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    Sticky: Re: Flow Hive/Frames

    We all knew this was coming -

    Original flow hive and flow frame producer in China!

    Ella-Green Bee <bosella@163.com>
    3:34 AM (2 hours ago)
    to me
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    Re: Found a great crimping tool for wiring frames

    You mean get a crimp?!
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    Re: Found a great crimping tool for wiring frames

    It would be interesting to hear from one of the manufacturers as to why they use crimped versus straight wire. I can't imagine once foundation is built into comb it makes any difference. And seeing...
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    Re: Found a great crimping tool for wiring frames

    I guess as with everything, is "best" necessary? Is there a measurable difference between straight and crimped wire in the strength department? Once comb is built around the wire what kind of force...
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    Re: Found a great crimping tool for wiring frames

    It appears to me that crimping is basically/primarily a means of tightening the wire. If you can get a nice taut wire without crimping, I see no need to additionally crimp. After years of use, it's...
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    Re: Anyone else see bees on Milkweed?

    http://www.beesource.com/imgs/milkweed.jpg

    Bees are on milkweed here.
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    Sticky: Re: Building the Bushkill Bee Vac

    Removable Lid

    Slide the lid into the dado. Mark the front edge of the top unit on the lid. Cut a 45° angle from that mark on both sides.

    http://www.beesource.com/imgs/bkvac/bkvac37.jpg
    Drill...
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    Sticky: Re: Building the Bushkill Bee Vac

    Top Unit

    Cut all pieces to size.

    A) 3" x 20" (2)
    B) 3" x 15-5/8" (2)
    C) 15-1/2" x 20-7/8" x 3/4" removable plywood lid
    D) 4-1/8" x 4-1/8" x 1/4" plywood suction adjuster

    The top unit will...
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    Sticky: Re: Building the Bushkill Bee Vac

    http://www.beesource.com/imgs/bkvac/bkvac14.jpg
    Cut the dado into the end boards (B). Since the bottom board (C) is entering the dado on boards (B) on an angle, simply make the width of these two...
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    Sticky: Re: Building the Bushkill Bee Vac

    Now you need to cut a dado in the sides to accept the bottom 1/4" panel.

    http://www.beesource.com/imgs/bkvac/bkvac6.jpg
    I measured down 1/4" from the top and bottom edge to start the dado. Since...
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    Sticky: Building the Bushkill Bee Vac

    I was asked in another thread to post pictures of the construction process for the Bushkill Bee Vac. I finally got around to making another one this weekend. Here's how I do it.

    I used an 11-ply...
  12. Thread: Show & Tell Time

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    Re: Show & Tell Time

    Like!
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    Re: History of using smokers?? and pictures......

    Ball Valve = http://www.cranecpe.com/images/dmImage/SourceImage/jenkins-ball-valves-features.jpg
    Check valve = can use any number of designs (ball, flap, spring, no spring, etc.) to create a one...
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    Re: EC IL cover crop guy

    I grew up in Champaign County and only remember one corn or bean crop per year.
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    Re: Have a Few Questions About Commercial Beekeeping

    Always easy to make a profit on paper.
  16. Thread: Bushes and Bee's

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    Re: Bushes and Bee's

    I have honeysuckle growing around my deck and grill. Is what you're seeing a vine or bush? I'm only familiar with honeysuckle as a vine.

    http://www.beesource.com/imgs/barry/honeysuckle.jpg
  17. Re: Need suggestions for a saw blade to cut 1/32" kerf and 3/4 inch depth of cut

    Bandsaw?
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    Re: How to delete account?

    Perhaps an "I'm sorry" smilie is needed to make it easy. Everyone better be watching eBay for used user accounts! Wonder what the high bid will be?
  19. Re: Has anyone found a soluton for this Bushkill vac problem?

    Never had the problem. The bees I'm using the vac on are always some distance away.
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    Re: How to delete account?

    You're not trapped, you're free to ignore it and never post again from this moment forward. Old posts don't get delete for the obvious reason that it would completely mess up the flow and content of...
  21. Biologists Discover Billions Of Missing Bees Living Anonymously In Sacramento

    “Our working hypothesis is that they may have been burned out from the incessant task of pollination, or felt too much pressure to produce honey."
  22. Thread: Pollen trap

    by Barry
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    Re: Pollen trap

    A couple here.

    http://beesource.com/build-it-yourself/
  23. Re: Attention NE Massachusetts Beekeepers (Essex County)

    No, negations get worked out in private.
  24. Thread: Black bees?

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    Re: Black bees?

    Around here, carpenter bees are less fuzzy than bumblebees. Their abdomens are hairless and shiny. Big like bumblebees though.
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    Re: Organic sugar for bees

    http://beesource.com/resources/usda/honey-composition-and-properties/

    Floral honey average ash content: .169%

    http://nzic.org.nz/ChemProcesses/food/6E.pdf

    1A sugar (refined) ash content:...
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