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    Re: First trap out but will it work?

    very doubtful you can make them move in without brood. Buy a frame of brood from another keeper, the going rate is 20 to 25 for deep frames. Or you could buy a queen, steel lots of workers by using...
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    Re: 5 mesh hardware cloth for pollen traps

    I can't remember correctly, but I believe Howard wire is the supplier for TWP, or perhaps it's the other way around, I remember talking with both companies about a year ago, The shipping with one...
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    Re: Farmers Know Best

    I do it every year in my own garden, if I don't it doesn't produce. Cutworms etc devour my crop before it comes up if I don't dust and spray.
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    Solitary bee?

    I have company!

    Out in the shop where I keep stacks of SBB runners in a pile I have a new friend. Its a solid black bee? not shaped like a wasp at all, about the size of a worker with the abdomen...
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    Re: 5 mesh hardware cloth for pollen traps

    For you folks out west, Howard Wire 510-887-8787. Be prepared to buy 100 lineal ft get together to make it affordable.

    Central US, Edward J Darby & Son 800-875-6374 again be ready to buy 100...
  6. Re: New Member: Bee Venom Therapy for Severe Burn Scars

    That's a new one for me, but I do let a few bees sting me here and there if I don't accidentally catch one or two through my clothes.

    Why? because it tends to help with my IBS, and my arthritic...
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    Re: New legislation in TN

    They are now, I uploaded them to my website.

    http://home.newwavecomm.net/jcarmack//Bee%20Stuff/The%20Hive%20Tool%20MarchApril%202011.pdf

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    New legislation in TN

    Anyone have time to read the three emails from Jim Garrison? I came in from the shop and only had time to browse them, anyone care to elaborate on what they interpreted from them?

    Seems like it...
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    Re: Collateral damage on bear fences?

    Hi gjd, I would like to weigh in with my experience. I grew up around electric fences, we ran over 600 acres of electric fenced pasture with anywhere from 3 to 8 boxes running at any given time in...
  10. Re: What is next in the pestilence department???

    Those are some bad mother buggers, I dread the day someone accidentally imports them here, the European bee has no defense. Seems as though the folks importing the European bee into Japan would try...
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    Re: Josh Carmack Bee Supply

    www.carmacksupply.com It took a LONG time, but it's up now, Thanks guys!

    Thanks to Kevin Raney as well!
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    Re: Carmack Bee Supply

    Yeah Yeah, I know it's a year old, but I really do have a website now!

    www.carmacksupply.com

    Thanks guys!
  13. Re: Lost my queen.. January Emergency Replacement ... maybe?

    You got you a queen, found her in one of your images, can't remember which one, I think someone else circled her as well. Looks like she is backing into a cell as the image was made. She's a little...
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    Re: Preventing an extractor from walking?

    Ohh no, in no way am I saying that castors are a bad idea, or a compromise they will allow the extractor to better handle an imbalance, VS springs, the difference being that springs keep the average...
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    Re: Preventing an extractor from walking?

    Casters will work, they allow the load to average as mentioned by others, the bearings are still imbalanced due to the imbalance being relative to the assembly. A portion of the load has been...
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    Re: Purple Honey?

    I would like to try Kudzu honey, the blossoms sure do smell good
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    Re: Building Mini Nucs

    See my website, or email me, sales@carmacksupply.com

    Email me, I can give you a better price on 20 or 30, I think you won't be able to refuse.
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    Re: Cell phone

    PS the HTC tilt2 is free with a contract for the refurbished ones, and it has email,( i can check my website mail and my personal mail as well as my webmail accounts with it. It has outlook built...
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    Re: Cell phone

    I have had Verizon, ATT, Sprint, DIGI PCS, Alltell, and some other. I have had a phone since they were the size of a brick, and will stay with ATT for now. As far as phones, I'd go with a windows or...
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    Re: Used bee stuff

    Brood wax will quite often look old black and junky, but the bee's will typically use it just the same as new foundation. Your own wax will look nice and white the first month or so, but it starts...
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    Re: first time bee keeper

    I couldn't tell if that was all the frames you had, or were those the ones you took pictures of. I saw where a brood pattern used to be but saw NO eggs, and no brood, capped or otherwise. The white...
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    Re: Keeping multiple breeds?

    .....err uhm sorry, hit the reply button when I was using the text entry tool to let Firefox spell check for me,, HAHA
  23. Re: Worlds simples, cheapest sheet metal brake

    Something that may help make a more defined corner is to plane down the 2X4 to a sharp corner, that is if you have a planer at your disposal. Using a harder material will work as well, such as two...
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    Re: Bare-Butt Chickens... Any Ideas?

    Sounds like your rooster is is picking them or your dominant hens are. That's where the term henpecked comes from, as well as pecking order. It's their way of establishing order, the bare butts are...
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    Re: Staple guns

    As PeeVee stated, OIL OIL OIL, I use an oiler on my compressor, it's set for a drop about every 10-12 CuFt. The failures I have had were, piston cracked, and the anvil separated on the two that are...
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