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  1. Thread: Bobcats

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    I have 4 610 bobcats with mast and tail wheel and...

    I have 4 610 bobcats with mast and tail wheel and one s130 with mast and tail wheel. We are happy with this setup. They are dedicated bee machines. 3 have Edwards masts and the other 2 are factory...
  2. Thread: rate of expansion

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    expand at the rate you have the infrastructure to...

    expand at the rate you have the infrastructure to handle.
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    Having just used the mini on 1000 hives and also...

    Having just used the mini on 1000 hives and also owning the larger VM for a few years now, I will say I think I prefer the mini for outyards and the larger one if I vaporize a holding yard. The...
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    I have 4 bobcat with 5th wheels. They are 610's...

    I have 4 bobcat with 5th wheels. They are 610's and wouldn't really function that well without the 5th wheel. I am currently purchasing a bobcat with mast/5th wheel from tropic . It will be my...
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    Use pvc for the intake. Keep the pump at drum...

    Use pvc for the intake. Keep the pump at drum height and use a fernco fitting to easily remove the pipe. I have used this method for years to pump honey from barrels.
  6. Thread: Hot room design

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    Re: Hot room design

    It has paper on the outside but they sliced it in places that to prevent future mold issues. The outside of the building is wrapped in house wrap. That separates the insulation from the outside steel
  7. Thread: Hot room design

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    Re: Hot room design

    The rebar is on top. The pex is stapled to the foam. Has to be underneath so they can lift the rebar up into the center of the slab. Just fiberglass batts in the walls. To expensive to spray foam...
  8. Thread: Hot room design

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    Re: Hot room design

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    Here is an example of my extracting room. I believe 3 loops in this room. Far end is cold storage. I ran the pex but didn't hook it to the boiler. 4 zones total in the building.
  9. Thread: Pumps

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    Re: Pumps

    We found one 2 years ago by knocking on the door of a local egg plant. It had stainless impellers. It works great after tweaking the impellers at a machine shop.
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    Re: 2017 5 frame nucs - TX/MN

    Medium singles are also available. PM me for price. MN or TX pickup. Quantities up to 100 available.
  11. Thread: Building pallets

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    Re: Building pallets

    Hot dipped galvanized are approved fasteners. I use the hot dipped galvanized staples.
  12. Thread: Building pallets

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    Re: Building pallets

    I used HDO on my last 100 pallets. I will continue to use it in the future. Also treated runners and cedar for the pallet strips.
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    Re: Cowen uncapper and olson capping combine

    http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/csw/grd/5977694347.html

    Here is the new craigslist link. I mistakenly let the previous one expire.
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    Re: 2017 5 frame nucs - TX/MN

    Cold Spring. 30 min from conroe
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    Cowen uncapper and olson capping combine

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    I have for sale a cowen uncapper. I did a partial rebuild on it this year with several new parts. No rack is included but it is easy to have one fabricated. I also have a capping combine/wax...
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    2017 5 frame nucs - TX/MN

    We offer quality 5 frame nucs that are available for pickup the beginning of May in MN or late april at our Texas location. Each nuc will have a 2017 proven laying, young queen grafted from proven...
  17. Re: Thick syrup and pump trouble. What's the problem here?

    Thinning the syrup with do the trick. I had to thin the last tote of prosweet I used.
  18. Thread: Truck Input

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    Re: Truck Input

    Is it air ride. I would pass if the gvw is only 26k. I have a similar truck that is 33k gvw. It has a 20' bed. I can carry 280 singles on it going 7 rows long. If the hives are heavy and I am going...
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    Re: Syrup Pump and IBC Tote

    Markt, Is that a cover mounted to your headache rack?
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    Re: Syrup Pump and IBC Tote

    I have a couple pumps that attach to IBC totes. I keep it simple. The pump sits on the back of the flatbed. The tote sits about 18 inches from the pump. I put boards in the stake pockets to keep the...
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    Re: Olsen cappings combine - wax melter info needed

    I don't mind at all
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    Re: Olsen cappings combine - wax melter info needed

    I have a bit of knowledge on these. That is my capping combine for sale. My uncle worked for Mel Olson in the 70's. He assembled this particular unit in 1978. We used to run 2500 hives and had years...
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    Re: syrup making and delivery

    Exactly right. I use a trash pump and tote with a 2 inch return that is held one inch off the bottom. No sugar residue at the bottom of the tote.
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    Re: Anybody Using the vmvaporizer to treat for mites?

    I am going to do washes today and vaporize afterwards. Are you guys vaporizing at all during the day when the foragers are out of the hive? Does it make a difference at all? I noticed no I'll effects...
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    Re: Anybody Using the vmvaporizer to treat for mites?

    Thank you for the advice. Vaporizer worked great but the recommended compressor overheated on me today after 300 hives. It was hot outside though and full sun. I may rig a small fan to continually...
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