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« Reply #20 on: June 20, 2011, 02:11:28 PM »

Nice video!  I saw JP and Schawee on there, but you never introduced the guy in the bee suit!! I'm not sure I've seen him before... grin

I too have a Robo-vac and use a pool hose.  I found that if I throw something soft in the bottom to break their rapid slide down the tube, something like pine needles or shredded paper, that it works much better, I very rarely see any dead bees in there.

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« Reply #21 on: June 20, 2011, 07:56:15 PM »

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Schawee, Hardwood and JP now only use pool vacuum hose
JP thanks for the reply

 I was going to say that too Scott and for whatever reason I posted on one of his removals and
didn't ,He helps me out a lot.
All you do but with him here in Fl he's my go too keeper when I have a Question. I am a bit shy
in the thread starting LOL but not Pm'in

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« Reply #22 on: June 20, 2011, 11:42:02 PM »

I have good luck with 2 1/2" smooth interior woodworkers dust collection hose attached to my robo bee vac. Took time to hand file down all the raised edges on all the conection fittings. I make sure to keep the hose as straight as possible and I try very hard not to get honey on the bees. I seldom see more than 10 - 20 dead bees after each job. Last Saturdays job which was an inside removal where I used the vacuum from the get go I didn't see but maybe 5 dead bees total.

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« Reply #23 on: June 21, 2011, 09:08:06 PM »

don ,didn't have to trim the comb to keep it horizontal.i placed the bottom of the comb on the botton of the frame.everything  aok grin     ....schawee
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« Reply #24 on: June 22, 2011, 10:17:17 PM »

If I had taken one between the eyes like you did, Schawee wouldnt have been the only one named Squinty.
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« Reply #25 on: June 23, 2011, 01:40:35 AM »

I took one in the nose yesterday that was far worse than that one between the eyes!  tongue


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« Reply #26 on: June 23, 2011, 02:42:11 PM »

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« Reply #27 on: June 23, 2011, 02:53:18 PM »

You got a mustache, let your nose hair grow.  grin
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« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2011, 03:07:01 PM »

Let's see:
> sweat band - check
> safety glassed - check
> cotton balls stuffed in the nose - ..... hmmmm, I don't think so.

Had to hurt a bunch.  Hope the swelling wasn't too bad.

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« Reply #29 on: June 24, 2011, 10:18:44 AM »

I've had bees in my nose before but my number one fear is a bee going deep into my ear canal and stinging me there. I've had several try to go there but I've managed to change their minds!  grin

Why do friends find it so hysterical when you get stung?  It seems like they are wishing, perhaps even praying you will get stung for their amusement. With friends like that who needs enemies, right?  grin

Right Schawee?  grin

And don't think its not reciprocal buddy!  evil


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« Reply #30 on: June 24, 2011, 12:12:12 PM »

I think it was in a post from Bjorn one time that I read, "Go ahead and laugh at me when I get stung, because I am sure gonna laugh at you if you get stung". Thought is was pretty fitting.....and amusing.
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« Reply #31 on: June 24, 2011, 05:15:47 PM »

Hey Mike (ultimate friend) how you doing buddy?  grin


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« Reply #32 on: June 24, 2011, 10:33:38 PM »

Doing well JP. Been jonesing for some vids.  You must have been real busy lately.  Saw you and Liz on the reptile video.  Hope all is well.
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« Reply #33 on: June 24, 2011, 10:49:04 PM »

thats why i  lau every chance i  get when jp get his cause he do the same grin       schawee
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« Reply #34 on: June 24, 2011, 11:42:30 PM »

Yeah, when I get a really painful sting, I'll yell out to Schawee, "Man that one hurts Schawee!" His typical response is well, "what you want me to do about it?"

No love at all folks!  embarassed

And when that solitary bee out in the middle of the pond at Bud's stung me on the temple for no apparent reason, Schawee & Bud ganged up on me like there was no tomorrow!

They had a ball with that one folks. I can laugh about it now (sort of) but at the time the only ones laughing were my two buddies Bud & Schawee.

Of course if Schawee had taken that sting Bud & I would not have let Schawee hear the end of it!  grin


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« Reply #35 on: June 26, 2011, 11:45:03 PM »

Love your vids You two are great as a team !

Btw Your only about 1 hr from my brothers house. How about you put him to work ? Lol hed fit right in witcha ya crazy cajuns !
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« Reply #36 on: June 27, 2011, 01:08:52 AM »

Tell him to PM me.


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