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  1. probably all mediums and 8-frame equipment... ...

    probably all mediums and 8-frame equipment...

    um, also branding my stuff since I had hives stolen
  2. I was 2 for 4 with direct introduction into nucs...

    I was 2 for 4 with direct introduction into nucs after 2 days queenlessness.

    it's certainly not statistically significant with only 4 tries, but I guess it can be done.

    Just some smoke, then...
  3. Thread: Egg pictures

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    jeez, that's a sweet macro pic, Ross

    jeez, that's a sweet macro pic, Ross
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    If it's mostly capped I would just go ahead and...

    If it's mostly capped I would just go ahead and extract. If it's mostly uncapped, you can wait, or you can put it in a warm room with lots of air movement and a dehumidifier.

    It can be tough in...
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    are there any plans for making baby nucs?

    are there any plans for making baby nucs?
  6. Thread: Glues

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    Oliver, is that the elmer's brand polyurethane? ...

    Oliver, is that the elmer's brand polyurethane?

    It's got like blue bull on the front or something...

    well, I guess I'm convinced...I've got a bunch of gorilla left, so I'll finish off the...
  7. Thread: Glues

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    I previously used gorilla glue or the elmers...

    I previously used gorilla glue or the elmers polyurethane glue for everything, but this last batch of frames and equip I used just carpenter's glue...I hope stuff doesn't start falling apart on me ...
  8. Thread: Glues

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    I suppose my question is - Is gorilla glue...

    I suppose my question is -

    Is gorilla glue really worth the money for use even on frames since both glues bond harder than the wood itself and the carpenter's glue is 1/10th the cost? I know...
  9. Thread: MAKE THEM STAY

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    do you guys ever steal a frame of eggs/open brood...

    do you guys ever steal a frame of eggs/open brood from another hive to use to keep swarms attached to their new homes?
  10. Thread: Red Nectar?

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    I'm going to guess hummingbird feeder, but it...

    I'm going to guess hummingbird feeder, but it could be something like Kudzu
  11. Thread: Glues

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    I know this subject has been argued before, but I...

    I know this subject has been argued before, but I forgot what people had said.

    I looked at both regular carpenter's glue(elmers, etc) and polyurethane glue(gorilla, etc)...

    Both say that they...
  12. Thread: Sugar Prices

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    What are you guys paying for sugar? Seems to...

    What are you guys paying for sugar?

    Seems to me like the big bags at Costco and the little bags at the grocery stores are about double what they were a year ago...my aggressive splitting strategy...
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    what kind of glue did you use?...If it doesn't...

    what kind of glue did you use?...If it doesn't say "non-toxic," it's toxic tongue.gif

    any super glue or polyurethane glue probably emits toxic fumes...that's where the old saying "you been...
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    Wow, excellent pictures there, Primo smile.gif ...

    Wow, excellent pictures there, Primo smile.gif

    I'm hoping to help our very own BillyBob on some removals when we can find some time where we're both free smile.gif
  15. Thread: bee crops

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    whitebark's right on. I wouldn't plant anything...

    whitebark's right on. I wouldn't plant anything that coincides with a natural flow, I'd try to plant something that fills in the gaps.
  16. Thread: Any cyclists?

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    I actually just got back from BRAG(Bicycle Ride...

    I actually just got back from BRAG(Bicycle Ride Across Georgia) which is over 400 miles in 7 days with an optional rest day or century in the middle. I chose the rest day tongue.gif . Longest...
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    I'd bet it's SHB...I always had SHB larvae on my...

    I'd bet it's SHB...I always had SHB larvae on my queen candy when I kept hives at my house. THey could get places that the bees couldn't get to sometimes and they'd just go to town on the queen...
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    I'd say 15-20, but I do it while I'm watching TV,...

    I'd say 15-20, but I do it while I'm watching TV, so I'm not going exceptionally fast.

    I usually get my girlfriend to do the glueing for me, then I follow up and nail em in. Goes by much much...
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    If anyone wants to stop by, I'm hanging out for a...

    If anyone wants to stop by, I'm hanging out for a little bit smile.gif

    it's almost 10PM EDT
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    it should fit between two boxes pretty flat

    it should fit between two boxes pretty flat
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    I was thinking the same thing...so just cut out a...

    I was thinking the same thing...so just cut out a rectangle and staple some #8 hardware cloth over it?
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    heh, I hear ya...maybe I typed that wrong, I just...

    heh, I hear ya...maybe I typed that wrong, I just meant that shipping wasn't extra on top of the $99 smile.gif

    I hate storing comb...it either gets moth damage or gets moldy...

    My problem is...
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    I like Beequick, it smells really nice too ...

    I like Beequick, it smells really nice too smile.gif
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    just so I understand, the $99 is for 20 frames...

    just so I understand, the $99 is for 20 frames and shipping is free?
  25. Thread: Queen Rearing

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    sounds like the queen cells might have gotten...

    sounds like the queen cells might have gotten chilled or knocked around?
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