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  Topic: Any advice would be appreciated.
H1veHead

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:59 pm   Subject: Any advice would be appreciated.
Thanks Dexter.

That's what I was afraid of. Problem I have is that my only other colony is also very young - a swarm caught and hived in mid-May - and although they're doing well - capped brood whe ...
  Topic: Any advice would be appreciated.
H1veHead

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PostForum: Beginners start here   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:57 pm   Subject: Any advice would be appreciated.
Hi

I caught this swarm on 9th May (see my post in 'Reports and Updates' section):

http://i.imgur.com/5wL4AMC.jpg

I inspected it twice, very briefly. The second occasion was on the 26th May, j ...
  Topic: New experimental arched top bar design
H1veHead

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PostForum: Bright ideas, experiments and projects   Posted: Thu May 08, 2014 11:34 pm   Subject: New experimental arched top bar design
Thanks Wileyhunter. I think I've worked it out. I've gone with Imgur, so let's see....

With my limited woodworking skills, I was wondering much the same as Phil - how I could make top bars that wo ...
  Topic: New experimental arched top bar design
H1veHead

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PostForum: Bright ideas, experiments and projects   Posted: Wed May 07, 2014 12:26 am   Subject: New experimental arched top bar design
Hi all

I've come up with a theoretical variation on the theme. I've put together some crude sketches in MS Paint but not sure how to upload them to the forum. Anyone help? The sketches are in .PNG ...
  Topic: Making a split
H1veHead

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PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Tue May 06, 2014 5:40 pm   Subject: Making a split
Hi Carl and Petra

Flybry's right but if they're too difficult to get to how about using a bee-vac? Just a thought.

H1veHead
  Topic: Apology for the downtime...
H1veHead

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PostForum: Announcements: Read This First   Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:39 pm   Subject: Apology for the downtime...
Hi Phil

Just to put my two-penny-worth in, I've been using UK2.NET for my hosting for about five years and never had anything but good service and no downtime. Not sure exactly without looking what ...
  Topic: First attempt at a bait hive
H1veHead

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PostForum: Photo gallery   Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:59 am   Subject: First attempt at a bait hive
Yes, the evidence speaks for itself of course! Thanks for the clarification chaps. Off I now go to build some nice, lightweight, bait hives ready for the swarming season!

HiveHead.
  Topic: First attempt at a bait hive
H1veHead

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PostForum: Photo gallery   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:48 pm   Subject: First attempt at a bait hive
Hi everyone.

First can I say that your bait hive looks really well-made and good photos too semiautonomous.

Seeing it has brought back to my mind a question that maybe someone can help me with? ...
 
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