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Michael Bush
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« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2005, 09:57:07 AM »

No.  Here is the chart:

1 or 6 -white
2 or 7 -yellow
3 or 8 -red
4 or 9 -green
5 or 0 -blue

This year is blue.
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« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2005, 10:04:51 AM »

http://www.beeequipment.com/products.asp?pcode=389G
http://www.betterbee.com/products.asp?dept=636
http://www.dadant.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=743&osCsid=d8547c34d78103d088dc4bda9b4078c2
http://www.mannlakeltd.com/catalog/page26.htm
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« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2005, 10:32:37 AM »

So the little statement plus knowing that white is 1 and add 5 for the other years, it is easy to remember.

Thanks, all.
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« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2005, 12:37:01 PM »

Sorry,  got my years wrong.  but the order is correct.
WHEN YOU REQUEEN GET THE BEST.


1 or 6 -white
2 or 7 -yellow
3 or 8 -red
4 or 9 -green
5 or 0 -blue
 

2005 IS Blue.
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« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2005, 12:37:30 PM »

Sorry,  got my years wrong.  but the order is correct.
WHEN YOU REQUEEN GET THE BEST.


1 or 6 -white
2 or 7 -yellow
3 or 8 -red
4 or 9 -green
5 or 0 -blue
 

2005 IS Blue.
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