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    Re: How Much Honey to Leave the Bees?

    Thanks all!
  2. Re: Urgent Question: Just spun out frames, how do I recover the wax?

    Thanks all!
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    Re: How Much Honey to Leave the Bees?

    I harvested the top super. I didn't put it back on, but placed it nearby and they (and presumably bees from the other two hives) are getting the remaining honey out of it. I put in a new deep and...
  4. Re: Urgent Question: Just spun out frames, how do I recover the wax?

    I used a scraper followed by inserting 4 frames into a typical centrifugal (spinning) extractor. They are pretty chewed up. I'm heading down there now and I'll get some picks, but I suspect that...
  5. Re: Urgent Question: Just spun out frames, how do I recover the wax?

    Thanks all for the quick responses. I didn't realize they could make use of the mess that is left, so I'll put it back for them.
  6. Actually, scratch my idea of using a torch. Wax...

    Actually, scratch my idea of using a torch. Wax burns, doh! 😆
  7. Urgent Question: Just spun out frames, how do I recover the wax?

    This wouldn't be urgent, but I've borrowed my club's harvesting equipment and must return it soon.

    I have fra.es from my super mostly drained after spinning, but I'm not sure how to get the wax. ...
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    I have a hive with a single deep as the brood box...

    I have a hive with a single deep as the brood box and two supers packed with capped honey. How much should I leave for them?

    Background:
    I was given this very healthy, three-year-old hive a few...
  9. Thanks, Jonn D,I'll do that!

    Thanks, Jonn D,I'll do that!
  10. Thank you to everyone for the advice. I...

    Thank you to everyone for the advice. I appreciate every post. 😀

    I'm pretty sure they are from Mann Lake, unless the boxes are counterfeit also.

    If I may add a related question: these...
  11. Re: Mann Lake Failed Me - Best Premade Hive Box?

    Sounds like I thought I knew more than I do about this :) I can easily cancel the return requests and keep the hives and supers.

    I'll update my profile as you suggest, JWPalmer.

    Thanks all!
  12. Mann Lake Failed Me - Best Premade Hive Box?

    I'm fairly new to beekeeping, but I do have three active hives. The local ag exemption requires 6. A guy getting out of the hobby gave me several hives/bodies/supers. I needed more so I bought from...
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    Re: How to care for gloves?

    Thanks JW!
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    How to care for gloves?

    I have the typical gloves, cloth and leather. How do I clean them? Clothes washer? Hand clean somehow?

    Thanks!
  15. I got the work on the nuc transfer done, and they...

    I got the work on the nuc transfer done, and they didn't object.

    Then I decided to check another hive. They promptly told me to piss off.

    I did.

    Thanks for the answers!
  16. Need quick answer pls: Hive work ok just after rain?

    My hives are a little over an hour from my house. On the way down it started raining and is predicted to stop about an hour and a half before sundown.

    Is it ok to work with them? I have a new...
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    Re: New Hive: Risk of Absconding?

    Thanks all, appreciate the responses!
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    The mistakes were not major. Some bumping the...

    The mistakes were not major. Some bumping the hive. On the drive I hit a pretty good bump that made the hive turn maybe 90 degrees.

    He is thinking they may abscond as a result of the move.

    I'
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    New Hive: Risk of Absconding?

    I just inherited a 3-year-old hive (1 deep brood, 2 medium supers) from a friend. We moved it about 45 miles. It's very heavy (80+ lbs) and some mistakes were made.

    The friend recommends...
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    Re: Can Anyone Tell Me What is Happening?

    I'm completely new. Adding the box was a big deal for me, but now that I've overcome the fear of being surrounded by hundreds of bees I will look to see if I can do the split you suggested. I was...
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    My first real interaction with bees, and I'll...

    My first real interaction with bees, and I'll admit I was super nervous, not sure of my suit or exactly how to do things. But I got it done, including swapping two frames above and below.

    Thanks...
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    Re: Can Anyone Tell Me What is Happening?

    Thanks, Western. I'll run down there and make the change. Extra thanks for the directions :)
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    Re: Can Anyone Tell Me What is Happening?

    Thanks Fields! I had just run across an article on bearding and I hope that's what it is since they've been like this for a few days.

    I have the other two empty hives you can see in the...
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    Can Anyone Tell Me What is Happening?

    Hi all,

    A friend was getting out of the hobby and gave me some hives including one that is active. To complicate things I took them to some property we own that is about an hour away (New...
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