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Offline contactme_11

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You call that a smoker?
« on: November 15, 2009, 09:54:43 PM »

Offline rdy-b

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Re: You call that a smoker?
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2009, 10:35:03 PM »
 :lol: I bet that would be good for powdered sugar aplication  :-D RDY-B

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Re: You call that a smoker?
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2009, 10:54:48 PM »
You must use three men and two small boys to operate the darn thing.

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Re: You call that a smoker?
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2009, 12:35:10 PM »
I Want one! :shock: :shock: :)

bigbearomaha

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Re: You call that a smoker?
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2009, 07:01:36 PM »
 Ifind it interesting that his comment says that working with africanized bees in Brazil requires more smoke.

Everything  I have read on africanized bees thus far suggests that africanized bees respond poorly to smoke to begin with.

UNLESS, it's that special Brazilian 'Gold' smoke that has been known to calm down even the rowdiest hippies  :mrgreen: as well.

That would be one heck of a smoker in that case.  :evil:

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Re: You call that a smoker?
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2009, 01:12:00 PM »
Yes officer, I don't use that..it's for my bees !
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Offline indypartridge

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Re: You call that a smoker?
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2009, 08:10:54 AM »
Ifind it interesting that his comment says that working with africanized bees in Brazil requires more smoke.

Everything  I have read on africanized bees thus far suggests that africanized bees respond poorly to smoke to begin with.
I talked with a Peace Corps volunteer who taught beekeeping in South America. She said they used LOTS of smoke. Typically it was a two-person operation: one person to operate the smoker and one to do the hive manipulations.

bigbearomaha

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Re: You call that a smoker?
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2009, 08:41:09 AM »
Interesting.  As I have no AHB here  that  I know of, all  I can do is read about it.

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