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    Re: Pail Feeder Question

    I believe the issue with two piece lids is that if you set the jar with the lid installed in the normal orientation over/on screen wire, the bees may not be able to access the syrup. The two piece...
  2. New "Bookmark Manager" in Chrome

    I discovered this morning, to my dismay:eek:, that my Chrome browser had a new version of the bookmarks manager that was completely worthless from my point of view. Google installed this without...
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    Re: New split not foraging

    Yeah .... Acebird certainly is the Splitmaster.:rolleyes: Read all about that here ...

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?291085-Split-like-crazy
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    Re: Warning to the wise

    >> "You can't blame the bees"


    But you can blame Acebird ...




    :gh:
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    Re: Warning to the wise

    :scratch: :s

    What goes through my mind is 'lack of food' causes starvation.



    Bees need carbohydrates as everyday fuel. For bees, carbohydrates means sugar or honey. If they don't have...
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    Re: Can i pick a mite off a bee?

    Here is that earlier post Beepro made regarding culling mites with a razor: :)




    (click the blue arrow in the quote box to read the rest of that thread)
  7. Re: Electric Fence Ground Rods? 3 Needed?

    There won't be a spark if the voltage is only 12 volts. Even a cheap charger should be putting out several thousands of volts onto the hot wire. The maximum size of the gap that a spark can jump...
  8. Re: Electric Fence Ground Rods? 3 Needed?

    I'm really cheap. :D Too cheap to buy a fence tester. :p


    I scrounged an old ignition spark plug wire and spark plug. I bent some stiff wire into a hook shape and wired the other end to the...
  9. Re: Electric Fence Ground Rods? 3 Needed?

    A key issue in making an electric fence work properly is to have a properly grounded connection point for the (ground) terminal of the charger. Whether 3 ground rods is required depends on your...
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    Re: What are my chances?

    I didn't see any mention of lemongrass oil (or other attractant) in your post. If you have not used an attractant yet, lemongrass oil is a modest investment and worthwhile if you want to catch a...
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    Re: Hot Knife vs Plane

    Here is one earlier thread:
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?272043-Electric-uncapping-knives


    Related threads:...
  12. Re: New Beekeepers from the mountains of NC

    Welcome to Beesource from the other side of the hill. :)
  13. Re: Anyone using top entrance have moisture problem?

    And??? :scratch: :s

    How about some numbers supporting your contention, Ace?

    :kn:


    ... course, the math might present some difficulty for Ace ...
    Acebird sez: "I am not going to teach you...
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    Re: Hive Movers / Booms

    Some boom photos by Ishi are here:
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/40430848@N08/

    That Flickr link came from this thread:...
  15. Re: Will spray for white grubs kill bees?

    Ask the town for the specific brand name of the product applied to control those 'white grubs', or even a copy of the MSDS sheet or product label. Then that info can be used to research the...
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    Re: Want to order more bees

    Packages are still available. For instance, see this ad in the For Sale forum:

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?304722-2015-Package-Bees-for-Sale
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    Re: diy extractor question

    Well, I'm not convinced the wood needs to be coated with Camcote. After all, the honey is {likely} in wood frames, and while there is a layer of wax, once you uncap the cells and spin them in the...
  18. Re: Anyone using top entrance have moisture problem?

    Well, you have got that wrong:no:, Ace. :eek: Again!
    Its not the mass - its the material that is the variable.

    Consider two common materials, water and concrete, each used as a heat storage...
  19. Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    Consider this, beeware10: Acebird is the creative innovative genius behind the Aqueous Hurricane Hive Holddown®™.

    What brilliant idea will he come up with next? :lpf:

    :gh:
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    Re: Hive Movers / Booms

    You may be interested in this thread with photos:

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?294083-My-bee-hive-trailer-is-completed
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    Re: can't find swarm dates thread

    In the Bee Forum:
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?210361-Please-Post-your-Swarm-Dates
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    Re: diy extractor question

    The 'Brute' container is already listed by the NSF as food safe. Certification link here:...
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    Re: "Bees don't read ..."

    Just get one subscription, cut out all the pages, and give one page to each hive. Then they can each pass 'their' page around to the next hive after reading it.

    Crowd source the recordkeeping...
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    Re: Been registered for awhile

    >> Can anyone help me correct it?

    Updating 'location' is not a user accessible function. Send a PM with your update request to Administrator Barry by clicking the underlined link and then choose...
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    Re: My Ant Proof Hive Stand Actually Works!

    See ... you should have had an Aqueous Hurricane Hive Holddown®™ in place for those 80 mph winds! :lpf:




    ... as seen on Beesource TV ... :p
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