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    Re: Electric fence components

    The National Outdoor Leadership School has some excellent information on using portable electric fences in grizzly bear country to protect humans.

    Here is a research video that shows fences...
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    Re: beeswax for wood finish

    Check out Skidmore's line of honey and beeswax products for wood and leather - might give you some fun ideas - - http://www.skidmores.com/
  3. Thread: Skunks

    by Ron McFarland
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    Re: Skunks

    Does the electric fence help with skunks?
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    Maximilian Sunflower

    Are sunflowers a good source of late season nectar? We will be surrounded by them for next month. Thanks for sharing.
  5. Thread: 52 lbs

    by Ron McFarland
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    Re: 52 lbs

    We are getting close to being in a similar situation and would like to know what equipment you used for the harvest? How long did it take get complete - appreciate the insight -- thanks
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    Re: Top Ten Rookie Bee Mistakes

    Thanks to everyone for sharing their experiences. Seems like the common theme is -- the learning never stops.
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    Top Ten Rookie Bee Mistakes

    Anyone care to share their best rookie beekeeping learning experiences?
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    Re: best tbh feeder

    Any opinions about placing a couple of large baggies inside your TBH with 1:1 sugar water?
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    Re: Mann Lake Frames Splitting

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I started learning about assembling frames on Friday afternoon just as Mann Lake closed for the weekend. I did find success with drilling a tiny pilot hole about 1/4"...
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    Re: Mann Lake Frames Splitting

    I have the nails provided by Mann Lake that are not finishing nails - they have very small heads on them - will look at the staple option and smaller nails in next couple of days -- thanks
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    Mann Lake Frames Splitting

    I am learning and started assembling some frames from Mann Lake and they are splitting like crazy. Using the nails provided and curious is this common or should I be using something other than nails....
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