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    Re: Bottling honey

    If one feels that the bottle needs to be washed....it has zero bearing on whether it needs washing....Acebird, your facts are correct....if one feels a need to clean the bottles one also needs to...
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    Re: Bottling honey

    Acebird, why bring up the dirty facts...when it's the feelings that count!
  3. Re: Equipment suppliers and other trivia for winter discussion

    Small supplier in Tn with unique (box organizers / frame hangers) frame handling stuff with reasonable prices https://harpethvalleyapiary.com
  4. Re: Smaller mass merchant selling beekeeping equipment

    yea....their gate valves are 1/2 the cost of the same ones at Kellys...what's wrong with that! Sometimes small businesses such as ( http://www.harpethvalleyapiary.com/ ) can be more efficient than...
  5. Thread: Frame Perch

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    Re: Frame Perch

    I use a frame perch that staked in the ground behind the hives....it services several hives and is semi stationary from
    harpethvalleyapiary.com/
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    Re: Tools for beekeeping

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/images/icons/icon1.png Re: Frame handling tools
    The frame hanger would have the advantage of not hanging off the side of the hive as the current modles do. I...
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    Tools for beekeeping

    Has anyone seen o\r used these tools?

    http://www.harpethvalleyapiary.com/
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    Frame handling tools

    Anyone see the benefit of these?

    http://www.harpethvalleyapiary.com/
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    Re: All Mediums: Was Brother Adam wrong?

    This settles all arguments ....use (buy) Buckfast queens ...and all problems are solved....more brood.. more honey.. they are hygenic
    what else?
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    How to prepare for brood

    in January....pollen coming in ....mountain camp on...what happens if she starts laying?
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    Re: UAV power cord question

    cost of 20 ft jumpers would be expensive
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    UAV power cord question

    When using a "pot" for vaporizing with a 20 ft extension cord, heated with a VW glow plug, what would be the smallest size wire that could be used without getting hot.
  13. Thread: Buckfast

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    Re: Buckfast

    all of them are mutts...how does one prove otherwise?
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    Re: Are Repetitive Oxalic Treatments Bad?

    "Who said three times seven days apart? Here the usual advice is five times three days apart. At least. For summer treatment with brood present."

    I agree with this statement from my own...
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    Re: Lost half of hives and it's not even winter

    spelling OK ...term is in error.... the host does not provide the phoretic with food while in transit nor does it contribute to the ontogeny (development) of the phoretic during transit. If feeding...
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    OA power shelf life

    Does the power lose strength when storing it for vaporizing. Noticed even in the closed container it takes on moisture. Have had this container for about 3 years. It has not changed color. Have...
  17. Re: Shelf life and proper storage of oxacilic acid liquid

    what about the power itself....when storing it for vaporizing. Notice even in the closed container it takes on moisture. Have had this container for about 3 years. It has not changed color. Have...
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    Re: All Mediums: Was Brother Adam wrong?

    BH
    "At least it is the bee that makes the honey, not the hive. Nor the weather"
    If you don't think that the bees totally depend on favorable weather to make their honey just ask the beeks in...
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    This video is awesome

    https://www.facebook.com/theweekuk/videos/1004812402893071/
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    Is beeswax a lubricant?

    Getting ready on a new motorized extractor to harvest. The old manual one had a steel ball under the pivot axel...this one has a nylon ball. Will it wear out fast without being lubed? Would applying...
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    Number of hobby beekeepers?

    Any way one could get an estimate the number of keepers with 12 or fewer colonies in the US?
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    Re: What to do with a swarm queen?

    That makes a lot of sense...but not sure of that length of time...how bout 2,3,4 weeks?
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    What to do with a swarm queen?

    Could one assume that the queen that left with the swarm is fairly old, as 1or 3 years old and should be replaced?
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    In hiving a swarm how long..

    How long do they need to be kept in the hive before opening the entrance?
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    Re: Does brood comb honey taste different?

    many of my customers prefer dark ...color comes from many sources
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