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    Re: First Graft Date

    Cant answer for Alabama but here in NC i start grafting once i start seeing drones in the hive.
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    Re: From Malaysia with love :)

    Welcome
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    Re: Best weather to vaporize the bees

    I always do it late in the day or during overcast. I try to catch them all at home.
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    Re: Bee Vacuum Please

    I made one out of a single deep and a small super. Mostly scrap lumber I had laying around. I use my shop vac for suction. Works like a charm. ...
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    Re: I'm really new. How new....

    Welcome from Concord NC. I'm just starting my 2nd year and still learning something new each day.
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    Re: New beek from NC

    Welcome to the site
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    Re: Feeding Question

    I make a wooden top with a hole in the center. Put a mason jar on it and no robbing.

    http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/sdiver40/th_20140624_181659.jpg
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    Re: Grafting - how to remove bees

    I just use a brush to sweep them off the frame
  9. Re: best way to combine 5 frame Nuc with full size colony

    There is other hardware better suited for combining a nuc to full deep. But I cut a 6x8 hole in an inner cover and set the nuc on top of it. Using news paper between the two. If you have a 2nd...
  10. Re: Hello from the foothills of North Carolina

    Welcome from Concord
  11. Thread: 26 out of 35

    by SDiver40
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    26 out of 35

    Been trying my hand at grafting with minimal success. Tried it again using a different starter hive and different finisher hive. This time I got 26 out of 35 raised. Now if I can just get some of...
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    Re: Where can I order a queen ASAP

    If all goes well, I should have some extra virgins hatching out on the 17th. IF you dont have any luck before then, i'll give you virgin.
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    Re: Hive Tracks Pro?

    I'm using the pro version and I like it a lot.
    The free version would probably be good enough, but i like the extra's in pro
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    My First Swarm Trap

    I have set up my first 3 swarm traps over the last 2 weeks. Today I got a text saying the 2nd one hung up, had visitors moving in. :thumbsup:
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    Re: My first graft

    I'm pretty new to grafting myself. I Still have a lot to learn. But I have noticed reusing old cups, I get less grafts drawn out.
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    Re: Newbie in North Carolina

    Hello and welcome from concord nc
  17. Thread: Hello from NC

    by SDiver40
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    Re: Hello from NC

    Welcome to the forum
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    Re: Wierd Queen Rearing Technique

    I'm not saying it wont work, BUT it goes against everything I have read and been taught.
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    Re: Newbee from NC

    Hello & Welcome
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    Re: Greetings from NC

    Hello & Welcome Lance
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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas & Happy New Years Everyone!
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    Re: Priming Queen Cell Cups w/ Royal Jelly

    Check out harbor freight if you have one near by. I picked up a lighted magnifier for around $30 bucks.
    http://www.harborfreight.com/fluorescent-magnifying-lamp-66384.html
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    Re: Stolen

    I dont know what it cost but Moultrie had a game cam that transmits pictures to your computer. I think it uses AT&T wireless? I'll do some looking and see if i can find a link..
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    Re: Light Bulbs Inside Incubators

    I'm new to raising queens as well, but it is my understanding you need to protect the cells from bright light and direct heat.
  25. Re: I need ideas on setting up a bee yard (pics would be great too!)

    Setting on boards is the same way I have mine set up
    http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss354/sdiver40/39a5202f-568b-4616-a124-28933961f1bc.jpg
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