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« Reply #40 on: October 24, 2013, 05:34:34 AM »


Couple of years huh. laugh  Have you read any studies about how long it takes polystyrene to decompose?



Yes, it burns in 10 minutes. I burn them outdoors if needed. one box is 1 kg plastic.

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Shame, shame on Finski!  Oh so he's the one burning all that crap coming from Finland, heh?  I guess we should have known tongue  Hey Finski, next time burn them inside, let us know how that goes grin

I've got 4- 5 frame NUCs (started mid August) colonies seperately stashed inside one of my LONG Hives for this Winter.  All four were doing OK 3 weeks ago but my set up doesn't allow for opening/feeding when its this cold, each NUC has access to about a pound of dry sugar, all I could fit and still keep things separate.

 This is A first try/experiment for me since that LONG Hive colony finally passed on this Spring after surviving three winters.  I'll let you all know how it all works out come Spring.  I do have 2" foam on the bottom and top of the LONG Hive.  Wish my bees luck.  If successful I'll start making NUCs this way every season.
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« Reply #41 on: October 24, 2013, 07:10:53 AM »


Shame, shame on Finski!  Oh so he's the one burning all that crap.


haha hah. What you are doing there hah hah

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« Reply #42 on: October 25, 2013, 06:46:14 PM »

As many have decided to bicker and become irrelevant to the thread ,I am locking it. It's a shame, it started off well. I see a little baiting going on here and it will stop. Period!! I am not spending the whole winetr babysitting a few. It is easy to make it pleasant for the rest of the membership, so watch your step. We tolerate  a bit but most of the ones trying to do the baiting know who they are, and I will sign off without further comment.
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