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Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« on: May 26, 2009, 10:10:47 PM »
Nice bees, been there about three weeks or so.

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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2009, 11:18:33 PM »
Nice hive. 

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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2009, 11:29:39 PM »
OH! NO, JP!!! You're actually letting a BEE crawl on your finger. Aren't you afraid it will STING you???   :roll:   :evil:
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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2009, 12:33:57 AM »
Iddee, Momma always said don't play with your food, never said anything about not playing with bees! :shock:


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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2009, 12:37:23 AM »
nice cut out JP

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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2009, 12:50:48 AM »
Great photos as usual, especially like these as you really took the time to photograph each section you removed until the end. (well maybe you always do this) Very clear pics and I like the scary one as well.  You know the one of the height, showing your foot.




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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2009, 01:07:30 AM »
JP, How do you cut the combs, without cutting the bees? 

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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2009, 01:10:01 AM »
i dont know about him but i always cut a bee or two that dont get out of the way fast enough. :shock:
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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2009, 01:13:34 AM »
it's kind of like that old saying......

All give some, some give all!!

A bee vac sure does help to get them out of the way.

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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2009, 01:23:11 AM »
Bee vac moves them, smoke moves them and fingers move them. I try to avoid smooshing/cutting bees, it makes them angry! :evil:


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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2009, 01:27:45 AM »
That's a nice-looking set of combs! They look like they've been there long enough for some of the brood to emerge. Great colony! And I love the last piece of comb, with that capped honey......  :-P :drool:
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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2009, 11:04:00 AM »
Another fine job JP thanks for sharing :)
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Re: Bees In Soffit---May 26, 2009
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2009, 01:41:10 PM »
JP, thanks for sharing.  Do you vacuum the bees off the comb before removing it?  And do you empty the bee vac  into a hive multiple times during a removal?

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