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  1. Thread: Heaven

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    Heaven

    Everybody on earth dies and goes to heaven. God comes and says, "I want the men to make two lines. One line for the men that dominated their women on earth and the other line for the men that were...
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    "Why pressurize the steam, does it speed it up...

    "Why pressurize the steam, does it speed it up appreciably?"

    It speeds up the melting process considerably, like a steam engine, the higher the pressure the quicker it gets.

    "it appears??? that...
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    Here's a link to a thread on the steam melter I...

    Here's a link to a thread on the steam melter I made, http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?t=214169

    It's been in use for over a year now and I'm pleased to report it still works...
  4. Thread: Steam Wax-Melter

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    I'll try and answer the questions as best I can....

    I'll try and answer the questions as best I can.

    >Thought about putting a pressure guage on it? Or an automatic pressure valve of some sort?<

    In the pic where the rock is sitting on the elbow...
  5. Thread: Steam Wax-Melter

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    Steam Wax-Melter

    This is a 200 litre drum with a part of another welded on to it at the bottom, the small pipe with the rock sat on the elbow joint is the water-fill, the pipe with two right angles is for the steam...
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    I've never noticed that behaviour before. I think...

    I've never noticed that behaviour before. I think it would be best if you remove the old comb, leaving the queen with no option but to lay in the new frames. If she won't lay in the new frames and...
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    Yes it can be done, I've seen it done, but it's...

    Yes it can be done, I've seen it done, but it's high risk and I don't think it's worth the chance. AHB are a funny lot, some hives go beserk as soon as they get a whiff of something strange, but...
  8. Thread: Bee source

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    Don't fight it'll all end in tears.

    Don't fight it'll all end in tears.
  9. Thread: Bee source

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    It seems Beesource has aquired itself a couple of...

    It seems Beesource has aquired itself a couple of Trolls,
    all we need now is a few Goblins and we can finally invade Fairyland.
  10. Thread: Bleach in Feed????

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    New Results

    the 1 : 500 solution I did has worked, no mold in the jars, I'd left the jars for longer than usual and still no mold.

    Only thing I've noticed is the syrup without bleach is a dark green colour,...
  11. Thread: Items for sale?

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    How about t-shirts or bumber stickers with the...

    How about t-shirts or bumber stickers with the following;




    ____________LOGO_________________________________LOGO
    ...
  12. Thread: Bee Yards

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    Nice pics Waters and welcome to Beesource. I...

    Nice pics Waters and welcome to Beesource.

    I just hope you never fall backwards when you're working that hive, those railings could give you a nasty poke.:eek:
  13. Thread: Bulk Honey Buyers

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    Even if Beesource does organise a forum for honey...

    Even if Beesource does organise a forum for honey buyers or honey sellers I'll probablly never use it as at the moment I have no import/export license.

    But I will give my opinion on what I think...
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    If you've got good hives with good queens as...

    If you've got good hives with good queens as iddee pointed out, they will multiply. A hives main objective is not to collect honey but to swarm, you're going to find your hives getting bigger and...
  15. Thread: locked out

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    I've had this problem aswell, after a while I...

    I've had this problem aswell, after a while I noticed it was only happening if I didn't tick the remember me box when I logged in. I'm guessing that when the page refreshes the cookie gets wiped, I...
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    I wonder if they'd be kind enough to take some of...

    I wonder if they'd be kind enough to take some of us along aswell.
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    Coincidence

    Coincidently if you turned the world upside down the place where Brazil has it's first reports of CCD would be situated roughly where Florida is. They're both the same distance North and South from...
  18. Thread: Edit thread title?

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    Edit thread title?

    Does anyone know how to edit the title of a thread, I know howto edit the message but not the title that appears on the board.
    Can it be done?
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    Is it time to worry?

    Hi Folks,

    Got a lovely start to the week today by hearing a few rumours that bees have mysteriously began to disapear in southern Brazil, I heard from a couple of fellow beekeepers and...
  20. Thread: Bleach in Feed????

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    Well folks after the 1 / 1000 mix there was still...

    Well folks after the 1 / 1000 mix there was still mold in the jars, I've stepped up to 1/500 let you know again next week the results.
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    And I thought stings usually caused swelling.

    And I thought stings usually caused swelling.
  22. Thread: Bleach in Feed????

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    I've just done my first test using bleach in...

    I've just done my first test using bleach in syrup, I only used a mix of 1 / 1000 just to be on the safe side, let you know next week if there's any mold in the jars.
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    The hives I plan to coat with kerosene will only...

    The hives I plan to coat with kerosene will only be coated on the outside and left out to dry for a while. The idea is to use the kerosene more as a deterent for termites than a protection for the...
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    Are there any greek members on beesource?, or any...

    Are there any greek members on beesource?, or any beesource members with greek friends or family? Maybe they could shed some light on it.

    The bloke could be a madman or genius, no bids yet though....
  25. Thread: Feeding

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    How long would the frame be out of the hive for?...

    How long would the frame be out of the hive for?

    If it's only a day or two IMO I wouldn't think it would be nescessary to freeze it, just keep it out of harms way from ants and moths.
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