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    Thanks Michael, that's what I figured. I think I...

    Thanks Michael, that's what I figured. I think I was just hoping since I'm a little scared to go messing with their comb.
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    How does one go about removing the crooked comb...

    How does one go about removing the crooked comb and then how do I tie it to the bar? Thanks for the info, your site has been a wealth of information the past year and a half while researching.
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    Robee-I have wooden strips down the center of the...

    Robee-I have wooden strips down the center of the bars, but did not use any wax to start out. Is that what you were asking?

    Thank you for the picture. The combs are not very long big yet, I'm...
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    Supers on Top Bar Hives?

    I saw pictures a while back somewhere of a TBH with what looked like a Langstroth Super on it. I'm thinking about my cross comb problem and wondering if I could just put a super or two on my hive...
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    I just did a one week inspection on my TBH and...

    I just did a one week inspection on my TBH and the bees are drawing out beautiful comb. But it's across four bars. It looks like 2-3 sections of comb in fact.

    How would I make a sling or frame...
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    I'm glad to hear this book is helping you. I...

    I'm glad to hear this book is helping you. I picked it up this weekend (I won't have my first hive until next year) and so far I have found it to be facinating. I told my husband that even if I end...
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    Every time I think I've gotten great information...

    Every time I think I've gotten great information to ponder, more of you come along and add to it. I can't say thank you enough. I do have one friend who just started keeping bees this year and she...
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    Thank you. I don't know why I didn't think of...

    Thank you. I don't know why I didn't think of that. We are involved in 4-H already.

    Thanks about my name too. As a kid, I hated it because everone teased be about the book/movie. Now I like...
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    Wow, thank you all for the responses. I can see...

    Wow, thank you all for the responses. I can see that there is a wealth of information here. It's still a bit overwhelming, but I'm sure with time I will start to sort it all out. I really...
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    Thanks for the welcome. I've been researching...

    Thanks for the welcome. I've been researching and reading a lot and I"m getting pretty excited. I have chickens and they are addicting too. But I like to be more varried. :)
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    Thanks Monie. What do I need to look...

    Thanks Monie.

    What do I need to look for/know about used hives?

    Thanks for in club info too. Unfortunatly they are much too far away from me. :o(

    Heidi
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    Newbie here and wondering where to begin

    Hi everyone. We've just decided that we want to start keeping bees next spring. I'm really not sure where to begin. I have my FIL, who is a master bargin hunter, looking for hives and equipment...
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