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tbeenie
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« on: January 05, 2012, 12:38:12 AM »

Looking for used supplies and equipment to get started up in beekeeping. 
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BjornBee
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2012, 05:56:23 AM »

One of the kids will be off today. So I'll be at the house most of the day. Let me know when you can drop in and I'll see what I can do for you. I have most used equipment options.
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2012, 06:50:57 PM »

Would you ship to Louisiana? 
And could you email me some pictures of the stuff you have.
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Intheswamp
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2012, 07:37:58 PM »

I don't think he can send any pictures because his cousin Acebird left his camera on top of a 5-gallon bucket sitting on the hood of his car during a hurricane while driving 60 mph and is still looking for it...the bucket, that is, not the hurricane, oh, and the camera, too.  BjorneBee himself has just been accepted to "Mrs. Manners" Finishing School (the family is thrilled!) so he will be packing up his Sunday best for the winter session there.  His other cousin, Finski, has the instruction book that they use to go by in tending the bees but which has to be translated by Finski...and sometimes things get lost in translation...kinda.  It's really an interesting family, though.

Have you thought of buying local?  Maybe contacting some local clubs to give you some leads on things.  Freight can get *really* expensive with heavy bee equipment.  Many times the bee equipment companies will come to major meetings, such as state association meetings, etc., and will deliver the equipment free of charge.  Send off for some free bee equipment catalogs (they love to send them out).

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Ed
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2012, 07:49:06 PM »

I don't know of anyone local.  I was hoping someone
in my area might reply but I haven't had any luck yet.
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« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2012, 08:17:22 PM »

Smiley  Ok, give them some time and I imagine someone closer to you will respond.  It's kind of the slow season right now.  There are several beeks down in your area, some dog-gone pretty good ones matter of fact.  Sit tight, someone will come along, but in the mean time be proactive and start looking for yourself. Wink

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American blood spilled to protect the freedom and peace of people all over the world.  320,000 USA casualties in WWI, 1,076,000 USA casualties in WWII, 128,000 USA casualties in the Korean War, 211,000 casualties in the Vietnam "conflict", 57,000 USA casualties in "War on Terror".  Benghazi, Libya, 13 USA casualties. These figures don't include 70,000 MIA.  But, the leaders of one political party of the United States of America continue to make the statement..."What difference does it make?".

"We can't expect the American People to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism, until they awaken one day to find that they have Communism."..."The press is our chief ideological weapon." - Nikita Khrushchev

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« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2012, 01:21:55 AM »

T  Beenie
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« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2012, 02:56:33 PM »

I thought Coproraptor, finski, bjornski and bananaboy were all brothers.
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« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2014, 11:09:33 PM »

Im from Amite and where selling complete hives with bees
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