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  1. Re: built warming box out of a old freezer to uncrystallize my honey had a question

    Mine uses a cheap water heater thermostat and a 60 watt light bulb. Its set at about 120f, but a cooking thermometer on top of the jars reads about 115f. I tried a 200 watt bulb first. It brought...
  2. Northwest Arkansas Beekeepers Assoc. - Beginner Classes - Jan. 13,20,27

    The Northwest Arkansas Beekeeper’s Association is hosting a series of classes for beginning beekeepers on January 13th, January 20th, and January 27th. Each class will present a different aspect of...
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    Star Shaped Pollen Screen

    Howdy

    Does anyone know a source for the pollen screen that has star shaped holes? I think Brushy sells a pollen trap that uses the same material.

    Thanks,
    Ozark
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    Re: making your own inner covers

    Howdy

    I use 3/8 plywood. My rims are 7/8 x 1 1/2. Since they are 1 1/2" I just rip them from whatever 2x stock I have. Then glue and staple plywood into dado. I have no warping and no problems...
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    Re: wax moth control

    Howdy

    If you don't have too many you can freeze them.
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    Re: Need Help Identifying A Weed

    Common name is Ground Cherry.
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    Re: bee weaver bees

    Check out this latest USDA map of africanized counties. Are the queens with your nucs and packages open mated?

    http://www.ars.usda.gov/Research/docs.htm?docid=11059&page=6
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    Re: Thyme Oil vs. Thymol Crystals

    alpha6

    Thanks. The only local sources I had found were the health food stores and the prices were through the roof (12.99 for 1 oz. of oil). I have a call in to the Coop for the yeast.
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    Re: Thyme Oil vs. Thymol Crystals

    alpha6

    I have your recipes, and I appreciate the many times you have posted them. I plan on trying them when I find the supplies. Do you have a good source for the oil? Also, I tried our local...
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    Re: Thyme Oil vs. Thymol Crystals

    Axtmann

    Do you have a good source for the crystals? What type of store might I find them in locally?

    Thanks
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    Re: Storing Comb

    Troy

    I'm not exactly in the arctic, but I'm not in a tropical paradise like Florida either. I had supers stored all summer as described. I have several stored right now as described. Believe...
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    Re: Thyme Oil vs. Thymol Crystals

    Nabber86

    Thanks for the link. Looks like their prices are reasonable.
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    Thyme Oil vs. Thymol Crystals

    Howdy

    What are some good sources for both Thyme Oil and for Thymol Crystals. Do you think there are any benefits of one over the other? I am having a tough time finding either one locally. The...
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    Deep Freeze Works

    I put supers in the deep freeze for at least 24 hrs. Then put a telescoping top upside down on the floor, stack the supers, and put another top on right-side up. Make sure you have no holes or...
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