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Offline DirtyDusty

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cotton vs. nylon bee suits
« on: May 22, 2011, 10:00:20 PM »
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Offline vmmartin

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Re: cotton vs. nylon bee suits
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2011, 12:17:57 AM »

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Re: cotton vs. nylon bee suits
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2011, 12:18:06 AM »
No difference.  The bees can't hold on to the nylon as well and so you tend to have less clinging bees.  But they both work fine.  I have several of each.
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Re: cotton vs. nylon bee suits
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2011, 11:27:14 PM »
I use suits that are made out of chem suits that i get from the local safety supply center. they only cost 5.00 and last about a year with a little care. also are great for removals just throw away after getting covered in honey. bees can't hold on or sting Thur.

I'm a very low cost bee keeper.

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Re: cotton vs. nylon bee suits
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2011, 09:41:31 AM »
Here's my vote. www.goldenbeeproducts.com

I second that! Well worth the money.

...DOUG
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Re: cotton vs. nylon bee suits
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2011, 01:57:21 PM »
with nylon watch the organic acids and open flames

 

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