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    Re: Two thumbs up for Dansk Farms!

    Received a full refund. THANK YOU!
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    Re: Dansk Farms

    I am as sympathetic as the next guy when it comes to someone having setbacks as I've been there myself. BUT, the fact is you took money for a product you couldn't deliver which is understandable and...
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    Re: Dansk Farms

    Refund not received yet.
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    Re: Dansk Farms

    Just spoke with Dansk Farms. He is in fact behind schedule due to weather related issues and is working things out with me. If anything changes I will give an update.
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    Re: Dansk Farms

    I too am having issues with Dansk Farms. Having to ship late because of weather issues is understandable, but when they won't respond to phone or email after several attempts I am assuming at this...
  6. Re: Apiguard use in 1 1/2 story colonies

    Any problem with the gel coming in contact with the frames? I'm told to use shims to avoid this. Would the wood soak up the gel enough to cause any issue?
  7. Apiguard use in 1 1/2 story colonies

    Using Apiguard for the first time on story and a half hives, most of which still have a little brood in the medium and temps in the low 80's. Would placement under the inner cover be sufficiant,...
  8. copper based wood preservatives and aluminum flashing?

    I build my own telescoping outer covers and due to ants getting under the metal and destroying the wood I started to use copper napthenate on the top before installing the metal top. I'm wondering if...
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    Wax melter

    That is on my wish list! But until then I'm going to see how well This jacketed tank will work. I'm just curious if anyone uses something like this and what there thoughts are. Assuming there is...
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    Melting cappings.

    Anyone melt cappings in a jacketed tank? I have a Kelly 40 gal. jacketed tank and would like to convert it into a melter. Would a 1500w element be enough heat? What about a drain for the wax several...
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    Coon supper!

    I personelly like 'em barb-BEE-q'd ! Fixin to load up the hounds and tree a few shortly. Y'all go with me!
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    2008 Kelly catalog

    I was at Kellys' on Saturday when the catalogs arrived from the printer. Should be in the mail soon.
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    Copper Napthenate (PERM-E8 8%)

    Anyone use this and what are your thoughts? Is painting needed if this is used and how do the bees tolerate it? Thanks for any comments.
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    Just how messy is a chain uncapper and which one...

    Just how messy is a chain uncapper and which one do you prefer? What is the most efficiant way to filter the honey after being pumped out of the sump, since it will contain more wax than when using...
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    Sounds as if it may be Japanese Bamboo.When I...

    Sounds as if it may be Japanese Bamboo.When I kept bees in W.Penna. I got great crops in the fall. It tends to be very dark with a red tinge to it and a very unique taste, definitley a specialty.It...
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    Thanks for your reply's,after some thought and...

    Thanks for your reply's,after some thought and too much procrastination I will probably start using 4.9 plastic as Dee states , it can be scraped clean and used again for a second regression.
    The...
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    I currently am using Pierco deep foundation in my...

    I currently am using Pierco deep foundation in my brood boxes, but I run 1 1/2 brood chambers, 1 deep and 1 medium. My question is ,does anyone make a medium foundation in plastic with the same cell...
  18. Tried to search for this with no luck.-What is...

    Tried to search for this with no luck.-What is the recommended positioning of these cords in the hive there being 39" in length? Thanks for the help, I have used FGMO in the past with good results...
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