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    Re: Number of frames in a trap?

    Is there any situation where its a bad idea to put a swarm trap to close to your beeyard . I want to position it pretty close maybe 50 ft. away , there is a tree that I have had more than one swarm...
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    Re: Number of frames in a trap?

    I may have missed this , but would one old frame of brood comb in the middle and the rest all frames of new wax foundation work or would they perceive it as not enough room inside .I'm using a medium...
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    Re: Dadant has oxalic acid now

    I don't plan on buying any of the brushy mt. stuff either ,I just thought if someone was placing a order with dadant they could get the oxalic acid with the same order or maybe they can't find the...
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    Dadant has oxalic acid now

    Got my new Dadant catalog and see they have a 3 oz. bag of oxalic acid for 6.95 . In the pic you can see its labeled Brushy Mt bee farm ,probably because of the license issue . They also list the...
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    Re: Eyelets For Wiring Frames - Necessary?

    Definitely staples , eyelets are to time consuming .
  6. Re: How about a list of beekeepers selling Medium nucs

    Just a heads up about the cardboard box's , they have very poor ventilation . I saw alot of dead nuc's one year come in on a pick up flatbed truck , they were all stacked on top of each other and...
  7. Re: How about a list of beekeepers selling Medium nucs

    I'm looking for some in S. W. Pa. if anyone knows of any for my brother , he is down around the Bedford area . If anyone is looking for any in N. E. Pa I purchased some 2 yrs. ago in New Milford ,...
  8. How about a list of beekeepers selling Medium nucs

    After reading the transition from deep nucs to med. box thread it got me thinking it would be real handy if we could start a list of beeks that offer med. nucs for sale maybe buy state .
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    Re: Lega Heat Gun Vaporizer

    That is a big generator to haul out to the beeyard everytime you want to treat especially if doing the three treatment every 7 days , but if your doing alot of hives commercially it would save alot...
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    Re: crystallized honey

    I have a deep box on the bottom with the bulb in the middle then another box on top that is about 5'' hi to get some distance away from the bulb , there are two metal supports running across the...
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    Re: crystallized honey

    I'll see if I can raise the temp a little but ever since I put a baffle over the bulb to stop the hot spot I was getting right above the bulb 105 seems to be about as hi as it wants to go .
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    Re: crystallized honey

    The big question is how hi can you go without hurting all the good stuff inside .
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    Re: crystallized honey

    I'm having trouble getting this knotweed honey to de-crystallize , its been in my jar warmer at 105 to 110 degrees now for about 5 or 6 days .For the most part its good but there is a thin 1/4''...
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    Re: Sugar Brick Feeding

    Hi Lauri , good to hear from you , hope all your bee's are doing good especially after the tree coming down , with are temp here today of 3 degrees wind chill they would be dead in minutes . The...
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    Re: Quilt Box

    I think my quilt box's do a great job in the winter , just peaked inside yesterday to see how the bricks were holding up and there was a nice mound of bee's on the sugar and the top of the shavings...
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    Sugar Brick Feeding

    Do you think it matters if you let the bricks run out in the course of feeding through the winter from time to time but get them back on at some point . Or is it best to not let them run out at all ....
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    Re: Newbee questions from KY

    There has been alot of talk about using fishing line , some make out fine with it ,I on the other hand had trouble with it , the bee's cut one end off and tried to get it out of the hive , it was...
  18. Re: Post your pic on how you heat your drum of honey!

    Roland have you ever come across something similar like the one pictured for 5 gal. pails made in the US .
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    Thanks for your time and the links , I'll look them over .
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    Bernhard what is the brand of coil you have in the picture , I can't find it anywhere .
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    I can't seem to find the one you have pictured , wonder why there aren't more US manufactures making these.
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    Bernhard is the coil you have pictured a swienty brand and what do they run for the 5 gal bucket size .
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    Re: crystallized honey

    Yeah I wish I could get honey in January in Pa. , and come to think about I did write some checks out today !!
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    Re: crystallized honey

    clyderoad , I'm glad you picked up on my mistake , its only January I'll get with the program eventually !!! LOL
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    Re: crystallized honey

    Clyderoad my knotweed honey is crystallizing from this year already !!
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