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    Late cut-out....hope they survive...

    Got a call to cut out a hive in an Olympic size pool house...this place is huge....not been used since 2002..located off the road, very secluded....hive is about 6 feet wide and 10 feet tall and...
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    Re: Boy am i rusty...

    Solid bottom board....this was my third swarm.....they built cone the size of a baseball on 1 bar before they left(thanks girls)...had scouts checking the hive yesterday afternoon...
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    Boy am i rusty...

    After being out of beekeeping since 1979....man I need to learn all over again...in a hurry, arms sweaty, did not put gloves on...lol....shook a swarm out of a newly planted cherry tree & half the...
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    4/4/13.....caught my first swarm this morning......27851
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    Getting back in the game...

    After being out of beekeeping for over 30 years .....i am making the plunge again....how dumb is that....well i miss the ladies and maybe i can save some before i get too old.....the loss of the bees...
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    Re: Cooler Bee Vac....

    well when we get some age on us....people think we are nuts anyway.....thanks for the welcome Greg..
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    Re: Cooler Bee Vac....

    Good point.....i am not planning on the girls there too long.....moving them straight to a hive.....but i could build a removable frame to set hive frames in and out .....
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    Cooler Bee Vac....

    i think i am going to make a bee vac out of an old good sealing coleman cooler......if it works well i will add a screened box inside for better collecting.....any ideas...( I am getting back into...
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