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  1. Thread: Queenless Swarm

    by bhfury
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    Re: Queenless Swarm

    They have the queenless roar. I do have have some open brood available, I guess I can use a frame until the queens arrive.
  2. Thread: Queenless Swarm

    by bhfury
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    Queenless Swarm

    I caught a swarm the other day. A fairly nice swarm about the size of the volleyball. I placed it into a nuc box and checked it a few days later to see how it was fairing. I noticed there were no...
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    Re: Weight scale exemptions

    In California, if you have the time it's better to volunteer for level 1 an inspection. Pass it and you get your CVSA sticker. Then as you go through the rest of scales and if they call you bring in...
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    Re: Brad nailer or stapler

    From am email I rec from Mann Lake....

    Before we made the move to staples, we tested different sizes. Boxes were built and placed on edge in a press. The 7/16 X 2 staple is 40% stronger than...
  5. Thread: Top entrance

    by bhfury
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    Re: Top entrance

    I've got upper only enteances on all my hive. I like them for several reason in my area. I dont have to worry about the bees not having access to the hive because the grass grew too tall. No mouse...
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    Sticky: Re: Face to the Name, R U up to it?

    Here piggy piggy piggy

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    Re: Dry Pollen Sub Feeders

    What do you use for baffles?
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    Dry Pollen Sub Feeders

    I was thinking about making some of these over the winter and using them this Spring. Anyone use them? How do they work? What changes would you make? Etc.

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    Re: Merry Christmas Everyone

    Barry is there a safety tip I'm missing? I nearly run a few staples through my hand with my 1/4" stapler when the staple would blow out the side of the frame. That was until I built my frame jig a...
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    Merry Christmas Everyone

    Merry Christmas from New Mexico!!

    My new toy
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  11. Thread: Raising queens

    by bhfury
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    Re: Raising queens

    I've raised swarm queen cell with some pretty good success. This year I'm going to use the Jenner box and try to raise more queens. Carnies do really well in this area so VSH Carnies and NWC will be...
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    Re: 3/8" x 1 1/2" Resin Coated Staples

    I take it that's good" ��
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    Re: Box Assembly Jig

    Thanks for the info Phil. Good to hear. I plan on build one. By chance do you happen to have s parts list? Wotsee says hello.
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    Re: Box Assembly Jig

    Thanks you guys... Stingy has the one I'm looking for
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    Box Assembly Jig

    Maybe last year if not earlier there was a video of a guy assembling boxes with with a jig that was on a stand that was set up side ways so it could be spun while the box was being stapled or nailed....
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    3/8" x 1 1/2" Resin Coated Staples

    Where does Mann Lake get their 3/8" x 1 1/2" Resin Coated Staples? I can't seem to find them on the Internet and don't pay that high of a price. If there is some staple close, that will work too.
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    Re: 3/8" of 7/16" staples for frames

    So is anyone using 7/16" crown staples for frames? I see that Mann Lake sells then 3/8" staple gun so maybe the way to go.
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    3/8" of 7/16" staples for frames

    Anyone use 7/16" crown staples for assembling frames? I was thinking about using that size or 3/8". What about for assembling hive bodies 7/16" or something larger? Any advantages of using 7/16" or...
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    Open feeding dry brewer's yeast

    Can I open feed dry brewer's yeast? I've searched Beesource and it appears it is mostly put into patties.
  20. Re: First day harvesting pollen. Is this massive bearding normal?

    I have lots of dead drones on the ground out front when I put my traps on. I don't think they could get back into the hive.
  21. Thread: Pollen trap

    by bhfury
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    Pollen trap

    When do you close up the trap because of a low pollen flow? Is it something like only seeing less than 10 pollen forgers coming into the hive in less than a minute? There has to be some way of...
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    Re: Commercial Pollen Traps

    http://www.beesource.com/build-it-yourself/pollen-trap-hosterman-style/ anyone ever built and used this one or any other one in the build it ourself section?
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    Re: Lauri no longer a moderator

    Hoyt Carbon Spyders..... Got to love them!
  24. Thread: Happy New Year

    by bhfury
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    Re: Happy New Year

    Same to y'all
  25. Thread: My Dad

    by bhfury
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    Re: My Dad

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sorry for your loss.
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