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    Re: Best way to process cappings?

    I always wondered the same thing. This one from WTK will separate the honey from the wax: https://products.kelleybees.com/wtkprod/detail.aspx?item=1010
    Maybe with this one a person could load up the...
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    Best way to process cappings?

    Hi All,

    I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I recently moved up to around 50 hives. I have acquired a 20 frame stainless uncapping tank and an 18 frame radial extractor. I...
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    Best way to process cappings?

    Hi All,

    I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I recently moved up to around 50 hives. I have acquired a 20 frame stainless uncapping tank and an 18 frame radial extractor. I...
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    Re: When making a nuc....

    Thanks guys for the replies. SCFarms, have you done this technique before? I have always read not to split the brood chamber. The problem I had last year was when I pulled out two of the center...
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    Re: When making a nuc....

    Hi,
    I think you guys don't understand my question. I am only removing 2 deep frames of brood and eggs from the donor hive (which consists of a deep and 2 mediums). I want to know if there is an...
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    Re: When making a nuc....

    I am using 10 frame equipment. I leave the queen with the original donor hive and add a new queen to the nuc. The problem I noticed last year was if I added the empty frames to the outsides...
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    When making a nuc....

    Hi,

    I know I have read this before but here is goes. When making up nucs I usually pull the 2 center frames from the donor hive. Where is the best position to add the empty frames back to the...
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    Re: All 6 5/8 equipment

    I followed the link and read the article. One thing I'm unsure of, Is Walt reversing the Deep and Shallow brood box(es) in the Spring? Or, is the Deep always on the bottom with the shallow used as...
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    Re: Dealings with Long Creek Apiary

    Seems like the logical solution would be to simply return the persons money if you don't have the bees. Why would that be such a hard thing to do? It would save you from having to scramble to put...
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    Re: Can a hive become "pollen bound"?

    Thanks guys for the information. This hive did in fact have a queen that wasn't up to par. I re-queened it this weekend. If I can remember I will see how much pollen stores they take into winter.
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    Can a hive become "pollen bound"?

    Hi All,

    I have a hive which consists of a deep and 2 mediums for the brood area with the deep on the bottom.
    I was digging through the other and noticed in the deep that the center 4 frames had...
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    Honey Grade Question

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    Hi Guys,

    I have a question that hopefully you guys can answer. I have purchased a very basic Pfund honey grading...
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    Honey Grade Question

    Hi Guys,

    I have a question that hopefully you guys can answer. I have purchased a very basic Pfund honey grading system: Jacks Scale


    My question is, Has anyone correlated a direct relation...
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    Hi Bizzy, I'm not calling the RBB into this...

    Hi Bizzy,

    I'm not calling the RBB into this thread to defend themselves. My intent is to possibly motivate them to get Chuck to remove his false claims from his website which continues to take...
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    Yet another victim......

    Hi Jess,
    Sorry about your luck. Rereading the thread I think it was on May 20 I told you he had no plans of fulfilling orders...... YADA,YADA...

    I'm surprised this thief is still taking people's...
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    Please reread this thread!

    Hi,

    As the reply title states you should go back and reread this thread from beginning to end. There have been multiple people ripped off by Chuck and all have the same story. STAY AWAY!

    You...
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    Hey Jess...

    Hi Jess,
    When I spoke with Chuck last fall face to face he told me he still owed some people some queens and he was going to make good on his word. I had an overwhelming feeling he wouldn't and you...
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    Possible Syrup Feeding Setup?

    Hi Guys,
    I'm looking for a way to feed nucs and hives with a pump system. I came across this possibility :

    http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_6970_200129174_200129174...
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    Mission: COMPLETE!

    Hi Guys,

    First, I want to thank everyone who participated in the thread.
    I took a "Vision" on Mapman's jig and decided to try and make my own. I mainly use mediums so I made up 2 jigs for my...
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    I use them!

    I love the frame rests and wouldn't build a box without them.
    I build my own boxes and use a rabbit joint on the ends which is 3/4" wide and 3/8" deep. While I have this set-up on the table saw I...
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    Thanks Guys!

    Thanks to all who have replied. I look forward to seeing pictures from mapman and riverrat. I have made a jig I think will work on the tablesaw and will try and cut some hand-holds tomorrow. If...
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    Hey Buz, That label is sponsored by some idiot...

    Hey Buz,

    That label is sponsored by some idiot and their lawyer!

    Oh, yea.... and out wonderful judicial system

    :shhhh:
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    MapMan & RiverRat

    MapMan, can you post or send me a picture of the jig. I have a pretty good idea of what it looks like but a picture it worth a thousand words!

    RiverRat, could you post or send me details of the...
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    Dude, My question is how are the commercial...

    Dude,

    My question is how are the commercial hand-holds cut. :)
    I made 40 medium boxes today and in the midst of screwing on cleats I pondered how the hand-holds were cut.
    I'm mainly asking for...
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    Do you have a jig to hold the board down and then...

    Do you have a jig to hold the board down and then raise the blade?
    I have seen hand-holds as you describe.
    The dado set up I use only has a width of 7/8" and I can hardly get my fingers in that...
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