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    Re: Novice beek from NC

    Welcome!!
  2. Re: Flow Hive- this look interesting

    What are you saying?
  3. Re: Flow Hive- this look interesting

    I may be missing something. I watched video and saw that the outside edge of frame was visible and the inside was not. My biggest concern would be harvesting uncapped honey in the middle of frame...
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    Re: New East Texas startup

    Glad to have ya Ryno.
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    Re: May 18th too late?

    I received 4 - 4lb packages on May 10th last year. I thought it was to late, but they are all doing great. I did put feeders to them cause we were coming out of a drought. The worst thing is starting...
  6. Thread: Hot hive

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    Re: Hot hive

    I just spread them out across the country side on a cold day. About a 10 mile stretch; right before winter
  7. Thread: Hot hive

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    Re: Hot hive

    We have temps as low as -10 here and there were 2 confirmed AHB colonies in 1997. So I do not think 14 is to cold. I did a couple of cut-outs last year and hive was just as you say. I killed it after...
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    Re: New in Amarillo, Tx

    It will work just fine. You will be a few weeks before they have comb built for the queen to even lay. That will give you time to catch some supers on sale or build them. There are a few guys here in...
  9. Does feeders have to be food grade plastic

    I have a fellow beek and he uses food grade plastic on everything. He will not even use non food grade tubs for feeding bees. Do you guys feel it is necessary to use food grade buckets for feeders...
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    Re: Carniolan Vs. Italian Queen Bee

    I think you could plant 10 acres and the bees are still going where they want to go. They will cover about a 5 miles radius. I have all kinds of stuff at my place, but they seem to like my neighbors...
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    Sticky: Re: diy oxalic acid vaporizer

    I do need 11 more deeps with foundation, I may have to barter ;)
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    Re: Vaporizer made with pic and info

    nice job snapper
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    Re: Howdy from Texas

    Welcome
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    Sticky: Re: Homemade oxalic acid vaporizer

    Yes the block is machined to fit the glow plug. I was nervous about blowing the glow plug after putting in water after treatment, but has worked fine so far.
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    Sticky: Re: Homemade oxalic acid vaporizer

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    The amps on the battery make all the difference on time. My pickup battery takes 2.30 mins and my motorcycle takes 4.30 mins to finish off 2 grams. I put a 20 foot 12 gauge wire so...
  16. Thread: homemade oav

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    Re: homemade oav

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    My hives that have easy access, I was able to use my truck battery and it took 2.30 mins. I have some hives I cant reach with truck so I used a motorcycle battery and it took 4.30...
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    Re: Would you treat with OAV now?

    wow, nice kill..
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    Sticky: Re: diy oxalic acid vaporizer

    Yes, I put double nuts on the 5/16 all thread and grounded there. The black goes in the yellow connector in picture. I did not have wired in pic.
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    Re: Cheers from snowy Chicago

    Welcome to the forum Delia
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    Re: What can I do about varroa mites?

    Only place you can go and have 500 so called friends you could careless about seeing.
  21. Re: Noticing any trend in 2015 package availability and pricing?

    Honey hive farms has gone up a bit on his packages. Last year he had 4# packages for $105 and this year 3# for $110. But, I have seen a few people selling 3# for $150. These are all delivered at this...
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    Re: Looking at the underside of a beehive

    I watched your video. I was wondering: you called a double deep; nuc 1 and I saw 10 frames in the hive. I also noticed the frames looked pretty new and did not have much comb. So if they are truly...
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    Re: What can I do about varroa mites?

    Rusty have you noticed that your hives are a bit more aggressive? And if not. Where did you buy your queens?
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    Re: First time checkin from Styx, TX

    Welcome to the forum!!
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    Re: 3rd generation beekeeper from California

    A Big Warm Welcome from Texas
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