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    Re: Just don't know what to buy

    Make one choice step at a time and you will be fine. Get your box size figured out you want and then forget that decision and think about frames and foundation. You actually have more than natural...
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    Re: Just don't know what to buy

    Your frustration probably happens because you don't have any experience so you don't have a personal preference yet. You need to determine that there's no real right way or wrong way within the...
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    Re: Bees like sugar more than honey?

    They probably stored the sugar in comb.
  4. Re: Do NOT start another "Honey Flow" thread!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Oh! Now I get it. This thread is about that new honey flow hive. :lpf:
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    Re: Warning / Safety Signs

    The signs will work well for people who already have a certain amount of respect for other people's property, but for those who think everything is theirs, not so much. So some people will honor the...
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    Re: New beekeeper meeting agenda lol

    Yeah, it's mid February.
  7. Re: Do NOT start another "Honey Flow" thread!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I also need to know what a honey flow thread is. I don't want to start one without knowing it. Barry seems to be serious. I also get offended when I get deleted. Maybe this is one of those mid...
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    Re: Will a frame a week buy me a....

    If there are queen cells found, you do have a couple weeks to figure out what to do. If you aren't confident when the cells are close to hatch about mating success, you can at that point knock off...
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    Re: AFB Identification

    I'm not remotely an expert, but it looks to me that the second from last photo has had some of the cells chewed up where it's very light colored, by possibly a mouse. The last photo is a closeup of...
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    Re: USDA applies for OA registation, Feb 4, 2015

    I too would be surprised if it goes through and nothing changes for the worse. It's not paranoia, it's a healthy distrust of the government.
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    Re: Hive Hosting Payment by Honey

    The guy first sounded like you were going to be working for him and he had a plan to get something from you. Even with an acceptance of a counter offer, he has in his mind what he wants, and may...
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    Re: Maintaining Copper Hive Top

    I use a couple options for different applications in my business with brass, which doesn't have anything to do with hives though. The anodized copper aluminum would be your longest lasting bright...
  13. Re: burning fertalizer insmoker to stunn agressive bees ?

    He probably had to use the right duct tape to make it work right. Oh, no, that was Red Green.
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    Re: My bees won't come out of their hives?

    Bashful bees.
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    Re: Painting hives with Tite bond III

    Yes, the sun is the biggest enemy of deterioration outdoors. You can have a great clear epoxy finish on wood outdoors, but if it doesn't have UV inhibiting ability, the sun will deteriorate the wood...
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    Re: hives on someone else's property?

    There's a lot of good advice here to walk away from that. It sounds to me like he would keep squeezing you for more every time you turned around. Just keep telling your neighbors, etc. you keep bees...
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    Re: Dollar store cheap foams

    I chuckle and I remember the time when I was a kid and made a mouse trap out of a foam box. The first time I checked the box and found it shut, I got excited, till a mouse shot out of the hole it...
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    Re: Almonds in Bloom

    Below zero here tomorrow night. Sorry you're missing it. It's very refreshing when you first go out.
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    Re: Photo of Swarm Bait Hive

    You have a load of bees there. Thanks for the picture, it's great. I am assuming you are working on giving them more room or working on keeping a soon to be swarm.
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    Re: used frames question from CL find

    What about hot enough water to melt off all the wax but not harm the plastic and everything would detach? Re coat with wax and go on. Just guessing here, there may be a reason it wouldn't work. ...
  21. Re: making nuc with shaken bees from several hives and a queen ?

    I am not trying to be offensive or rude, but wouldn't that effectively be like a package, when you add random bees and introduce a new queen? It would become a nuc soon enough. A package does get...
  22. Re: Scientists accused of plotting to get pesticides banned

    They do it a lot. Can I say, global warming and evolution for starters. Come up with a theory, then look for things to convince others it's evidence and ban anyone from the science field that...
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    Re: Don't see this everyday....

    Thanks for the photos Bucky. That would have been fun to see up close and personal. I only can think of how much they would get robbed all the time.
  24. Thread: Fort Bee

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    Re: Fort Bee

    My concern would be on the low end where you have rocks piled up at the base. I would think that's an easy beginning for a bear or something smaller to dig under the fence there. I would guess one...
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    Re: I'm pretty sure I killed my hive today :-(

    That sounds great waterbug. There's nothing better than to see the results of a busy queen.
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