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  1. Re: adventures in lip balm...plz share advice and recipes

    I use the clear plastic 10 ml jar with black lid @ http://www.elementsbathandbody.com/
  2. Re: adventures in lip balm...plz share advice and recipes

    1 part beeswax,2 parts cocoa butter,2 parts sweet almond oil. I use the lip balm 1/3 oz. lip balm jars.
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    Re: perpendicular comb

    I am having the same problem this year with two foundationless hives. They are even starting the comb at the bottom of the frame! Big mess. I will harvest as Bush said and invert super pulling outer...
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    Re: Has anyone used a plastic extractor?

    I have 3 hive and I just crush and strain. Although I go foundationless. Less equipment to store/up keep.
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    Re: Laying in honey super

    What happens when you extract honey from a a frame that has brood in it?

    ~Matt

    You give that honey to the Mother-In-Law.
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    getting started

    I put off getting some packages of bees since the world was going to end Sat.. That day came and went! So now I was going to try my hand at beekeeping......But now they say the world will be ending...
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    Re: Removing caped honey

    I would think them stores might/would have the sugars from the feeders (if you feed syrup).So I would not.
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    Re: inner cover

    So they do not glue down your telescoping cover.
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    Re: Bear Fence

    I have my hives next to my 16 sled-dogs and that seems to keep the bears away. Maybe you should get some sled-dogs.:D
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    Re: Costs for Water Well

    Pounding a sand point is cheap.
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    Re: New and completely confused

    http://www.bushfarms.com/bees.htm
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    Re: How should I clean crushed wax?

    I spread it out on a cookie sheet set out by the hives and let the bees clean it. In a couple of days it is clean, the bees got free food and if it is in the sun the wax will be bleached.
  13. Re: Trick Needed - Gap between bucket filters??

    I agree with beemandan. Don't make things more difficult than they are.
  14. Re: Information Please.....Hive Building

    Aluminum flashing from the roofing dept. at hardware store works good for covers..........and cheap
  15. Re: Hello to all Norther Wisconsin Beekeepers

    Are you still looking for cranberry blossom honey?
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    Re: why lebron?

    I thought this was beesource. I can go else where and read about that. But I would not.
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    Re: linseed oil?

    To use the boiled linseed oil/beeswax mixture, apply like any other oil finish. Apply liberally and keep working the "pooled" areas onto the areas that are
    soaking it up and appear "dry". Keep doing...
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