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    Hillbillynursery, that post is wrong on so many...

    Hillbillynursery, that post is wrong on so many points I'm not sure where to begin.

    We know that bees see in the UV range but are they attracted to UV as a moth is attracted to a flame? (Actually,...
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    Both www.kamitoys.com (http://www.kamitoys.com) ...

    Both www.kamitoys.com (64.208.103.68) and www.beesource.com (64.208.103.68) have the same IP address. I suspect the cache on your browser was confused by this and didn't know that the two sites are...
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    There isn't enough profit in spam for anyone to...

    There isn't enough profit in spam for anyone to bother with manually harvesting addresses. It's most likely that a robot was able to scan the site and picked up the member email addresses.

    I have...
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    If a swarm starts out with a very low mite level...

    If a swarm starts out with a very low mite level it can grow faster than the mite population. Maybe this requires some degree of mite resistance but not necessarily more that the managed bees we...
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    >No one was babying the feral hives. If they...

    >No one was babying the feral hives. If they survived it was either luck or genetics.

    Until the mite levels reach the mass extinction levels the feral hives can survive by swarming. What's known...
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    Taking into account that there are no native...

    Taking into account that there are no native honey bees in North America, the feral bees will be genetically indistinguishable from the managed hives. If there is a genetic trait in the population...
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    Because a small operation with low profit margins...

    Because a small operation with low profit margins may not be able to afford the extra cost of a secure site key. And beekeepers tend to be a lot more trusting. How many beekeepers have you known that...
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    You could just add a brightly colored flag to the...

    You could just add a brightly colored flag to the metal bound excluder so you would have a visual clue that it was still on the hive. A short piece of metal strap folded over the end of the excluder...
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    I still think it's beekeepers that cause the mite...

    I still think it's beekeepers that cause the mite problem to linger. By keeping your bees healthy they will thrive and cast off swarms that will grow for a while and then become a new feral colony...
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    "i also follow the rule of thumb that i never...

    "i also follow the rule of thumb that i never purchase anything either on the Internet unless it is a secure page."

    What security does a secure page give you? It does insure that the...
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    I think what you are missing is that my proposed...

    I think what you are missing is that my proposed procedure is almost completely reversed from yours.

    Starting with a solid blocks of 2 by whatever, cut lengths for the desired frame size. Cut the...
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    Some of the 2-way satellite services offer what...

    Some of the 2-way satellite services offer what they claim is a smart VPN that solves the satellite delay problem. What they do is terminate the VPN tunnel at the satellite NOC and run the connection...
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    The only operation left is to slice off the 3/8"...

    The only operation left is to slice off the 3/8" bars.

    I've been thinking that with the oak splines on the jig it might be possible to slice the boards first before shaping the sides. The slicing...
  14. Thread: wax & propolis

    by DanO
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    If you freeze wax comb and cappings they can be...

    If you freeze wax comb and cappings they can be crushed into small flakes. By washing these flakes in cold water, any piece that is mostly propolis will sink and the wax particles will float to the...
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    "$50.00 retail, so you can't beat the price." ...

    "$50.00 retail, so you can't beat the price."

    I could beat it with FREE.

    All you need is a surplus satellite TV dish and a cheap USB wireless adaptor. I grabbed a dish that a neighbor was...
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    That government you're talking about is your...

    That government you're talking about is your local town counsel. They took a payoff from the highest bidder to allow only 1 cable franchise to have exclusive access to the area. Hopefully the payoff...
  17. Daviduk has posted 3 times: posted September...

    Daviduk has posted 3 times:

    posted September 07, 2004 04:02 PM
    > Hi,
    > I am an A level Student studying product design.

    posted September 15, 2004 03:32 AM
    >Hi all,
    > I am currently...
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    The functional part of your jig is the 2" side...

    The functional part of your jig is the 2" side rails. The oak strips on the top serve to hold the rails apart so they won't securely hold the stock if the width varies, requires screws into the side...
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    Your table saw must be smaller than I thought. ...

    Your table saw must be smaller than I thought.

    The transition curve on my commercial frames have a 1 in. radius. If your dado blade is more that a couple of inches in diameter the point where...
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    So where are all the bees? It looks to me that...

    So where are all the bees?

    It looks to me that what you have there is a temporary stop used by the bees that were suddenly evicted from their old home. Have you had any high winds lately? ...
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    A surface planer is the obvious tool to use for...

    A surface planer is the obvious tool to use for reducing the initial thickness of the stock but not everybody is going to have one of these in their garage. To make do with the table saw, just leave...
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    "Now tell us how to cut frame emds!!!" I...

    "Now tell us how to cut frame emds!!!"

    I thought the whole idea of the top bar was to be simple and do away with the rest of the frame. But if you have the tools and the time...

    Start with some...
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    If you are making an infinite number of top pars...

    If you are making an infinite number of top pars all the same there may be a benefit to making a precise jig for each cut. But since it hasn't been determined exactly how wide the spline should be...
  24. Thread: what about matel

    by DanO
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    How about making the frames out of cellulose...

    How about making the frames out of cellulose fibers bound with lignin. It would be light weight, insulating and unlike money it actually does grow on trees. All you have to do is let it dry and cut...
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    It's a Jib Crane just like we've been talking...

    It's a Jib Crane just like we've been talking about in another forum. The base would be mounted on your truck and the boom would swing out over your bee yard. The carriage piece (last picture)...
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