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    Re: 40" Nylon Spatula alternative

    Shipping is $2.00 more than the spatula for me.
    I will stick with home rigged for now.
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    Re: Insulating box idea

    Here is a link to were I get it.
    http://www.farmtek.com/farm/supplies/cat1a;ft_tekfoil_insulation.html
    We used it on the farm years ago and I used it to wrap our home.
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    Re: The Price of Honey

    Prices very by location!
    Were in the USA are you?

    Put the suppers back on and let them fill it.
    If you have undrawn frames place a few of them in and they should fill the drawn frames first.
    ...
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    Re: $$ dollar value of hive

    I just bought 3 hives consisting of bottom board, 2 deeps, 18 frames, inner cover and top.
    Full of bee's and the bottom frames full of brood top frames full of honey and some brood.
    The queen's...
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    Minnesota Hygienic / VSH ?

    This may seem obvious to some but I could not find an answer?:scratch:
    What is the difference between Minnesota Hygienic & VSH Queens:s

    I have 5 VSH queens in Nuc's right now and an older member...
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    Re: Will this feeder work?

    I that a Tucker it's leaning on?
    I have several like that other than the large opening.
    It should be fine.
  7. Re: How many deeps are used to over winter ?

    doodlebug
    I am a little west of you and I over winter in 2 deeps.
    Just be sure they are full of stores.
    It is better to have extra for them rather than not enough.
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    Re: Doing a cutout this weekend

    If you have one or can borrow a ladder stand that will work.
    I used one of mine on a trap-out last year it worked great.
    Tell the wife you need one and you can use it for bee's and HUNTING.
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    Re: Doing a cutout this weekend

    JW
    Do they have a loader they could raise up for you to work from?
    If so set the ladder up beside it so you could get down when finished.
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    Re: Doing a cutout this weekend

    Can you kill the POWER in those electric lines?
    If not it may not be worth the risk.
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    Re: tankless water heater

    Just for (* comparison *) I checked our local Lowe's price's.
    30 gal gas water heater $401.24
    Gas Tankless water heater $848.00
    For even 2 week's use that is half price.
    Use your 20 lb. tank and...
  12. Re: 5 NUCS ready and NO QUEENS (HELP)

    Thank You Pine Ridge Farms
    I had not thought of that.
    This is the first time I have bought Queens that needed to go through the mail!!!

    Buy the way the Church at the end of my drive/lane is...
  13. 5 NUCS ready and NO QUEENS (HELP)

    I have 5 nucs ready for Queens that were shipped on Monday and no one knows were they are???
    The USPS tracking # states they left Pa. Monday 1:36 am.
    Our local P.O. cant even find out were they...
  14. Re: 5 gallon buckets- Home Depot or food grade?

    A jar of Honey goes a long way when asking for buckets at your local bakery.
    Have them place it in the break room.
    I was given over 200 icing buckets since Jan. 1 and they were even calling me when...
  15. Re: I definitely understand now why the hive stands work side to side, not front to b

    It looks to me like someone slid the hive to the right as your bottom block look close to level.
    If so just slide it back to the left and the block will set down level.
    Or just lift that side of...
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    Re: Lancaster Pa. area suppliers?

    Lazy shooter
    I Cary a hive body with me all the time in season.
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    Re: Lancaster Pa. area suppliers?

    Thank You all for the information.
    I went by Forest Hill and he does have some very nice equipment and we talked for about 1/2 hr.
    I picked up some moisture boards to try this winter as I build...
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    Re: Lancaster Pa. area suppliers?

    Thanks pahammer

    They are about 15 minuets away.:applause:
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    Re: Lancaster Pa. area suppliers?

    I thought about that but I have driven 1500 miles since last Friday and have to do it again this Friday/Saturday.
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    Lancaster Pa. area suppliers?

    I am visiting family in the Lancaster Pa. area and was wondering if there are any local bee suppliers in the area?
    I'm not getting any local hits on line but do remember reading about an Amish shop...
  21. 2 Queens in a 3 frame Observation Hive

    I have a 3 frame Ob. hive with 2 - 9" and 1 - 6" frame.
    The first 9" frame is fully drawn and 90% brood, the second 9" frame is about 1/2 drawn and mostly sugar water.
    To day when my wife and I got...
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    Re: Took the plunge... Bee TV!

    It looks very nice.
    I have one question though.
    Why did you leave the 3" space in the top?

    I have a small 3 frame OBH now and will be starting a larger one in about 6 weeks, so just wondering.
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    Drying plastic coated gloves

    How do you dry the inside of your plastic coated gloves?
    I have 2 pair and I cant seem to get the area around the hand dry.
    These are the cloth with the yellow plastic coating.

    Thank You for...
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    Re: Watermelon Pollination

    Go to Google Earth and put in the address and you will have a better idea of what is around his fields.
    That is how I check before starting a new yard some place.
  25. Re: Customer having "reaction" to my honey??? Input please...

    Sounds like an infection to my wife. (Bachelor degree in RN for 25 years)
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