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    Re: Foam filled tires

    I love my foam filled tires!! Having a flat and changing it in the California mud in the middle of night sucks. If I get a nail in my tires it just gives me more traction.
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    Re: How much does it weigh?

    We usually average about 450 per pallet
  3. Clean your pallets. They will inspect you at the...

    Clean your pallets. They will inspect you at the CA border.
  4. If you are going to haul them yourself, get a DOT...

    If you are going to haul them yourself, get a DOT number. Get farm plates. Stay under 26,000 lbs. and your covered under MAP 21. If more than that hire a semi.
  5. If you’re in the Walla Walla area I should have...

    If you’re in the Walla Walla area I should have extra room on one of our trucks
  6. How many hives are you looking to move

    How many hives are you looking to move
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    Re: One ton truck and DOT regulations?

    map 21 only applies to farmers. In Oregon where I live I had to get a DOT number to get farm plates. I called the Officer at Dunsmuir weigh station, and Oregon has reciprosity with California if...
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    Re: Building pallets

    my uncle uses a fiberglass coated plywood WOW!! they hold up really well and are only half inch thick.
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    Re: checkerboarding 2015

    so I am confused. where did all the frames of honey come from? didn't you extract it last year?
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    Re: Swarm caught in my truck ... now what?

    we catch about 30 swarms a year and initially we closed the hives to transport them too. But one day my dad and I caught one and didn't have any thing with us to close it with and we were hauling it...
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    Re: Swarm caught in my truck ... now what?

    I wait until sundown and move them to the bee yard setting them where you want your new hive. Then in two or three days I move the frames to a hive body in the same location and at the same time...
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    Re: bee disease diagnosis key

    Very nicely done. I like it.
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    Re: Trailer Axel #'s for forklifts

    I got the trailer here locally at don johnsons. it is a Walton. the trailers in the link don't have the middle section of the beavertail that pops up that lets you load pallets all the way to the...
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    Re: Trailer Axel #'s for forklifts

    we stopped at the scales in california and they said only flatbeds had to stop at the scales. so now we just drive on by.


    the trailer is rated for 24,000 lbs and weighs just under 7000 lbs so...
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    Re: Trailer Axel #'s for forklifts

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    here is our bees coming home from the almonds
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    Re: what to replace mornung glories with?

    we have silver lace vine and it blooms from about 2 weeks ago into early fall and it just buzzes with bees.
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    Re: Watermelon Pollination

    we were thinking 50 per hive but now i'm thinking I would be better off making honey. more money and better for bees. It would only pay if I got honey and pollination money.
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    Re: Watermelon Pollination

    I haven't seen the field. I will have to check it out.
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    Watermelon Pollination

    I have been talking to a farmer about pollinating his watermelons, and was wondering if bees make much honey on them or will I have to feed? He says he wants 3 hives per acre from now till early...
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