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    Re: Extractor ????

    yes both the 9 frame and 18 frame are radial and electric. i just wondered if there was an advantage with only 20-30 frames at times and 50-60 at another time .
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    Extractor ????

    Brushey mt. has a 9 frame and a 18 frame extractor. the 18 frame one is less than $200.00 more-shipped than the 9 frame one. What would you buy? I have 10 hives and am going to add 5 more this year....
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    Re: feeding bees honey

    is robbing worse feeding honey than 2:1 sugar water or a sugar board in there hive?
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    Re: feeding bees honey

    THIS was honey from my hives that had too much moisture in it and i could not get it out. so i am feeding the 4gal. to the bees.
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    Re: feeding bees honey

    I used my quatr jars i feed sugar water with. They are taking it good.
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    Re: feeding bees honey

    are you saying i can feed the honey just like feeding sugar water in a qt. jar? do the holes have to be biger since it is thicker?
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    feeding bees honey

    i have ask a question like this before but did not get a good answer. i want to feed 2 gal. of honey to my bees. i have been putting some on plastic foundations laying flat on a table about 100 ft....
  8. Thread: swarm

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    swarm

    i have seen a screen funal used on the opening of a brick or block wall where the bees are going in. it lets them out gut not back in. if i do thid and sit a brude box close to the exit, will the...
  9. Thread: Drying honey

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    Drying honey

    i have 5 gal. of honey that is 20.5 %. how do i dry it out to get it down to 17-18% .
  10. Thread: pollen?

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    Re: pollen?

    i do not want to remove the pollen eather. i was told that a paint strainer was too fine, as it would remove the pollen.
  11. Thread: pollen?

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    pollen?

    will a paint strainer remove the pollen from the honey?
  12. Thread: Easy bee-vac

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    Re: Easy bee-vac

    Iddee's i made a bushkillbee vac and have had a learing curve with it. i saw your design and like it. i will be building me one soon. does your deep brude box have a screen boffom on it? i would...
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    Re: pouring up honey

    it is in my house, 78-80F. i guess i could put it out side in the sunshine. then bring it back in to bottle.
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    pouring up honey

    how long do you let your honey set before you pour it in to bottles? i strained it 3 times with a paint straner. it has been sitting for a week and creamy-yellow foam is still coming to the top. i...
  15. Thread: new swarm

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    Re: new swarm

    2nd of my 3 hives in this yard swarmes yesterday. they are 20' hi in a oak tree above the hives. i can not reach them because of bad health. just have to watch them. i am going to try and make a...
  16. Thread: new swarm

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    new swarm

    i was at the house oct 1. pm and saw one of my hives swarming. they went on to a low bushy oak tree anout 50 ft. from there hive. at first there was one cluster about a qt. size and one almost a gal....
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    honey supper ?

    i got the honey from 2 med suppers on one hive and 3 med suppers from another hive about 7 weeks ago. i then put the suppers back on the hives, how having drawn cone. i looked in to the 2 hives 1 1/2...
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    Re: 9 frame extractors Maxant vs Dadant vs ?

    Fuzzy sent you a pm.
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    Re: 9 frame extractors Maxant vs Dadant vs ?

    I* see all radial extractors have the frames evenley spaced like spokes in a wheel . The maxum 6 frame has the frames in 3 pair's of 2. They are close together and probley tuch during extraction....
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    Re: 9 frame extractors Maxant vs Dadant vs ?

    I to am looking at all the extras. If the picture on the m3100 is correct, the frames are in 3 pairs of 2. I would thing a true radial would have them spread out even. I wonder how much dillerence it...
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    Re: Another Question on Straining

    i also have the same set comming. i was going to stack them. i have been straining with a 5 gal. paint strainer. does any one know if the 200 mic. the same as a paint strainer-finer- of coarser ?
  22. Thread: Un caping ??

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    Re: Un caping ??

    i saw a hot air-heat gun video but do not think i like it. i did seach the plane but only came up with there video.
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    uncaping bx ??

    for my first real honey extraction, i made up an uncaping box. i found a med stif plastic box at home depot , put a 1 1/2 x 3/4" strip on wood across it with cleates under it on both thr inside and...
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    2nd deep broud box

    about march i put on a 2nd deep on 2 of my hives too try and get more brud-bees. they put a lot of honey and not much brud. if i take out 2 frames of honey and put 2 empty undrawn frames back in...
  25. Thread: bees wax ?

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    bees wax ?

    i now have 5 lbs. of bees wax that i have refined 2 times. the first i just hand dipped out the crud. and let sit over night making 2 cakes about 1" thick. the 2nt thim i put them back in the pot to...
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