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  1. How old were you when you stepped up to Commercial

    I am 44 years old right now. 2 neck surgery's and fused vertebrae with plates although doc says no problem doing any lifting. Anyway as my numbers increase and I take another step forward into the...
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    Re: Rim on Migratory Covers

    Thanks to every one........I made shims today and put them on some covers I made splits with. I made them 5/16" and they worked great for the ultra patties fit nicely under them.
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    Rim on Migratory Covers

    As I ramp up my operation I am trying to figure out what to do as far as feeding goes. I bought some migratory tops from an old commercial beekeeper and found that they had about a 3/8" rim shimmed...
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    Re: Rank Amateur Seeks Info

    send me your idea. If I use it I will send you a 5 cent royalty on every bottle I sell.
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    Re: Selling Honey stixs or straws

    You can make your own for less than 3 cents each so even at 15 cents each wholesale that is a good price. but to have your own honey in your own sticks is the best part of the whole deal. Having...
  6. Re: I need tips for selling honey at farmers market

    We make our own honey sticks and to sample we just cut one in half to give our customers. one to husband and one to the wife. Once they taste it they will buy it. and having our own honey in our...
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    Re: Need help ID a 45 Frame Extractor (pics)

    does anyone happen to have a video of one running or some pics of one in operation for me?
  8. Thread: Bee Blower

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    Re: Bee Blower

    I just bought an exact one just like that at an auction a few weeks ago. I paid 20 bucks for it and it needs a hose. Had the nozzel and fittings but no hose. I am hoping it works great but have to...
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    Re: Need help ID a 45 Frame Extractor (pics)

    I paid $450 for it...was it a good buy? I am building up to 200 hives next year....
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    Re: Need help ID a 45 Frame Extractor (pics)

    Thanks. On the speed control it looks easy enough to move to slow speed as it will push the lever....but they are not attached so when i move it up or to high it wont move with handle. how were...
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    Need help ID a 45 Frame Extractor (pics)

    Hello, I purchased a 45 frame extractor this weekend. I have no clue what brand it is. Also would love it if someone had the operator and maintenance manual for it. There is no bearing in the...
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    Re: New lumber Dimensions

    Thanks everyone. Guess I must have been getting extra then all these years
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    Re: New lumber Dementions

    Lumber around here was always such that a 1x8 was 3/4" by 7 1/2" and a 1x12 was 3/4" by 11 1/2" ....... now there is an extra 1/4 inch off the side.........now I think I need to go measure...
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    New lumber Dimensions

    So I went and bought some 1x8's at Menards......got home and was going to trim them for mediums 6 5/8 and use remaining 1 7/8 to make side rails for bottoms. Well I got to measuring and yep every...
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    how cold is too cold to move bees

    I have some hives I need to move back to my home yard. But how cold is too cold to move...I don't want the cluster to break apart during move and not get backbtogether. Thank you in advance
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    Re: Beeswax for sale

    Very fast shipping and nice clean wax
  17. Re: Partnership with a family member: which model ?

    Since I was in a partnership with family that dissolved I will throw my 2 cents in the ring. DONT!!!! What started out as a way to share money starting out turned into a disaster. I started keeping...
  18. Re: a review of the John & Wayne's Honey Stick device

    I just thought i would bring this thread back. To date i have sold over 50 machines with only one that did a charge-back on his credit card yet did not return the machine (I think he just wanted a...
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    Re: John & Wayne's Honey Stick device

    I have posted a YouTube video of my machine.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfgXUiE2fmg
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    Re: What goes in grooved bottom?

    Nothing....just leave it and bees will take care of it.
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    corn husks for smoker fuel

    Has anyone ever used corn husks for smoker fuel? We have a lot of sweet corn this time of year and have a lot of husks and silks. Just wondering
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    Re: Best material for crash pad bee vacuum

    I use a piece of burlap crunched up in bottom.
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    Re: uncapping for 100 hives

    I love my Maxant uncapper. I bought it a couple years ago. it is an older model with the non adjustable pillow blocks but it does an awesome job for my one man 100 hive operation. i dont think i...
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    Re: OT Please help my Daughters Dog

    Yeah that is what I usually shoot them with........dang dog usually stays by me and when i was ready to shoot he apparently took of to other side with out me knowing it..........did't even see...
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    OT Please help my Daughters Dog

    Last night about 10pm our dog and very best friend of my daughter had cornered a possum under the car. So as usual i take the 22 pistol to go kill it. Well just as I shot Benjy (our dog) had ran to...
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