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    Re: Finger joint machine for sale

    I sent you a pm with my phone number, call me and we can set up a date for me to come look at the machine.
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    Re: Tips on getting these bees out?

    Getting hurt to save a hive of bees is not worth it!

    spring nuc $150 vs fall from two story house and trip to emergency room $$$$$$

    They need your services more than you need the bees, is how I...
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    Re: Tips on getting these bees out?

    I tell these customers that I have a minimum charge and it goes up from there. I would include in my price a small boom lift to get these bees out. That looks to be 25 to 30 feet to the peak of the...
  4. Re: Looking for a small bucket with a honey gate valve?

    http://greensboro.craigslist.org/grd/5165045220.html
  5. Re: Looking for a small bucket with a honey gate valve?

    Check around at some of the local restaurants or bakeries, see if they have any buckets that meet you size requirements. You can get the gates from any bee supply house. Use a hole saw to put the...
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    Re: old maxant 500-50, need some pics

    James, I looked the lower shaft over pretty good and did not see any marks or scars where another pulley or just a belt might have run.

    Is there any way you could post up a couple of pics of your...
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    Re: old maxant 500-50, need some pics

    email sent your way, thanks in advance!
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    old maxant 500-50, need some pics

    I am looking at an old maxant 500-50 that part of it is missing and can not figure out what. I know it has to be a simple fix but can not quite grasp it.
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    Re: Bad beekeeping, worse TV reporting

    bad time to be working with the bees anyway. Cloudy skies and trying to rain also........
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    Re: Is this a poplar seedling ?

    yes
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    Re: #8 Hardware cloth...where to buy it?

    I got mine from ACE hardware store. Had to order it online but will ship it to the store for free.
  12. Thread: need help

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    Re: need help

    yes you would have wet larva in both since it take nine days from egg to capped cell and you are on day five.

    Look good on the frames for a queen cell, sometimes they can be covered by bees and...
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    Re: Xentari: BTA for treating Wax Moth

    I do freeze all of my frames for a couple of days before misting with BT.

    Be sure to mix well in the water.
    Yes just a fine spray from a hand held spray bottle or if you have many to do then...
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    Re: What Setup Do You Use for a Trap-Out?

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=19974&stc=1

    A simple cone and nuc box with a frame of eggs will work just fine.
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    Re: Xentari: BTA for treating Wax Moth

    I use 3 teaspoons per gallon of water.

    I usually get about 30 deep frames per gallon.
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    Re: Scotch-Brite wipes for SHB

    I use the swiffer sheets and they work good. I cut them into 4 x 4 squares and place them on the top bars in the corners. It will catch SHB until the patch is black with them, yes it does catch a few...
  17. Re: Where to find control box (rheostat) for elect uncapping knife

    What brand knife is it?

    If it is a Pierce Mfg., Speed King then there is a thermostat built into the blade. This will be evident by a small bump on the top of the blade about the size of the end...
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    Re: How long do most neew beekeepers keep at it?

    Well I'll be 52 this year and been at it since I was 7. Got into it when an old fella gave me 5 hives, a veil and a pair of gloves. Dad bought me a smoker and it was "on"!

    Seems most that do get...
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    Re: Keeping hive beetles out of pulled supers

    I like to extract the same day I pull supers. Avoids the beetles and the honey is still warm and very workable.

    I do like to freeze the frames after the bees clean them up and then spray with BT...
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    Re: Extractor motor wanted

    The motor that is on mine is a Baldor which is a DC they now have a green colored one which is AC

    http://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=19345&stc=1
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    Re: Extractor motor wanted

    DC I bought mine with a factory motor already installed. I was just saying that I have the same extractor as yours and could send you some pics of the factory set up. It has a split coupling that...
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    Re: Extractor motor wanted

    I have the 9 frame extractor from Brushy and if you need some close up pics of the set up just pm me and I will take a few.
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    Re: Extractor motor wanted

    Look on craigs list and find a working treadmill that somebody is giving away.
    The motor and speed control will all be there. Most will be a continuous duty DC motor, they are heavy duty.
    The speed...
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    Re: locust and poplar bloom

    East TN here,
    blackberries are full tilt blooming
    black locust just starting the last two or three days
    popular still not ready yet
    clovers are going strong also.
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    Re: Soffit Trap-Out

    Cut outs are always the better way to remove bees. That way you know you have them for sure and can seal up the entrance holes. You were asking questions about a trap out and I gave you some answers....
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