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    Re: Mann lake Ritecell issues

    Paint extra wax on plastic foundation and bees will except it much better. I use cheap crock pot to melt wax and foam brush to paint extra wax on.
    Tim
  2. Re: Has anyone painted their plastic deep frames with wax?

    I use a cheap crock pot to melt wax, then I use a foam brush to paint wax on my deep plastic foundation. My bees take it much better than just regular pre wax plastic foundation. Just don't get wax...
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    Re: Most Painful Place to be Stung by a Bee

    I got stung on the eyelid on Sat, my eye watered and swelled a little. Worse one I've gotten lately.
    Tim
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    Re: Queen in top box - easyest way to keep bees

    I like the ideal and think I will try it. It's not a perfect solution but sounds manageable.
    Tim
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    Re: What happened to all the nasty mean bees?

    Fusion power
    Glad to hear about feral bees over your way and maybe I'll find some. I'm starting some hives this year over in St Clair county at our farm and was hoping to find some.
    Tim
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    Re: What happened to all the nasty mean bees?

    Blessed Farms
    I understand how you feel and can say they aren't for beginners. I don't generally like hot bees but some of my most productive bees have been a little hot. I just so happen to...
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    Re: What happened to all the nasty mean bees?

    I kept some feral back bees back in the 80's in Alabama, we always called German Black Bees. They were smaller than Italians and would eat you butt up! Inspections were difficult at best because they...
  8. Re: Overheard "Japanese Hornets killed my husband last month in NC" No Japanese H rig

    We had a species of Asian Hornet move in to North Alabama in the mid to late 80's. I never saw them messing with my bees but they were mean and packed a BAD sting.
    Tim Adams
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    Re: Russell's Apiaries

    Thats more like it! :applause:
    Tim Adams
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    Re: Russell's Apiaries

    Barry
    My thoughts exactly!
    Tim Adams
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    Re: Russell's Apiaries

    Here's my story.
    On 2/2/2011 I ordered and payed (paypal) for 12 queens. These were to ship on April 18, Dr Russell informed me that the 2 AMM I ordered would not be ready till late May. We agreed...
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    Re: Yellow Jacket Traps

    I just put out the new WHY traps around my house. It's starting to warm up and wasp are starting to fly. I haven't seen any yellow jackets around my house but each one has about a dozen dead ones...
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    Florida outside cutout 10/17/10

    I got a call about 11am this morning from my friend Kevin "Want to get some bees?". Since I can't get enough bees I said yes! Got there and I was surprised it was a LARGE hive! Most of the time I...
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    Re: Introducinng Jamaican beekeeper

    Welcome to the forum! I'm sure 80 colonys are a handful but 300 is a whole bunch more. Good luck!
    Tim Adams
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    Re: Thompson's Water Seal?

    I just use TWS on some new nucs and it was so easy I liked it! I did put some bees in one after about 3 days and it didn't seem to dried out yet and they are doing good. The other ones are still...
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    Re: how to stop Elk Damage???

    Go to your local barber shop and ask for hair clippings, then put the hair in some panty hose and hang it around your hives. I've seen it work well with deer, they don't like the smell of humans....
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    Re: Foundationless question.

    I was taking a look at my foundation less frames yesterday (the ones pictured on the first page) and I'm sorry to say 1 is all drone cells... Now that it's caped you can see. My questions is should I...
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    Re: Trap out question

    I just got back and heres the deal. Bees are in a half block wall thats only chest high. They are going in a hole that goes all the way through to his patio and is only about 14" off the ground. The...
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    Trap out question

    Hello
    I have a man that wants me trap out some bees from a wall. He doesn't want me to tear into the wall hence the trap out. I've never done a trap out but understand how to and my question is...
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    Nice piece on bees on Fox News

    Hello
    I just read this off Fox News about a beekeeper in Hawai and their market for honey, thought I would share. Sorry it's only on Fox don't be scared it won't hurt.
    Tim Adams
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    Re: Modified Dadant 11.5 in deep brood chambers

    I just spoke to Dadant in IL. and they don't have the jumbo foundations
    10 5/8 in-stock. They can run some but not any time soon as they are a little busy right now. I was thinking about building...
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    Re: Any commercials use Russian bees?

    peacekeeperapiaries
    How are the russians working for you?
    Tim
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    Re: Any commercials use Russian bees?

    Anyone use Glenn "Yellow Russians" someplace warm like Florida?
    Tim Adams
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    Re: Foundationless question.

    Actually they are wedged top bar's turned edge ways and nailed in. These are my first foundation less and the wires didn't seem to bother them they did all of that in 4 days.
    Tim Adams
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    Re: Foundationless question.

    Here's a quick picture of one of my foundation less frame.
    Tim Adams
    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa317/realbamma/Beekeeping/IMG_1167.jpg
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