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    Re: best selling container?

    last year we sold more 1 lb plastic bottles than the 2 lb this year it was more 2 lb . I only use glass for chunk honey(large mouth pints) the 12oz bears don't sell to good for us, and the 2 oz bears...
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    Re: hardware cloth

    I order mine online from Amazon.
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    Re: Best type of feeders..

    How good are the ones from motherlodeproducts.com looks like a good price, don't know about shipping prices to Ohio.
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    Re: Emergency Feeding Divide Nucs

    That was my thinking that it would take a double for the brood area. I can fit 4 frames per side with a 1/4" divider in my 8 frame boxes. I would like to put my nuc boxes on top of the divided bottom...
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    Re: Emergency Feeding Divide Nucs

    Vance I'm going to try the double nucs with a common food source above this year. Do you have 4 brood frames per side than your shared supers above or do you use a double on each side before...
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    Re: 1/8 screen?

    I buy mine from Amazon.
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    Re: Ultra Breeze jacket

    I'm 6' 180lb 36" waist and I wear a large or extra large shirt and my large Ultrabreeze jacket fits perfect not to big or to loose. Make sure to not get it to small you need so extra room.
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    Re: Pillar candles cracking

    When I make candles I have a couple heat lamps I put above my candle making area to keep the molds warmer and the candles cool allot slower this way.
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    canvas bee jacket

    Has any one used the canvas bee jacket from Ruhl bee supply.com. or has delt with them, I seen the article in Bee Culture last month and was thinking about trying one. I like the idea of a natural...
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    Re: 3 or 4 medium's for brood

    I run all 8 frame mediums.For the most part 3 brood boxes will be fine but I always have a couple that build up so strong that I will give them a extra brood box. I do use queen excluders when...
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    Re: fermented honey

    That's what I thought. I have never had honey ferment before it is some strong smelling stuff. My wife said she might use it up when baking ,but she changed her mind after smelling it. Thanks
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    fermented honey

    I have approx. 20 lb of honey from last season that has fermented it was frames that wasn't completely capped and I forgot to use it up first. My question is can I make mead with it with out buying...
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    Re: Insurance for commercial beekeeper in PA

    I have a policy with Key Stone Insur.1-888-502-0674 I deal with the local office (Roby Foster Insur.) The policy covers me for 1 million in product liability and bee related mishaps it is listed as...
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    Re: Too old to lift the boxes

    I have back problems so when I started bee keeping I went with all 8 frame mediums and I'm glad I did it does take more boxes but the weight is not over approx. 40 lbs even when full of honey. I also...
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    Re: Sellling on consignment

    I am interested in this to . I have a couple stores that I would like to place our products and I'm not sure as what the percentage should be.I have a friends wife that has a thrift store that I have...
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    Re: 8-frame versus 10-frame hives

    I started with 1 hive 10 frame deeps,I switched to all 8 frame mediums because of back problems.I also am using small cell.I don't see any difference with the smaller boxes but it does take more .
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    Re: My Initial Business Plan - Please comment

    I have owned my own construction business for going on 30 years. I don't know alot about the bee business,I operate as a side liner I like to make money working with my bees but I do it because I...
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    Re: Magnifying glass for grafting

    I use the one like you ask about with a adjustable arm and has a light built in. I bought it at Meijers,Office Max had one but it was not as strong Magnifying and was a couple dollars more.I like the...
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    Re: white plastic 1 pound containers

    I'm using the ones Mann Lake sells. But I have seen some at a better price at sks-bottle.com
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    Re: Flex Molds-------Terrible smell!

    Mann Lake recommended to use Dawn dish detergent when I was trying to get rid of the smell that was in one of my molds after making a scented candle.It worked but had to do it a couple times. I have...
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    Re: Merry christmas

    MERRY CHRISTMAS and Have a safe and Happy New Year From the Williams Family
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    Re: candles won't stay lit

    Thanks Pat I will have to give that a try. The 3" pillars are the only ones we have problems with.
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    Re: candles won't stay lit

    Pat What size wick did you end up using? I am having the same problem with my 3" pillars with the 60 ply wick. Thanks David W.
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    Re: Keeping brood area open

    I checkerboarded my hives a month ago.They did have left over honey stores but I had at least 1 brood box with empty comb at that time.Now it is a almost packed hive . I know what your saying about a...
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    Re: Keeping brood area open

    Thanks for the info Jeff. I also installed honey supers on a couple hives this week.What I'm seeing is that the hives are building up good but it doesn't seem fast enough for everything that is...
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