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    Re: Maxant 16 gallon bottling tank

    I’ve had one for a couple years, great product, much better than bottling from a pail with a honey gate, you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner. Worth every penny
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    Re: Todays Honey Prices!

    We get $12/lb for liquid honey and $12 for a 1/2 pint mason (12 oz) of creamed honey. You gotta getpeople to sample it, (the creamed honey, most people not familiar with it) then conversion rate...
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    Evaluating a Queen - when to pull the plug?

    Itís happened to me again - Iíve got a hive that I started in built out equipment this spring from a package. Itís never been particularly dynamic, just a dud of a queen. So I conclude now - but...
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    Best books on Queen Rearing

    Can anybody recommend their favorites?
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    Too much extra room in 8 frame boxes

    I am mentoring 2 beekeepers who both are using 8 frame equipment, Iím not sure what mfg they got them from, but both have way too much room in them, I havenít tried but it looks like with new frames...
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    Re: Mounting Maxxant 3100p to floor

    Put it on wheels

    https://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?317930-I-need-a-solution-to-a-quot-walking-quot-honey-extractor&highlight=Extractor+wheels
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    Re: Bear (electric fence?)

    Sorry for your bee loss, but cool picture
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    Re: Colony Update here in MA

    Mine were bringing in light yellow and gray pollen
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    Re: Colony Update here in MA

    Bees are flying here, sunny and almost 70, I see them bringing in pollen from somewhere, questions: where do you think it’s coming from and should I be giving them pollen patty?
    Was going to wait...
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    Re: What are the best paint for a new hive?

    I’ve used primer plus exterior and primer plus (gasp) interior, works just fine. Going on 9 years, both methods holding up well

    Can any of you paint nerds tell me the real difference between...
  11. Re: I need a solution to a "walking" honey extractor

    Just make sure you have enough room for the bucket with strainer on to fit under the honey gate
    One of these or similar should work for the bucket
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  12. Re: I need a solution to a "walking" honey extractor

    This is my set up, casters on the legs, a bucket on platform on wheels, bungied to extractor, works great
    https://youtu.be/QzijpCAc5o0
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    Re: What air compressor do you have?

    Anybody have this one?
    http://toolsinaction.com/kobalt-compressor-review-twin-stack-quiet-tech-electric-compressor/
    Supposed to be 80% quieter than othercompressors
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    Best and worst bee gadgets, tools and equipment

    Middle of winter, no bees to play with....

    Whatís your favorite/most practical bee gadget? Especially want to see those homemade ones, but mfg items ok too

    Iím talking about hive or tool...
  15. Thread: Cut Comb Prices?

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    Re: Cut Comb Prices?

    We sold out of a limited supply of cut comb 4x4s (14 Oz or so) for $20 each at a Fair in September
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    Re: honey samples/tastings

    Definitely offer samples, it gets a lot of sales. We use wooden coffee stirrers. Good luck at the craft fair
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    How do you get attendant bees into queen cage?

    How do you do it without getting stung? And how do the commercial guys who are doing hundreds do it?
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    2017 YTD Sting Count

    Ok, now that the season is winding down, whatís your sting count for 2017?
    Mineís about 52, give or take a couple, including one during extraction, that never happened before, she came in tail first...
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    Re: What jars to buy for pint size

    :)
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    Re: Adopt a Hive Program

    Check out this one:
    https://bestbees.com
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    Re: steam wax melter from old hot water tank

    Got a picture of that setup?
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    Re: Colony Update here in MA

    Anybody getting any honey out there? Crappy year in Blackstone valley...
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    Re: My bees all over the neighbors ivy

    I can't believe a condo association would let you put bees in a common area
  24. Two Queens in one hive separated by Excluder, detectives needed

    Ok, on July 2 we determined that a hive was queenless - no brood/eggs, last of capped brood hatching out. The hive was 2 deeps for brood and a deep as a super over a queen excluder. The deep super...
  25. Re: Any tips for trimming weedy overgrowth in front of hives?

    So are you saying you don't wear a veil/bee suit when you go to weed? And you get stung? So why not put on the veil? That's my technique
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