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    Thanks Rob. Also, have you used queens from...

    Thanks Rob.
    Also, have you used queens from McCary Apiaries in Buckatunna,MS? This should be over in your neck of the woods. I saw the recent posts talking about these queens. I may try them...
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    Hi Rob, Just curious how your northern queens...

    Hi Rob,
    Just curious how your northern queens are doing? Have they done well for you this spring? I am probably within 150 miles of you so our climate is very similiar.
    I am looking to requeen my...
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    Neat! I like your brood frames. Looks like you...

    Neat! I like your brood frames. Looks like you used nails and nylon string to hold the brood into frames.
    And, as always Michael, you educate me. I did not know bees would build comb like that.
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    Man, I feel like some kind of superhero or...

    Man, I feel like some kind of superhero or something. http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif I appreciate all the kind words.
    I really appreciate this website. The plans on Beesource are really...
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    what size (hp) is the motor and how thick is the...

    what size (hp) is the motor and how thick is the plexiglass?

    It is a 1.5 hp shop vac motor. Really, much more than is needed. The vacumn relief on the back (PVC valve) was completely open during...
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    Thanks. It went really well. We had a good time....

    Thanks. It went really well. We had a good time.

    <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>were you using a generator for your bee vac??<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Yes, my dad had a small generator. It worked pretty...
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    We captured a feral hive on Saturday. I created a...

    We captured a feral hive on Saturday. I created a photo albumn. Let me see if I can use the UBB code to create a link to the pictures.

    http://f2.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/tonyking85/album?.dir=/8873
  8. Thread: regression

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    I hear you. I am starting my third year in...

    I hear you. I am starting my third year in beekeeping now. I am starting to think that some of my hives do things just to prove me wrong.
  9. Thread: regression

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    Very good information. I see from the table on...

    Very good information. I see from the table on Allen Dick's page he lists the measurements for Pierco. I have some of it so I can try to duplicate his numbers just for practice.
    If I did make the...
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    No, I don't know how. I was just reading an...

    No, I don't know how. I was just reading an article on Beesource related to cell size. It will take awhile to digest it. I also remember seeing something on a ? Canadian beekeepers website defining...
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    I'll have to do that. I have never measured cell...

    I'll have to do that. I have never measured cell size before.
    I am building the Bee Vac that is on the Beesource plans page. I am almost finished with it.
    It is going to be interesting. One batch...
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    Ok. Ya'll are peaking my interest in the 4.9 mm...

    Ok. Ya'll are peaking my interest in the 4.9 mm small cell from Dadant. This draws from a couple of threads. The first being saving the comb from feral hive and using it when capturing them. The...
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    Thanks for the link New Guy. I have been wanting...

    Thanks for the link New Guy.
    I have been wanting to read this book since I started beekeeping.
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    What about Vitex? Does anyone have any knowledge...

    What about Vitex? Does anyone have any knowledge of using this as a honey plant? I got some seeds off e-bay and want to try some this spring. The seeds are very hard. Maybe I should soak them before...
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