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    Re: Foundationless Supers

    I use foundationless in my supers and I use mono or wire in them. I have had only one occasion of a "blow out" and it was caused by my then 8 year old son cranking up the speed in the extractor to...
  2. Re: Never, Never, Never and Never again wear.....

    OR :pinch:SHORTS
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    Re: Swarm on ground

    Just tell her it was not one of your bees that stung the dog,,,you checked the bee collar and it didn't have your name on it.:D
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    Re: Swarm on ground

    Yeah Three Bears, you can put a set up hive on the ground and I usually put a drop or two of QF or lemon grass oil in the hive and they will go in. I had a friend of mine that had a swarm on the...
  5. Thread: New BEE

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    Re: New BEE

    Welcome
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    Re: Majarina

    In my younger days we used to put in in a smoker. :shhhh:
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    Re: Swarm Trap using OSB

    I have built many swarm traps from OSB with no adverse effects. ( with the exception that it doesn't last as long as regular lumber unless it is painted.)
  8. Re: My Screened hive top feeder: How to recycle empty packages

    Yeah shinbone the ones I used to get were usually made out of thin strips and luan.
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    Re: Blowin' Smoke, As Usual

    :applause: very good info. I just use pinestraw. But this is good.
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    Re: New Man to Forum

    Welcome
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    Re: Time to quit dabbling.....

    Welcome.
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    Re: Juice Recipes

    NOW that's good stuff
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    Re: New Guy Here

    Welcome to the site. Good luck in your beekeeping venture.
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    Re: worst spot you have been stung.

    Yeah the testicles ain't a good place,,,the dang itching afterwards is a little embarassing when you are in mixed company. My 9 year old boy told me it looked like I was doing the pee pee dance. As...
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    Re: Newbie in North Carolina

    Welcome
  16. Re: Colony Losses In The Southeastern States

    With me it is so far so good. Haven't lost any yet.
  17. Re: Can i start all foundationless when i start my hive or do i need foundation?

    Ok let me set the scene,,,, a hive swarms,,,it finds a home in a tree, house, barn, water meter etc. They move in and start setting up house. Do they have foundation to start their comb building? No,...
  18. Re: True Statement? "OA will not harm either brood or the queen."

    That horse is now dog food. I have also tried both and found no ill effects.
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    Re: When does your season start?

    Dang if I know this year, snowed twice (unusual for us) it will get warm for a couple of days then back into the freezing temps the next. On warm days I see the girls bringing in some pollen. It has...
  20. Re: Pigeon mountain two frame stainless extractor

    I bought one last year for my hives I have at home. Works fine, just walked alot so I fixed that problem and it does a good job. I had to get another one because the extractor I had was ancient and...
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    Re: Hello from NC

    Welcome
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    Re: open drum feeding

    I too use the 5 gallon bucket for open feeding and I find it works great for me.
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    Re: Worst place you been stung.

    On my manhood. Wife made fun of me when it happened. Later she jokingly said she like the swelling. The itching afterwards was torture. I will never ever check my girls in shorts.
  24. Re: What kind of honey did the bees make this year?

    Mine made mostly Rape/Canola honey. I don't particularly like it only for the fact that it crystalizes QUICK!
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    Re: Why and How Did You Start Beekeeping?

    My grandfather kept bees and I would help him I was around 8 years old. He more or less planted the seed. After years of mulling it over I started to keep bees then I moved to an area where i...
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