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    Chef, Could you send them to me as well? ...

    Chef,

    Could you send them to me as well?

    dwilliams @ nsf.org
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    Thanks guys. I didn't think I should put on...

    Thanks guys. I didn't think I should put on undrawn foundation at the same time as drawn. I have enough ready to go that when they finish filling the drawn stuff I will add a super of foundation to...
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    I have a couple supers of drawn comb and a couple...

    I have a couple supers of drawn comb and a couple of undrawn foundation. Can I add more than one super of undrawn foundation to a hive and not cause a problem? Can I ad a super of drawn and a super...
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    Sounds great. I want to build one to use with my...

    Sounds great. I want to build one to use with my daughters class. Do either of you have plans that you used for this. I would like to build a 2 frame hive.
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    Buford, Do you have a picture of your...

    Buford,

    Do you have a picture of your evaporater you could post? How much did you use?

    Thanks

    D
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    I am trying to find a particular candle mold. I...

    I am trying to find a particular candle mold. I really like the rolled look in a molded candle. I can find 2" and 3" diameter molds. However, I have seen some candles made of 2 1/2" milds and really...
  7. Thread: First Steps

    by Lechwe
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    You will definitely want to go into them on a...

    You will definitely want to go into them on a nice sunny warm day with low humidity if at all possible. You won't be so concerned about individual frames being over crowded. Look for how many bees...
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    Suttonbeman, Would it make sense to put 2...

    Suttonbeman,

    Would it make sense to put 2 supers on at a time using your method instead of one at a time?

    King bee,

    Yes that is a plastic bottom board and no I don't like it at all. I only...
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    I built the unpainted hive stand. The sloped...

    I built the unpainted hive stand. The sloped landing board is just part of a cedar hive stand I buoght. Then there is a bottom board and the first brood chamber. The picture you are looking at is...
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    A quick question on how to handle this. I have an...

    A quick question on how to handle this. I have an existing hive from last year that made it through the winter. A little weak but they are doing good now. Last year they were able to draw and fill a...
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    High Paula, I am in the Lansing area and have...

    High Paula,

    I am in the Lansing area and have not found a club nearby. The closest one I know of is in Ann Arbor. Where are you located?
  13. Thread: oxalic question

    by Lechwe
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    I know this is going to be redundant but I have...

    I know this is going to be redundant but I have searched and can't seem to find the answer. How are you applying your oxalic acid? Is it in a fogger or do you use something else to vaporize it? I...
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    I know this has been covered but a search did not...

    I know this has been covered but a search did not help me.

    I am looking for a book to reference flowers and nector sources. I would like it to have pictures as well as info on where found, when...
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    I am looking for a bee jacket w/veil and would...

    I am looking for a bee jacket w/veil and would like to here from the folks here. I have seen them for $30 al the way to $120. I want a good one that is somewhat durable and also cool in the summer....
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    Well I looked at teh weather and decided I better...

    Well I looked at teh weather and decided I better go have a look today just incase. Glad I did. When I opened the hive it was full of bees. It probably wasn't but it looked like there were 3 times as...
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    Looking for some advice. I hived my package on...

    Looking for some advice. I hived my package on May 8. They have been doing well so far. The last I checked them was about 10 days ago. The had 6 frames completely drawn, #7 was over half drawn and #8...
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    I new that, I was just trying to save some money....

    I new that, I was just trying to save some money. Should have known better huh.

    Thanks guys

    [This message has been edited by Lechwe (edited June 03, 2004).]
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    I have a Burgess fogger that i use for skeeters...

    I have a Burgess fogger that i use for skeeters at home. I know I can't add my oil to this container to fog but if I switch containers can i still use the same fogger? How would I clean the fogger to...
  20. Thread: INSPECTORS

    by Lechwe
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    This could backfire but maybe you could invite...

    This could backfire but maybe you could invite him over to inspect them with you and show him how well setup everything is. Maybe he is just uneducated about them.
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    Miki If you don't mind I would like a copy of...

    Miki

    If you don't mind I would like a copy of your program as well.

    dwilliams@nsf.org

    Thanks

    Darrell
  22. Thread: Double Deeps

    by Lechwe
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    Sharkey, Up here in Michigan we usually use 2...

    Sharkey,

    Up here in Michigan we usually use 2 deeps in order to make sure th bees have enough honey to get them throuhg the winter. Some folk are using 3 mediums instead because we have many...
  23. Thread: Captured swarm

    by Lechwe
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    Micheal, Where exactly are you? I am in Holt.

    Micheal,

    Where exactly are you? I am in Holt.
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    I have been reading about folks using upper...

    I have been reading about folks using upper entrances in thier hives. It sounds like it does a couple things. Improves ventilation and increases honey production. Have any of you used thes upper...
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