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  1. Re: Uncapping with an electric carving knife

    How long of a blade are you using?

    Do they work on deep frames?

    Any tips, tricks, or special techniques?

    I have one that gets used once a year for turkey...might have to sneak it out of the...
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    Re: Gas Tank Bees

    Thats an old Jeep gas tank http://www.quadratec.com/products/51306_01_07.htm and weighs less than 20lbs when empty.

    Might be easiest to just set a brood box on top of it with frames and seal up...
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    Re: First Split of the year.

    Glock,

    Does turning the split so that the opening is facing the opposite direction work OK? I don't have many options for moving my hive over 2 miles away, and your method is easy...

    Does...
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    Re: Box's sticking together

    I've been told to wipe Lemon Pledge on the edges to keep them from sticking. Something about the Pledge helps to harden the paint and make it un-sticky. And the Lemon Pledge smells good too!

    I'm...
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    Re: The Miracle of Going Foundationless!

    Rob,

    I have heard of this method but haven't seen any photos...do you have any that you can share with comb in the frame?

    Thanks!
    Matt
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    Re: Talking with Grade School Kids

    I'm a little late with this info, but maybe it can be used in the future:)

    My 5 year old has learn quite a bit about honeybees from a couple of Curious George episodes. One is called "Bee is for...
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    Re: Adding motor to hand crank extractor

    http://www.harborfreight.com/7-inch-variable-speed-polisher-sander-92623.html

    This is what I will be using on my extractor. the drive system will be via a 1/2" wide flat belt (similar to what...
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    Re: What are there tiny red bugs on my hive?

    Or they could be Clover Mites.

    Search for both in Google Images to see which one looks like what you have
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