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    If your honey changes to mead, USPS can...

    If your honey changes to mead, USPS can confiscate and prosecute. I shipped some homebrew once and they confiscated, with promise to prosecute if it happened again.
  2. cutting

    My experience, whether cutting for a plumbing leak, bees, or whatever. It is easy to cut too small a hole in the wall. Wherever you think they are, cut a much larger hole. If nothing else, it gives...
  3. Thread: Stings?

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    sting

    Just anecdotal, but I have mean bees and have been stung many times. At first, my arm would really swell up. Now, it is usually quite minimal, except for the last sting at the eyebrow.
    Benedryl has...
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    KPCC story on CCD on radio today.

    Hi, I heard David Hackenberg interviewed on Larry Mantle's Airtalk show today on KPCC. Here is the link :
    http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/
    then scroll down to the title about bees. It was a...
  5. Thread: Pics Of My bees

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    bar

    I liked the second one, you could change the title to "bees bellied up to the bar" Good use of macro.
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    smart

    You are smart, riverrat. I was trying to learn and help a neighbor, but I learned my lesson!
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    I talked to the resident, land lord today. She...

    I talked to the resident, land lord today. She wanted me to do the cut out for free, so I declined. The entire strucure is just too full of holes. It is a cut out candidate. It was a good learning...
  8. Thread: Carnolian Queen

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    source

    I bought some New World Carniolans from Oliverez Apiaries the other day. They are in Northern California.
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    trap ou

    I say it failed, mostly because of the structure. The building is kind of high, so lots of ladder work. The failure was I could not seal the buidling well enough. I agree the bees were pissed from...
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    Trap out failure

    I tried my first trap out. I coned the entrance and put a hive under it 3 weeks ago. The house is old and leaky, so I kept adding screen to it and stapling the openings closed. They just keep...
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    ahb in SD

    I did a cut out in the San Pasqual valley near you. The bees were gentle. Some bee assasins showed up and told me they frequently encounter AHB in San Diego.
  12. Thread: moving my bees

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    I had the same eviction problem. I moved my hive...

    I had the same eviction problem. I moved my hive about dusk, and used the branch method like MB mentions. I did not revisit the old location, but the hive is going strong, so I think it worked fine.
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    sting

    Seems like a normal reaction. I did some reading on this. I get stung around the wrist, and my hand wrist area swells a bit for a few days. That is the normal reaction.
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    tyvek

    I have seen tyvek suits on ebay for way too much. I bought a 6 pack from Grainger for about 35 bucks, and they lasted a while, but eventually ripped. I went to a pair of white coveralls from ebay,...
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    cut out question

    Hi, How much did you charge to remove all of that comb? Did you re seal the wall and re insulate, etc?
    How hard is it to get out every bit of comb and honey to deter ants and rot?
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    Cut comb super ?

    Hi there,
    I have a nice hive that I got from a cut out. I live in Chaparral. I have two deeps going well. I added a cut comb shallow super. Last week,I inspected it, and they are now starting to...
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