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homer
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« Reply #20 on: December 31, 2009, 08:46:05 PM »

I agree with trying to save them, but not to the tune of $350-400 for a solar set-up!  It's a great idea, but I can buy many more bees in the spring if I want to spend that kind of money! 
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« Reply #21 on: December 31, 2009, 10:54:21 PM »

I agree about the $300+ dollars.  The one a hive at the house I can put on a cord. Witch is the one I am babying,The other ones I will have to see about some cheep rigging.
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« Reply #22 on: January 01, 2010, 05:38:19 PM »

MY hives our about 30' from front door of our house.I went out on DEC 24Th and bought (2)  25' strings of Christmas lights large bulbs red $7.00 on clearance at TrueValue Hardware. 7 Watts per bulb I put one Bulb in each hive. Turning loose any unneeded bulbs.I also put a empty super box on each hive. some sugar and a bag of poly snow mat on clearance $.99 cents. all seems to be well. Any changes I will up date
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« Reply #23 on: January 02, 2010, 05:22:00 PM »

Just had idea. Received a new weather center for Christmas. So I have wireless out door thermometer I do not need. So I put it in  one of my strongest hives it has been staying at 58 to 59 degs outside temp is 20 degs and very windy 15 to 20 mph
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« Reply #24 on: January 02, 2010, 07:28:58 PM »

Now that's a good idea.  Mine are too far from the house I think, but that's still a good idea.
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