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    Re: my bees are making out!

    Congratulations on a film well done.
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    Re: Listen to the Music

    Do you remember Audrey?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOByH_iOn88&spfreload=1
  3. Re: What should I expect durring my first inspection?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz4HwIjuIHI

    I like this talk very much. How he express his thoughts, feelings, opinions, to the audience.
  4. Thread: Shaken Swarm Howto

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    Re: Shaken Swarm Howto

    At 4:30 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWi6svWEeD0
    Shaking plus spreading
  5. Thread: Shaken Swarm Howto

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    Re: Shaken Swarm Howto

    Look for
    "Taranov method" or "Taranov board".
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    Re: Listen to the Music

    “Through It All”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouJ8JOzdjrc

    It is beautiful and giving pleasure to the mind.
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    Re: Citrus Juice for Varroa- Experiences?Opnions?

    Generally, for a given active substance
    the interframe dribbling efficacy << comb spraying efficacy
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    Re: Citrus Juice for Varroa- Experiences?Opnions?

    In Egypt, I think it was rather a comb spraying concept then dribbling between the frames.

    "... the five treatments were 10%, 25%, 50% and 75%
    lemon juice (V/V) with sugar syrup 1:1 (W/V)....
  9. Re: Should I Include a Drone Frame in a New Colony?

    Are you looking for joy of beekeeping?
    A feeling of great happiness,
    a source, a cause of it.

    Forget it!
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    Re: Any good beekeeping apps?

    Orage is a time-managing application.
    Rednotebook is a desktop journal.
    NoteCase Pro is a note manager.

    They all may be helpful to a beekeeper.
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    Re: Made a linseed oil wax/paste for inside the hive

    Thank you, msscha.
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    Re: Refractometer Calibration Fluid

    I have found:

    http://hypertextbook.com/facts/2005/ShirleyDeng.shtml

    http://msdssearch.dow.com/PublishedLiteratureDOWCOM/dh_0032/0901b803800322b7.pdf
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    Re: Refractometer Calibration Fluid

    The refractive index varies with the wavelength of light.
    The splitting of white light into its constituent colors of a rainbow makes the blue/white boundary fuzzy.
    Take a lamp with yellow LED's....
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    Re: Refractometer Calibration Fluid

    Pure glycerine should give 25.5% on your 13-25% Water in Honey Scale.
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    Re: Refractometer Calibration Fluid

    At a pharmacy you can get a 70% glycerine.
    One should ask for "Glycerine 99,5% ph. ".
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    Re: Listen to the Music

    I have found a nice website where you can read and hear simultaneously:

    http://www.directlyrics.com/jessica-sanchez-change-nothing-lyrics.html


    Have an enjoyable time!
  17. Re: What temp range and humidity for incubator queen cell finishing?

    From “The How-To-Do-It book of Beekeeping” by Prof. Richard Taylor:


    "There are a few rules of thumb that are useful guides.

    One is that when you are confronted with some problem in the...
  18. Re: What temp range and humidity for incubator queen cell finishing?

    It is not a faulty operation of a controller.
    One should do a deviation amendment.

    In case of your D1S controller it is called Sensor Calibration, SC.
    After pressing the SET key for 2 seconds...
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    Re: Mobile cell incubator kit?

    I wouldn't use a vibrating cooler/ventilator in a small incubator.
    Are you building a rotating mass shaker for bee larvae?
  20. SAE 30 Lawn Mower Oil for a small piston air compressor?

    Will it cause any harm?
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    What air compressor do you have?

    Noiseless and oil-free are my main criteria.
    If you own an air compressor, which do you own?
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    Re: Oxalic Acid question

    Knowing the volume you are spraying is very important.
    Being aware that sprayer nozzles have different rates of delivery, the sprayer must be calibrated before use.
    To measure the volume of a...
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    Re: Oxalic Acid question

    Clear pollen combs from bees.
    Take these combs away before spraying OA dih. .
    Otherwise it can damage pollen.
    Be protected.
    99.3% is very a optimistic estimation of the efficacy.
    Here it is...
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    Re: Treating Package w/OA Dribble

    It should be studied.
    It is domain of scientific research.
    All I can do is trust.
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    Re: Treating Package w/OA Dribble

    A bee has a *mouth* that it uses to eat and drink:

    jaws / mandibles
    a tongue / glossa
    lips / a labrum and two maxillae
    a tube for collecting nectar / proboscis

    Oxalic acid is corrosive to...
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