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  1. Thread: Titebond 3

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    Re: Titebond 3

    I have made bows using hickoty, red oak, yellow birch, moso bamboo, and Osage (bois d'ark). Up to now the only ones I had any real creep issue with is osage. Its got an oily resin in the fibers that...
  2. Thread: Titebond 3

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    Re: Titebond 3

    FWIW...

    I also use "super glue" (cyanoacrylate) to make bows. If you have a spplinter pulling up on the tension side of the bow's limb, it will stop the crack dead in its tracks.

    I have even...
  3. Thread: Titebond 3

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    Re: Titebond 3

    I make wooden bows and have used TBII, TBIII, Elmer's Carpenters, and Elmer's Waterproof Carpenters varieties...

    For what it is worth, plain old Elmer's Carpenter's is strongest...if it is kept...
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    Re: Best diameter for round hole upper entrances?

    Well...with lots of wine corks laying around...I choose that diameter...;)
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    Re: Chicken Little....and bees...

    Dude...you've got it! :p
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    Chicken Little....and bees...

    After reading the post on chemtrails...I just had to pass this along...

    We may get a once in a lifetime chance at seeing a decent comet this October. The comet was discovered mid-December 2010 by...
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    2010 USDA research paper on neonic and bees

    By the Environmental fates and Effects Division (EFED) of the USDA...


    "..Acute toxicity studies to honey bees show that clothianidin is highly toxic on both a contact and an oral basis..."
    ...
  8. Itallian research paper neonics and bee death

    "...When bees consume guttation drops, collected from plants grown from neonicotinoid-coated seeds, they encounter death within few minutes...."

    "...Guttation is a natural plant phenomenon causing...
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    bee books from the past on PDF

    American Honey Plants 1920

    http://www.archive.org/details/americanhoneypla00pell

    Texas Honey Plants 1908

    http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924062872985

    Texas Beekeeping 1912
  10. Re: Please Help, looking for a reference in "The Hive and the Honeybee"

    Look on

    www.archive.org

    Man oh man theres a ton of old books there that you can download as a PDF
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    Re: Post Your Bloom Dates - 2011

    76084

    2/21/2011

    40 miles due south of DFW airport...

    dandelion flowers

    Oleander throwing seed...(Still trying to convince the wife we need to get rid of this sucker!)
  12. Re: DFW area bee capture question - when to capture?

    Thanks for the advice.
  13. DFW area bee capture question - when to capture?

    Newbee here. I live on the south side of the Dallas/Ft Worth sprawl on the bordeline of the urban to rural change. I already have bees coming to a pan of sugar syrup I put out this week. Friday...
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    Greetings from a NewBee in Texas

    Grandpa was a bee man. 40 years after he's gone I decided to step into his shoes. Sure wish he was here.:( Best man I have ever known. He told me a lot about beekeeping but I'm having a heck of...
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