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    Re: First year plan ADVICE wanted

    This is not a suggestion but just an attempt to make the poster aware of this option. Some claim that the added stress of regressing from 5.4mm down to 4.9mm is too much for a beginning beekeeper....
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    Re: small cell into large cell colony?

    Rite Cell is a 5.4 mm cell.



    Ed Waggoner l Mann Lake Ltd. l www.mannlakeltd.com

    p: 218.675.6688 l toll free: 800.880.7694 l f: 218.675.6156 l
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    Sticky: Re: squarepeg 2015 treatment free experience

    Did find or didnt find mites?
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    Re: Suggest A Different Beginners Book.

    Cleaner762:

    Thank you for the time and effort you expended in responding to my thread posted in the Treatment Free subforum. Your posts appears to be an advocacy for large cell as opposed to...
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    Re: 9 frame spacer plans

    The inside dimensions of an eleven frame box is 14.75". In large cell language that's a 10 frame box. If you want to run nine frames in a "10" frame box so that the bees overdraw the combs the frames...
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    Re: Ventilation for the top of your hive

    I do and when the high is above 95*F that day I close it.
  7. Thread: Table Saw

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    Re: Table Saw

    He wrote three. Which one?

    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Kelly+Mehler%27s+book+on+the+Tablesaw+
  8. Re: Pay your state bee fees! I was a fugitive from justice

    Because in New York they think it gets hot and the water evaporates without a lid????????????
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    Re: Green Drone Frames

    My brood boxes are 11 frame double deeps.The wooden drone frames are at 3 and 9. The bees want drones at the edges of the brood nest as drones are sacrificial. I might move them to 2 and 10 later on...
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    Re: small cell into large cell colony?

    http://www.bushfarms.com/beesnaturalcell.htm

    This morning an email was sent to mann lake inquiring if the shrunk the cell diameter on rite cell. Awaiting a response.
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    Re: Table Saw

    I figured the average beekeeper at least witnessed the Kennedy/Nixon debates.
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    Re: Table Saw

    Brad bee:
    Unfortunately, I am the older male in this family line<GG>. Just about anything I buy will get inherited. I already have to check my food because of my pick up truck that i inherited....
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    Re: Table Saw

    First, I would like to thank each person who took the time to respond to my request.

    My previous experience was as an amateur woodworker but not a serious one. At this point I am considering...
  14. Re: Pay your state bee fees! I was a fugitive from justice

    Brad Bee:

    You made Wes drive all the way from Huntsville to collect your registration fee? Remember, 60 cents of that was a late payment penalty.

    Wes is a nice guy who is very helpful. The...
  15. Thread: Table Saw

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    Table Saw

    My 30 year old Sears 9" table saw is no longer up to fullfilling my needs and needs to be upgraded. I am very frugal but have reached that stage of life where i could afford more than a new Sears...
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    Re: Pollen color, SW/N missouri

    Pollen.com
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    Re: What staple gun do you have?

    The Harbor Freight crown stapler works just as good as the Bostitch but I don't know if it will last as long. Do not use the Harbor Freight staples!! If you use Bostich staples you wont have a single...
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    Re: 2015's Queen marking color easier to see

    Tech 35058

    At Micheal's Arts and Crafts they have a non toxic paint stick that looks like the type the bee supply houses sell for queen marking. They were about two or three dollars.
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    Sticky: Re: squarepeg 2015

    Capped drone or not?? You're 55 to 60 miles south of me.

    The Bradford pears started blooming today. Forsythia too.

    You Facebook link isn't working.
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    Sticky: Re: squarepeg 2015

    Barberberryfarm;

    Any drone brood?
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    Re: switching to natural/ 4.9 cell size input?

    DunesGirl:

    "Mind sharing your tips for cutting the PF foundation out of the frames? "

    I have never done this before but if I wanted to I would try a high tooth count blade on a table saw....
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    Sticky: Re: squarepeg 2015

    Squarepeg:

    For the past three weeks the pollen has gone from green to yellowish green. As of today it is more yellow than green. The pollen website says is Maple, Elm and Alder. Three weeks ago...
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    Re: Suggest A Different Beginners Book.

    "I don't think I heard/read anything about "small cell" until finding this forum, I can't recall seeing it it any of my books. But then, I had never heard of any attempts to be "treatment free"...
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    Re: Difference in brood and honey cell size?

    And they throw in all the recycled pesticides for the past 40 years as a freebee addition <GG>.
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    Re: Difference in brood and honey cell size?

    Measure them and see. The short story is lay a ruler on the comb and count out 10 cells then divide by 10. Measure it in MM.

    If you want more info about measuring comb go to POints of view in this...
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