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    Poll: screen printing

    Barry,

    how does your embroiderer make the transfers?

    You can get transfers that have been made by way of screen printing (made with either plastisol or waterbased inks) which should feel much...
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    I tried selling my deeps - I would've rather...

    I tried selling my deeps - I would've rather bought new but the only guy I knew didn't want them so........
    I'm almost done cutting down all of mine.
    I used a table saw for everything. Timewise -...
  3. Thread: Pics of new hives

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    I would be concerned with so many drones mixed in...

    I would be concerned with so many drones mixed in with the workers. This is a sign of a poor queen. She's not or can't feritilizing all eggs - even though the size of the cells "tells" her to. Drone...
  4. Thread: Swarm

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    thanks for the comments The first time I went...

    thanks for the comments

    The first time I went down the hill to look for them I didnt think it looked like such a large swarm. This being my first actual swarm collection (other than removals in...
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    Swarm

    Today I was driving down the road, about 2-3 miles from my house, when all of a sudden my windshield was pelleted with something. I'm like WHAT THE HECK WAS THAT! Within seconds I realize that it was...
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    Sticky: May 29, 2007 around 2pm about 2-3 miles away from...

    May 29, 2007 around 2pm about 2-3 miles away from my house
    Gillett, PA 16925
    temps today were in the high 70's

    Today I was driving down the road when all of a sudden my windshield was pelleted...
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    I was hoping you were closer Rick... I looked...

    I was hoping you were closer Rick... I looked here for your number (i didnt think you would mind)
    and yes they are in Watkins - the guy called me but its about 1 hour away & for it to be a swarm on...
  8. Thread: Bees in your veil

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    [quote=berkshire bee;235029]Dee, Are those...

    [quote=berkshire bee;235029]Dee, Are those beeswax birthday candles? quote] no they arent but thats a great idea - i'll have to try it sometime!!
  9. Thread: Bees in your veil

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    I use to get them climbing in thru the round...

    I use to get them climbing in thru the round eyelet vent holes on the woven hats, so I blocked the holes by using thin birthday candles. I shove the candle in the hole and break off even - repeat in...
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    Where/Who did you get my name from? Where are...

    Where/Who did you get my name from?
    Where are you located?
    Has anyone sprayed pesticides?
    Is there electric available for me to use?
    Is anyone in danger if they are not removed immediately?
    Have...
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    I tried to enter these myself but it came up an...

    I tried to enter these myself but it came up an error??

    Gillett, PA 16925
    5-5-2007
    first bloom of season for dandelions
    Peach & plum trees just starting to bloom
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    how about a wooden one?

    The used extractor that I bought had a homemade square wooden box stand. It's very heavy but if it gets onto uneven ground it will shake. This year I'm going to mount on roller casters and see if it...
  13. Thread: Items for sale?

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    My mother and I have an embroidery buisness. We...

    My mother and I have an embroidery buisness. We also do heat pressing and screen printing (and shes a seamstress). We've done work for a major hockey team, many school projects, fire companys,...
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    I usually only wait 3 days to check if the queens...

    I usually only wait 3 days to check if the queens been released - if not then do so. Be sure and push the frames together and place the 10th frame in BEFORE you release the queen - you never know...
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    Actually I meant to close the entrances off...

    Actually I meant to close the entrances off before adding the new bees then open it back up after installing. But now that the new ones are in there then you will need to reduce the entrances NOT...
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    I have the same frame grip that I bought 5 yrs...

    I have the same frame grip that I bought 5 yrs ago. If I were to lose it I would buy another. I use-to use it all the time but now I only use it when theyve propolised "too" much. I found out that if...
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    If you have packages coming soon and plan on...

    If you have packages coming soon and plan on putting them not only in the same boxes but also in the same spot I would advise blocking the entrance completely so the robber bees cant rob it any more....
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    I personally think it will work. The comb...

    I personally think it will work.

    The comb will be upsidedown and the queen will no longer lay in the cells and the workers will not fill them with nectar. (so I've read)
    If the population is...
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    Whats funny is that the Star Gazette is my local...

    Whats funny is that the Star Gazette is my local newspaper (from NY) and I didnt see until now. I dont know Joel but I do know the editor Jim Pfiffer, he would've thought it funny to put in "bee...
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    What did you use to cut it with? They look so...

    What did you use to cut it with? They look so professional!!

    I've tried cutting 2" stuff (contractor grade- hubbys a carpenter) with a long kitchen knife as well as a sheetrock knife. Maybe...
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    the queen should already be mated, so yes you did...

    the queen should already be mated, so yes you did the right thing. Even if she wasnt mated she would still find her way out and back in as long as there is a hole for her to exit/enter.
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    I dont know about where to get queens for your...

    I dont know about where to get queens for your area - but for future referrence she shouldve been released by the bees on the 3rd day and if not then you have to release her. Others may disagree with...
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    From what I understand bees need water to make...

    From what I understand bees need water to make the candy into liquid form, so if there isnt any drawn out comb to hold the water (also they cant fly to get it b/c of weather) they wont be able to use...
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    used uncapping knife

    I bought a package deal of used stuff from someone and it included an electric uncapping knife, actually two knives but the one gave me a shock when I plugged it in so I threw it away (after trying...
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    Shorts I'm glad to hear that it's warming up in...

    Shorts
    I'm glad to hear that it's warming up in Alaska. My neice lives in Fairbanks and a couple weeks ago she was saying it was still -20 F.
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