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Offline PLAN-B

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My first cut out... :)
« on: July 31, 2013, 10:34:45 PM »
Attempted my first cut out this weekend and I feel it was a success... My friend who wished to tag along with me and received the business end of about 8 little ladies might tell you otherwise, but he's not a member..  :evil:  Found the queen after all comb and 98% of the girls were vacuumed up... Sry was so excited that I didn't get a pic of her...  
JP makes it look far easier than it is--- I'm sure most of you know... Whatever you are charging to remove--- it should be doubled... Lol. Apparently I was holding my camera phone sideways... Sry...









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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2013, 10:40:05 PM »
B,
Looks great....nicely done!   :)
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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2013, 11:01:59 PM »
Great job Marshall! Looks like they had been there quite a while!


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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2013, 11:02:52 PM »
Nice B.
I'm curious, what is that inside wall made of? It looks like solid wood, was that an outside wall or an inside wall?
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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2013, 11:16:43 PM »
Thanks JP... It's an abandoned house across from colonial sugar in gramercy and the owner said they have been there for about 6 years. There is another colony about six feet away from this one that goes from floor to ceiling...going back in a week or two to get those... Sawdstmakr--- that is an exterior wall. The interior has Sheetrock with 3/4 tongue and grove wood behind it... Would have removed them from the inside but it fell in the middle of intersecting interior wall... :( the owner said it was no big deal so I proceeded...
Moots the bucket vac worked flawlessly and was more than half full when I was finished... Didn't notice any dead bees when I emptied them in to their new homes... :)
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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2013, 06:39:28 AM »
Nice Job Marshall. :)

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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2013, 01:11:34 AM »
Thank you Buzzbee .... :)
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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2013, 02:04:41 AM »
Well done!
It's great the bees were saved.

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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2013, 10:01:22 AM »
I agree squid and thanks
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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2013, 12:20:24 PM »
Lookin' good!

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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2013, 06:45:36 PM »
Good job!  I bet your were 3/4 of the way done, thinking "I have to be nuts, this is hard!" followed by "Can't wait to do the next one!"  Us bee removers are all addled in the head...
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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2013, 09:06:48 PM »
Green it was a lot more work than i thought it was going to be for sure... The next cut out is right next to this one, but haven't had a chance to go back and get them yet....   Your'e right i cant wait....
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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2013, 02:26:03 PM »
Looks like Fun.  Made my first cutout as well this year after purchasing the ROBO vac.  Inside a firemans house.  He even stayed and helped.  Five hours later it was a done deal.  Used a FLIR camera to locate them in the wall.  Amazing to see the heat signiature of the bees in his bedroom wall.  They are doing well.  I watched alot of JP's videos to glean all of his techniques.  Rubber bands and empty frames worked great.  Some of the best tasting Mesquite honey I've ever tasted.  Good luck on future cutouts and I hope JP will put out a training video of what works best.  I need to find that cutting tool he uses.   :)

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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #13 on: September 01, 2013, 10:20:13 PM »
Looks good, I'm interested in the plans on the bee vac.
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Re: My first cut out... :)
« Reply #14 on: November 15, 2013, 12:04:24 AM »
JP does make It look easy. thanks for the pictures. and the report.

 

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