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    Re: Cluster question

    I think you will do fine with that move.
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    Re: Cluster question

    I must have misunderstood the post then. I understood the post to say that the spacers were added just in the last couple of weeks to prevent swarming THIS COMING spring. Very sorry for the...
  3. Re: Does anyone know a miracle cure????????

    If you will apply this as soon as you remove the stinger you will in most cases not even swell. This is for future reference of course. I always carry some type of tobacco product with me when I am...
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    Re: Cluster question

    If I understand this correctly, For some reason you felt a need to space the bars further apart which in turn created a greater distance between each comb face. Once this was done I would suspect...
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    Re: another warre question

    Racehorse you are exactly right. I also wonder why the quilt box is no longer used. It is a very useful addition to the hive. I also dropped in on your site. It looks like you are doing some good...
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    Re: another warre question

    Yes it makes a lot of difference. The quilt box is not to keep the hive warm but rather to absorb moisture out of the hive. The quilt box is filled with saw dust which absorbs the moisture out of the...
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    Re: tbh/warre hive question

    Hi jello7654,
    MIKI hit the nail on the head. What you seem to be talking about is a Warre/Lang hybrid. I have one that I used this past spring as an experiment. I built it just as you would build a...
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    Re: BackyardHive.com (Ref by Michael Bush Website)

    Hi all,
    I am glad to hear that you are happy with your hives laurelmtnlover. Thank you for the kind words in your post above. I really do build these hives for the love and good of the bees. Logan...
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