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    Re: Honey based BBQ?

    not really a recipe. when i smoke pork or beef i use salt, pepper and garlic. watch and tend the fire for 10-14 hrs. low and slow 215-225 degrees. then the last hour or so i baste with honey 2-3...
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    Re: Protective gear

    dave, i got a semi ventilated jacket for 69.95 to 74.00 depending on size from Pigeon Mountain Trading. it works for me. the only thing i found a little off putting was the shipping time. the...
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    Re: get the bees off the comb

    i tend to buy things as i need them, so no bee brush, as of yet. i just use the smoker, a little shake, a nudge with my finger and i talk nice too them. i know, i sound like a 'new age knut'. not...
  4. Re: Wanting to build TBH for next year - Q's on construction material

    i like it. looks good. IDK, i just like the warm feeling of natural wood.
  5. Re: Wanting to build TBH for next year - Q's on construction material

    i had the same thought, but i have mine in the backyard and decided i wanted something 'nice' to look at.
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    Re: Langstroth super on a TBH?

    i am a 1st yr. beek. an buddy of mine got me into keeping bees. we had an idea, what if we added a Langstroth Brood Box to a TBH? i had read a little about the 1 that is made to go on top, it was...
  7. Thread: Mean Bees

    by robsdak
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    Re: Mean Bees

    not to take away from the OP, but i have seen the same thing. i have 1 colony here, but a biddy has 12 that i help with. Sunday i went over to help add supers and got stung 17 times (both hands)...
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    Re: TBH top bar comb attachement?

    try this. i live in Florida and was concerned with the heat and wax combo. what i did was cut a strip of Plasticell about 3/4" and cut a grove in the bar and inserted it in. works great, strong...
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    Re: How to Fix my Beekeeping Mistake?

    i am a 1st yr. beek and i have a modified TBH. it's a TBH with a brood box built to the front. believe me i have seen some odd goings on in the TBH part. i would just let it be, they know better...
  10. Thread: hey guys...

    by robsdak
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    hey guys...

    i guess i should have started here first. : ) name is rob.

    new beek. my first TBH build, finished it 4-1-14 and had bees in it 4-5-14. it's a really cool hobby and already looking at...
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    Re: If I were bit taller

    nice catch. we tried to get 1 from 30+ feet. didn't get the queen. lesson learned. don't mess with bees that high right at dark. : ) stung twice.
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    Re: Swarms attracted to bee yards?

    Millenia... i have wondered the same thing. my buddy that got me into beekeeping, had 10 Langstroth Hives. now has 12 and working on 13. we have caught 2 swarms so far. bees seem to be attracted...
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    Re: Dedicated thread - Pics of bee stings

    here is the last one. not too bad. it swelled pretty good. i am thinking it wasn't a bee that got me. i was out in the yard, about 30' away from the bees when i got stung. i had gotten stung...
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