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  1. Thread: Buying frames

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    Re: Buying frames

    which every style you chose i suggest using a deep brood chamber and a super of your choice either a shallow or medium if you use just one that is lees equipment that you have to purchase .I have...
  2. Thread: Table Saw

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    Re: Table Saw

    I have a Ridgid ts 3650 with a cast iron top and there fence is very good also and I have an older delta that has a dado blade on all the time and I don't have a lot of room but it works for me
  3. Thread: storing frames

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    Re: storing frames

    where can you buy bt
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    Re: Anyone have DIY plans for a uncapping tank ?

    I was lucky enough to find a stainless steel tank from a dairy farm that the racks just set down on the inside of tank made a stainless screen to catch capping got about 75.00 in tank work really...
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    Re: custom honey extracting

    I do some extracting for other people I charge $1.35 per frame and keep wax and any honey in uncapping tank
  6. Re: decrystallizing in aluminum or stainless drum

    I think a pail heater would be better would not have to worry about getting it to hot that is what i use when I have some that crystallize
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    Re: Cowardly terrorist attack

    WE ALL NEED TO THANK THIS MEN FOR LOVING THERE COUNTRY WE ALL SHOULD BE THAT BRAVE CANADA LOST A GOOD MAN
    from a retired us navy sailor
  8. Re: Gotta vent about customers' expectations of charges

    That is the very reason that I don't do cutout it is not worth all the time and trouble
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    Re: Capping Tank Ideas?

    I use a stainless wash tank from our dairy farm that we no longer use it is the right height and frames set down inside it I put a stainless screen in the bottom for capping to drain
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    Re: Roller-uncapping tool

    They work very well but they do get gummed up and not very effective but I have several just wash off with hot water let dry and reuse after they are dry I have the ones with the still pins and the...
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    Re: First Swarm of the season

    I got 4 swarms yesterday from my hives one was small 1 was about 3 lb one about 4 lb and the last one was between 5 and 8 lb it was the biggest swarm that I have ever seen
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    Re: Open feeding question

    it is like sqkcrk said ,I do a lot of open feeding also i like it is fast and easy to do .I think the weak hives get enough to keep them alive till it get warm and they all start building up, In...
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    Re: My handhold cutter....

    I think it is a dado finger that has been modified to cut hand holes in boxes the depth of cut is adjusted by raising the cutter up and down. it is fitted on a table saw with stops ,so all the hand...
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    Re: Hey there you guys! I am from Columbia, SC!

    life is good the spring meeting of South Carolina beekeeping association is march first in Columbia hope to see you there I will be there along with several members from spartan burg SC where we live...
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    Re: Might have a mentor

    big a BIG SPONGE SOAK UP EVERY THINK HE HAS TO SAY
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    Re: How do you cut top feeder hole?

    I have a adjustable hole saw that i bought off ebay that goes into drill press works good
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    Re: Turbo teardown 97 f450

    Them fords with the v block engines are very hard to work on I spent over 20 years as a truck mechanic and when I sold my 85 c20 I went with a humming Cummings,and have never regretted it
  18. Re: Wifi Hive Scale Grant to Help Small Beekeeping Operations

    the person that is doing the scale project name is bobby dunn if you will call me I will give you his phone # my cell is 864 978 8982 my name is phillip marlow
    thanks
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    Re: No queen in October

    I have one that I think is queen less I checked last wed lot of bees no brood but I will check again tomorrow if no queen will combine with another hive
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    Re: Plans for 6 Frame NUC

    I have been using 6 frame nuce for about six years.if you split them up you can split into two eight frame hives or split them into another nuce .with a good queen fast yard build up for bees works...
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    Re: Queen excluder? Feeder?

    Yes
  22. Thread: label Question

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    Re: label Question

    Avery has a good software program that let you do a good job of making labels design pro 5 I use it some but I buy most of my labels from Mann lake
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    Re: Deals of Bottles or containers

    just type in honey containers in your browser search box and it bring up all kind of sellers that have both glass and plastic containers for your honey
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    Re: tracking / numbering system recommendations

    I am not very big yet but the way I number my hives are like this 10 01 which means 10 is the number of frames 01 is the first hive . the same way for eight frames and nuc it works for me if there...
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    Re: Custom Extracting

    I am as small time beekeeper with a Dadant 12 frame I charge $1.00 per frame and keep wax and honey that drips in the tank and they furnish buckets. I don't know if that to cheep or to much after all...
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