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    Re: Frame feeders

    Ben, I use this type for local watering. Just a heads-up. Get a piece of 3/4 in polyester twist-braid rope from the farm store, cut to length of your trough, flame bind the ends and insert, you...
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    Re: Engineers and Bees

    Also Ran ! ---> Electrical Engineer, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. 35 years Semiconductor Engineering.
    Total introvert. Too old to care. 8-)
    Love the Forum thinking!
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    Re: Am I on the right track?

    Excellent, Michael...
    The correct kind of HELP.
    Wish I had found a nuc supplier with wintered medium nucs. Even 2 storied.
    Thanks.
  4. Thread: Quilt box

    by Harvester
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    Re: Quilt box

    Iagree



    I agree, 2 inches is enough. also allows for 1+ inch of screened holes for ventilation.
  5. Thread: Insulation

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    Re: Insulation

    Original Poster
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    Re: frames keep splitting

    I use a small pair of needle-nosed pliers to hold the nail when doing difficult attachments. Tack hammer & pliers keeps fingers out of glue too.
    Have a great day!
  7. Pre-winter query. What to have in inventory.

    'Been rather quiet but frequent reader for a year. 'now have a (some) question. I have TWO "healthy hives" started from 2 nucs and new wooden-ware last May. Got "Lots of bees", a few SHB from the...
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    Re: Help me decide the fate of my Queenie

    Question--- Weedeater is gasoline or electric?? Electrics don't smell-- much!! Try changing to "Tru-Fuel" if gasoline..
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    Re: Pale bees, disorientation, slow death

    Sorry!!
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    Re: Pale bees, disorientation, slow death

    Hi, folks
    I was searching for a ~~link to a health condition when I ran into this thread. I'll try to attach a photo to this reply.
    Just one bee helped out of the hive by others. No color...
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    Re: Carpenter ants under top cover

    "carry to nest and eat" My fix for these ants is "Twenty Mule Team Borax" About $3 @ Walmart. Don't think it appeals to Bees.
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    Sticky: Re: Beekeeping Glossary

    Thanks, Michael Located a video earlier today also, that clarified it some what, gave some sounds to piping. I was about to consult your glossary in "The Book" to try, if no one responded. ...
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    Sticky: Re: Beekeeping Glossary

    Hi, Barry

    Looked at Glossary for queen piping, can you steer me to a clear definition/ explanation?
    Thanks!!
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    Re: Boxes won't fit.....help please...

    DUCT TAPE!!!! Too the rescue!
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    Re: Hello from Red Neck Country!!

    Hi, Graham Thanks
    Ours too! We have red and White cabbage, broccoli, spinach, onions and garlic etc. Even the strawberries showing life..
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    Hello from Red Neck Country!!

    Hi All, Just joined Forum a bit ago. Dianne and I just placed our order for initial 2013 equipment and bees today.
    We're members of ELK Valley Beekeepers as Newbies. Located in Middle...
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