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    Re: Bee vac buy or build

    I am very pleased with my home built Robo Vac. It is really kind to the bees. If you set the air control gate fairly low you can get near 100% alive. You vacuum right into a hive body with frames,...
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    Re: picture of screened bottom board

    McMasterCarr.com
    part 9217T43
    if over 60 sq feet .47 per foot
    100' was $47 plus ~$7 shipping
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    Re: kids' friends and bees

    The "two-ended", two shots in one syringe mentioned by dtompsett is called the Ana Kit in the US.
    It is not as intuitive to inject as a standard epi pen. You really need to look at it, read the...
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    Re: Northeast Black Locust bloom... ?

    midway through here in northeastern PA
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx29/stanlobitz/swarm.jpg
    Kingston. Pa. Small swarm found. In a bucket and gone in under 8 seconds. Home and hived in 15 minutes
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx29/stanlobitz/swarm.jpg
    Kingston. Pa. Small swarm found. In a bucket and gone in under 8 seconds. Home and hived in 15 minutes
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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    basketball size swarm in Nanticoke, PA today (near Wilkes-Barre) gone before it could be retrieved
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    Re: Hive Paint or Poly

    My experience with these marine products is that they will peel in a year or two, then are a pain to refinish. The Sikkens products penetrate and benefit from recoating every 2 or 3 years. Pricey...
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    Re: Hive Paint or Poly

    I have been using Sikkens SRD "Siding Roofing Deck") combination stain and finish on both cypress and pine hives. It comes in several colors, I like Teak and Cedar. Second year they look brand new...
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    Re: Pledge to be a BSA Beekeeping Mentor

    I pledge to be a BSA Beekeeking Mentor if it is reinstated as a merit badge.
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