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    Re: How do you remove pickle smell????

    I didn't say I kept bleach in the buckets for weeks. I said I left them in the sun for weeks and used the bleach WATER in them. Do you go swimming in a pool? Have you ever got pool water in your...
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    Re: How do you remove pickle smell????

    I had some green buckets that were used for pickles given to me. The smell was strong so I left them out side in the sun for weeks and also used the bleach water in them. The smell is gone and I use...
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    Re: Testing a Electric Bear Fence.

    Who ME being sarcastic. NOT ME.
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    Re: Testing a Electric Bear Fence.

    A bear just got into my hives Saturday night. I am using my welder as an electric fence charger.
    I ain't touching the wires on it!:eek: If the bear touches this I will have bear already defured and...
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    Re: New beek from NC

    Welcome to the site. Sit down, fasten your safety belt, keep your hands and feet inside at all times and enjoy the ride.
  6. Re: How much are y'all selling lip balm for

    I get $2.00 a tube for mine. Everyone who buys it says they love it.
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    Re: Cost of Honey?

    I had to go up to 9.00 a lb.
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    Re: making screened bottom boards

    If all you are after is ventilation then smaller mesh screen is fine. You just have to clean it as you would a solid bottom board. But if you are.going for SHB control then like Radar Sidetrack said,...
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    Re: Putting new supers on

    Why lift them twice. They will fill them with the the new one on the top.
  10. Re: I thought this was an old man's Hobby!!

    Yeah we are in the same boat. (notice the name dad AND sonsbees) well it's just dad. Son isn't as interested as he was. But he wants his share of the "Honey Money".
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    Re: Swarm starting? (picture attached)

    Kinda looks like a traffic jam.
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    Re: Russians - first impressions

    Dang Acebird. I just spit coffee through my nose.
  13. Re: Incidence of sting allergy among beekeeper's family members.

    I agree Michael. My jacket is several years old and has never been washed. I was at a friend's yard the other day and his suit was snow white. He asked me if I ever washed it and I said "not yet", he...
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    Re: Daily Chuckle

    YEAH Wayne, this guy thought he got a secret tip. Wait until the bees that do land on his hand can't get off because they are stuck by the vaseline.
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    Daily Chuckle

    I overheard a newbee ask a old time beekeeper how to prevent getting stung on the top of the hands when working hives barehanded. The old timer told him to apply vaseline on the top of your hands...
  16. Re: What is the oddest thing you have had in your veil

    Its also hard to get rid of dip through the veil. But to answer your question a big honking spider. I changed clothes quicker than superman.
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    Re: I think I have wax moths :-(

    I had a situation yesterday where I had a hive at my house that was strong going into winter and I had left them plenty of stores to last the winter. When I finally (note finally ) got around to...
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    Re: Kathy Hayes, wife of Jerry Hayes

    Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
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    Re: Foundationless Supers

    I use foundationless in my supers and I use mono or wire in them. I have had only one occasion of a "blow out" and it was caused by my then 8 year old son cranking up the speed in the extractor to...
  20. Re: Never, Never, Never and Never again wear.....

    OR :pinch:SHORTS
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    Re: Swarm on ground

    Just tell her it was not one of your bees that stung the dog,,,you checked the bee collar and it didn't have your name on it.:D
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    Re: Swarm on ground

    Yeah Three Bears, you can put a set up hive on the ground and I usually put a drop or two of QF or lemon grass oil in the hive and they will go in. I had a friend of mine that had a swarm on the...
  23. Thread: New BEE

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    Re: New BEE

    Welcome
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    Re: Majarina

    In my younger days we used to put in in a smoker. :shhhh:
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    Re: Swarm Trap using OSB

    I have built many swarm traps from OSB with no adverse effects. ( with the exception that it doesn't last as long as regular lumber unless it is painted.)
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