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Offline mudlakee

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Wood frames
« on: August 15, 2010, 03:27:15 PM »
I got wood frames this spring great price from a fellow that was quiting. Another story. I have only used plastic and am very happy. Well I needed more boxes with frames (warm weather Upstate NY?) Well I tried cking them today. No more wood frames, plastic comes out a lot better(easy) Bees don't like it when you use a hammer on their hive. Good wiff of bananas. My joints don't hurt. Looks like a good year for honey.  It is still fun.  Tony 

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2010, 04:53:56 PM »
why would you use a hammer on a box full of bees?
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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2010, 05:19:55 PM »
hmmm.

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2010, 06:24:55 PM »
mudlakee, did you grow up in rochester or half drown in lake ontario?  WHY did you hit your hives with a hammer? :whip:

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2010, 10:07:30 PM »
A j hook bee tool and just pry each frame out.  No hammer needed.

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2010, 11:15:28 PM »
>>>>mudlakee, did you grow up in rochester or half drown in lake ontario?  WHY did you hit your hives with a hammer? whip <<<<

AMEN!
Wood frames are better, 3 to 1.
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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2010, 01:37:56 AM »
 :shock: Hammer??  I'm so glad you are here talking to us now instead of laid up looking like the Michellin Man.

What do wood frames have to do with a hammer??
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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2010, 04:25:13 PM »
Most people use a hammer to nail the frames together, or back together.  That is all I could think of using a hammer on them for.

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2010, 05:25:08 PM »
But not while they're *in* the hive!
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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2010, 11:24:04 PM »
It certainly makes working on them more fun.  :evil:

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #10 on: August 19, 2010, 08:08:27 AM »
"If it don't fit, don't force it...just use a bigger hammer"

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2010, 08:53:54 AM »
Are you married? :-D

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2010, 07:18:28 PM »
If your problem is getting the frames out of the box because the bees glued them in there too good,  then you can always use a blow torch to warm up and melt the glue to free them.   :evil:

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Re: Wood frames
« Reply #13 on: August 19, 2010, 08:59:24 PM »
looks like he is pleading the 5th?

 

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