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    I am fat, full, lazy, smiling and about to take a...

    I am fat, full, lazy, smiling and about to take a nap http://www.beesource.com/ubb/biggrin.gif .
    Happy Turkey Day to one and all.
    Nathaniel

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    I am no expert, but they like brush piles, stack...

    I am no expert, but they like brush piles, stack lumber, also they like water, so keeping these at a minimum helps. Also keep grass short .
    Nathaniel
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    Pugs I have an hedge 10 feet from my house, on...

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    I have an hedge 10 feet from my house, on the other side of that hedge I have 21 hives. My wife is scared to death of bees, and she has never seen a bee on this side of the hedge. She has...
  4. Thread: Honey Press

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    This is what I use, I find it fast and efficient...

    This is what I use, I find it fast and efficient and really love. It is not that complicated to make and is really cheap. I never dreamed it would work as good as it does. I think this would be an...
  5. Thread: Hive Robbery

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    Gentlemen I certainly do appreciate your replies...

    Gentlemen
    I certainly do appreciate your replies and I will be making a screen tomorrow. I am going to look on this site and see if I can find some plans, and it's not, I will see what one looks...
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    Thank you sir, it is a little rough but it will...

    Thank you sir, it is a little rough but it will be smoothed out some anyway. I will be taking my time ( have to with my lack of experance ).
    I am now writing 3 more articles and putting a chat room...
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    Due to my being so interested in top bar hives, I...

    Due to my being so interested in top bar hives, I have ignorantly badly neglected my langstroff' hives. I went out and saw that one of my hives was being robbed, and I added a reducer. I looked...
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    because I have so much respect for Dr. Pedro...

    because I have so much respect for Dr. Pedro Rodriguez and his work this spring I bought some thymol even though I had wintergreen. But I am an inquisitive person, so I picked at a row of hives and...
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    I really love to read posts such as this one....

    I really love to read posts such as this one. This is my first year and my bees are doing well also.
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    Be nice Micheal ...

    Be nice Micheal http://www.beesource.com/ubb/biggrin.gif
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    Dennis I want to thank you very much for the tip...

    Dennis
    I want to thank you very much for the tip about the spoon. It really hit the spot http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif .

    I think that I did a miserable job of trying to explain what I...
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    Comb Collapse -- I just lost half my comb in the...

    Comb Collapse -- I just lost half my comb in the hive that I blocked the vents, what a mess. The first thing that I noticed was bees flying around the bottom of the 1 hive, I knew I was in trouble....
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    I find myself really interested in this topic,...

    I find myself really interested in this topic, and sense it is up to 90 and 95 degrees here in Georgia at this time, I have decided to cut my throat in order to spite my face. I measured my comb in...
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    Michael, I really do appreciate your comeback. I...

    Michael, I really do appreciate your comeback. I have priorly done a search on cone collapse and I got eight results, none of them gave the point of collapse.

    When I built my first one I had...
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    Michael, I am very curious about the comb...

    Michael, I am very curious about the comb collapse. I have never gotten straight where the cone tore apart at, was it at the first four inches or was it futher down. if I could get this straight in...
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    I think the KISS idea is a great one and I would...

    I think the KISS idea is a great one and I would like to make one that way. All my TBH roof is 6"tall with an agjustable vent ( real simple to make) and the one thing that is constant is that heat...
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    I moved my floor up (had to cut more of the...

    I moved my floor up (had to cut more of the flooring materal for it had to be wider) but it is now 8" deep. I will keep an eye on the first 2 and hope they do not collapse, but yesterday was really...
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    Before I put the sides togather I drilled holes ...

    Before I put the sides togather I drilled holes 4 inches apart on the ends, thus I can move the bottom up 4" at a time until you are only 4" deep. I did this out of cocern about all the comb...
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    I made them 21" wide, 48" long, 23" deep and I...

    I made them 21" wide, 48" long, 23" deep and I dont really know the degree of the last ones slope. I use 4" of the bottom for the screen floor.
    Nathaniel
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    It is really getting hot now and I am starting to...

    It is really getting hot now and I am starting to wonder about the depthof my hives. I have two Kenya top bar hives with bees in them. I have one standing by for the next swarm. I made these 23 by...
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    I want to thank you for such a fast reply. I...

    I want to thank you for such a fast reply.

    I did put the part about the photgraph in the wrong paragraph. Sometimes a picture is worth a 1000 posts. It allows you to see the problem and the...
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    Beings a new wanna be beekeeper, I set up my...

    Beings a new wanna be beekeeper, I set up my beeyard the best way my common sense told me to, so much for common sense. I now find it necessary to rearrange my yard. I have my hives so close together...
  23. Thread: Hive Photos

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    AndI was thinking of posting some pictures of my...

    AndI was thinking of posting some pictures of my beeyard, fat chance now. You should be ashamed of yourself, making us feel so bad http://www.beesource.com/ubb/smile.gif .
    A real nice beeyard....
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    I now have a little better handle on things,...

    I now have a little better handle on things, because I did a real thorough inspection of all hives. All these hives have at least two solid frames of brood and some have four solid bars of brood. ...
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    Please accept my apology for not getting back...

    Please accept my apology for not getting back sooner but my life has been hectic as of late. These are definitely honeybee Lava, on some of them the legs have developed.

    These bees are bulk bees...
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