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    Re: Buckets or Jars?

    I have built a cabinet to warm honey to deCrystal honey. A couple hours in the shop to build. Out of scrape plywood. And a dimmer switch and a light bulb. I Amit that I now use a thermostat...
  2. Re: acceptable temps for in-hive feeding? Best logistics?

    Bees will not take surup under 50 degrees. If you get lucky they will right above the cluster. Through the inner cover.
  3. Re: Advice for sealing concrete floor extraction room

    The reason that you want to grind or shot blast a floor is the need for giving the concrete tooth. Witch helps the epoxy grip the concrete. Acid doesnít do it well enough. Just about a retired...
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    Re: Low cost bee box construction

    My time is worth to much to cut box parts. When i can buy them from the Amish for all most for the cost of lumber.
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    Re: Best Bee Smoker

    One of the big com people here did a study a few years ago. And the big Danant won
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    Re: Low cost bee box construction

    I am glad it is your back that is moving them.
  7. Re: Advice for sealing concrete floor extraction room

    The top of the floor prep goes from the best is Blast track, then grind, and way on the bottom is acid etched. Most floors get ground and high dollar ones blast track. With two or three coats of...
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    Re: Community Apiary

    Look up tim Ives on FB he runs one as i understand.
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    Re: Help with Comb Honey

    One thing that help me was just do a couple of frames mix in with drawen comb. I plan on put it on way early next year than i have in the past
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    Re: Still too many mites

    Dr Reed said at a conference that their was some debate on effective Apivar was any more.
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    Re: Collecting pollen or not

    For me its not worth it. Home yard i didnít collect enough to make it worth it. Plus it is one more thing to do everyday.
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    Re: Frame rest protectors

    I like them. They seem to help on the cleaning side.
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    Re: Pint Jar Cost

    I pay $4.65 per case of 12. These are a mayo jar with no lid.
  14. Re: Advice on finding properties to place beehives?

    I like to make my yards so that they are just a few miles apart. If i hit them all in one day it is a 70 miles loop. Just something to think about. Had two yards that where the opposite direction...
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    Re: Power For A Vaporizer

    Mgolden you should have a mask with any system.
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    Re: Frame rack

    Live on a gravel road, work in a dust factory (literally, ground calcium carbonate) wife gardens and we heat with wood. Containers are a necessity for anything that needs to stay clean.

    So leave...
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    Re: Frame rack

    Robere one more use for my old junk boxes. Old boxes get made into shims, candy boards in a pinch a hive stand.
  18. Re: For storing used boxes would cedar ball work as good as Moth balls?

    JWpalmer if you hunt you can find moth balls with p ingredients. Mostly at small hardware stores.
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    Re: Frame rack

    I to am with odfrank. I never understood why anyone would store frames out of their box.
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    Re: How to clean harvest equipment?

    Power washer for me. I have used both hot and cold water. The cold works great for everything but propolis . For that I need the hot water. I have a powerwashing seller that I have rented at a ...
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    Re: Bone dry nuc

    I would put a candy board on top of them. I have had many hive survive that way . That where light going into winter. Look up Laura Miller recipe.
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    Re: Mountain Camp - proactive or reactive?

    I do the same as Mike.
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    Re: Honey Harvest Tips/Timing

    To make life easier a lot of times I use a four frame nuc Box to move deeps.
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    Re: Goldenrod Honey

    When itís dry enough. Only you can tell check the moisture
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    Re: Best Feeder (top, 8F)

    The little that i feed its qt jar with holes or in hive 1 gallon in hive feeder of Mann
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