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    Re: Brood in honey supers?

    I have two hives side by side; the configuration is bottom super is a medium(#1) 2&3 are deeps, 4&5 are mediums. The queen was laying top to bottom in both hives. I want to move both hives. Apart...
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    I need to find a gearwheel to adapt to the .13hp unit & make a mounting plate.

    any links to a site for gear parts. I believe it to be a 1/2" shaft.
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    Radar, you are right about the model I bought. The motor that came w/the extractor did not "go bad" It was just too small for the extractor. 2 hours to extract SOME of the honey. I am waiting for a...
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    Re: too much Honey Harvester?

    I did use less yesterday & same results on different boxes. I have had great success in the past w/fumeboards. Is there a shelf life to your products?
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    Re: varroa lifespan

    Can someone(s) post a link to threads, or explain about alcohol wash, I have never heard of it. Is sugar roll the same as sugar dusting? If not what is sugar roll? Thanks.
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    too much Honey Harvester?

    I used Honey Harvester today on a few hives, It worked well on 1 super. all the others the bees seemed to be stunned & dazed. I gave every sq inch of the solar fume board a spritz. not saturated but...
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    I bought a Grainger unit for 113.80+. (Stu from Grainger said it would work)My best friend is away, when he gets back I will have him wire it. He says he did a lot of it @ the factory he worked at. I...
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    Re: safe procedure for shaking out 2 hives

    'thousands of laying workers'???
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t1.0-9/s526x296/10360696_10204081750185982_8013491087803836476_n.jpg
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    Thank you!! will do Monday first thing. I had planned on calling Dadant. It's good to get the right guy& # early.

    Which extractor do you have? & what can you tell me about wiring it?
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    Re: safe procedure for shaking out 2 hives

    Thanks Dave.
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    safe procedure for shaking out 2 hives

    I have 2 hives that are queenless. I see 10 -20 open larvae in each of last three inspections. I have come to think that shaking out these two is better than any thing I can think of. I put a frame...
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    The motor that came with it was not factory original, but a VERY small & modified unit. the controller on it will not work w/my new Dayton (from Dadant).

    Roland, when you say "ours" do you mean...
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    links to sites w/costs appreciated.
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    Re: speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    It is a dc

    I bought it from Dadant. They said that it was the same motor that has always been used for the 33 frame extractor.
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    speed controller for a 1/2 hp Dayton ???

    Anyone know what controller will work w/ the original Dayton 1/2hp DC motor for a Dadant 33 frame extractor?
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    Encap Honeybee pollinator flower mix

    Anyone know if this product is legit? AST Advanced Soil Technology SWT Seed Watering Technology
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    Re: Motor size for a Dadant 33 frame?

    I think the machine is fairly new. It seems to run pretty fast. I wouldn't know how to "clock" the rpm's. I am certain that the original motor was replaced. The honey is a bit crystalized. Not happy...
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    Re: Essentail oils

    Thanks Michael. that was it.
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    Re: How big a problem are mice in the winter?

    I chased (tried to kill) 3 mice out of a deadout yesterday. All 3 went into live hive next to it..DOH! :-( GOING W/TOP ENTRANCES THIS SEASON.
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    Re: Essentail oils

    Michael, I have read posts by you concerning e.o's I don't see them on your page. would you post the best link to your position on E.O's thx.
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    Motor size for a Dadant 33 frame?

    What size motor comes w/Dadant 33 frame extractor?

    I bought a used extractor & it literally takes hours to spin off frames. What is a typical time to spin of your frames?

    Anyone know a good...
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    Re: Frame feeders

    I have a lot of them (Mann Lake division board feeders). 80+. I like them fine w/a piece of lathe floater to minimize drowning. I am thinking I may drill a couple of 1" holes in a piece of luaun &...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIYz65Vquxg

    This is how I recovered from 46 deadouts(60% loss). I do not treat for anything. so far hives appear to be doing ok. I hope to be moving all my yards...
  25. Michael Palmer sustainable apiary Youtube/queen rearing

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nznzpiWEI8A The Sustainable Apiary by Mike Palmer

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7tinVIuBJ8 Queen Rearing in the Sustainable Apiary
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