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    Re: What is Raw Bees Wax worth

    I have washed the honey out of cappings and used the resulting honey water to make mead.
    you recover almost all of the honey and are left with all the wax.
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    Re: moldy foundation

    Don't throw the frames away. the mold is on the surface only and the bees will clear it away quickly. I would not treat them any different than i would treat clean, fresh, newly capped honey except...
  3. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    Yes I get that the insurance company wanted them gone and we all know why.
    What I don't get is the pervasive attitude that " if you can't prove that its yours then I'm taking it home with me and...
  4. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    Well I learned something today. I guess that living in a rural part of a west coast state has lulled me into a false sense of security. Where I'm' from if someone were to come across something of...
  5. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    My simple understanding of this is , proving ownership of bees in trees is next to impossible, they may still be owned by someone.

    The insurance company that hired Bradley must have thought that...
  6. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    Soup, I never claimed to be an expert in anything and based my position on common sense. common sense has let me down before. Are you an expert in insurance? perhaps you can help me here . Are you...
  7. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    So you don't see any difference between picking up something laying along side of the road that clearly doesn't belong to you and is in nobody's way, and offering aid to an injured person.

    I...
  8. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    Bradley
    I guess I really screwed this up by posting early without fully reading your post. Again I'm sorry for starting this whole embarrassing debacle. No one except me claimed YOU did anything...
  9. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    In my second post , if you had read the entire thread, you would have seen that I acknowledged missing that part. I left my first post up as others had already commented to it and removing it could...
  10. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    So it's different with honeybees? What if it was a truck load of computers you just picked up without the owners permission? An offer to return them to the rightfull owner , the insurance company,...
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    Re: Why I keep bees...

    I guess Nabber and i share the same hobby, we collect hobbies. Beekeeping just made its way to the top of the to do list.
    it has become the hobby that also helps provide the funds to fuel another...
  12. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    OOPS my bad!!!

    I guess I should read the complete post before climbing on the soapbox. :sleep:

    Note to self, No posting before coffe !!!!
  13. Re: Large Semi Load of Bees Wrecked Sunday Night in The Arizona Desert

    So maybe I'm way off base here but you just heard that sombodys bees were alongside of the road and you went out on your own and took them?Somebody somewhere still legaly owns them even if it's an...
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    Is it possible to force a supercedure

    Last week in the bee yard I was looking through the hives and found some that were incredibly full, so much so that both deep boxes were full of either brood , pollen or surplus honey. I simply...
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    Re: Hives on BLM or govn't land

    A few years ago I considered putting hives onto national forest lands. The short answer that I got upon inquiring as to the possibility of doing this was "NOT POSSIBLE . The land that you want to...
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    Re: Use of "trail cameras" in Yards?

    I have used them in a yard that had alot of foot and vehicle traffic. I had two bushnell trophy cams. they were purchased when they were the only cameras that were both small and had a very long...
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    Re: Cost of custom extraction

    I also pay .15 a pound extracted. He keeps the wax and the honey goes into my buckets. Same price for three years.
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    Re: Senate votes to repeal 1099 Reporting

    Beginning in 2012, all businesses will be required to prepare 1099s for all services and goods purchased from all vendors in excess of $600. Current law dictates that only services provided in excess...
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    Re: Making nuc ends with a table saw

    I do it all the time and it works very well, 400 deep and 250 shallows last year. HOWEVER, You must use a dado spacer shim between the 10" cuttoff blade and the 8" STACK dado set, no wobble dado's...
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    Re: A how to dip Beehives Video

    I also built a dipping box last year and dipped 200 boxes and 100 tops and bases. I think that the sealing of the end grain with glue is possibly wasted effort at best and could even be determental...
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    Re: using all meduim frames

    I guess I'm different. I use double deeps and shallows specificaly because they will not be interchangable. With all the chemicals and treatments that we put into our bees I never want to eat any...
  22. Re: Sundance 2 pollen trap - Did I do something wrong?

    I purchased 1 this spring, properly preped the chosen hive and opened the box containing the pollen trap only to find an incomplete product. The board containing the escape cones was missing. When I...
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    discouraged , disturbing trend

    Beekeeping in my area has changed drasticly in the last couple of years. It seems that the big players have undergone an attitude change recently and it's causing quite a problem for the sideliners...
  24. Thread: Chicken Poop!

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    Re: Chicken Poop!

    I have a manure pile that is several years old , mostly sawdust but some horse droppings mixed in . The bees seem to prefer the water that leaches from the pile over the fresh spring creek that runs...
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    Re: Beekeeping Political Correctness?????

    Hello Harry,

    This is the kind of information that I was looking for. I guess an argument could and has been made that this situstion is normal and regionaly accepted. Thanks
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