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  1. Thread: Pimples!

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    Pimples!

    So was doing a hurried inspection of my hive this Sunday, trying to get all the bars accounted for before the rain clouds would hit (and sadly they didn't). I noticed on one of my hive the comb had...
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    Beesuits for Monkey Arms

    I have a serious problem... I have ape like arms in length. A serious condition, I find my wrists hang about at ankle height. Ok so maybe not that bad but I do have some pretty freaking long arms,...
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    Re: New Hives and New Bees Tomorrow!

    So installed them in today, and was nice at about a high of 49. Tomorrow it might be a bit warmer, but these nights it's going to drop below 30, I think tonights low is expected to hit 25 and...
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    New Hives and New Bees Tomorrow!

    First off, super stoked on life, driving up tomorrow to pickup my 2 packages of bees. My first hives! Have some KTBH setup and I am sure they are gonna love all the snow we have here in Montana, it...
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    Re: Bars ripped from 2x2?

    From what I have heard, not a very reliable method. It also requires upkeep, reattaching the string wax when you harvest. As well as if hives are warm, the wax can become to soft, making it a poor...
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    Re: Observation hive/frame Questions

    Awsome, great to hear it works well. The hive will be contained inside the classroom, so shouldn't get too hot at all. I am really looking forward to this spring and summer, show the students Bees!
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    Observation hive/frame Questions

    I have a few quick questions in regards to some observation hives/frames:

    1) I am a science teacher, can I bring in just a few frames of a hive to have my students look at it, instead of...
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    Re: Bars ripped from 2x2?

    Great replies so far, please keep more coming if you have any other ideas for basic simple bars, with minimal tool: no nailers/stablers, have access to most saws (table, chop, hand, skil, no radial...
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    Bars ripped from 2x2?

    Just finished building and painting my two hive bodies, now looking at making my bars. I was thinking of getting some 2"x2" lumber and ripping it down to 1-1/4" and and 1-1/2". Then take them and run...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Agreed. I already referenced the importance of both positive and negative feedback in my original post. I also called for people who had postitive experiences with this particular individual to post....
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    I have thoroughly read it. Is there something specific you would like me to notice? Not sure the purpose of the reference to that post. It is a nice postitive post and a lovely line of communication...
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    Re: a few questions about top bar hives.

    Most TBH I have seen are top entrances 3/8" wide, and quite a few are up on legs. Generally speaking those two things on any hive decrease mice. Getting ride of a landing board (aka mouse ladder) and...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Is this a number you can reference, hundreds of satisfied customers? I agree we should check both sides of the story. So here, if any if you satified costumers read this, please post....... we will...
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    Re: a few questions about top bar hives.

    Bush Farms is a great resource. I also believe he has hive experience in Nebraska. Hopefully you can get some good info from his page and he was also kind enough to give me a quick reply or two to...
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    Re: Bulk Storage Containers

    The free buckets are nice for sure. I would think you could use some old Bottling buckets. You probably can find some cheaper or perhaps used. The spigot and incremental measures on the sides are...
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