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  1. Thread: Cut Down Split

    by Knisely
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    Cut Down Split

    I have just read about this management approach on another thread here in BeeSource, and have looked on line and found very little about this technique--a page on Michael Bush's website and another...
  2. Thread: smoker skills

    by Knisely
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    Re: smoker skills

    I want to second the suggestion made by FlowerPlanter. I see you live in NY City, and you may well be able to find sumac growing as a 'trash' tree in urban areas (by the side of highway onramps,...
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    Re: Help - Need a QUEEN in CT

    This time of year, you've got to go South or way out West to find someone who's got queens.

    Good luck!!
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    Re: Box joint machine??

    HEV 261, please let us know if it is as dandy as the YouTube video makes it seem:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSLbZ22So1A
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    Re: Never, Never, Never and Never again wear.....

    I think the banana joke is hilarious. As Bill Clinton would have said: "I feel your pain."
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    Re: finger joints ?

    All good. I'm putting a bookmark on this one.
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    Re: Close hive entrance?

    Tjsegla:

    Mr. Happy in San Diego doesn't know we had snow that stuck to the ground here in New Haven on Monday. I doubt you have to worry about wax moths yet, but the advice Michael Bush gave of...
  8. Jars of pollen incidentally featured in an ad in the 3/30/14 NY Times Magazine

    Who else would I tell about this but you?

    The NY Times magazine from this past weekend ("The Food and Drink Issue") has a picture in an advertisement for Miami, FL that includes, at the very left...
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    Re: hello from nj and some notes on fear

    Hey! Welcome! I'm currently living up the river in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. I just called city hall to find out if there are any ordinances governing the keeping of bees. They'll 'get back to me'. ...
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    Re: Paint can feeders....

    I traced the 'bee hole' from the inner cover on the top of the paint can lid and then scattered about 20 holes in that tracing. Tiny holes. The bees didn't use all of them--some got propolized...
  11. Re: Specific question regarding Kelley's Univeral Frame Jig and Foundationless frames

    Kelley's would answer that for you in a heartbeat...but it's the weekend. I'm sorry I can't help.
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    Re: Frame Nailing Device?

    Look at this site. You may well be able to make a pretty good device yourself.

    http://www.myoldtools.com/Bees/framejig/framejig.htm

    You can also search on BeeSource for "frame jig" for more...
  13. Re: What do you guys thinking about these hives from beethinking?

    They advertise them as being Langstroth hives. That implies their dimensionality is fixed, and I'm certain they can provide relevant internal dimensions at request...they've had to set up their...
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    Re: Insulated top cover- plans

    Here's the links to the plans for the insulated all-season inner cover from Honey Run Apiaries.

    http://www.honeyrunapiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/all_season_inner.pdf

    Thank you to...
  15. How can I checkerboard best with my situation?

    Hey from New Haven, CT!

    I'm working 4 colonies. Two were packages purchased last spring that originated in Mississippi (I think) that were reportedly headed by Minnesota Hygienic queens. These...
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    Re: New handholds - the best yet IMHO

    I like it. Can you show your workflow in a Youtube video?
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    Re: Good queen rearing book for beginners

    Thanks, deknow. The powerpoint presentation and talk were very useful. The slides showing haploid genetics especially.
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    Re: Jigs for makign your own

    Me too. I also like Denis Alan's suggestion of a 'jig' section somewhere on this website for those of us who'd rather keep bees than mis-cut lumber.

    JK
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    Re: Jigs for makign your own

    Cleo & Spinner:

    The work you've put into designing those jigs is clear, and the benefits to you are also clear.

    Your work'd benefit a lot of us if you could post some plans (dimensions) so...
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    Carmax Superbowl Ad

    Closing shot: "Beekeeper" with backward veil.

    Fail.

    ___

    Here's the Youtube Link. The pain begins at about 39 seconds...
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    Re: Four Frame Nucs

    WBVC: This link will take you to a thread here on BeeSource on overwintering nucs that can perhaps answer some of your questions: http://tinyurl.com/l6cvvbs

    There are some photographs of some of...
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    Four Frame Nucs

    Happy Lunar New Year Everyone:

    I am enthusiastically anticipating the upcoming season. One of the things that I want to do is begin putting into practice what Michael Palmer's written about...
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    Re: Mann Lake on Amazon

    The variation in pricing is in some respects testing what the market will bear. Look up 'dynamic pricing'. Think of what the airlines do with their ticket prices. If there are a bunch of people...
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    Re: For those who build your own, which table saw?

    Start looking at the Craigs List advertisements in your area to begin getting an idea of what your local market's like. If you go to the website ifttt.com, (if this then that) you can set up an...
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    Re: Drone trap frame in the winter?

    I've been wondering what to do with the green drone trap frames come spring...

    They converted them to storage frames over the winter, as predicted by Glock & merince, but is there a way to know...
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