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  1. Thread: electric fence

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    Re: electric fence

    mine have the solar built on them and have not had a problem with it going dead. one of my yards is in sugar sand and I run 2 ground rods in that one and dump a gallon of water a week on each rod to...
  2. Thread: electric fence

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    Re: electric fence

    I run the parmak 12 and get them from statelinetack.com its the cheapest I have found them if you buy a couple you get a cash credit on your next purchase. the reviews are amazing on these chargers...
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    Re: Johno's Easy Vap - Vaporizer

    I run 4 way pallets and just a 1 story brood but also some times the gophers pile the dirt up and it would save the time of knocking that down so in perfect conditions I have 4 inches in bad I have...
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    Re: Johno's Easy Vap - Vaporizer

    could the handle come out the side or rear instead of the bottom ,that would gain a large amount of ground clearance
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    Re: Feeding/filling multiple top feeders

    I cut a 18"x2' hole on the side of a plastic 55 gallon drum with he large bung on the bottom and the cut hole to the top, I dump in 300 lbs of sugar and use a pressure washer steamer to mix it, I...
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    Re: Best propane fogger for Tactic

    I did give it the old college try, I was not too impressed what I found was you had to cool the unit down to get proper fog between hives. I run 4 hives on a shipping pallet, you could hit the two...
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    Re: 9 frames in a 10

    I will probably get allot of flack for this but it is what I do and it works for me without much brace comb or wild comb. I run 8 frames in a 10 box after they are drawn out the first year(only in...
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    Re: U or W clips Pro's and Con's

    I make mine from 1x1/8 hot rolled steel each clip is 6 inch before bending ,I drill a hole for the nail before bending. the cost was $15 for 2 20ft lengths, that gave me 80 clips. not counting the...
  9. Re: What are the best size/gauge of staples and nails to use when building boxes/fram

    i use tb111 and 8d nails and push them in with an air palm nailer, I also skip the bottom nail on the short box joint because it blows out often. I build a few hundred mediums and deeps every winter....
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    Re: kg honey per flowering per hive?

    it will change with each hive and every ag zone my ag zone is reported at 60 lb per hive for the year and that is generally mid may to early august. I have a few hot spots that put out way more than...
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    Re: What to look for in a flatbed

    only one way to learn the limits and thats pushing them. In all reality I may have been able to to drive it out of there but who wants to tear up an area you have to drive on for the year and make...
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    Re: What to look for in a flatbed

    setting up fence for bear today and one of my yards is on a 2 track in a couple hay fields that are tiled so the farmer says go for it its dry enough and the f550 4x4 15 ft bed reg cab now has mud on...
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    Re: Warming Crystalized Honey

    I get something that settles to the bottom of my 5 gallon bucket I use for filling jars if it is in there for a month or so before I get to the bottom. I do not strain or filter only skim the top....
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    Re: ProVap110 video

    is it similar to the way water turns to steam, you can only get water to its temperature point of steam and no hotter if you dont contain it and build pressure with it to raise the boiling point....
  15. Thread: Skunks

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    Re: Skunks

    an old timer up here said he cuts 1/4" hardware cloth so the pokies get them in the feet when they stand to lean by he entrance, my dad mixes fly bait and coke in a dish for them. he usually gets a...
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    Re: Found Honey Pump

    I believe you will want to turn the pump slower to keep from turning the pump into a blender. I could be wrong but all the gear pumps I have are stepped way down in speed. 2.5 inch pulley on motor to...
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    Re: Uncapper drip tray

    mine has 4 inches drop in 4 feet. it isn't enough for a complete clean draining but it has 5 inches of clearance to the bottom of the frame so the honey never stacks up that high
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    Re: Best propane fogger for Tactic

    sorry to mislead E bay also has them and there is a u.s. propane and ?? butane? type https://www.ebay.com/itm/VAROMOR-Smoke-Cannon-Gun-for-treatment-and-prevention-Bees-of-Varroa-/142493778829

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    Re: Best propane fogger for Tactic

    I got mine last night and have only put water in it an it didnt do the best, it spit a little, but thats water and the pump does seem to be a pretty accurate shot. it says 3 to 5 pumps for ox acid...
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    Re: Best propane fogger for Tactic

    amazon has a fogger for bees that comes from nz I believe (Varomorus Propane Insect Fogger for Fast and Effective Varroa mites Control) and in the instructions it has the option for tactic mixed with...
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    Re: Purina Hearty Bee Thoughts

    another on how the public looks at honey, they dont want you to treat for foul brood or mites they want their honey pure. they wont hear you say the treatments are done without honey boxes on. maybe...
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    Re: pulling honey ideas looking for feed back

    that is exactly the info I was looking for ,the how and why
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    I have seen the double delta board the most. I...

    I have seen the double delta board the most. I myself haven't used an escape yet but plan on giving 1 yard a shot at it this year.
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    Re: Health saver account

    can also be passed on to your children when you pass away. I know a family working on being self insured that way.
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    Re: Can honey cure autism?

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evolutionary-psychiatry/201104/autism-and-ketogenic-diets

    this link refers to something I remember hearing about a while back. A person I know tried it on his...
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