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    http://www.everydayhenna.com/thymol.html I found...

    http://www.everydayhenna.com/thymol.html
    I found this place to get thymol. Has anyone tried them? I was thinking about putting a teaspoon of crystals in a small container with a #8 screen cover. ...
  2. Thread: Parafin wax

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    Hi Dick, The wax was in 25 or 30 lb. blocks. The...

    Hi Dick, The wax was in 25 or 30 lb. blocks. The guy just broke off a chunk and weighed it. He said it was raw bees wax... Do I need to filter it or something?
    Thanks, Art
  3. Thread: Parafin wax

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    Hi Guys, Been gone a few days and what a...

    Hi Guys, Been gone a few days and what a surprize. You guys ROCK!! I took the time today and drove down to Mann Lake (45 mins) and picked up 5 lbs. of bees wax. I tried the parafin on 20 frames,...
  4. Thread: Parafin wax

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    Can melted parafin be used to cement waxed...

    Can melted parafin be used to cement waxed foundation strips into top bars? I know bees wax is used, but I don't have any right now.
    Thanks, Art
  5. Thread: FGMO

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    Thanks Ed,Ka9ctt. That stuff is only 1.50 a...

    Thanks Ed,Ka9ctt. That stuff is only 1.50 a pint, and no shipping! Now if I could only find Thymol Crystals... I've tried some pharmacies but no luck. Any ideas?
  6. Thread: FGMO

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    I have been looking for fgmo locally, and have...

    I have been looking for fgmo locally, and have found a product called Mineral Oil, u.s.p. at Wal-Mart. It is used as a laxative that is taken orally. Tasteless and odorless. So I'm thinking it is...
  7. Thread: Swarm

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    Hello Guys, Was out after a swarm this...

    Hello Guys,

    Was out after a swarm this afternoon, and when I got there they had gone into a hole in a big walnut tree.
    What is the best way to get them out?

    Thanks, Art
  8. Thread: Micheal Bush

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    Hey MB, Have you ever tryed a spam blocker? ...

    Hey MB, Have you ever tryed a spam blocker? Here is a link you might try http://www.openfieldsoftware.com/ellafree.asp

    Good Luck, Art
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    It's the same for me too... That's strange! Sure...

    It's the same for me too... That's strange! Sure would have been interesting to watch...
  10. Thread: Lemongrass oil

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    I found it on the shelf in the cosmetics section...

    I found it on the shelf in the cosmetics section at Longs Drugs.
  11. Thread: Long Hive

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    I've built two long hives that are 48" long and...

    I've built two long hives that are 48" long and fit a medium 6 1/4" foundationless frame. Glued in 45 degree champher strips top and bottom in the frames and rubbed bees wax on the points. Installed...
  12. Thread: Swarms

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    How far does a swarm usually go to find a new...

    How far does a swarm usually go to find a new home?
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    Will using foundationless frames get the bees to...

    Will using foundationless frames get the bees to make small cells? Or would a 1" starter strip of 4.9 foundation in a regular frame bee better...
  14. Thread: EFB

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    Thanks Michael, that makes me feel alot better. ...

    Thanks Michael, that makes me feel alot better. I've been reading your tbh thread, very interesting stuff. Your foundationless frames are also sounding really good too! I think I'm going to try...
  15. Thread: EFB

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    Yes MB, I looked at the pics, but it said the...

    Yes MB, I looked at the pics, but it said the brood was a black color. This stuff was that nasty looking brown color that at first glance makes you think "Oh poop, AFB"
    So WineMan if it is EFB, do...
  16. Thread: EFB

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    Thanks for the fast reply. The cells were not...

    Thanks for the fast reply. The cells were not capped and the pupa were down in the bottom in the c shape. They were brown and wet looking, had a slight foul smell, were pastey and not ropey at all....
  17. Thread: EFB

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    Hi List, I was going through a freinds bees...

    Hi List, I was going through a freinds bees today and found 2 dead outs. They were in 2 deeps. In 1, I found 2 frames in the lower box that showed 5 to 10 cells of EFB. My question is do I have to...
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