close. It bloomed 1st week of Sept in 2014, might be a little later this year. Pictured in Winter Garden Fl.

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    Re: Brushy Mountain Bee Farm Double Nuc

    http://www.brushymountainbeefarm.com/Resource-Hive/productinfo/432/
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    Re: Having a Mentor

    Jim Bradshaw, my beekeeper mentor taught me all he knew over 45 years ago when I was age 8.

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    Re: Budget Super Pricing

    from 7/2012 = $5.75 each

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    Re: Budget Super Pricing

    from 3/2012 = $8.95 each

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    Re: Marking the Queen

    Making is a way of tracking her age too.

    Years ending in 0 or 5: Blue, 1 or 6: White, 2 or 7: Yellow, 3 or 8: Red, 4 or 9: Green.
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    Re: 2015 orange bloom Florida.

    Orange Blossom Sunday, March 15th inspection in Winter Garden Fl.

    Bloom is still thick in the trees, but maybe not as much nectar(?)

    I would say a (2) shallow super average this year. Some of...
  16. Thread: Super lift

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    Re: Super lift

    http://www.bbhoneyfarms.com/store/c-41-honey-extracting--removal/c-41b-honey-extracting-miscellaneous-equipment/p-151-super-elevator
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    Re: Easier way to feed...suggestions?

    This looks like a great idea for smaller bee operations.

    http://www.honeybeezen.com/build-sugar-syrup-pump-feeding-bees/
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    Re: Is Carmack bee supply closed?

    This was in a earlier post here. I called the Phone #, a man answered and said that Josh did not have this number anymore. I did not try the email. I too place a order last week, paid with PayPal,...
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    Re: Ideas for hive numbering.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001CDTVKY/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    Re: Russell queen order???

    Communcation is important. How about if the Queen Breeder is unable to fill a order in a timely manner, can they state this on their website. "Sold Out", "Not Taking New Orders", "New Orders Not...
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    Re: Russell's Apiaries

    I place an order and had problems, so much so i did not think i would get my order. But communication is as important as the product. I would give Russell's a C - regarding it. With unemplyment %...
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    Re: Plywood type for BB & mt

    yeah me too?
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    jars, caps and hole cutting

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    any help with finding plastic jars, caps and least expensive way to cut the hole in a top?

    thanks
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    Entrance Feeder

    Do these work?
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