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    DIY Bee Vac question

    Hi,

    I'm building a bee vac and would like to know what the optimal diameter intake (sucking part) hose is?
    The one I was planning on using has an inside diameter of 1-1/4". It seems to have...
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    Re: I can't find "creamed honey" in town

    I go to the Natural Grocery almost everyday. That's where I see the "white honey" but "Creamed".
    I have not gone to Williams yet. Good call!
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    Re: I can't find "creamed honey" in town

    I see that but is it the same thing as creamed honey?
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    I can't find "creamed honey" in town

    I want to make some creamed honey for the holidays but I can't find a seed.
    I have been to 4 different gourmet stores and looked at 50+ different kinds of honey but none of them say "creamed".
    I...
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    Re: Yellow jacket sting

    They are totally different venom. Yellow jackets hurt more but I don't react to the venom.
    Just did allergy testing and they shot me up with five different venom. Good times!

    Try putting ice on...
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    Re: Bad reaction to bee sting

    Op here.
    Just got back from the Dr Office. It's confirmed, I'm allergic to honeybee and white faced hornet venom.
    I start my shots next week. :(
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    Re: Bad reaction to bee sting

    The co-pay is $20 each visit.
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    Re: Bad reaction to bee sting

    What do you mean?
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    Re: Bad reaction to bee sting

    Here's an update:
    I went in for allergy testing today. They tested me for honey bee, Yellow Jacket, white-faced hornet, and wasps. I passed the scratch test, no reaction. During the first set of...
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    Re: Apitherapy for bee sting allergy

    Thanks everyone for all the great info! I will definitely get tested.
  11. Thread: Epi-Pen

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    Re: Epi-Pen

    My Doctor said as long as the window is clear then it is still good.
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    Re: Epi-Pen

    Yes he explained, that's why he gave me an Epi-pen.
    I was just wondering if anyone knows they have an allergy or it's just a precaution.
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    Apitherapy for bee sting allergy

    Hello everyone,

    A couple of weeks ago I had a systemic reaction from a sting on my hand. I'm getting tested soon to see if I'm allergic and already keeping an Epi-pen in my pocket.
    Does anyone...
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    Re: Epi-Pen

    Can I please ask why you all carry Epi-Pens? I had a bad reaction to a sting awhile ago and my doctor gave me a prescription for a two pack until I can get tested... Just wondering why you have them?...
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    Re: Bad reaction to bee sting

    Thanks everyone for your responses. I have an appointment with an allergist next week.

    What is really weird about this sting was how fast my body reacted to it and how fast it was gone. After 24...
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    Bad reaction to bee sting

    Hello everyone.
    I've been stung a few times this year and it hasn't been that big of a deal, just a little local swelling. Today I got hit in that fleshy part of the hand between my finger and...
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    Reusing old pollen frames

    Hello everyone!

    I have a bunch of plastic frames packed half full of pollen. If I put those in a honey super or in a brood box will the bees eject the pollen and use the comb for brood/honey? Or...
  18. Can i use galvanized mesh in a division feeder?

    Or will the zinc harm the bee?

    Thank you!
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    Using comb with dead brood in it

    I have four frames like this from a hive that died. They are about two weeks old. I put them in the freezer for a day.
    I think the hive went queenless and got robbed.
    Can I put these frames into a...
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    Beeyard Aerial View

    Might be fun to see some beeyards from above.

    Here is my little one from Goggle Maps. Six hives right in the center.
    http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m247/bigfish31366/Aerial%20View.png
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    Re: Fence Law Question

    I'm not worried about that, this place has been an eye-sore for over two years and a druggie flop house haven for the last ten years before that.
  22. Thread: Capping Punch,

    by Bigfish
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    Re: Capping Punch,

    I have one of these. It works OK on uneven comb where the knife cant reach or if you need to feed some honey back to the bees. I would not use it instead of a knife because it makes too many little...
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    Re: Fence Law Question

    Does anyone know how deep a retaining wall should go? Is there supposed to be a footer of some kind?
    The guys who built this dug a trench about two bricks deep started stacking bricks then filled it...
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    Re: Fence Law Question

    Here are a couple more pictures just for fun.

    Huge gap between my wood fence and new brick wall. What do you think is going to happen when the gap gets filled with wet leaves?...
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    Re: Fence Law Question

    Not sure about a block wall permit. There are two posted in front, one for the house and one for the driveway tear-out.
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