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« on: November 16, 2010, 10:41:05 AM »

My uncle, who has been a beekeeper for several years, called me the other day. He told me to come and get his equipment because he was planning on spending more of his retired time in either Florida or Alaska fishing and not here beekeeping. He cut me one heckuva 'family deal' on two truckloads of stuff. I came home with 56 hive bodies w/drawn foundation (deeps,meds and shallows) a 20 frame maxant, 220lb kelley bottling tank, countless bottom boards,inner covers and telescoping covers,frame feeders and hive top feeders. Plus countless other odds and ends. He said he didn't want to just give it to me so he charged me $500 and a bucket of honey . Hows that for a sweet deal? Now, if I just had the bees to go in them
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2010, 10:54:48 AM »

I'd say that was a sweet deal!

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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2010, 11:08:20 AM »

SAAAWEEET!!
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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2010, 12:27:33 PM »

Does he want to adopt another nephew. cheesy

As is par for the course the only sweet deals for me are watching someone else get lucky. Sad
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« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2010, 12:44:28 PM »

heck of a deal!  congrats.
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« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2010, 12:50:15 PM »

SAAAWEEET!!

He lives in Knoxville too
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« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2010, 04:38:44 PM »

Who is he, I might have know him??

Wow you come to knoxville and don't even honk your horn at me embarassed embarassed
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those hot bees will have you steppin and a fetchin like your heads on fire and your @ss is a catchin!!!

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« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2010, 07:20:45 PM »

Da' da' da'DA' Da' da' da' Deal of duh year  shocked  grin


I'll give you 600  rolleyes
you have a Great favorite Uncle

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If his fishin brings him too Tampabay area
I will help him Out and he could tell me about
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« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2010, 07:29:05 PM »

Not bad...... I need an Uncle like that.   Were there any bees in the deal or will you be buying a lot of packages to fill those boxes this spring?
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« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2010, 10:02:30 AM »

Not bad...... I need an Uncle like that.   Were there any bees in the deal or will you be buying a lot of packages to fill those boxes this spring?

Nope, no bees. Looks like there will be quite a few packages purchased.

G3--his name is K Wilson.
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