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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    Hello everyone, i'm looking for the most protective full suit. I have few options on mind: 1-BJ sherriff full suit: https://www.bjsherriff.co.uk/product/beepro-khaki-fully-lined/ 2-Humble bee https://www.humblebee.me.uk/product-category/protective-equipment/beekeeping-suits/ 3-Golden bee ...
  2. Where To Buy . . .
    Hi, I am looking for a safe, practical and comfy suit/gloves and would love some suggestions. 1. I am very small, 5'2" and 95 pounds. I understand the need for something roomy, but I would prefer not to feel like I am wearing a tent, either! Also, I have super teeny hands, so I need some gloves...
  3. Equipment/Hardware
    I've always wondered why "white" has become so universally standard in both bee-hive color choices and bee-suite colors. I know the "dogma" about dark colors bothering bees and potentially causing them to associate the beekeeper as a predator. However, I do a lot of queen rearing and often work...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    I've got a hot hive in a hot state. I'm mega paranoid because the girls love to cover every square inch of me they can, so I suit up, sometimes with triple layers (suit counts as one). Is this necessary? I feel that once I'm stung once, I'm vulnerable and prone to get stung many more, and trust...
  5. Bee Forum
    I went looking for zipper pulls to make putting on my jacket easier..simple, but I wanted white ones...no luck. No luck online either until I found this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LX6iS61rD-w. I bought some 1/8" white braided nylon cord and made several. They look and work great...
  6. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    Starting another year of cutouts (2 scheduled already and there was snow on the ground yesterday!). I'm insured, experienced, and I charge. I kept the prices lower in the past because I just wanted the bees and the experience, but now that I'm doing queen rearing, and have a lot of other...
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