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    Re: Truck Mounted Cranes

    i use a deep cycle gel cell on my winch, moved 100 hives with one charge, now you have me wondering if i should go to a regular auto battery. wondering if it will hurt the winch.
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    Re: Maxant chain uncapper

    ben did you get new chain for your uncapper i am in the same boat you were a year ago, bought an old uncapper and it needs a good clean up. would love to see a newer one to see changes that have been...
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    Re: Indoor wintering - set them out

    wow what date did you set them out last year
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    Re: Dipping and titebond (or any/most?) glue

    I use a pl 400 which is not effected by dipping once it has cured , pl is used to attach plywood to floor joist in housing
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    Re: Queen Checking in Almonds

    this is the treads we learn from thank you for sharing your experience. i think this is one of those great experiences even i can learn from
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    Re: bee lift

    new bearings are in,21318 old bearings21319 new bearing21320 i had to take a 3inch piece of solid round tube drill it out 1.5 inches, then lath out bearing spaces, top and bottom21321 ...
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    Re: bee lift

    bought some axel bearings , but this changes the size of the orginal pipe that held the bearings, so busy these days the bees don't want to stop but hoping this weekend to spend some time at it will...
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    Re: bee lift

    your right kev, got new trust bearings, and cutting off the knuckle. it's easier to get a new piece of heavy pipe and turn it to fit new bearings, lucky to have a shop in the family and a late night...
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    Re: bee lift

    gonna call them on monday ian. are your bearing roll bearings or ball bearings , i have a feeling roller bearings would be stronger.
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    Re: bee lift

    back to the drawing board, put bearings out at the elbow, everything else works amazing moving the bees too blueberries was quick but the trip home with each hive full of blueberry honey caught up to...
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    Re: Wax dipping, wood polarity, and hardening oils

    hey ben
    did you ever find a local supplier for pariffin or rosin?
  12. Thread: bee lift

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    Re: bee lift

    cristian it takes a few seconds to level out because it is all done by hand , sometimes its not perfectly level so it is a bit of a push to move around if you are down hill, but usually i get it...
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    Re: bee lift

    i liked the trailer lower to the ground but my little truck could not move it well so when i got a bigger truck moved the loader to it. I still use the trailer when going to blueberries but thats...
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    Re: bee lift

    some days i'm slower than others, now i get your question. there is 1/2 inch teflon plastic between the two bottom plates and plastic pipe on the shaft
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    Re: bee lift

    the lower part is only attached with a 1 inch bolt and the adjustable bar ,letting it move at a 90 degree angle. it is rare that i adjust that angle, i use the outriggers all the time from side to...
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    Re: bee lift

    i used a brass bushing and pin for the elbow the winch is a warn , i tried a cheaper one but it only lasted 2 months.
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    Re: bee lift

    14674, 14675, 14676 my video is limited but here are some pictures moving bees today
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    Re: Hive Boom for Bee Truck

    Yeh i have to drop the legs they are easy to adjust (trailer jacks). i have moved the boom to the back of a half ton so extended the legs ,its not self leveling but i don,t mind a little pushing...
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    Re: Hive Boom for Bee Truck

    has a 15 foot reach and the elbow alows you to place them any where on the truck (i put it on a half ton makes it easier to get around)12665
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    Re: Hive Boom for Bee Truck

    12664 I have a home made loader and winch system moved 60 hives by myself in one evening. makes life so much easier
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    Re: 2 Way Pallet Plans and Ideas?

    am i getting this right you must pick up your hive individually with an ez loader boom and on the pallets you must use a fork lift of some type.
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    Re: Ontario Blueberry Pollination

    In nova scotia we average 45 lb of honey so the 145 pollination is a must for commercial. ian your honey production is alot higher, we need both to survive
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    Re: My bee hive trailer is completed!

    like the idea of putting the winch on the elbow area. mine is at the end. I have used mine for polination and it worked great, in the fall however the cheaper winch gave out so i had to buy a warn,...
  24. moisture in wrapped during spring cluster break up

    so i use 2" styfoam in my double deep hives wrapped with black stretch and seal plastic, to get solar gain and stop drafts. a local beek here winters indoors, when he takes his hives out in the...
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    Re: Kelley vibrating knife

    nice video ted, can you sharpen the knife, and if you can how? Mine is set up to work on its side but i have yet to clean it up and use it.
    thanks
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