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  1. Poll: Re: If you could start again, what size would you standardise on?

    Me, too.
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    Re: When to add a super, new package

    I agree with Enjambres. Add supers according to progress, not time. And progress is indeed non-linear. As population increases, so does progress. IMO, a new beekeeper should check every week or 10...
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    Re: just installed 2 packages of russians...

    The bees in the package are most likely Italians, with a caged Russian queen.
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    Re: How to use Bee Pro

    I just put it out dry. I don't believe the shelf life lasts until next year.
  5. Thread: New labels

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    Re: New labels

    What information is in the UPC?
  6. Re: how do I make honey syrup with which to spray package bees?

    I agree with the other posters. Totally unneccessary to spray bees at installation.
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    Re: New Composite Langstroth

    Oh, great. Now I have to worry about baboons.
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    Re: Look who wants to feed our bees!

    :thumbsup:
    Ordered mine.
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    Re: Whiten up the comb--how to?

    I don't understand why the OP is not worried by the flouride in the rinse water.
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    Re: The Ultimate Hive Feeder

    Cheap would be a plus, too.
    Tough to offer an opinion on so little info.
  11. Re: Pay your state bee fees! I was a fugitive from justice

    My $10 ($5 per yard) gets me an hour or two with our 92 yr old inspector. Worth it at twice the price.
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    Re: $10 to make a vaporizer, so why buy one for $190?

    I made a lead out of a 12ga extension cord, Really sped it up.
  13. Thread: Essential Oils

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    Re: Essential Oils

    HBH works well as a robbing stimulant, too.
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    Re: Ohio Buckeye toxic?

    Lots of Ohio and Yellow Buckeyes around me. Bees work the Yellow Buckeye heavily. I've not noticed any harm.
  15. Thread: My first packages

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    Re: My first packages

    Sure.
  16. Thread: My first packages

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    Re: My first packages

    If you're concerned about shaking them through the hole in the top of the package, just take a razor knife and cut the screen from one whole side of the package. They'll all come out in one shake.
  17. Thread: Just for fun . . .

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    Re: Just for fun . . .

    You wear it in front of or behind your fanny pack?
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive

    Reigion belongs in Tailgater.
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    Re: Did you lose any hives this winter

    20/20 still alive. Still too early to relax.
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    Re: Wax dipping, wood polarity, and hardening oils

    Geez- we knock off around +20. Biggest benefit is to the local bars.
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    Re: Connecting plywood 90 angle joint

    I just made the short sides (with the frame rabbet) out of wood. Easy, solid connections.
  22. Thread: Just starting

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    Re: Just starting

    Go on the websites of the companies listed above and request a hard copy catalog from them.
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    Re: My Indoor Wintering Setup

    http://beeinformed.org/2014/06/feeding-honeybees-honey-may-increase-mortality/
  24. Thread: Acorn Frames

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    Re: Acorn Frames

    I rewax my frames. Places that I miss are slow to be drawn out. I believe Acorn offers double or triple waxing on order.
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    Re: Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow"

    Anyone interested in seeing the patent application should check out the thread "Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive"
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