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    Re: Hello from Dublin, Ireland

    Welcome
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    Re: Any problems with your commercial vaporizor?

    This is true however not everyone out there has the talent to build a vaporizer, whether you purchase one or build one is up to the individual's ability and needs at the time.

    As for the OP's...
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    Re: OA Vaporization during summer

    Hahaha and your a good sport to boot, I bet your as sweet as a banana cream pie :gh:.
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    Re: OA Vaporization during summer

    Just how old are you Charlotte :D; Seriously though when vaporizing OA I use the smoker for more than a wind gauge, a few good puffs directly into the entrance makes vaporizing go much smoother...
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    Re: Methods to Combat Hive Beetles

    Thanks Robert and thank you as well Ruthie, I am definitely going to give the diatomaceous earth a try this year.

    BeeA, I have not tried the lime to know how effective it is in killing beetles,...
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    Re: Not a good week for bees

    This coming Thursday night will be minus 6 F here at my location in Southern Ohio, I hope that will be the turning point with this cold weather. I am sorry to hear about your loss BeeGora, lets hope...
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    Re: Methods to Combat Hive Beetles

    BK,
    Where is the best place to find diatomaceous earth? I am installing West Beetle Traps this year and was thinking of using lime in the pans but this diatomaceous earth sounds intriguing.
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    Re: Pseudo Name on Bee Source

    WWW is the initials of my full name but you can call me Bill.
  9. Thread: i am new here

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    Re: i am new here

    welcome, good to have you aboard.
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    Re: Anyone have musical SHB?

    A few years ago I heard a bee plucking a frame cross wire however there were no Beatles at that time, this past fall I seen several Beatles right before winter set in ( Paul, Ringo I'm not sure) they...
  11. Thread: Honey Bee Healthy

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    Re: Honey Bee Healthy

    queenbee,
    Like drlonzo stated there area number of recipe's out there, this is the one I used a number of years ago, it smelled Heavenly to me and the bees liked it as well...... Have fun :).
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    Re: I just remembered why I switched to top bar hives!

    A man who will stand up and apologize for his actions on a forum that is viewed by the world is a man worthy of having as a friend, there are so few out there, my hat is off to you Charlie.......
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    Re: Newbee in Ohio(Portage)

    Welcome jk3
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    Re: Ordering Dadant Frames and Wax Foundation

    You might want to add a spur embedder to the list, you will need to embed the cross wire into the foundation, this is a good one and makes the job fast and easy.
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  15. Thread: Just my Opinion

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    Re: Just my Opinion

    Your welcome msscha, in your situation you could place the nice looking good comb back in the hive after extraction and melt down the comb that is sub par :).
  16. Thread: New bee

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    Re: New bee

    Welcome john boy
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    Re: Feeding Jarred Honey??

    One should use extreme caution when feeding bees honey obtained from hives other than your own, you never know if the unknown hives were diseased, frankly I just wouldn't do it. granulated sugar on...
  18. Thread: Just my Opinion

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    Re: Just my Opinion

    There is no reason one cannot extract honey from top bar hives, all you need is a two frame tangential extractor which is also light weight and easy to lift. Here is a video of a fellow extracting...
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    Re: Just want to say Hello to you all.

    Welcome Fox
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    Re: How to hold steady at a hive number...

    I agree the bee population would be very similar, however the way one wishes to manage their colonies would no doubt differ.
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    Re: How to hold steady at a hive number...

    Well that question can have many answers depending on who is answering it, you must decide what it is that you want to achieve. As stated above you may wish to donate your nuc's to a good cause or...
  22. Thread: Signs of a dearth

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    Re: Signs of a dearth

    I agree, it helps to understand the flow and dearth times in your area, here in southern Ohio the time of dearth is July and August as well.
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    Re: Location Saturation Question

    I wouldn't be concerned about it, your hives will have plenty of forage. As stated already reduce your entrances to where your bees can protect the hive, I run 3/4" x 6" openings April through...
  24. Thread: Signs of a dearth

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    Re: Signs of a dearth

    I also do weekly weight checks with a hanging scale, this has the added advantage of letting you see the strength of the flow.
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    Re: What is the magic number?

    When I reached ten hives I hit my limit, at this point I departed the ole runaway freight train, someone else can have my ticket. :)
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