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  1. Re: Urgent Question: Just spun out frames, how do I recover the wax?

    It takes some practice, but the goal is to just get the cappings off, or cut the cappings evenly with a knife using the frame as a guide to get it as even as possible. When the cells are not all of...
  2. Re: Urgent Question: Just spun out frames, how do I recover the wax?

    How exactly did you harvest the honey? Generally speaking, you cut or scrape the wax caps off of the cells in a container of some sort and then spin the frames in the extractor to get the honey out....
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    Re: An interesting story about wasps

    Hat's off to you. Many would go get a can of raid. I myself might have destroyed it. Next time maybe I will hang it on a nail. Thanks for making me think twice. J
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    Re: New EAS Master Beekeeper - Nancy

    As someone who she helped out personally as a beginner, and for which I am forever grateful,I can attest that she belongs in an elite group. Congrats Nancy. J
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    Re: Provap vs Sublimox vs Oxalika Pro

    I also learned the metric system in school and everyone thought it was the way of the future. The US move to the metric system was passed by Congress in 1975 and President Carter (Dem) began to start...
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    Re: Frames with drawn comb

    I am curious as well, but just for curiosity sake. I suspect the lack of responses is because it is not commonly bought and sold. Most will not take the risk of bringing in EFB or other diseases. J
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    Re: a scientific look at 'mite bombs'

    Alcohol is more accurate than a poorly conducted sugar roll, but it has been shown that a properly done sugar roll is also accurate and accepted for testing. If you don't want to take the time to...
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    Re: DIY Honey bottling bucket.

    I think she is a natural born actress! J
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    Re: How to not care for bees:

    Wow. I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Grey Goose, I agree completely. I do not understand the need for everyone to put themselves out there, especially on youtube when they are a total newbie...
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    Re: Testing a hive for defensiveness

    If the hives are close together, the only reliable way is to lightly smoke and work each hive. That should give you a good idea. J
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    Re: Ball of bees just outside the hive

    Wow, that's interesting. The much maligned drone has gone up a few notches in my book. J
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    Re: Supers on first year hive?

    By all means, put them on no matter what you decide to do with them if they fill them. Your priority right now is to give them space and get them to draw comb. I don't know your area, but in VT, it...
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    Re: Queenless hive?! HELP!

    Not very experienced, but your post has not been answered, so I will offer some advice. More specific dates/time frames would be helpful, but based on what you say, it appears that your hive swarmed...
  14. Thread: Any tips?

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    Re: Any tips?

    No idea if this will work, but try a box in your dishwasher next time you do the dishes with the no heat cycle. I do this with crystallized honey and it works, but not sure if it gets too hot for...
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    Re: What have you found to be the best way to

    I place a triangle board under the supers 2-3 days before I want to remove them. Sometimes most have exited within 24 hrs, but I find it usually takes 48 hrs. If there are a few left, I blow them off...
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    Re: A hive swarmed and then..

    Now what? Aren't they just going to re -try tomorrow? J
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    Re: Summer Solstice and swarm??

    With my hives there seems to be a direct correlation between putting my luggage in my trunk and pulling out of the driveway to go on vacation and them deciding its time to bug out. J
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    Re: DIY Honey bottling bucket.

    Soak it up Kamon, it goes by way too fast. J
  19. Thread: Tordon 22K

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    Re: Tordon 22K / Confinement

    Just plain stupid. Will we ever learn? J
  20. Re: Raining And Ball Of Bees On Landing Board/Swarm Attempt?

    Thanks Greg. I swept the ball-o-bees into a box looking for a queen and didn't find her. But they fanned like crazy, so not sure what is going on. It was odd behavior in my limited experience. After...
  21. Raining And Ball Of Bees On Landing Board/Swarm Attempt?

    Its been raining pretty good today and I thought it was a good time to weed my apiary. One hive has a softball size ball of bees right on the landing board and they are wet. I put up a piece of ply...
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    Re: Excellent Listen on Propolis

    very interesting. J
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    Re: DIY Honey bottling bucket.

    I didn't have the right sized hole saw so shelled out the $$. I have a roto-zip in my shop. I feel like an idiot, but thanks for the tip. Very cute helper too. Here is my tip I learned here: If the...
  24. Re: What's the best way to pour the extracted honey out of my extractor with no valve

    Good points raised about locating the honey gate to be sure it does not interfere with the basket. Mine is a cheapo stainless steel one from China and the walls are thin enough to flex for a nylon...
  25. Re: What's the best way to pour the extracted honey out of my extractor with no valve

    Agree with the above. Buy the gate valve first, then buy or borrow the right sized hole saw. Be sure you get one with fine teeth for metal. A valve is going to make your life much, much easier. Go...
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