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    Re: diy oxalic acid vaporizer

    I have 2 and will run them off a 12 volt motor cycle battery. Lets me do one side of a pallet at a time. I think that I can drive 4 off of one battery on apposing pallets. so I am looking to expand...
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    Re: Spin Float consideration

    New to this interesting thread. What does the heat exchanger do.? Also is there any feedback on the Maxant
    Continuous Wax Separator in comparison to the C&B and Cowan systems. I am looking to...
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    Re: Plastic or wax for a new hive?

    BTW there are dozens of threads on this topic. Do a search and you will spend 2015 reading them. But, just add some more wax to the plastic ones or feed like crazy when you dump in your packages....
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    $600 on CL



    Let me know how it works. I think that #25 lb will mix in that hobart 20 quart. 25# of sugar is 14 quarts + vinegar is 15 quarts so some spare room. BTW nice gift that is a...
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    Re: Paint Sprayer

    So you have to decide if the money for the sprayer and post cleaning time, thinner to make it spray, tarps, over spray etc vs a roller and an extra 10 minutes a box. I do 10 boxes a week time slowly...
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?290641-My-recipe-method-for-sugar-blocks&p=1189604#post1189604



    Thanks for the advice. I will try that next time slowing down. I used to be a...
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Bowling ball would be to big I will have to figure something smaller. Some lead balls or something.
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    I used my Harbor Freight cement mixer today to make my blocks. It worked OK. It made snow balls that you had to smush all the time....
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    Wondering if anyone tried using a cement mixer to mix. I will try it tomorrow. Since it is not real liquid wonder how the mix will go. It clumps up when I do it in a bucket.

    Cant afford a 30 or 40...
  10. Re: If gas prices stay low ($2/gal. aver.) what impact will it have for you as a BKP

    We need diesel to drop like gas. But, this is a shell game. People will think that gas prices being down means other things will go down. That is not true until Diesel goes down.
  11. Re: Anyone ever had an allergic reaction to a sting that they did not have before.

    Some stings swell more then others. Could be not being stung in awhile. Also could be a reaction to the pollens they are covered in. All sorts of things. If it keeps happening I would worry. Get an...
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    Re: Sideliner Profitability Study

    Check out the rest of the law.


    Agricultural employees who are immediate family members of their employer
    Those principally engaged on the range in the production of livestock
    Local...
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    Re: Something went through- Bear?

    Yes that is what a bear does.
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    Then they blog about it.
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    Re: 6 Dead Hives

    Sounds like mites to me. Anyone that is not treating for mites is spending way to much work to keep bee's.
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    Re: Bullet holes for Christmas

    Cork the holes or staple some political signs on them. Tape might get a hole eaten in them.
  16. Re: Bottling Tank using the Maxant No Drip Valve

    I have a 600-3 it is is the best. Don't try and save some money and make your own. Get the Maxant on you wont be sorry.

    http://www.maxantindustries.com/bottling.html




    This is a great idea...
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    Re: My recipe/method for sugar blocks

    I am thinking I need one of these for next years batches.

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    Hand mixing in a bucket it tough. Each 25# makes one and 1/2 trays. so to fil my dehydrator it takes 5 buckets mixed.
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    Re: Shastina Boxes

    I have bought close to 1k of boxes from them and they are the best out there.
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    Re: sugar patty problem

    You should use this method. http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?290641-My-recipe-method-for-sugar-blocks
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    Re: Can I put syrup in empty comb?

    Making sugar blocks wont work for you?

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?290641-My-recipe-method-for-sugar-blocks
  21. Re: Help me price this bid (pumpkin pollination)

    Pumpkin is pollen. You are going to have to feed after for sure. Pumpkins are hard on bee's.

    You cant charge for your travel time just for the time the bee's are there. Supporting them is your...
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    Re: 3/8" of 7/16" staples for frames

    Frames 1/4 by 2 inch and 1/4 by 1 inch and boxes 1/2 by 2 inch both get Tight bond III glue
  23. Re: are you wondering if they are still alive inside?

    Follow the link. Instructions are pretty step by step.

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/show...r-sugar-blocks

    Or search the forum mountain camp method.
  24. Re: are you wondering if they are still alive inside?

    If there is snow on top then I would not open them. but, you can pop the top and look in REAL quick once a month if you are worried. Scooping the dead bee's at the entrance is always good. If you see...
  25. Re: what temp can I slip a new sugar block to them.

    I would say closer to the cluster so below the inner cover. Now I don't use inner covers so I could be wrong.
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