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  1. Thread: Truck Tires

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    Re: Truck Tires

    It's a 4 wheel drive ford f 350 dually. And we travel about 4 hours from the house.
  2. Thread: Truck Tires

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    Truck Tires

    Does anyone have any suggestions of some good tires for my one ton?
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    80 frame equinox extractor wanted!

    I'm looking for a good used 80 frame equinox extractor.
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    Varroa Mite Vaporizer?

    Has anyone heard of this thing? I saw it in an add in the American Bee Journal.

    http://www.vmvaporizer.com/
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    Re: Wax dipping for preservation

    Tony,
    This was my first year using them, but they seem to be doing great. once the boxes were cooled down i decided to throw some water on it to see what happened. the water beaded of like water on...
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    Re: Wax dipping for preservation

    The tank i use dips about 6 medium supers or 3 1/2 brood boxes. i use 2 part paraffin wax and 1 part gum rosin. i use a temp. of about 165 degrees. i dip them for about 10 minutes, or until the foam...
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    Beeweaver queens

    Has anyone had any experience with Bee weaver's queens?
  8. Thread: mite shaker

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    Re: mite shaker

    For y'all that have used these bee shakers, are they sturdy? do they leek? do they last a long time? I've tried to make a couple and they are just not working out for me, but i love the fact of how...
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    Re: You might bee a beekeeper if ?

    you know what type of honey yellow jackets make!!!!!!!:applause:
    you can't be called a pimp when you sell your girls!!!!:cool:
    you like the smell of stings!!!!:banana:
    and you are bummed when the...
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    Re: The first couple hundred frames

    plasticell, the only way to go!!!!!!! Make any assembly line. one person put the frames together, another person to staple them, and another person to pop the foundation in.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    I did not have success with Russell,
  12. Thread: Aurea Italian

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    Re: Aurea Italian

    thanks Mbeck!!!!!! just let me know when you catch one of my swarms and I'll come pick it up!!!!!!!:D:D:D:D
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    Re: what breed are "russian bees"?

    Communist bees!!!!!!:lpf:
  14. Thread: Aurea Italian

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    Aurea Italian

    Has anyone had any experience with the Aurea Italians from Dave Miksa? How well do they do on honey production, mite resistance, spring buildup, etc...? Also what queen from Dave does the best, in...
  15. Re: Bobcat with forklift mast, or without, vs Hummerbee!!!!!!!!

    Thanks all!!!!!
    Are bobcats easier to turn when u have a fifth wheel on them? I've looked everywhere, out of curiosity, but where do u get the fifth wheel from?
  16. Bobcat with forklift mast, or without, vs Hummerbee!!!!!!!!

    What's your opinion?
    What are the Advantages and Disadvantages?
    Likes and Dislikes?
    mobility and visibility?
    Thanks, Bo.
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    Re: when do you switch out your queens?

    I change mine out once a year with a queen cell from miksa honey farms. I put a cell protector on the cell and pop it in the hive. No need to find the queen what ever happens happens, but if she is...
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    Re: making queens ??

    #6 A question about question # 1 . If a queen lays 1000-2000 eggs a day and i only have cells for 50 , what will the queen do after she lays the 50 eggs?

    What do you thinks she does in a queen...
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    Lights!!!!!!!!!!!

    I need some amber lights for my loader, but can't find the right ones. Kinda like the ones on the hummerbee. Does anyone know were i can get some? Thanks, Bo.
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    Re: HOT Dipping your boxes!!!!!!

    [QUOTE=Jim 134;738137]If you are dipping in 3/4 paraffin & 1/3 gum rosin. The Paint well not stick on after at is dip. I try the the on boxer that have been dip.





    Jim 134, are you talking...
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    Re: HOT Dipping your boxes!!!!!!

    Well i heard that if u don't the boxes will turn black after about 4 years or so. and hear in florida that means VERY hot bees.
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    HOT Dipping your boxes!!!!!!

    OK, so after i dip my boxes what type of paint do i paint the hive bodies with? oil based, lay text?? should i put a primer coat on then the exterior? or just put exterior? how many coats of paint do...
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    Re: Micro-crystaline wax dipped boxes

    JohnBeeMan,
    do u use primer? if so how many coats of primer and paint? if not how many coats of paint?
    Thanks, Bo.
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    Re: Micro-crystaline wax dipped boxes

    How long do the boxes last if they are just dipped in paraffin and gum rosin with out painting them? if u paint them u paint them before u dip them right? and how many coats of paint? do u use...
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    Re: Micro-crystaline wax dipped boxes

    Does that 50 years per box count for Florida too?

    In my case dipping the boxes is much quicker plus it is muuuuuuch easier:D. you can stick the boxes in the wax, and go sit down:popcorn: till the...
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