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    Re: New to Beesource but not to beekeeping

    I bought a torch on Amazon. The chefs torch also works upside down. My propane torch does not. I would rather have the other size because propane would be cheaper to run. I know MAPP gas runs...
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    John - are you treating only oav at this point? ...

    John - are you treating only oav at this point? At one point you were going to try a year round treatment of ova. Did you do this?

    Anthony
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    Anyone else using one? I find it real easy to use

    Anyone else using one? I find it real easy to use
  4. Converting Horizontal Lang Deep to Lanf Medium

    Hello - I have a very generous friend that is a master woodworker and he recently gave me a horizontal hive that uses langstroth deep frames. I would like to use mediums. I am planning on putting...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Alex - would you have a parts list? have you fired it yet? it looks unused.

    Anthony
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    Re: getting stung through my fencing veil

    Thank you for the info. I do wear a baseball cap. Actually, I maybe in the other situation. I bought a suit that is too large for me maybe by two sizes because the price was so right. I think I...
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    getting stung through my fencing veil

    Hello - I have a humble bee jacket with a zip on fencing veil. I have bee getting stung on the chin and ears. Humble bee sells other veils that will fit the jacket such and round and square. Are...
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    Sticky: Re: Want Swarm Prevention? Try the OSBN Method

    Thank you Matthew - That makes sense that they only need so much drone comb. Do you only cut and crush the drone comb and extract the other comb or leave it or crush it also?
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    Sticky: Re: Want Swarm Prevention? Try the OSBN Method

    so after repeated use of this method, a hive might end up with almost all drawn comb having some drone brood cells on it. Do you just leave it that way or do you remove the drone comb? Can this...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Maybe use a band clamp and then wire and take the clamp off. Also, does anyone thing heatsink paste will hold up? the stuff used to transfer heat from a power supply to an aluminum heatsink.
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    Re: OAV with honey supers

    I know that when the supers are blocked or removed no OA crystals will settle on them, but the hive can have 10s or thousands of bees that have crystals on them and they might be all over the hive...
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    I let them starve - now what

    Hello - I had a hive starve. Found out today. A lot of bees. I shook a lot out but there are a lot still in cells. If I put these frames on another hive, will they clean them out?

    Anthony
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    Re: New to Beesource but not to beekeeping

    I bought one

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWnUdrPeVpw&t=15s
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    Sticky: Thanks Matt , that helps me a lot. This was...

    Thanks Matt , that helps me a lot. This was above and beyond cutting your plastic foundation when you normally don’t use it for this

    Thank you,

    Anthony
  15. Thanks Lee - did you build a special tray that...

    Thanks Lee - did you build a special tray that slips in above the screen in the bottom board to hold the wand vaporizer? Do you have any pics?

    Anthony
  16. OAV Wand Treatment through Shim at Top of Hive

    Anybody using a wand OAV to treat from the top. Will the vapors fall through the hive? I want to do this for two reasons. With a clear top I can see the action and when it is done and no chance of...
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    Sticky: Re: Want Swarm Prevention? Try the OSBN Method

    Would this approach be appropriate for my situation?

    Two hives - 1 with 3 medium boxes, 1 with 2 medium boxes
    Both hives have mostly drawn comb
    I have no extra drawn comb
    I am using plastic...
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    Sorry my post above had a typo in it. I meant...

    Sorry my post above had a typo in it. I meant has anyone used a 3/8” od outlet tube. As mentioned it is thick walled. Ticker than a normal copper water pipe.

    Anthony
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    Has anyone used a 3/16” outside diameter outlet...

    Has anyone used a 3/16” outside diameter outlet tube? I have some from an old faucet and it is a lot stiffer and kind of thick walled than the 1/4” tube I have that came in a coil.

    Anthony
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    Re: VM MINI VAPORIZER REVIEW

    Thank you for the video. Does any of the OA that is in liquid for before it vaporizes roll into the fan or out of the nozzle?

    Anthony
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Lburou - You have not had any issues with the Blue Demon sticking to the copper? I went to the amazon link you provided and the responses to the questions made me think it would not work on copper. ...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Do you still grind the inside out a little more on the caps you buy?

    Looking forward to hearing about the other caps.

    I was thinking about using a 1-1/4" copper cap that I flare the edges out...
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    Re: Band heater vaporizer.

    Johno - How long do you mocaps last?
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    Master fish - I know what you mean. They are...

    Master fish - I know what you mean. They are nasty in August and September. My first year I requeened in September because I thought something was wrong.
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    Re: Spring Splits?

    I live in north Texas. I have made splits and added purchased queens. I have been concerned about Africanized bees that maps show would be in this area and a little north of me. I have not heard...
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