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Offline kathyp

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nice one today
« on: April 23, 2010, 10:15:03 PM »


first time i knocked them down they took off again.  had to take them out of a rhododendron.  it was a two boxer, but i got them home in one ok.  got another call and the pic is in this album, but when i went after them, they were to high and i didn't have 'stuff'.  tried to knock them down but they stung the crap out of me and there were kids around.  left a box and if they are still there tomorrow, i'll go after them with the right equipment.

the swarm in this pic was hanging down about three feet long.  what you see in this box is about 2/3 of them right  before they took off and i had to chase them down  :-)
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Re: nice one today
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2010, 10:34:26 PM »
Nice one. Hope you get the one tomorrow.
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Re: nice one today
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2010, 10:47:13 PM »
Sounds like you had your hands full!!

Glad you got one of them put up and hopefully the others will be waiting on you in the morning for "pick up service" :-D

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Re: nice one today
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2010, 10:55:22 PM »
i had a feeling when i went out that i should have thrown extra in the car, but i didn't.  the 2nd call was from the same neighborhood as the first, so i begged a box from a store and went after it.  they weren't very nice bees, so if i don't get them, it's ok.  kind of surprising since they came out of a tree on the property.  that's the first feral swarm i have gone after that was mean like that.  they chased me a long ways.  didn't want those kids hurt, so i called it a day.

did find out that there is access to my car from the trunk.  put the first hive back there with tons of bees on the outside.  guess they wanted the AC, because they moved up with me.  next time...the truck!!
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Re: nice one today
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2010, 11:39:23 PM »
Always good to have company for a drive.
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Re: nice one today
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2010, 07:53:29 AM »
Good Job!  Hope you got the other one as well.

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Re: nice one today
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2010, 05:34:35 PM »
got no 2 today.  they were much nicer.  don't know what got into them yesterday.
One could not learn history from architecture any more than one could learn it from books. Statues, inscriptions, memorial stones, the names of streets ? anything that might throw light upon the past had been systematically altered. (1.8.85)

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Re: nice one today
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2010, 06:13:54 PM »
got no 2 today.  they were much nicer.  don't know what got into them yesterday.

Annoyed by small children, I would guess, much like me!!!

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Re: nice one today
« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2010, 06:41:37 PM »
Congrats!
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Re: nice one today
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2010, 02:10:14 PM »
All's well that ends well Kathy,can see where experience played a gr8 role ;)
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