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    Re: Last years MAQS

    I had some left over from last fall. That I used but paper and what not was petty rotten. I used then on nuc and small hives
    David
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    Re: 2 meter boxes: Never done one before

    Bee vac can easily be made. If you own a table saw. Take a deep or med super cut in. Cut two pieces of 1/4 ply wood to make a top and bottom. Apply a bead of calk to the edge where the plywood is...
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    Re: Michigan Mint Honey?

    Could it be star thistle?
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    Re: New ultra breeze suit arrived/worn

    I bought it right after Bill past. Sometime when lighting with pine needles it flares up pretty high. Is all I can think of. Other wise I love it. Never had one of the cloth one and never want one....
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    Re: New ultra breeze suit arrived/worn

    I have burned mine at less three times. The worst is the veil. The last time I replaced it with screening from a package.
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    Re: Best Refractometer

    No but would like one under hundred$. And would work with mead making..
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    Re: Dadant extractor lower reel bearing

    Do you have a bearing shop in great fall? Take it to them. Yellow pages
    David
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    Re: Uncapping/Extractor Room Floor

    I started putting baking trays under my buckets. To catch the odd drip.
    David
  9. Re: This year too successful...didn't expect that one!

    One way that I have seen is make a frame about 2" high. Screw a queen excluder to what will become the bottom. Drill a vent/ entrance hole in one end. Mix 16 lb of sugar to 3 cups of water. Put one...
  10. Re: cleaning out shed- found old wiring table and embedder

    ? What does the spool do at the ends. When wiring.
  11. Thread: Painting

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    Re: Painting

    I like the Wooster 4" roller. It has a little cages, so it is just like a normal roller. It is small enough that it is easy to use and manipulate. And move a box at the same time.
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    Re: How to store queens different methods?

    A nuc is best. But when I was short of bees frames of eggs and so on. I placed a bunch above a queen excluder. On a couple of stripes of wood. And park a shorter frame above them. For a couple of...
  13. Re: Ooops, I cant be the first one to do this...

    But my scrap pile is saw dust. And at times that is used.
  14. Re: Been playing around with a label/t-shirt design...

    I love the last one. So when are you going to sell some shirts.
    David
  15. Re: First cut-out: some things went well, and others did not

    I normally run a 10' but when I need it longer a one I add one more length.
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    Re: Nail polish for marking?

    + 1 on the Testors
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    Re: New screened inner cover

    I made up something on the same lines. But out of old rotten boxes. I cut the rot out then used three fingers worth. Drilled four holes on the side and screen it all. Then I plan on using them for...
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    Re: Advice for scaling up

    No just adding frames of brood with or with out nurse bees
    David
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    Re: Skimming your clarifier

    Refulll the bottling tank and not worry about it, before I empty it.
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    Re: How many packages can fit on a truck

    I put 101 in the back end of my full size van. Floor space 4x8 4 high I figure that I should be able to put 150 I still had a foot of floor space and room on top for one more row. I have a...
  21. Re: going to try to remove bees off the supers with my handheld blower

    I have add a lazy Susan or turn table to put the box on.. That way it is easy to turn back and forth.. I blow both ways
    David
  22. Re: honey chemistry and refractometers….

    What about for beer , wine making? Can one use one for honey to. Made for honey. With out spending the farm.
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    Re: Cleaning Honey Room?

    Acebird the current exterior paint no longer are self cleaning. Witch was poplar in the 50-60 on aluminum sided. I have painted enough of them.
    David
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    Re: my honey press pictures

    McMaster would be your friend. But I would do it with acme thread. If it was my project I would get four nuts at the same time.. Weld two of them to a plate. With anchor holes drilled in them. Two...
  25. Re: Beek Visiting New England and need local beek advice....thanks!

    Out of nw Ohio there should be one on now
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