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    Re: Container sizes and glass vs plastic?

    Glass pint and half pints sell well to people who like to look at it .....12oz ldpe bears to people who like to eat it. :-)
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    Re: H.Thomas Krantz Beekeeping Supply

    Chris, you're doing the right thing....you were running yourself ragged...hope you and family we'll take a vacation...thanks for the past and future business
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    Re: stupid me

    Bee matt..You look just like my brother... :-)
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    Re: stupid me

    Beeks who get stung 200 times a year probably aren't allergic to them....it's the beek who gets stung 10+ times at one time and then finds out he/she is not feeling too well all of a sudden.....
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    Re: wood glue - yes or no?

    Nails are good for shearing forces...not good in tension mode..nail perpendicular to force....gravity is vertical so nails should be horizontal...might take a genius this time... :-)
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    Re: Bees taking care of business

    Tenbears..you haven't had ten beers...hives are in the southern hemisphere.... :-)
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    Re: Sugar for syrup

    5# of sugar mixed 2:1 only makes 2 quarts of syrup
    Also you'll need to put a flashing red lignt on top when it gets 200 ft. tall
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    Re: Deals of Bottles or containers

    12oz ldpe bears without lids

    Sailor....250 for $134

    Gamber....438 for $87

    Doesn't take a genuis
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    Re: Deals of Bottles or containers

    Pet is good if you're just looking at honey.....ldpe is flexible and the honey squeezes out of the container much better.....
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    Re: Deals of Bottles or containers

    Just got 438 12 oz ldpe bears with lids for $134 from gamber and you can mix lid colors....hedy is a sweet heart....
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    Re: Honey Extractor

    I modified my excellent maxant two frame manual extractor for two bucks to run off a drill....works perfect once you learn ''the trick''....now it's more excellent !
  12. Re: Why are they grouping at the entrance like this in the evening

    Star gazing. :-)
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    Re: Honey Extractor

    Twenty frames is about 7 gallons.....$5 a pint x16 pints/gallon x7 gallons = more money than an extractor costs...get a maxant two frame manual radial for $299......it will last almost forever...and...
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    Re: Drawing comb and feeding

    Mine build comb on 1:1 in the spring...they don't build much comb after spring...drawn comb is my most valuable asset......
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    Re: Honey prices

    I'm with burns375...though sometimes I get $8 for a 12oz squeeze bear if it's someone I don't like :-)
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    Re: Bees are angry

    Use a propane torch to light your smoker....I use dry mulch for fuel
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    Re: Edge to edge frames of capped honey

    Sqkcrk,
    17.6% of statistics are just made up :-)
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    Re: Glass Jars and Caps

    Hey new joe....I didn't see attitude with acebird's comment...just common info....this time :-) I seen worse ..plus I thought the detergent was for grease removal .....ha ...
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    Re: Plain sugar

    :Buying sugar syrup premade , you'd be paying a lot for shipping the water part.... :-). ...take a gallon milk jug, with screw on lid, put 5 lbs. of sugar in...fill with HOT tap...
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    Re: New Mid Size Truck

    Mark t....take that truck to fla to get it modified and vacation in the sun at trevor's place with the $8500 you'll save.....pick me up on the way. :-)
  21. Thread: old timers

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    Re: old timers

    People i sell honey to have no idea how much honey should cost..I charge much more than I think it's worth...but, I give them a taste and it's sold...and they hunt me down for more.....marketing ? ...
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    Re: Top deep heavier than bottom=switch?

    Honey weighs more than brood.....like mikey bush said... only in a different way :-)
  23. Re: Several questions. Flow ending in NY? Late season swarms?

    Dan ny....get some supers and frames if you can afford them....you're gonna need them sometime anyhow....better safe than sorry......you may not need them now ...but you will !.....drawn comb is a...
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    Re: Cost of beekeeping currently

    Macgiver could make one out of a coffee can, funnel, old bong, and some clothes hanger parts.....:-)
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    Re: Inner cover

    Your bees won't be disappointed....but you will be when they glue the top cover on...as well said by arbeek !
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