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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    I grew up using ropes on everything except honey. We just shifted to using straps because they don't take much more time to use and they hold way better. I don't care how tight the ropes are, a strap...
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    Exactly.
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    Now that is a good idea!
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    I probably use ropes about 15% of the time. Maybe if I had rope hooks I would use them more lol

    I have pretty much got the bed laid out how I want it now. The only thing I am missing is the rear...
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    Laron down in Zolfo at Patterson Welding. Didn't he build your Swinger trailer? I have seen several of his beds on various beekeeper's trucks and I really liked his work.
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    I have a wood deck on my Dodge right now and I really like it. I am giving this some thought now. I figured since the F550 has a beefy spring stack that it would bounce without the extra weight of...
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    This is what I have so far. The drivers side will have a smoker box mounted in the back where the spare tire is on the other side. That is the only difference between the sides.

    The guy that...
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    Re: Flatbed Build Ideas

    I should have mentioned. It will be steel. I have a guy down here that will build it for around 5k assuming the design doesn't get to complicated or have a ton of material. Really need some input on...
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    Flatbed Build Ideas

    Designing a new flatbed for an F550. It is going to be a 8x15. I have got a pretty good idea on what I want but I am looking for ideas or suggestions based on what works for yall. The rear end of the...
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    Re: 6.7 psd Scorpion

    +1 to the maintenance. An ounce of maintenance is worth a pound of cure.
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    Re: 6.7 psd Scorpion

    My 01 3500 is just a cradle for a cummins. They really built junk trucks back in the day. Rebuilt just about everything and it still needs more work. Can't speak for the new ones. I am going Ford...
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    Re: 6.7 psd Scorpion

    Has anyone had trouble with a 2013-2015 model scorpion? I have noticed a trend in my research in looking for a new truck. Everyone that has issues with the engine has primarily has 2011 models. I...
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    Yes the 6.0L. I got a buddy in town here who does it. It cost about 5k because they pull the engine out to do all the work. Delete the egr valve and cooler, relocate and replace the oil cooler with...
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    Re: Latest Truck Build

    Get them bulletproofed and they are pretty reliable....so I have heard lol
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    Re: wild pigs

    I always assumed they root around the hives for hive beetle larva. That would be a plus
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    Re: How is your pepper flow down south?

    Brazilian Pepper trees came from a rain forest. 3+ days of cold and its done. At least that has been our experience.
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    Re: How is your pepper flow down south?

    Way to many bees showing up down here. Guess out-of-state guys think its ok to drop their junk anywhere they want. Bet they wouldn't like it if we show up in their area.
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    Re: How is your pepper flow down south?

    Yep
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    Re: Business decision

    I am in no way an experienced and seasoned beekeeper but I had an older beekeeper tell me when I started that equipment doesn't make you money, bees do. I know that sounds silly but when you think...
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    Re: Agitator in sump????

    We use a low rpm gear motor mounted overtop on the sump with a steel shaft that reaches almost to the bottom with a truck radiator fan on it. It pulls the honey up from the bottom if you mount the...
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    Re: Bobcat 5th wheel, two wheel setup.

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    Only picture I have of it right now. If you need more pm me.
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    Dip at 325-350f. Never had my rosin not mix in.
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    Re: Bobcat/Loaders

    Got a used 751 a couple years ago. Put a mast on it last year. It is a reliable machine and I can pick up a tote of syrup just fine. Most of the guys I know run either s130 or s175. Either of those...
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    :popcorn:
  25. Re: Market price of Package bees east of the ol Mississippi in 2014?

    Snowed in the Florida Panhandle today. It was raining and in the 50's here in Central. I don't think I have ever seen it rain while in the 50's :eek:
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