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  1. Thread: Adding Supers

    by LanduytG
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    Adding Supers

    Just had to add another super to each of my 2 hives. I have read where people have trouble with the bee's moving up. What I did was put the empty super under the full one. Anyone see any issues with...
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    Re: Qeenless Hive ?

    I'm sure leaning that direction. Mostly because this summer I just don't have the time to watch things as I should.

    Greg
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    Qeenless Hive ?

    I have a hive that has been queen-less for 3 or 4 weeks. When I discovered it had some queen cells so I decided to let them make their own queen. Well they are still queen-less and last week I put a...
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    I feel flow hive is flawed in many ways. The thing I don't like is all the money that was raised for this project and the price is still way more than it should be. The only ones really and truly...
  5. Thread: SHB Trap?

    by LanduytG
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    Re: SHB Trap?

    Just read up on DE, very interesting stuff. I see Home Depot has a 4# bag for $9. Wonder what happens when it gets wet? The trays do get water in them from rain although its not a lot. How thick a...
  6. Thread: SHB Trap?

    by LanduytG
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    Re: SHB Trap?

    Whats DE?

    Greg
  7. Thread: SHB Trap?

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    Re: SHB Trap?

    Thanks everyone, I will go to Tractor Supply and see what the have.

    Greg
  8. Thread: SHB Trap?

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    SHB Trap?

    I have 4 of the Kelley plastic beetle trays. I want to get the mineral oil in them and wondering how much do you put in? I bought a pint at Walgreen and felt it was only enough for 2 traps. It...
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    Sticky: Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2015

    3-17-15
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    Central IN
    Maples
    Willow
  10. Thread: What To Do

    by LanduytG
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    Re: What To Do

    Thanks all for the replies. Well its going to be cold now for the next week or so, down to 40 now. I talked with a local about the pollen and he said willow and st johns wort. Will rearrange things...
  11. Thread: What To Do

    by LanduytG
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    What To Do

    OK, I am very happy, I got my 2 hives going in mid June last year. In the fall I feed to the point they had way more stores than needed. Well its been warm the past few days so I decided to put in...
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    Filtering Honey

    I was told the finer the filter when filtering your honey the less it will crystallize. I guess it could make a difference but then again I don't think it matters.

    Greg
  13. Thread: Hive Scale

    by LanduytG
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    Hive Scale

    Who in their right mind would spend this kind of money for $30 worth of material. :scratch:...
  14. Re: Creating a monitoring station from hivetool app

    I should have my scale completed tomorrow. I'm just waiting on some metal to finish it. I now I'm installing all the software onto the PI. Its all gone well til now. Doing the "sudo mkdir...
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    Re: OVA Treatment now!

    Well thats done. I forgot to put a rag over the entrance of the first hive. Didn't take long to see we had life in that one.

    Greg
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    OVA Treatment now!

    I have screen bottom broads, however I slide the board in all but and inch or two so the hive would have ventilation. I have pulled the boards a few time to see what was on them. After it got below...
  17. Re: Creating a monitoring station from hivetool app

    Paul
    Thanks for the link. This is the best I've seen that actually made sense. I will be giving it a try later today.

    Greg
  18. Re: Creating a monitoring station from hivetool app

    Well I got my aluminum channel today, so I started in right away on my scale. I have half of it complete using the load cells I already had. I cut 2 14" long pieces and a 1/2" in from each end I...
  19. Re: Creating a monitoring station from hivetool app

    I just ordered some aluminum c channel from McMaster Carr. I have and idea on how to mount the ones I have. They will rest in a notch on the open side of the channel. This will give the cell plenty...
  20. Re: Creating a monitoring station from hivetool.org

    I have 10 of these http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-pcs-x-50Kg-Body-Load-Cell-Weighing-Sensor-Resistance-strain-Half-bridge-Total-/221463943308?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item339047988c that I bought last...
  21. Re: Creating a monitoring station from hivetool.org

    Villagefool

    Where did you get the load cells?

    Greg
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    Re: Hive insulation wrap

    Didn't do anything to the front, still white.

    Greg
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    Re: Hive insulation wrap

    Being a first year Beek I like others want my bee's to survive the winter. I have give thought to this a lot and it was not till this past week that I finally decided what approach to take. We heard...
  24. Thread: wax mold?

    by LanduytG
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    Re: wax mold?

    This is very interesting so I looked on youtube at the many ways foundations is made. All I can say for this method is you can use your own wax and save some money. But it seems the process takes at...
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    Re: Foundation-less frames: my experience

    This past weekend Jim Tew gave a talk at the annual fall meeting of the Indiana Bee Keepers Association and he says the natural amount of drones in a colony is 17% to 25%. I see where commercial guys...
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