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  1. We have maintained very little drifting over the...

    We have maintained very little drifting over the years
  2. The first two years I ran strictly wax...

    The first two years I ran strictly wax foundation, with little to no issues. For me, I found it too time consuming. 3 years ago, I switched to solid plastic frames/foundation (Rite Cell- Mann Lake)....
  3. 2nd swarm of the season, with a minor issue

    This is my 2nd swarm of the season, same box, configuration and location. I have 2 non-drawn frames and one fully drawn frame baited with lemon grass oil. Both swarms ended up doing exactly the same...
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    I'm unsure of your current situation but I have a...

    I'm unsure of your current situation but I have a huge fire pit that's roughly 10' in diameter where we have our summer evening bon fires that get pretty big. It's located roughly 75' from our 12...
  5. In my area our local Lowe's Home improvement...

    In my area our local Lowe's Home improvement store discounts imprinted or returned paint for $9/gal. Or $30/5gal.
    I buy all of their discounted exterior paints with no issues what so ever. I have...
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    Good to hear, I was hoping it wasn't an issue....

    Good to hear, I was hoping it wasn't an issue. Thank you
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    Hive Location Near Industries

    Hello Everyone,
    I have the opportunity to add a new location for my hives this year. The location is within a 2 mile radius of a large International Paper Mill.
    Would anyone have any concerns...
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    I'm located in Eastern North Carolina, between 4...

    I'm located in Eastern North Carolina, between 4 hives we have roughly harvested 210lbs, given a few pounds here or there. Our goldenrod flow was the best I've seen in years
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    Here in Southeastern North Carolina Costco is...

    Here in Southeastern North Carolina Costco is roughly $22/50lbs for fine sugar.
    Wal-Mart recently has 25lb bags for $7.48.
    Its more course and inconsistent in quality, but have yet to have any...
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    Mann Lake's Superior Pollen Trap

    Wanting to see if there's any positive or negative feedback on Mann Lake's "Superior Pollen Trap".
    I couldn't find any informtion regarding this product except for one short video.
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    Re: wooden ware, cupping prevention

    I ordered 20 budget deeps from Mann Lake. I am on my second set of 5, and this batch of budgets are badly cupped.
    So its been a clamp, glue and nail party.
    After these I dread seeing how my mill...
  12. Re: Place identical nucs close together or separate nucs by 50 ft. for greater succes

    I make 8 splits and raise my my queens every year using the double Nuc boxes 4 over 4 frames with great success. Those boxes are somewhat close to together (some less than 6" apart) and painted...
  13. Re: Suggestion on a good moisture meter?

    Check Amazon and read their reviews. Cant beat their prices,
    I purchased one years ago for less than $40, works decent.
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    Re: Mann Lake's mill run hiveware

    I greatly appreciate everyone's response.
    So far I've ordered quite a few of budget boxes from Mann Lake, with no issues so far. So, I look forward to receiving their Mill-run boxes.
    Once again,...
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    Mann Lake's mill run hiveware

    Has anyone had any experience with Mann Lake's mill run hiveware ?
  16. Re: Cheapest places to buy plastic bottles???

    Any idea on their pressure sensitive liners for their caps ? I thought pressure sensitive liners were for dry goods and lasted only a few months
  17. Re: Cheapest places to buy plastic bottles???

    Ill second Gamber container, they have good customer service as well as prices.

    I like to add a question,

    Does anyone have a preference on cap seals/liners ? Has anyone had issues with the...
  18. Re: HIS Vs PS-22 Cap/Lid Liners/Seals

    Wow, I'm shocked no one has an opinion they are willing to share.
  19. HIS Vs PS-22 Cap/Lid Liners/Seals

    Ive searched around both forums and google, I've even sent out a few messages to retailers asking which liner/seal is the best quality and long term liner/seal for both PET and HDPE materials.
    I...
  20. Re: What to do with a Queen-less, Honey-less hive?

    Combine with another hive, sooner the better. It's even possible depending on your location to spilt that hive in a few weeks.

    Personally at this point I wouldnt be concerned with a laying worker....
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    PS-22 Vs HIS Liners

    Ive searched around both forums and google, I've even sent out a few messages to retailers asking which liner/seal is the best quality and long term liner/seal for both PET and HOW materials.
    I have...
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    Re: Bulk sugar.

    Thank you starting the thread, I second this, also looking but in Eastern North Carolina.
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    Re: feeding during dearth

    Of course its beneficial to let bees feed on their own honey stores rather than sugar syrup. It's the end result that youre looking for that may dictate honey over syrup. It's even possible to feed...
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    Re: feeding during dearth

    As mentioned above, Bees will normally maintain their honey/food stores on the outer frames. If you decide to feed capped honey frames with mediums or deeps start by replacing the outer edged frames...
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    Re: Green Drone Frames

    Evening,
    After I pull the frames they will go directly into my freezer for 48 hours, I then pull them and allow 6-8 hours to thaw. Afterwards I usually use a un-capping knife to remove the capped...
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