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    If you're shooting small game within 150yds I'd...

    If you're shooting small game within 150yds I'd go with a .22 mag. The ammo is cheaper than a .17 HMR and ballistics are close. Out of all the long guns I own, my marlin stainless .22 mag gets used...
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    My three first hives spent last year, june til...

    My three first hives spent last year, june til october with medium size boxes with four 1 inch screen holes in them, placed on top of the inner cover. They never built a bit of comb in them and were...
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    Hi everyone, I just found out about a bee tree...

    Hi everyone,
    I just found out about a bee tree that a local gas company cut down last week while installing a pipeline. I went and looked at it, its in a 24 in oak log, with the bees entrance being...
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    Hi, I've located a swarm that has built a 1ft by...

    Hi, I've located a swarm that has built a 1ft by 2ft high mass of comb about 5 ft off the ground in the end of some tree limbs. they've been there long enough to have honey and brood. what would be...
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    Hi, I've located a swarm that has built a 1ft by...

    Hi, I've located a swarm that has built a 1ft by 2ft high mass of comb about 5 ft off the ground in the end of some tree limbs. they've been there long enough to have honey and brood. what would be...
  6. Thread: Maple Syrup

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    If you had a lot of those big leaf maples and...

    If you had a lot of those big leaf maples and were thinking of making syrup on a semi commercial scale, the thing to do is to get a sap hydrometer and test the sugar content in some sap samples. If...
  7. Thread: Maple Syrup

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    I live in western PA and tap a lot of red maples...

    I live in western PA and tap a lot of red maples a few silver and some sugars. I'd like to have enough sugar maples to pass on the soft maples like they can in vermont, but they all make good syrup...
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    Hi, I'm a beginner this year and waited too long...

    Hi,
    I'm a beginner this year and waited too long to order bees, got distracted by maple syrup season. I found packages available for pickup at thistledewfarm.com in proctor WV. If you can't find...
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