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  1. Thread: Tight Smoker Lid

    by minz
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    Re: Tight Smoker Lid

    Good reminder that mine are the same. I have to pry them open with my hive tool. I never think about it after I get home.
    Is that little ring on the cover for the cork (like on the video linked...
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    Re: Mountain camp ingredients...

    I always figured mountain camp was putting a piece of newspaper over the frames and pouring dry sugar on it. Some hit the newspaper with a spray bottle to get it damp.
  3. Re: Dr. Tom Seeley's new book "The Lives of Bees"

    I see that my library has both of his books in paper and audio. I put the new one on hold and checked out the other. I have no idea how such a book would be audio but for the price I am going to try...
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    Re: Motorizing an extractor

    I drilled and tapped the end of my extractor. I use a cordless drill to turn the shaft. Way too easy. If your interested I can go into more detail of how to get it perfectly centered.
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    Re: Basic Queen Rearing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7tinVIuBJ8
    Michael Palmer step by step for the small time queen rearing.
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    Re: The right number of hives to keep it fun

    What has not been mentioned is the amount of locations. For a while my hive count did not change but I had some in people’s fields or in their orchards. 15 hives in 3 places takes more time than 15...
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    Re: Looking for a Wyoming person about antelope

    Well the 270 did the job. I was concerned as it was close to 70 yards that the wind may have affected the shot. he is heavy and about 15" but I do not think the cutters will get me into the book....
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    Re: Making my own lip balm

    Thanks it was a good video (and funny). Well done.
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    Sticky: Re: Successful Queen Introduction tips.

    Couple of weeks ago one of my nucs had no brood but only a single queen cell. I figured it was done. At the bee meeting the speaker announced that he had broke down his observation hive and could not...
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    Re: Hello from Portland, OR

    do you attend a beek club, if so which one? I am a Portland Metro member.
  11. Re: Oregon State Beekeepers Association Fall Conference 2019

    Michael Palmer coming to Oregon I guess I will have to see that.
    I have seen one of his videos where he tells everybody not to take notes because all his material is on line. Maybe we can...
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    Re: Sugar $0.39 / lb at walmart.com

    Better yet if Walmart has free 2 day shipping on orders over a certain amount they gave me $10 off to do standard delivery.
  13. Michael Palmer sold me a yellow marked queen?

    Oh yeah that was in 2017 and she is still laying up a storm. I put her to a nuc. I was going to graft off of her but the calendar said that I was out of town for moving the cells to my mating queen...
  14. Thread: Straining honey

    by minz
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    Re: Straining honey

    saran wrap on the surface. It will pull all the foam and debris off the top. after you pull the layer you can squeeze it into a jar (like a pastry bag) and then scrape it and your waist is minimal.
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    Re: Looking for a Wyoming person about antelope

    I use a pair of Styr's chambered in .270. Debating using my with Barnes hand loads or just factory. They like a different hand loads but both do well with factory ammo.
    The old man taught us to...
  16. Re: Blackberry flow is over in Portland. Should I leave them an extra super?

    I am just east of you in Boring and I find that there is nothing after blackberry. I pull and extract in mid to late July, check and treat for mites and then try to make a split/ or nuc for winter....
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    Re: Alcohol shaker gasket?

    I have a bunch of them for the powdered sugar test. From what I have seen they splash the alcohol up through the screen to was the mites down below. I do not mind deviating from the norm but I want...
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    Alcohol shaker gasket?

    When I do a shake the alcohol leaks pretty bad. I am showing a very low mite count using this and was concerned that maybe I am throwing them on the ground or they are getting caught in one of the...
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    Re: Yellow Jacket Bait Stations

    that has been the amount but I do not find I get many takers at that. I am going to drop back just a little. It is some pretty nasty stuff.
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    Looking for a Wyoming person about antelope

    I won the drawing for the Wyoming super tag antelope and looking for some input. any help would be nice.
  21. Re: HOW TO make an electric Branding Iron for less than $30!!

    nice job. I was going to try a 1200 W heating iron from Harbor freight and cut mine into a plate with a dremmel. I am currently working on a OAV with a glow plug and piece of Aluminum and just have...
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    Re: Muth jar gift boxes

    very cool, do you get the boxes from a big box store (LOL) like Mann Lake?
    I am a zero at designing my own as I found out on all the custom label sites.
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    Re: Another ranking saying we are good

    Yes and the Ukraine is #1 in science and technology! I know that is where I go for tech!
  24. Thread: Mini Mating Nucs

    by minz
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    Re: Mini Mating Nucs

    Maybe you just need to snail mail him one with a sticky note as to what you think you would like to see.
  25. Thread: Spring Splits?

    by minz
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    Re: Spring Splits?

    Can you get queens in ones and two’s local? I got my brother in law on his feet last year by giving him frames of bees. He purchased queens I gave him a couple of frames for each. Getting a queen...
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