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Today 09:36 AM
 8 to space?
If you are a pro and running trough your hives center them, push them all to the middle. If a hobbyst spread the last frames on both sides a bit to the walls. Then, if you are a pro you wouldnt ask... (150 views, 7 replies)
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Today 09:34 AM
 Pocket Microscope
I'm curious to. A lot of our customers buy the honey because it's got pollen in it and that is not filtered. Just curious if we're missing something? (227 views, 6 replies)
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Today 09:28 AM
 Mann Lake Extractor
Based on their on-line catalogs, brushy mountain and mann lake's 18 frame motorized extractors are priced the same ($1,295). If brushy mountain went up $300, and mann lake went down $300, my god.... (0 views, 3 replies)
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Today 09:21 AM
 Extractor-less honey by- "Honey Flow" - Flow Hive
With the cells made of plastic, it will be interesting to see how the bees take to filling them with nectar. Anyone who has ever used Permacomb has found that unless coated with beeswax (and even... (36,017 views, 600 replies)
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Today 09:16 AM
 Cowen 60 Sump In floor or On floor Opinions needed
Ya, I have been waiting on this purchase for a while, as compared to my old spinner (an old galvanized screen drum spinner) this one is Cadillac. $25000, for both units... then I bought a old... (460 views, 15 replies)
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Today 09:16 AM
 Out yard problems u can face
One has to take into consideration where one lives, If you are from an area where people are honest, trusting, and believe that treating people as you would like to be treated is a way of life. Then... (325 views, 14 replies)
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Today 09:05 AM
 2015 Spring Nucs in Southeastern Pennsylvania
Update Availability: 5 Frame Deep Nucs still available for pickup- 1.Third week April 2.Fourth week April 3. First week May Note change: 6 Frame MEDIUM nucs are now currently... (1,197 views, 4 replies)
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Today 08:56 AM
 Dry pollen sub feeding
I hole sawed a 2" hole halfway down a home depot bucket and put a poultry feeder inside.drilled a few small holes in the bottom in case its raining great,i also buried a little with... (206 views, 3 replies)
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Today 08:55 AM
 Stupid barely related question....
Yes, if you are in the YouTube app, look to your left and you should see the word 'history.' (423 views, 13 replies)
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Will O'Brien
Today 08:44 AM
 SBB and pollen loss
I am switching to solid bottom boards with upper entrances. Michael Bush' comments were compelling to me that that set up is much more like a natural bee tree which has a small upper entrants and... (257 views, 4 replies)
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Mike Gillmore
Today 08:42 AM
 swarm prep
I'm in the Canton area, south of you. Swarms usually begin at the end of April - beginning of May. If you set your traps up mid April you will be good. Once they start, there seems to be a 2 week... (757 views, 23 replies)
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Today 08:38 AM
 Noble Apiaries LLC
As many know the whole breeding to "get rid of the mites" has been an arduous task which has not been even close to being 100% successful. Although we and many other breeders are working on it very... (440 views, 9 replies)
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Today 08:14 AM
 I won't be in town when my bee package arrives
Absence would be hard to explain to my nephew and his fiance, as this is their wedding weekend. How did you ever explain cancelling a trip to GUAM because of bees? :D (640 views, 22 replies)
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Rader Sidetrack
Today 08:10 AM
 General swarm trap questions
I'd recommend moving your medium frames to the permanent hive before the bees have had an opportunity to build comb below the bottom bar. A few days to build some comb ought to be enough. But... (45 views, 1 replies)
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Keith Jarrett
Today 08:09 AM
 Flatbed Build Ideas
Nice. Hats off to the welder/fitter. (6,212 views, 85 replies)
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jim lyon
Today 07:51 AM
 Value of Woodman 30 frame extractor
That because it is funny. I assume they are referring to temps. 90 degree plus is pretty common most anywhere in the US in the months of July and August when most extraction is done. (468 views, 12 replies)
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Jim 134
Today 07:44 AM
 Do NOT start another "Flow Hive" thread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ian Looks like I may have found your original drawings in the United States Patent Office :D Check out this patent from 1940 for a hive. http://www.freepatentsonlin ... (2,416 views, 32 replies)
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Today 07:44 AM
 painting hives
I have been putting on a couple coats of boiled linseed oil followed by a couple coats of alkyd (oil base) primer, then a couple coats of latex exterior paint. I've had problems with "all in one"... (270 views, 5 replies)
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Today 07:37 AM
 Catching a Swarm
I treat my dark brood comb with BT (Bacillus thuringiensis) aizawai by spraying them and letting them dry before deploying the traps. Never a problem, all summer. ... (220 views, 3 replies)
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Today 07:27 AM
 Beemax Nucs
Good looking set up! (987 views, 24 replies)