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    Re: Price of Pint Jar of Honey

    Bee Bliss
    I wanted the honey to be above the first ring on the bottle that is approx 3/4" below the top because I didn't want anyone telling me it wasn't a full jar. I tried to fill to the first...
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    Re: Price of Pint Jar of Honey

    Bee Bliss
    It was late
    I was going from memory and stated wrong weight on the quarts, I just looked at my notes when filling the Two jars Pints & Quarts
    pint was 1.4 lbs
    quarts was 2.8 lbs or...
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    Re: Cleaning Leather Gloves

    I have washed mine as described by Michael Bush I wash my hands with the gloves on with dish soap but I have sprayed them with Lexol leather conditioner that I use on the car & my boots, I am almost...
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    Re: Price of Pint Jar of Honey

    I bottled some pints & quarts last night, my little digital scale after zeroing with a empty bottle I got weights of pints @ 1.4 lbs or 22 oz & quarts @ 2.8 lbs or 44.8 oz.
  5. Thread: Uncapping question

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    Re: Uncapping question

    I like to cut the wax down so it's even with the frame then hopefully all the frames weigh about the same in the extractor and it will not be out of balance as bad when spinning.

    I never thought...
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    Re: pulling super and extracting on a rainy day

    I would use a extra bee box with cover on bottom & top to transport the frames. I extracted some last week. I only had one empty box left that I filled. I put some extra frames that wouldn't fit...
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    Re: Does mowing field massacre bees?

    I have wondered the same thing when I walked across the street to my neighbors alfalfa hay field in full bloom with bees everywhere These new self propelled swathers are fast I am sure they grind...
  8. Thread: The Fat Bee Man

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    Re: The Fat Bee Man

    I appreciate him taking time to share his knowledge. I have learned many tips
    His wasp traps work well but I use duct tape instead of a staple
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    Re: How Many Hives will fit in a Truck Bed?

    Thanks Ace & BernhardHeuvel
    I have learned a lot from you Two. I like the idea of pulley & rope to prevent the load from getting away I never thought of that

    BernhardHeuvel did you make those...
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    Re: How Hives will fit in a Truck Bed

    Bernhard & Ace I like the idea of using aluminium ramps. Have you had good luck with the hand trucks? I was wondering if it's better to get a truck with a large base with pneumatic tires and or use...
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    Re: How Hives will fit in a Truck Bed

    Ace I didn't think of stacking them. That would be better to only have Two hives at the rear so I have a path to get into the truck and a path to exit in a hurry if they get riled up.
    I am worried...
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    How Many Hives will fit in a Truck Bed?

    Edit Post should be How Many Hives can I put in a Truck Bed

    I need to move some hives and wanted to put them in the back of an old pickup truck 8 ft. bed and leave the truck at this location for a...
  13. Re: Expanding Apiary without compromising the Dog’s Safety.

    I was worried about my wifes dog last year a golden retriever. She used to jump up at bees flying in front of the hives and follow me to do the inspections.

    She got stung a few times and her nose...
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    Re: Swarm Traps How long before you hive them?

    PA
    I forgot about giving them a frame of brood to help keep them settled
    Thanks
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    Swarm Traps How long before you hive them?

    I have Two 5 frame deep swarm traps with old drawn comb in them. Yesterday I noticed a lot of activity in these Two boxes that have been in my yard for the past Month with no interest shown by the...
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    Re: My (alternative) theory of the Bush Miracle

    I just want to say that I have appreciated Mr. Bushes website & his time he takes to tell how he raises bees, I have got several good ideas from him on raising my bees in my 4th year with no mentor. ...
  17. Thread: Solar Gain Tests

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    Re: Solar Gain Tests

    I would love to see this test with bees in the hives to account for the heat the bees generate.
    I have been wondering the same thing if you had the reflective insulation or 1" of foam board...
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    Re: Creating a monitoring station from hivetool.org

    I am very interested in the same type of monitoring system, I was getting hung up on programming load cells. I like the scale you bought

    Hopefully more will chime in

    Sorry I'm not much help...
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    Feeding Treated Syrup To Early?

    I have Four hives overwintering just starting to come out for cleansing flights. One hive that doesn't get as much sun as the others I suspect nosema? The front of the hive has a lot more brown...
  20. Thread: Balloon hand

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    Re: Balloon hand

    Unless I can't breathe. The only cure the emergency room will provide will be extracting all the green from my wallet
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    Re: Honey crystalizing before I can give it away

    Tgil
    We are in a similuar situation I left my first bucket of honey in a 5 gal bucket after extraction this fall in the garage and the honey has started to crystalize.

    I have put the bucket in a...
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    Time & Temperature to Melt Pail of Honey

    I have my first 5 gal. pail of honey I extracted this fall that has turned very thick. (a fork would almost stand upright in it) Thursday night I put the pail in a old upright freezer I converted to...
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    Re: Help! Door to honey house got left open!

    I am assuming you went in and brushed the bees off the frames of honey and put the frames in a covered box to save the honey?

    Can you remove anything else from the honey house that they want such...
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    Re: How to Clean Wax off Wife's Pot?

    Thanks for the tips

    The propane torch and paper towels seemed to work the best I may have to give it a second try latter but it is pretty good.

    I am just glad I didn't use MY stainless thermos...
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    Re: How to Clean Wax off Wife's Pot?

    Thanks for the reply. Thats what I was afraid of.

    vance I will try the propane torch and some clean rags. I have tried boiling water in the pot but I cant seem to get rid of the wax.

    She...
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