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    Re: Honeymoon Apiary- Advice

    Dear All,

    I want to thank everyone who has posted here and elsewhere on BeeSource for their condolences and for their patience. As you have learned, my brother passed away last week. I also...
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    Re: Ultrabreeze Suit Question

    Official washing instructions:
    Cold gentle lay flat to dry. Hand wash hood.

    Unofficial:
    Cold washing will remove body oder, warm and hot will remove propolis. Do not machine wash the hoods. Do...
  3. Re: Suitable pump for making honey straws/sticks

    What you want is a gear pump. They will work with high viscosity or low viscosity fluids.
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    Re: Ultra Breeze

    I did try my hand at glove making. I had some unsewn leather gloves shipped to me and sewed them. Lets just say the results left something to be desired. I did break down and order 180 pairs so...
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    Re: Pierce uncapping knife

    Use it! It will beat a bread knife by a mile. If you want to control how hot it gets, get a plastic electrical box and put a light dimmer and a wall outlet in it. You will be able to control the...
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    Re: Ultra Breeze

    In all fairness to Golden Bee I have taken a while to get a jacket or suit out at times.

    On a side note Bee Culture magazine has the Ultra-Breeze in the new product listings! That is some...
  7. Thread: Morels

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    Re: Morels

    I didn't know they grew in Oklahoma but then again I am a transplant from New Orleans. My son and I have gown buttons and portabellas and they are easy to grow. We are going to try shataki next.
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    Re: Ultra Breeze

    I can do a jacket only. You will need to supply your own hood and zipper for the jacket. Are you wanting a veil like the clear view from Brushy Mountain Bee Farm?

    For those who are waiting for...
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    Re: china foundation mills

    Actually the price is quite reasonable and the freight is not bad for being cast iron.
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    Re: Bee-z-smoker

    I always use a bernzomatic torch when every I use the compressed cotton fuel. That is one fuel that you really can't start with a match. Dry tender I can always start with a match.

    I wonder how...
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    Re: Grumbling, darn kids

    Hate to say it but I see the humor in it. Just think of the stories that postal carrier has. View it as if you were seeing it in a comedy movie.
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    Re: Gum Rosin supplier

    They used to sell by the bag when this was posted. I guess they were getting too many calls for a bag.
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    Re: Ron Kind/ Health Insurance Reform

    Hambone,

    I do offer a special jacket with the ordor of bacon for $10 more or a 100% bacon jacket for $400. :ot:
    Well I have to get back to my day job so I can go home and sew.
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    Re: skunk under house question

    From what I know about orders amonia might neturlize the oder.

    I have two big rats living in my house right now. They are smart enough to avoid traps of all sorts. I am have to wait until they go...
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    Re: shipping cost

    It is tricky to get a shopping cart to calculate freight. I have heard that Blue Sky's cart does a good job. I emailed them once asking what they use for their cart but didn't hear back from them....
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    Re: shipping cost

    I remember the early days of the internet where on-line vendors offered free shipping. They used it as an enticement to get customers. Those days are long gone though.
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    Re: shipping cost

    You can be way off route for one company and off route just a little for another. Remember shippers have more than one customer. Speedee may have a customer that requires regular service and their...
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    Re: shipping cost

    Shipping cost depends a lot upon whether your location is on an established route or is out of route. I have had UPS shipping charges very reasonable to some locations in a state and others very...
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    Re: Stung through a bee-suit

    Khaki pants are what I wear also. They are loose fitting and keeps the stinger away from your skin. I have had the same problem with them going up the leg a few times. I will get a few stings on the...
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    Re: The Wisdom of Bees

    I haven't read it yet. My brother-in-law is an editor at Yale University Press and this is his fourth book. It is a buisness book and uses examples of real bee behavior. Apparently he has been...
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    The Wisdom of Bees

    A book dedicated to me! I gave my brother-in-law and nephew a hive for Christmas serveral years ago.
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    Re: Ultra Breeze

    Michael, I tried that, but it was still too stiff and scratchy. It would definitely rub some skin off of your arm if you wore it all day.
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    Re: Ultra Breeze

    Use a needle and thread to patch.

    It is the same large hole netting used on the inside of the suit. I was thinking of making moving or robbing bags with it. It is not heavy enought to used as a...
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    Re: Ultra Breeze

    Try band aids. :D I noticed the fabric mill was making the netting a bit stiffer with each order. The last order was so bad I didn't feel good about using it. I did order a custom run of the inner...
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    Re: Ultra Breeze

    Joe, they are not easy to take down a size and if memory serves me didn't I make a custom for you? Call the number on the label this weekend and we can discuss what can be done.
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