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    Solvent for wax removal??

    I've got a couple of items I'd like to remove some wax residue from. Is there anything that will cut bee's wax to remove it from a surface?
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    I've done the same freezer method as you did and...

    I've done the same freezer method as you did and had the same devastating results. This year I'm going to use the PDB to store them.
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    It is definetly PDB, I had to look in a lot of...

    It is definetly PDB, I had to look in a lot of stores to find it. How much is needed per super?
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    Storing supers..PDB???

    I have some questions about storing used supers.

    I have had wax moth problems in the past using the freeze and store method. I put supers in the deep freeze and then wrapped in plastic and...
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    I guess it's just a matter of what you buy from...

    I guess it's just a matter of what you buy from them. The extractor was cheaper and with the few additional things I bought that were competitively priced I got free shipping. Add that to the fact I...
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    I purchased the 9 frame extractor from Bee...

    I purchased the 9 frame extractor from Bee Commerce. Aside from a short waiting period while they waited to restock on another item I ordered I was very pleased with them. The extractor is a great...
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    I called Brushy Mtn. and Bee Commerce today. From...

    I called Brushy Mtn. and Bee Commerce today. From all they described these are most likely the same exact extractors. Both are Italian made and can extract 9 shallow or medium radially or 3 large...
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    They look real close in the pictures. Bee...

    They look real close in the pictures. Bee Commerce also has free shipping on orders over a certain amount so that might tip the scales in their favor too. I'll call them and find out if it comes with...
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    http://www.mannlakeltd.com/catalog/proddetails.asp...

    http://www.mannlakeltd.com/catalog/proddetails.asp?pg=page70.html

    This is a Mann Lake extractor I've also considered. I'm not looking at 2 frame extractors. I've looked on ebay for a while....
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    http://www.bee-commerce.com/detail.aspx?ID=87 ...

    http://www.bee-commerce.com/detail.aspx?ID=87

    Here's an extractor that Bee Commerce had that I was looking at, it's a 9 frame radial.
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    Extractors..BeeCommerce?

    I've been looking for a used extractor for a while with no success in finding anything worth buying. It looks like I'm ready to buy a new extractor. I'm open for suggestions and recommendations. One...
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    Looking for beekeepers assoc, near Johnstown,PA

    I would like to contact a beekeepers assoc. or club in the Johnstown,PA area. I do not live there but I pen pal with a school class in that area. I would like to possibly find a contact in that area...
  13. Thread: What Happened?

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    What Happened?

    I haven't been to this site in quite a while. The FGMO forum was really jumping when I was coming regularly and that was what I have been using on my hives since. I stopped back in to see what was...
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    Michael W, I'm in Hawkins County. You'll have...

    Michael W,
    I'm in Hawkins County. You'll have to define organic honey. Now if you mean chemical free or you didn't treat with chemicals I guess I understand but you probably used FGMO which is a...
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    I'm quite sure they know if they are making money...

    I'm quite sure they know if they are making money or not as both have been doing business a long time and seem to be very big.
    I do this for a hobby and have a job so the time sitting at the...
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    I've not had much success selling honey even with...

    I've not had much success selling honey even with local advertisements. Our grocery store has a display set up from an area beekeeper and they are retailing his honey for $3.99 for a pt. jar about...
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    I read a lot of posts about hivetop feeders and...

    I read a lot of posts about hivetop feeders and was going to build some but most posts mentioned leak problems. Instead of trying to seal the wood i just did like Ross did and bought some plastic...
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    LLoyd, This is exactly why I posted this...

    LLoyd,
    This is exactly why I posted this question here. The fact is just because it says it's great and costs more in the catalog doesn't necessarily mean it's good quality or better. A forum like...
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    Wow! So much for a cheap hobby! Did you...

    Wow! So much for a cheap hobby!
    Did you compare brands for quality? What made you decide on their extractor?
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    Michael, What brand extractor did you buy and...

    Michael,
    What brand extractor did you buy and about how much did it cost?
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    how did you build your embedder? I have been...

    how did you build your embedder? I have been using a small battery charger.
  22. Thread: inner covers

    by Eman
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    A tree has no inner cover so I would say they...

    A tree has no inner cover so I would say they aren't necessary. They do make it a little easier for removing the outer cover. Many of my inner covers have screws or popsicle sticks on the to hold...
  23. Thread: Sting Standard

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    As someone else said everyone reacts differently...

    As someone else said everyone reacts differently and even possibly every bee has a different amount of venom.
    On boney parts all I get is itching. On meaty parts I get a small red area that...
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    I need a honey extractor! I have borrowed an...

    I need a honey extractor! I have borrowed an extractor but we all know how borrowing can be so it's time to get our own. The one I've borrowed is fairly new and all stainless steel. It is a radial (I...
  25. Thread: Dead Bees

    by Eman
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    I ck'd my hives today as it was almost 70. I was...

    I ck'd my hives today as it was almost 70. I was very disappointed to open up what I thought was a strong hive to find mostly dead bees. Many were still in a cluster and within the cluster many were...
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