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    Re: custom cappings spinner

    I would sell it and depending on your operation either get the maxant jr or the larger spinner, with the chain uncapper,,
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    Re: Chain Uncapper Adjustment

    have you contacted Maxant?
  3. Thread: feeding bees

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    Re: feeding bees

    Blake,, I would suggest you look up the SC beekeepers association

    http://www.scstatebeekeepers.org/

    and find the closest local club - either Oconee or Pickens county,, and find a mentor to...
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    Re: Need to make mediums into deeps

    biscuit and glue with screws at an angle on the ends
  5. Re: Is there some chart on line that tells if the"flow" is on for an area (Atlanta)?

    the flow is weather dependent, so a calendar chart is impossible to make. Based on where I am and where you are, you should be starting a good flow!
  6. Thread: Robbing

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    Re: Robbing

    find out what the neighbors are using,, if the bees are going for it, it is not hurting them
  7. Thread: Robbing

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    Re: Robbing

    use pool chemicals in a bit stronger proportion in an open feeding method to try to entice bees to the new source and away from the pools. they like the chemicals in pool water
  8. Thread: Yop!

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    Re: Yop!

    PA,

    How strong do you mix your BT solution?? i.e. how many tablespoons per gallon of water?

    thanks
  9. Re: Catch Swarm in Nuc or 8 Frame Medium, which is best and why?

    NEVER assume it will fit in a nuc,, ALWAYS carry a full box and a nuc and when you get there,, make the decision which to use!! TOO many times I have been told by the person requesting the...
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    Re: disturbing find question

    how did you do the mite count? is it a scientifically proven method such as an alcohol wash? Other methods are unreliable,, and deceiving
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    Re: Bee Transportation

    try it and let us know the results
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    Re: Powdered Sugar Vs Sugar Water "Bath"

    the spraying of sugar water is to calm them down, dusting with powdered sugar will surely do the opposite,, and possibly increasing the possibility of them not liking their new home and...
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    Re: Another newbee question

    it wont hurt,,
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    Re: Another newbee question

    they may also be reluctant to fill out the outer frames,, and still be ready for another brood box
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    Re: Screen Type For Package Bee Cages?

    Lowes has aluminum window screen tinted charcoal for about $110 for a 4x100 ft roll
  16. Re: Finding some queen cells with the queens upside down

    the queen must be from the southern hemisphere,, where everything is upside down... ( just joking please dont jump on me)
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    Re: deeps vs mediums

    toss in the argument that 8 frame vs 10 frame can reduce weight and you have another thing to think about,,

    for me,, I am 63,, I can handle deep 10 frames for a few more years,, and when I cant I...
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    Re: When to start queen rearing?

    queen rearing and honey production are not always things that go together,, you need to decide if you want a large honey crop or more splits this year
  19. Thread: Wax Moth

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    Re: Wax Moth

    if it is Paramoth and NOT generally sold mothballs,, (they are two different chemical compounds) then air them out for a few days and use them
  20. Thread: Wax Moth

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    Re: Wax Moth

    how did you treat? how bad is the damage?
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    Re: Observation Hive Shut-off

    why not just use PVC pipe for the exit tube and then use two inline valves with valve locking devices on them to keep them either open or closed as you wish?
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    Re: Nucs for Top Bar Hives

    a typical 5 frame nuc has about 670 sq inches of foundation space (1340 if you count both sides) if you calculate the area of your TBH foundation (I know youare not using foundation but if the bar...
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    Re: Brood boxes frames stuck together

    take a pic to show,, too little information to give a reasonable resolution,, are you using foundation?
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    Re: installing foundation

    google "how to install beekeeping foundation" you should pull up several videos and web sites,,,
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    Re: Bottom board a work in progress ????

    a most interesting design,, I think I like the concepts
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