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    Re: Flies in the Honey House

    I have set out a couple bottle with a some apple cider vinger and a touch of dish soap. For the fruit flys
  2. Re: Getting real tired of melting down capping on the stove..other options??

    Brood wax comb. I have been melting in a old fashion wash tub with water and a fish fry burner. Then finish off in my wax melter.
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    Re: Barrel Settling Tank

    In a rain water barrel I have had problems with trusting a valve that I installed in it. But that is water. If it had a threaded spot in the right area I would go for it
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    Re: Hive Lift?

    I see a small fork lift on the front of a ATV.
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    Re: Does buckwheat have a strong smell

    It is dark. Pres of the club brought in some honey straw that was buck wheat. Same taste as mine but mines is a little milder in taste, and not as dark. Looking through the straw.
    Thanks you all...
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    Re: Stacking Buckets

    I have a bunch at 5 high
  7. Re: old aluminum ladders for hive stands???

    Sawsazz goes right through them just use a fine tooth blade. I like around a 14 tooth blade
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    Re: Does buckwheat have a strong smell

    Our local honey tasting contest was tonight and it won the best varietal honey.
    David
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    Re: Stacking Buckets

    Five high for paint.
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    Re: Hive Lift?

    I bet you if you found a First robotics team they might take it on as as a build.As a fundraising. They are all is looking for ways to earn $$$. They build a lot of things on the same principles....
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    Re: Does buckwheat have a strong smell

    I didn't mean to post it in the commercial forum. So it end up a double post
    David
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    Re: Pumps and feeding

    Davidsbee how about a shopping list sometime when you have time. Looks like you are using a 5hp Honda to run the pump.
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    Re: Moving Bees (Vermont to Atlanta)

    The. Commercial mover never screen in there hives.. They tend to jam up the entrance and suffocate. And not in a enclosed trailer. Gets to hot. What I would do is by some sun shade cloth and drape...
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    Re: Does buckwheat have a strong smell

    Not complaining one way or the other. I do like it what ever it is
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    Does buckwheat have a strong smell

    That or I have a couple boxes of golden rod
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    Buckwheat or goldenrod?

    Does buckwheat have a strong smell. I know goldenrod does bit haven't had it before and I do have a buck wheat field about a mile+ down the road in bloom
    David
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    Re: Queen castle?

    I find the double deep nuc out of a normal deep box easy. It keeps things more Standard. See some of Mike Palmer ideas.
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    Re: Reliquifying buckets

    + 1 on the freezer. Thou I built a cabin with light bulbs and a controller from Honey run. Great controller plan on buyin a second one for my wax Melter and other things. Can be set up +/- 3 degrees...
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    Pumps and feeding

    Looking for ideas on what to buy. Think of some thing like a 20/30 gallon tank pump with hose. Most are 1 gallon in the hive feeders. Been doing the 5 gallon bucket and tired of it.
    Thanks
    David
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    Re: Puzzled Here: Input/Info Needed

    Try pulling a frame up. That they are working. Even if it is brood.
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    Re: Monster seed clover looking for info

    No he called it monster supply clover seed. That is all I know about it. My gut tills me it is red.
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    Monster seed clover looking for info

    Do bees work it? Have a pollination contract with someone that is trying to up his yield. Has a big redis bloom.
    David
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    Re: Fall feeders

    Witch screening are you using.
    David
  24. Re: old aluminum ladders for hive stands???

    I have just in the last month set a couple of hive on one and I did notes it would sides a little.
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    Re: getting drawn comb in supers

    To through a monkey wrench in to this. If you would do it as a double nuc with a Young queen you could do it. I keep moving frames around to do this in a checker board fashion. But it is getting...
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