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  1. Thread: New to Forum

    by richr58
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    Re: New to Forum

    Welcome Mike, have fun, these are great folks with lots of info.

    Get ready to be bitten by the " I don't have enough hives yet bug "

    3rd yr 3 warre 1 top bar built for this year
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    Re: Pressing the crushed Honey

    Cool thanks for the info
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    Re: Pressing the crushed Honey

    I did not know what it was so I'm going back when they re open to see if I left some parts behind. They did not know what it was. I have seen other parts on eBay. I was mostly thrilled to have a...
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    Re: Pressing the crushed Honey

    I'm happy with my find, I'm sure its clean, and my help was a couple of cutting boards, and some bar clamps so I'm really happy.

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    Pressing the crushed Honey

    I am very new to beekeeping 3 years ware, starting my first top bar this year. Treatment free, working hard to catch some of the pretty little black bees that always come and share in my open...
  6. Thread: Top bar length

    by richr58
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    Re: Top bar length

    I think the sausage press was great. I like to squeeze all the honey I can before the mash goes out to the bees and then the melter. I was tired of the mondo mess and the press made it way neater....
  7. Thread: Top bar length

    by richr58
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    Re: Top bar length

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    I have to agree, my book shows me 1350.00 into my 4 Warre, and one KTBH, I have lost bees with winter, and one package absconded days after install.
    I spend more time in my yard then in the house...
  8. Thread: Top bar length

    by richr58
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    Re: Top bar length

    Oh yeah and I'm building my first KTH this year, very excited, my overlap on the top bar is just the width of the outsides of the box. My top does have over lap.

    2 years Warre ( still learning )...
  9. Thread: Top bar length

    by richr58
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    Re: Top bar length

    I was keeping track of ALL the money I have spent in the last 3 years as a beginner been, hives, packages, books, more books, and one more books, sausage press to press my honey, and not one jar of...
  10. Re: Best technique to harvest honey from a Warrè?

    I just did my first harvest from a hive from last spring, chop, crush, press between to cutting boards in a cotton sack, what a mess, but a yummy mess, left the clean up of the bowls to the girls,...
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    Re: What does everyone's hive look like?

    I wanted to join in on the fun, can't seem to get pics to upload, bummer
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    Re: Lang Nuc to Warre Problem

    My first Warre was populated with a nuc, because I missed the local packages. It was VERY slow, but this spring was the 2nd year and they have taken off like gangbusters.
    I did have to feed them...
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