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    Are they nuts or hardy winter bees

    Hello,

    I went to my hives today and noticed bees cleaning the hives and some taking to flight with dead bees. Now I know this is not unusual for some locations, but with snow on the ground, cloudy...
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    Re: OA VAP 110.04 Oxalic Acid Vaporizer

    Thanks for the advise. Why would I be discouraged? I am selling good and don't need to live of it. The reason I posted here is the reduced cost if compared to eBay where I pay 11-13% (without any...
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    OA VAP 110.04 Oxalic Acid Vaporizer

    Hello All,

    Let me start this thread for users, interested people or just any question on my OA Vaporizer.

    This is what I am talking about 52859and if it is not proper, I or the moderators can...
  4. Re: OA VAP 110.04 Oxalic Acid Vaporizer 110VAC

    Below are some YouTube links for my vaporizers

    Introduction to my Vaporizers: https://youtu.be/aM9luTitbqk

    Setting https://youtu.be/hXdNaba48WI

    Treating Varroa from Front Entrance...
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    Re: Motorizing an extractor

    Hello Mike,

    I build an extractor in 2015, https://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?315364-Building-my-own-Honey-Extractor

    This think has extracted now for five years and has not seen any...
  6. Re: When in the depths of winter on a "warm" day bees come to the top to feed...

    Deb, you got it dead on. Why would the most vulnerable, most important part of the cluster be on her own? she is guarded like the crown jewels and better.

    Don't worry about adding patties if you...
  7. OA VAP 110.04 Oxalic Acid Vaporizer 110VAC

    Offered for sale are new OA VAP 110.04 Oxalic Acid Vaporizer 110VAC

    Aluminum housing and insulated handle. Heater on/off switch with control light. Set to F or C, customer can change this at any...
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    Re: EZ Vap Silicone caps

    Hello Kevin, Mocap.com may help you, I get my caps from them and they have shipped as little as two. Your shipping from the US will be a fraction what I paid.

    All the best, Joerg
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    Re: Against Smoking Bees

    Ryan, first I welcome you to this forum, but then I have to say: now you take the liberty to mess-up a whole school class or more? Shame on you! Get educated first before you make statements. Some...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Hello jmobee,

    I use 1 1/4" K-type copper pipe with a welded plug on the bottom. My latest version is a bottom 3/16 treating tube about 3/8" from the bottom of the bowl and it carries through in...
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    Re: Extending Shelf Life of 2:1 Sugar Syrup

    Oh my, what have I done. MB, I believe more sugar is sold by kg, ton or any other metric weigh one uses then lbs. Lbs is only for a few enlighten nations. Even the good Brit's measure now in metric....
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    Re: Extending Shelf Life of 2:1 Sugar Syrup

    Sorry to rupture your peace, but it is always by weight in my books. I know the old way of volumetric measuring is hard to die, but the weight is what we need (not on our hips).
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    Re: Introducing the Easy Vap Pro

    Does units are so simple, I don't know why everyone needs a video?

    Well done John :thumbsup:
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    Re: Buckets or Jars?

    All has been said that needs to be said, but it is much less hassle if one fills the jars when the honey is extracted, the wax has settled out and has been skimmed-off and one does not need to...
  15. Re: Is selfishness hardwired in homo sapiens?

    Hello Frank,

    Your comments are absolutely right and 'yes' it is individual or group selfishness that brought us to who we are today, what we have done in the past and what we will do in the...
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    Re: Extending Shelf Life of 2:1 Sugar Syrup

    I always ad bleach since it helps to keep and the bees like it more!
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    Re: OAV, putting the risk in perspective

    Personal safety is no accident! Be careful Ladies & Gentlemen!

    Treating with the supers off should be a standard, why risk problems if it can be easily avoided.
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    Re: OAV overdose?

    @oldtimer, thanks, very interesting. BTW, we call "gib tape" dry wall tape.

    You might be killing my OA Vap sales, but what ever helps the bee keepers!

    Best wishes to NZ, Joerg
  19. Thread: OAV overdose?

    by Biermann
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    Re: OAV overdose?

    @Oldtimer - any more details on 'how to'?
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    Re: Old bee keeper

    @logicallycompromised, not clear whom you address. Clearly, if moisture is around 75-80% on top of B1 & particularly B2, all is good, but if B2 increases to 80-90%, their is problems brewing. I have...
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    Re: Old bee keeper

    @jmobee,

    While I agree that it is great to monitor the temperature in the hives, I know by now that it only shows the movement of the bee cluster during winter, the humidity sensor shows the...
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    by Biermann
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    Re: OAV overdose?

    Well, Robert, I don't know if that will go through as scientific proof.

    I am certain it has been established well enough that 3 gram for a double deep brood box setup is the standard, 1.5 - 2 gram...
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    Re: Wintering Bees In Alaska

    Yukonjeff, thank you for the hint with the ashes, sometimes one is to ignorant to think about the simplest things.

    This is how I winter my hives now in southern Alberta. Our problem is the Chinook...
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    Re: Old bee keeper

    Hello jmobee,

    Also welcome, and yes, the most interesting way to get in to bees, payment for a funeral.

    I am fresh to bees now for five years, simply I never thought about it until this big hip...
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    Re: Help with Comb Honey

    Hello Roland, darling, where do I find the wisdom of the 'Killian' book? Any info? ISBN nr.?

    Found it: Bookstore in our forum!

    Cheers,
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