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    Re: Still too many mites

    Dr Reed said at a conference that their was some debate on effective Apivar was any more.
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    Re: Collecting pollen or not

    For me its not worth it. Home yard i didnít collect enough to make it worth it. Plus it is one more thing to do everyday.
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    Re: Frame rest protectors

    I like them. They seem to help on the cleaning side.
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    Re: Pint Jar Cost

    I pay $4.65 per case of 12. These are a mayo jar with no lid.
  5. Re: Advice on finding properties to place beehives?

    I like to make my yards so that they are just a few miles apart. If i hit them all in one day it is a 70 miles loop. Just something to think about. Had two yards that where the opposite direction...
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    Re: Power For A Vaporizer

    Mgolden you should have a mask with any system.
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    Re: Frame rack

    Live on a gravel road, work in a dust factory (literally, ground calcium carbonate) wife gardens and we heat with wood. Containers are a necessity for anything that needs to stay clean.

    So leave...
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    Re: Frame rack

    Robere one more use for my old junk boxes. Old boxes get made into shims, candy boards in a pinch a hive stand.
  9. Re: For storing used boxes would cedar ball work as good as Moth balls?

    JWpalmer if you hunt you can find moth balls with p ingredients. Mostly at small hardware stores.
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    Re: Frame rack

    I to am with odfrank. I never understood why anyone would store frames out of their box.
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    Re: How to clean harvest equipment?

    Power washer for me. I have used both hot and cold water. The cold works great for everything but propolis . For that I need the hot water. I have a powerwashing seller that I have rented at a ...
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    Re: Bone dry nuc

    I would put a candy board on top of them. I have had many hive survive that way . That where light going into winter. Look up Laura Miller recipe.
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    Re: Mountain Camp - proactive or reactive?

    I do the same as Mike.
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    Re: Honey Harvest Tips/Timing

    To make life easier a lot of times I use a four frame nuc Box to move deeps.
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    Re: Goldenrod Honey

    When itís dry enough. Only you can tell check the moisture
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    Re: Best Feeder (top, 8F)

    The little that i feed its qt jar with holes or in hive 1 gallon in hive feeder of Mann
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    Re: When (time of year) to move hives

    I do something like Gregv https://www.beesource.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=51037&d=1567102240 but a couple tab screw onto the 2x4. With some real course thread rod with wing nuts to ...
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    Re: Portable Bee Vac

    My truck is all is with me a 3000 watt power inverter works for me
  19. Re: Maxant Bottling Tank: 16 gallon v. 25 gallon

    Harbor freight sells a nice lift cart that would work great for a bottling table. Lower it to fill and raise it up to fill. I have a 25 and 83 gallon ones. Do the 25. I use the 83 for a settling...
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    Re: Heating up crystallized honey

    This time of year I set jars on my cement front porch. Most times it just take a day. In the winter I use a continuous heating pad and a styafoam cooler. Or a light bulb with a temperature...
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    Re: Pex pipe for honey

    I think the biggest problem would be finding a large enough diameter. And fittings to go with it.
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    Re: The Hive Butler

    A food service bin works great for a box worth
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    Re: Honey Tank Score!

    Do your self a favor and get a stainless steel bottling valve. Like from Maxant. The honey gates can waste more honey than anything else. Leak heavy leaks of honey.
  24. Re: need a hand from those who have a maxant bottling tank

    I like to set them up with a short pipe setup and a valve. So if I need to drain it for any raise I can add a water supple line and drain.
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    Re: Polyethalyne tank for honey storage

    The biggest problem is if honey Crystallized In it.
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