Search:

Type: Posts; User: fillmiller

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    18
    Views
    4,126

    Thanks for all the answers. I always thought...

    Thanks for all the answers. I always thought working on a hive at night was a big no no.
  2. Replies
    18
    Views
    4,126

    Bees can't see the color red ???

    I heard they were blind to the color red. So I took a red led light out to my hive to test it . It did seem to have no effeect on them ( norapid movements or flying into the light ) They just laid...
  3. Replies
    2
    Views
    657

    Cool!

    Cool!
  4. Replies
    2
    Views
    657

    I just got from a 10 day stay there and didn't a...

    I just got from a 10 day stay there and didn't a one. There was plenty of plants blooming but no honeybees. There was plenty of small Bumblebees that looked like the backed into some white paint that...
  5. My bees insisted on an entrance above the brood...

    My bees insisted on an entrance above the brood box. When they moved in, my hive was not really set up. The top box was set about 3/4" back. they entered here instead of using the borrom board. I set...
  6. Replies
    64
    Views
    5,065

    Poll: All I can say is thats one brave guy. But I don't...

    All I can say is thats one brave guy. But I don't think I want any honey from them this year.
  7. Thread: bitter

    by fillmiller
    Replies
    28
    Views
    2,140

    My only hive is a swarm that took over an empty...

    My only hive is a swarm that took over an empty hive I had. They have probably increased 3 times what they werelast year. Very mild mannered. Anyway after watching the vidio of the Japanese hornets...
  8. Replies
    7
    Views
    819

    I've lots of them for about 2 weeks now, but we...

    I've lots of them for about 2 weeks now, but we are a bit warmer than you guys. Do all drones rock their heads? All of mine seem to.
  9. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,171

    I was feeding mine with sandwich bags. fill with...

    I was feeding mine with sandwich bags. fill with honey,lay it on a large plastic paint edger. Put several slits in the side with an X-ato knife, and place on top of the frame bars. I cut the inside...
  10. I can't think of any example of humor that...

    I can't think of any example of humor that doesn't poke fun at someone. I think people are just getting to sensitive. I would be surprised if the Orientals didn't get a few laughs out of that...
  11. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,091

    I'm starting my 2nd year with the bees. And I was...

    I'm starting my 2nd year with the bees. And I was given a hive too. I had it stacked up under a pine tree while I was working up my courage to get the bees to go with it. But my bees made the choice...
  12. Replies
    69
    Views
    4,368

    A Hive Tool???? What's that? Heh,heh

    A Hive Tool???? What's that? Heh,heh
  13. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,089

    I believe my 1 hive has weathered the winter so...

    I believe my 1 hive has weathered the winter so far. I thought they were going to die out since they got such a late start. These are the ones that took over an empty hive I had and forced me to...
  14. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,343

    I know nothing Of anything toxic with...

    I know nothing Of anything toxic with powdercoating. I've been applying the powder for over a year now. And a place that does it should have an oven that will easily handle it. We've done car frames....
  15. Replies
    12
    Views
    850

    We have some here in NC that I believe are called...

    We have some here in NC that I believe are called Japanese hornets. They are about 2in long and look like paper wasps. I've seen them eating bark from pecan trees and Lilac bushes. They'll eat a...
  16. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,343

    The powder is made of polyester or polyurothane....

    The powder is made of polyester or polyurothane. there is an epoxy also but Its not as common. Powder coating is more durable than paint and should last much longer. It has no solvents and is said to...
  17. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,343

    Powder coating is used more often than most...

    Powder coating is used more often than most realize. Many kitchen appliances are coated with it. I'll let you all know if it's food safe this evening.(I work at a place that does that)
  18. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,115

    I take it that Is for the season and not per...

    I take it that Is for the season and not per month.
  19. Replies
    12
    Views
    988

    I'm sure I've seen trucks with a "safety net"...

    I'm sure I've seen trucks with a "safety net" made of straps sewn togather covering the open end.
  20. I go for becoming a beekeeper. I've been at it...

    I go for becoming a beekeeper. I've been at it about 4 months now and these people have helped be greatly. There is something here for anything you want to know I spend hours just reading the posts....
  21. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,079

    My wife is allergic to perfumes, so I don't use...

    My wife is allergic to perfumes, so I don't use aftershave and I use a salt crystal(ammonium alum)from Thailand as a deodorant. So far I haven't been stung by them anywhere. I visit them several...
  22. Replies
    8
    Views
    721

    I like that idea! I'll give it a try. Then I...

    I like that idea! I'll give it a try. Then I won't have to walk around carring the veil and worrying about getting stung. heh,heh

    I gave them a couple wintergreen life savers today, they seem to...
  23. Replies
    8
    Views
    721

    Heh,heh. Why put it on while Running? Are you...

    Heh,heh. Why put it on while Running? Are you saying they might sting me?

    I ordered the things I thought I might need today. I thought you guys might say what you did but I wanted to ask the...
  24. Replies
    8
    Views
    721

    These bees are a swarm the liked the looks of my...

    These bees are a swarm the liked the looks of my hive. A friend gave me the hive after after wax moths killed the bees. I cleaned it out and it has been sitting under an Oak tre for about 4 years...
  25. Replies
    8
    Views
    721

    What do you do when the lid has a comb attached?...

    What do you do when the lid has a comb attached? I wanted to place the inside cover in but it looks like I was too late. The hive is full of bees and they seem healthy and happy. Thankfully they...
Results 1 to 25 of 28
Page 1 of 2 1 2