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Offline duck

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bees and duct tape
« on: August 20, 2012, 02:01:27 AM »
well, noticed some duck tape on the ground under a hive a few days ago.  Noticed the bees were always on it.  I figured out they are removing all the sticky off the tape!  cant wait to pry that hive apart! lol

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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2012, 01:41:45 PM »
Bee sure not to leave any gorilla glue or gorilla tape around. :shock:

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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2012, 02:14:02 PM »
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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2012, 05:14:50 PM »
That will be some sticky propolis

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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2012, 08:58:13 PM »
I use masking tape to seal up rotten corners and holes in such.   In the summer time, I know the bees will eat that stuff away to make more entrances.   Used foil tape this year.   It sounds like they are playing the drums popping that foil tape trying to open it up. 

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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2012, 10:03:10 PM »
So the bees have found #5638739 use for duct tape! Lol

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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2012, 10:24:21 PM »
They must be redneck bees.

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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2012, 07:20:59 PM »
They must be redneck bees.

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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2012, 09:09:52 PM »
This hive liked duct tape as well.  :-D


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« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2012, 10:05:16 PM »
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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2012, 03:22:10 AM »
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Tape as beekeeping tool.
I have used it only in packing honey jars.
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Re: bees and duct tape
« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2012, 04:47:19 AM »
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Tape as beekeeping tool.
I have used it only in packing honey jars.


It can be used for many other things, like when you accidentally rip open the veil and suit on the same day as you harvest the honey.  That day it was in the rucksack by coincidence.  After that it has always been a role of duct tape in my beekeeping rucksack :-)