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    Re: Extracting method ...

    Yup, that too!
  2. Thread: Who's here?

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    Re: Who's here?

    Bet you're not staying in the dorm! :)
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    Extracting method ...

    Went to help a friend extract some honey. He uses a hot knife. He had an uncapping tank with the pointed cross post. As I was watching him, he was placing the sidebar of the frame on the "post."...
  4. Thread: Follower board

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    Re: Follower board

    Use coroplast and cut it to fit ...... works for me.........
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    Re: Maxant No Drip Valve

    It ain't so! ........... A honey gate (if you've a good one) isn't that bad to use......just takes a little longer......
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    Re: 9 Frames in 10 Frame Super

    I do the same....so what if there is one less frame in the brood box, there are two brood boxes! So much easier to work... I do use the frame spacers, but only on ONE side.........it just makes it...
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    Re: Recognizing Rader Sidetrack............

    Not only do I thank-him for his helpfulness, many times he is also the voice of REASON..........
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    Re: Savogran - Oxalic Acid - on Sale

    It's readily available on Ebay......... and CHEAP!
  9. Thread: Best Refractometer

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    Re: Best Refractometer

    Wow KQ6AR ........at $330, I bet you DO like it! (smile).......
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    Re: Savogran - Oxalic Acid - on Sale

    Home Depot does not carry it......

    Here's the SW ad

    http://www.sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/products/catalog/wood-bleach/
  11. Thread: Best Refractometer

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    Re: Best Refractometer

    I've no clue as to how to use, calibrate it if needed..... that's why I was asking for recommendations
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    Savogran - Oxalic Acid - on Sale

    For those who vaporize with Oxalic Acid, it is now on sale at Sherwin Williams. A 12 oz tub is $5.00 (vs $9.39). According to the manufacturer, it is 99.6% pure so you can feel confident using it...
  13. Re: 32 LBS from 9 Medium Frames - Sound about right?

    That's my yield as well........and it's a Very full bucket.........
  14. Re: How can I make hive boxes that are perfectly stackable-a necessary requirement.

    When I make boxes (and that's rare), I do not cut the boards exactly to the correct height. IE a 9 5/8" box maybe 10" or so. When assembling, I make sure the top of the box (the rabbeted ends) are...
  15. Thread: Best Refractometer

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    Best Refractometer

    Any recommendations?
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    Re: Sellable honey and moisture

    Bad link Graham.........
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    Uncapping/Extractor Room Floor

    For those who are not fortunate to have a honey house (such as I ) and extract in your home/garage, what do you put down on your floor while doing this? I use a large roll of Kraft paper and that...
  18. Thread: Storing Supers

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    Re: Storing Supers

    Search BS regarding BT........
  19. Re: use of ParaMoth for tempo storage of partially filled supers?

    Search BS regarding BT.
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    Re: Celebrity Beekeeper

    Can we get Morgan to become a BS member????
  21. Thread: Considering Cotton

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    Re: Considering Cotton

    I'm surrounded by cotton, it's everywhere .... The only thing I ever get from cotton is socks, jeans and underwear!
  22. Re: What's the best way to get bees out of supers for extracting?

    Thanks Jim...
    Do you think burlap would work as the fabric? Just stapled to the sides? Also, does the elbow just slide into the hole or is connected (afixed) in some manner?

    Larry
  23. Re: What's the best way to get bees out of supers for extracting?

    Thanks Jim for the pics. I'll have to make one and try it! I'm guessing that the fabric sits down inside the windbox a couple of inches?
  24. Re: What's the best way to get bees out of supers for extracting?

    Jim,
    Got a pic of the "wind box?"
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    Re: Funny looking Queen

    Brian/Ace, once again many of us here on BS who joined ...moons/years ago..... recognize you for what you are, but to those new beekeepers who recently joined BS or started beekeeping and read this...
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