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« on: April 17, 2011, 10:55:48 PM »

Did a training session cut out today on a stump I brought in last fall. Everything went smoothly and all had a blast.

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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2011, 02:35:38 AM »

Looks like a very successful cutout and training session. Also caught the queen.

Did you chainsaw both sides first, then split the trunk?
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2011, 07:36:18 AM »

We only cut half way across the top about 2 inches deep. Just enough to get a wedge started easily. The rest was done with wedge and sledge hammer.
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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2011, 03:27:28 PM »

I guess if you chainsawed down, it could have done more damage than splitting huh?
When yo split like that, does it collapse the combs? (I guess if the combs are old it wouldn't even do anything to it as it's well attached to the hollow.)
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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2011, 06:07:14 PM »

We got lucky with this one. The combs stayed intact. I don't like sawdust in the combs, so I try to always split.
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2011, 06:15:54 PM »

When you split, do you try to split (if possible) parallel or perpendicular to the comb?   
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« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2011, 06:40:06 AM »

I can't say enough about what can be learned from all the
 Videos and Photos you folks take the time to do
for all too Learn

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« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2011, 10:28:25 AM »

When I split, I try to follow the grain of the wood, regardless of how the comb runs. An easy, non-jerking or banging split is more important then where the comb is attached.
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« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2011, 10:01:37 PM »

Wally, I love how you are so giving of your time in teaching others...that's what it's all about my friend!

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« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2011, 10:53:18 PM »

Now look in the mirror and repeat those words, Scott. You not only spend a lot of time on the forums helping others, but I happen to know you take them into the beeyard and do the same. That's what it's all about, pardner. Let's see how many we can get going and get to stay with it.
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« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2011, 12:15:32 AM »

It's all about the bees Brother Smiley

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« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2011, 11:08:28 PM »

Double rainbow moment between Scott and Iddee.  grin

Great job Iddee!


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« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2011, 11:27:40 PM »

Have you ever seen the rainbow bumper stickers? It's my understanding that the need to bee up-side-down (like a bowl shape) so that the "love" won't spill out Smiley

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(not that there's anything wrong with that)
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« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2011, 11:49:08 PM »

i'm not sure you want to talk about rainbow stickers and iddee in the same breath  evil
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« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2011, 07:15:22 AM »

 Cry   Cry   Cry   Cry  She don't love me no mo'.
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« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2011, 09:59:26 PM »

I don't have a clue what y'all are talking about, this is what I was thinking:
Yosemitebear Mountain Giant Double Rainbow 1-8-10



...JP  grin  rainbow sunflower
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« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2011, 10:38:52 PM »

JP. that might just be the best video you've ever shot! I think I would've toned down the crying a little during editing though.....I'm just sayin'..... grin

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« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2011, 12:26:16 AM »

But Scott it was a double rainbow complete, almost a triple rainbow.


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