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    Re: Robert Russell Apiaries - Update

    Special, if you really know any useful info...like names and addresses for such contacts..why don't you share that with her. You seen to have been on top of this RA scandal minute by minute. Who...
  2. Re: looking for input..have u used wooten golden queens?

    Wooten queens are well thought of here in central Indiana. People in the East Central Indiana Beekeepers Association order them regularly for making splits from bees returning from CA almond...
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    I just hope that if he is going to pay, he isn't "robbing Peter to pay Paul." If he can pay, it will far better than any court ordered settlement with attorneys taking their 40 percent off the top.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Thanks Barry. I do remember Ted now. Given today's status with RA, Ted Kretschmann was a profit with the widom of Solomon.
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Was he the guy that was wanting true feral bees for developing survivor strain genetics. Seems like he was the one claiming to have taken swarms off of mountains and brought swarms out of the...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    In reference to post #316 on this thread:

    Diogenes, I see that you cross posted this to the Russell Apiaries forum and picture sites last fall with the comment that I was a "BS Sock Puppet."...
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    mudlake, very similar to my queen experience. My order was eventually handed off to "Matthew-Nebraska after I requested a refund late in the season. This followed many attempts to contact. I had...
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    Has anyone out there met Matthew in person? Just curious.
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    50% loss so far. Obtained bees rather late in season (August). One nuc failed immediately...never found a queen...combined it with another which is surviving. I actually did receive an email from...
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    I don't believe this is a forum for investigation of one another. Lets not go down that road like before Special.
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    Not so either Special. The folks I met at RA when I picked up my nucs were also Subs.
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    I went to this site and filed. I would encourage others to file here too if you have had direct dealing with RA in the last year. I wasn't victimized too badly, but I'm certainly a first hand...
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    Re: Robert Russell is a fraud

    Specialkayme, I did meet Rob Hughes/Robert Russell in person. I traveled to MS last Fall to get my nucs. I tried to establish a pick up time for weeks, but received no response. So I just arrived...
  14. Thread: Mann Lake

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    Re: Mann Lake Goes the Extra Mile

    Received my first wooden ware shipment from Mann Lake...supers and frames. Absolutely no comparison to other suppliers I've used. Mill work from ML is the finest I've seen so far. Mann Lake has...
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    I too waited and waited with no reply to multiple emails and letters sent to RA about queens which I ordered last November...that is until I requested a refund. Then I received and email offer to...
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    Re: Hello from North Dakota

    Welcome NDB. My first beekeeping experience was in Northeastern South Dakota. (Now living and beeking in Indiana) What region in ND?
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    Re: Russell Apiaries

    Great idea Barry. Many of us have feared posting due to all the bashing from others.
    Thanks.
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