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    Caring for Gloves

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    Caring for gloves

    This is probably a trivial question, but how does one properly care for his beesuit gloves? What is a good way of cleaning the "sticky" off of them without hurting them, and how can I make them last...
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    Honey Room Equipment & Layout

    What equipment and equipment layout would be a good set up in a honey room to work with an extractor?

    Thanks.
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    Dave, I like that idea. I'll give it a try. ...

    Dave,

    I like that idea. I'll give it a try.

    Thanks.
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    Thanks all. Without any experience yet, I get...

    Thanks all. Without any experience yet, I get nervous about what I'm trying to do.
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    That'll be an option for next year. I'm already...

    That'll be an option for next year. I'm already committed to some "regular" bees for this year. Thanks.
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    I want to immediately regress (or nearly so) some...

    I want to immediately regress (or nearly so) some new 3 lb packages of bees. I am using medium 8-frame boxes in all tiers.

    My intentions are to use Honey Super Cell in the first-tier brood box. ...
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    Thanks all.

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    I will be establishing my first hives this...

    I will be establishing my first hives this spring. Do I need the L-shaped metal frame rests that I see in the catalogs?

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    Okay. Thanks.

    Okay. Thanks.
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    So I will be okay if I only cut down the frames...

    So I will be okay if I only cut down the frames that are used in the brood area. That reduces the amount of work I need to do.

    Just to clarify about the spacing, since I don't have any experience...
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    If I cut end bars down to 1-1/4" wide and top...

    If I cut end bars down to 1-1/4" wide and top bars down to 7/8" wide to create a small-cell environment, can/should these frames be also used in the honey supers as well as the brood area? Will...
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    Thanks. That's what I needed to know. I've read...

    Thanks. That's what I needed to know. I've read that 3/8" is the ideal beespace but I didn't know what the lower limit of the range is. I feel better now.
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    With this being the first time I've put frames...

    With this being the first time I've put frames together, I'm not 100% sure, but I think that the notches in the end bars were not quite deep enough by about 1/16 on top and 1/16 on bottom.

    I'm...
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    I have some frames with end bars that were not...

    I have some frames with end bars that were not fully slotted to allow the top bars and bottom bars to seat to their proper depths. As a result, some of my frames measure 6-5/16" to almost 6-3/8"...
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    I have bought some wooden top feeders. How...

    I have bought some wooden top feeders. How should I coat / treat the inside surfaces where the liquid feed mixture goes so that the wood will last?

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    I have a Bosch table-top router table and a Bosch...

    I have a Bosch table-top router table and a Bosch 1619 router. I'm only a beginner woodworker, but what I like about the set-up is that they are designed to fit together and I don't have to concern...
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    I have ordered two packages of All-Stars from...

    I have ordered two packages of All-Stars from BeeWeaver.com (before I discovered this forum.)

    These were chosen because they are advertised as having mite resistance. It's my understanding that...
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    Please pardon the questions from a newbie. Is...

    Please pardon the questions from a newbie.

    Is it really a problem if I at least prime the inside surfaces as well as the outside surfaces of the supers? I like the idea of sealing the wood to try...
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