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    Re: Follow board question

    When I build my top bar hives the ends and the follower board are exactly the same size and shape. However, the wood sides are almost never perfectly straight so there is some gapping. With time, the...
  2. Re: Crush & strain-nylon cheesecloth, plastic mesh filter, stainless steel mesh filte

    Shinbone, This is my third year as well and I have only used the crush and strain method. I used the paint filter the first year and bought nice filters after that. The ones I used are the plastic...
  3. Thread: Best hives

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    Re: Best hives

    I have 6 TBHs and the design I used can be found at http://mistressbeek.com/2009/05/03/diagram-and-plans-for-a-top-bar-hive/. Simple to make and have had good luck with them. I am clearing out the...
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    Re: My most favorite top bar hive FEEDER

    Hoosier, you are welcome. I used a similar method last year for my Langs and it worked great. I believe I will try it for the the couple of extra TB hives I am expanding to this year.
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    Re: My most favorite top bar hive FEEDER

    There is a great video on hiving a package in cold weather at the following link: http://alaskabeeproducts.net/hiving-a-package-of-bees.html.
    It is not for a TBH but it might give you some ideas...
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