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    Re: Global Warming

    I remember my 5th grade teacher, that was 1968, giving a lecture on how, since the last ice age, the temperature of the planet has been slowly rising. That in time, maybe millions of years, there...
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    Re: Cost of package in 1959

    I wasn't quite a year old then, about 4 months shy. My guess is....................................$3.00
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    Re: Buying an Extractor....

    I agree! Compared to some hobbies, horses for one, purchasing an extractor is pretty inexpensive, making honey extraction much easier. I purchased my 2 frame extractor in my 2nd year of beekeeping,...
  4. Re: Bait hive pickup and cut-out - same premises

    Thanks for another interesting video Pat! I'm going to have to subscribe to your YouTube channel.
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    Re: Mountain Camp - proactive or reactive?

    I'm only a 5th year, but every fall, when I button up my hives, I put in sugar bricks. And every spring, when I open them up again, they've eaten most, if not all of the bricks. I've not lost a...
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    Re: extremely aggressive today?

    I agree with Grins, and it was kinda late in the day.
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    Re: What are your hobbies?

    McCon672, those are really neat, wish I had that talent! You're wife's a lucky girl, I'd love to have a bird house like that, and I've several stumps around that would look real neat all carved up....
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    Re: How do I relax w/bees?

    Like others have said, relax, go slow, and keep your smoker going!! Just recently I went out to my hives, to take off something, can't remember what. I figured, heck it's a nice day, the bees are...
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    Re: Greetings from Northern CA

    Welcome gritter, I'm just SE of you.
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    Re: Honey Harvest Tips/Timing

    What I do is, I take out an empty medium to my hives. I pop open a hive, take one frame out at a time, put it into the empty medium box. I remove the now empty super that is on the hive, put on the...
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    Re: Did I kill my Queen? NNOOOOO!

    Yup, when I got my queen marking thingy, I practice every year on drones first. Sorry for your loss, I know how frustrating it can be. I've been lucky so far. I'm usually so nervous when I attempt...
  12. Re: How to return some unextracted frames to hive?

    I've done what ericweller has suggested. I just hated to see the comb get all torn to bits, but it works.
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    Re: What are they doing???

    Sorry, BF Hornets, were the 'they', was in a hurry. Yes, BF Hornets can have huge nests.
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    Re: What are they doing???

    Those are Bald Faced Hornets, they eat yellow jackets. We have them here, and I watched with interest as one had a fight with a yellow jacket, then proceeded to eat it. Was really neat to watch. ...
  15. Re: NOT being built like a linebacker helps sometimes

    Thanks Pat, I really enjoy watching your videos, thanks for sharing!
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    Re: Ok to use battery in jeep for OAV?

    I do the same with my car, drive right up to the front of the hives, attach jumper cables, have to do that because of fencing between hives and car, then attach OAV thingy to cables and off we go. I...
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    Re: What kind of bee is this?

    Like Elmer said, it does sort of look like a fly. Where I am located we have Carpenter Bees that are all black. I did a search on line for black bees, got this image of a carpenter bee. 50995
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    Re: Are these Ground Bees or Wasps?

    first two photos are honey bees, on the flowers, the last one is a yellow jacket. If the yellow jacket nest is in a place that is not going to cause problems, leave it alone. If it's underfoot,...
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    Re: Hornet Nest

    :eek:
  20. Re: I dropped my queen outside my hive in the grass

    When I first started, went to inspect a hive, lifted off the top cover, then the inner cover. Gosh, Wonder why all those bees are clustered on the inner cover?? Whoops! the inner cover slipped out...
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    Re: Mango Honey?

    Interesting, keep us posted.
  22. Re: Not sure how to manage these hives, photos included

    What a mess. I'd scrape off all that wax and honey, that is sitting on the top of those frames. No bottom bar, that seems strange, but I still consider myself a newbee, so maybe it's just something...
  23. Re: Taking off supers. Were do all those bees go?

    What I do is, I put an empty super under the bee escape board. I worry about the same thing, where will all the, seemingly overpopulation, bees will fit.
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    Re: Stuff in the honey; what to do

    Yes, use Paint strainers, or micron filters for 5 gallon buckets. First year I crushed and used a paint mixer, but I strained with one of those 400 micron filters that fit into a 5 gallon bucket. ...
  25. Re: Parts for Dadant Junior Bench extractor

    Thank you WTS and odfrank! I've the manual, and know which part numbers I need. Thanks for the phone number odfrank, I'll call them directly in the morning. Yes I agree WTS, all the Dadant...
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