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    Re: Hornet Nest

    https://www.google.com/search?q=benefits+of+hornets&oq=benefits+of+hornets&aqs=chrome..69i57.16472j0j7&client=tablet-android-samsung&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8
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    Re: Hornet Nest

    It's nard to believe beekeepers are having this conversation. All bees, wasps, hornets,etc have important benefits to the ecosystem. With all the issues honeybees have as far as chemicals go, why...
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    Re: Shrink wrap for lip balm tubes

    rub your finger and thumb on some beeswax. you could also try that stuff that bank tellers use for counting money
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    I also was not criticizing. I suggested contacting Jake. I also wanted to be sure you were aware of the downside of WD-40. I know because I let someone put it on my sqeaking spinning wheel bushing...
  5. Re: Help ! Can't my marble out........

    The small Maxant extractor that I have uses a bushing rather than a ball bearing. You should use a food grade grease on them.I'm curious as to why you need get it out. Also you shouldn't use wd40...
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    Re: We will build our hive bodies...

    but, there is a feeling of satisfaction you get by building your own
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    Re: Noob Equipment Questions

    and as a shameless plug,if you want to build your own stuff you can find plans for 8 and 10 frame hives, nucs,feeders, jigs and fixtures etc, check out my book Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment put...
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    Re: Homemade hive tool

    pioneer boy. Seems like a plasma cutter would work. My only thought is what type of steel you would use. If you make one with a hooked end, hot or cold rolled probably won't hold up. When I made mine...
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    Re: Is 58 warm enough to inspect?

    As far as breaking the seal between boxes, I don't really worry about that heat-wise. My only concern is having the top box slide off later in snow and wind. Rather than add hive staples, I just...
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    Re: It's a hand hole, isn't it?

    well, if you just quickly stick your fingers in there and squeeze tight to pull the cover off, you'll probably call it a sting hole.
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    Re: My home made extractor!

    I'm glad I'm not the only one to use a treadmill motor for my extractor. They have plenty of power and unlimited speed control. I motorized maxant and it works great. My next treadmill motor project...
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    Re: Product Pictures

    Tim, I cut some comb honey that I produced and put a chunk in the jar. Good points, Mark. If I had swapped the two jars on the left, the lighter color of thejar with chunk honey would have been...
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    Re: bee eating birds!

    SOme neighborhood catbirds spend a lot of time hanging out behind our hives in the backyard
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    Re: Starting a Beekeeping Woodenware Business

    I think he said it wouldn't be a full time venture. He just wants to make enough to buy more bees.
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    Re: Need help identifying a bee

    Is there just one set of wings? never mind, I see two.
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    Re: Starting a Beekeeping Woodenware Business

    You'll never know if you don't try. I've been out of a "regular, full time" job for about 10 years. Since I lost my job, I've done a variety of things like make wooden toys and craft items for sale...
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    Re: Product Pictures

    Here's a couple I was experimenting with. Not perfect. This isn't my strong skill, but I think it helps to having the jars at different levels, and having some other stuff in the picture, but making...
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    My Hive Building/ Bee Equipment Book

    http://www.amazon.com/Build-Your-Own-Beekeeping-Equipment/dp/1612120598
    Here's a photo of the front cover of my new beehive building book
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    Re: I love beekeeping

    I'm thankful to live in snow country.
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    Honey Bee on Tansy

    This is from the tansy growing in our front yard.

    http://berkshirefarmsapiary.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/imgp8411.jpg?w=520&h=346
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    Re: Which Veil

    I like the tie-down square veil from Brushy Mountain. Unlike the metal mesh veils, it springs back to shape if bent. I also use a ventilated helmet, (not the plastic ones)
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    Re: Historic farmhouse cutout pic

    quite the wall hive!
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    Re: Pollinating

    Nice catches in mid air.
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    Re: bees working milkweed

    Thanks, I'm glad you like it. Up until last year, I only used film with my 35mm pentax camera. I finally broke down and bought a used Pentax K20 digital to go with the lenses I already had, and it...
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    bees working milkweed

    http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x222/berkshirebee/Honey%20bee%20Photos/77bc780d-441c-46bc-bda6-21fdb6b45806.jpg
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