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    Re: First 2 nucs this Saturday.

    Walliebee.. thanks.. Yup, trying to go the Warre route on this. Not going to do a lot of inspections, trying to keep those very limited; a few times a year at most. Honey production not the #1 goal...
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    First 2 nucs this Saturday.

    Installing the first two nucs this Saturday. Heavy feeding (top feeder) with no big nectar flow going on. 5 frame medium nucs. Planning to put top box with nuc brood, empty foundation-less bottom...
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    Re: Request for photos: Foundationless Frame

    Using Walter T. Kelly Foundationless frame with comb guide. Applied beeswax to the guide, should be good to go yes? Others like these? Success with them?
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    Re: Cedar or Cpyress ?

    Cool.. thanks all... appreciate the insight...
  5. None Chemical ways to treat for SHB and Mites?

    Looking for suggestions on SHB and Mite control. Not a fan of the chemical approach... wanting to keep things as "natural" as possible. I am a bit floored by the bulk of the info so chemically...
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    Cedar or Cpyress ?

    One hive of Cypress... bout to build another.. Cedar? Thoughts? I been reading that it is pretty popular... any thoughts on the use ? Benefits?
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    Re: My Exp with Ray Revis - NC

    Ray finally emailed me back, but, I already found another supplier. So, sale lost for him this time. I'll give him a try again when I expand.
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    Re: What got you started in bees, Why?

    Guy in a bee costume had a gun to my head...... :-) Nope, just was always curious. My first hive was mail order from Sears, the bees too! Had to assemble it all. Pretty cool.
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    Paint? Seal.. or natural?

    Hives are in (cypress and a few pine supers), so, the question I have, paint or seal with some sort of sealant, if so what? N.Carolina based here...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain

    Brushy Mountain order arrived yesterday... everything was in place and well packed... I mean well packed... so, we are off and running. I'll order from them again, fortunate they are just an hour up...
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    Re: Brushy Mountain

    Ordered my hive, was going to pick up at their store, but work was in the way. Called this morning and it's all been shipped. Folks up there have been very helpful. Will see if it all arrives, but...
  12. Re: What sort of foundationless frames?

    Michael.. Turn the wedge? To what position?
  13. What sort of foundationless frames?

    Looking for some suggestions on what sort of medium foundationless frames to buy. Comb guide?
  14. Re: Langstroth as a warre ? yes? no? Thoughts? Suggestions

    Mr. Bush.. thanks very much for your insight....
  15. Re: Langstroth as a warre ? yes? no? Thoughts? Suggestions

    Thanks All... will likely go with frames but let the bees draw their own comb. Bush84 good point on the same size box... Will make sure we do that. My buddy is a wood working sort of guy, so we...
  16. Re: Langstroth as a warre ? yes? no? Thoughts? Suggestions

    All good info. Will take it under advisement. Concerns with warmth for winter and moisture removal.. I like the quilt top concept. I'd imagine I'll eventually experiment with all forms even the...
  17. Re: Langstroth as a warre ? yes? no? Thoughts? Suggestions

    LOL.. care to expand on the No No NO thought? I am all ears...
  18. Re: Langstroth as a warre ? yes? no? Thoughts? Suggestions

    Thanks for the info...
  19. Langstroth as a warre ? yes? no? Thoughts? Suggestions

    Been pouring over a ton of information. Trying to nail down the best hive to go with. I like the Warre concept a lot, but, most of the Russian suppliers in my region only offer nucs. So, no dump...
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    Re: 5 frame deep nuc to TBH - Warre

    Bush... thanks... will probably wait on a warre for spring of next year.. thoughts on using an 8 frame langstroth in a warre fashion... ?
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    5 frame deep nuc to TBH - Warre

    Any thoughts on how to install a 5 frame nuc into a Warre hive?
  22. Re: Hello from Huntersville, NC The Beehive Project

    Hey thanks!
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    Re: Russian Bee Supplier

    Ken will keep trying.. have emailed severe times.. will give him a call .. .he's a hard man to track down... hives must keep him buzzing.. as it were! :-)
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    Re: My Exp with Ray Revis - NC

    Have emailed him numerous times and yet, not response. Will be looking elsewhere ... same story in 2011 I see..
  25. Hello from Huntersville, NC The Beehive Project

    New to the board. Getting back into beekeeping with a group of friends. We have an active project and trying to raise some funds. If you'd like to help, you can search for the project on...
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