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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    got lucky tonight at work with the submersible heaters. we were ordering a dozen to heat water for servicing a/c systems and they let me pick up a few for a very nice price. hopefully this will help...
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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    that pressure washer is a pretty good idea. gotta love this forum, always loaded with the many different ways to skin a cat. looks like my best option for now is one or two of those submersible...
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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    RAK, is that sucrose/HFCS purchased already blended or is that something you do? Whats the source?
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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    3" suction and 2" return is whats on it right now. mmiller:are you mixing straight out of the garden hose and letting it mix for 15- 20 minutes and letting it sit overnight, then briefly agitating...
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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    Roland, what is your mixing and delivery system for sucrose? Are there threads on the forum already pertaining to this topic? I searched around but wasn't able to locate any. im interested in seeing...
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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    what are folks using to mix and distribute sugar water when there is a couple hundred gallons to be dispensed?
    is hfcs the better option? It sure seems much easier from my window right now
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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    I fill the tank from a garden hose and allow it to sit in the sun. I have also tried adding a couple stock pots of boiling water. This was an exercise in futility.
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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    That's correct, the suction side is at one end as close to the bottom as possible and the return is in fact dumping back into the top. I try to let the tank sit in direct sun for a day or so. Our...
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    syrup making and delivery

    I currently have a 350 gallon horizontal tank hooked up to a Honda trash pump that recycles the syrup back through the tank while attempting to mix and then its used to pump the syrup through a 150...
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    I bought packages from them this year that had...

    I bought packages from them this year that had queeen issues. I called,got an apology and some replacement queens. The replacement queens are as bad as the first ones.Customer service was 1st rate &...
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    Welcome

    Union Grove,home to some of NC's Amish,just above Statesville. Also some fine bee country.
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    Excellent Customer Service

    Got 2 bad queens with some packages I bought and they sent replacements right away. I will be buying alot more from them in the future.
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    Bill Sheppard,one of NC's state apiary...

    Bill Sheppard,one of NC's state apiary inspectors,has a mold that he made from aluminum and used for years. Call Don Hopkins @ beneficial insects lab for contact info.
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    pallets

    when running hives on pallets do u drill drain holes in the bottom? its not always possible to level hives in a 2 way or 4 way set-up. what do you large operators do? just wondering.
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    Hey guys, May of 08 we are moving to Bar Harbor....

    Hey guys, May of 08 we are moving to Bar Harbor. Wifey is finishing up Phd and got herself a high falutin job in a genetics lab and I have an invite to work as a joiner at Hinckly Yachts. Db ......
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    thanks James, I know Don and those guys pretty...

    thanks James, I know Don and those guys pretty well-just didnt know if they had that kind of info or time to research it. Just figured id ask
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    I was wondering if anyone knows the law regarding...

    I was wondering if anyone knows the law regarding moving bees into the state of Maine. I have been told it is illegal now, but I just wanted know if anyone else out there has any knowledge on the...
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    I was wondering if anyone knows the law regarding...

    I was wondering if anyone knows the law regarding moving bees into the state of Maine. I have been told it is illegal now, but I just wanted know if anyone else out there has any knowledge on the...
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    how is diatomaceous earth applied and where can...

    how is diatomaceous earth applied and where can it be purchased?
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    oh yes, before you treat the ground dig about 6...

    oh yes, before you treat the ground dig about 6 or 7 inches into the dirt and try to find pupae. they are somewhat oblong, white and rbout the size of a maggot. if they cant be found consider not...
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    The general concensus in our area is that beetles...

    The general concensus in our area is that beetles are opportunists and can only run over a hive and get a foothold if there is an already existing problem (mites,FB,weak queen,no queen.....).
    dont...
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    I am building one with bamboo and...

    I am building one with bamboo and interior/exterior coat of red clay. will post some pics when done
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    Hey Chef, an observation I had about...

    Hey Chef, an observation I had about marshmellows: the bees would all die. I would be interested to know if this has happened to anyone else.
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    I overheard the Langy's plotting a potential...

    I overheard the Langy's plotting a potential nukeular showdown on the perninshular.
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    Ukeleles! that ought to be the right size,good...

    Ukeleles! that ought to be the right size,good sound too. If your a ukelele kind a feller
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