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    Dipel/Certen

    Thanks. I’ll have a look.
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    Dipel/Certen

    Out of stock now. Anymore links, it's not coming up on ebay at all now.
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    Weather Stations

    Ok I'll take a look. Also just emailed these people. https://www.weathershop.co.uk/shop/weather-stations/technoline-ws1700-weather-station
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    Weather Stations

    Does anyone use a weather station at their out apiary. If so any recommendations ? Obviously there is no WiFi at my out apiary so would need to connect to 4G. Is there such a thing ?
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    What did you do in the Apiary today?

    Enough space in the middle for another national if needed. Although that's not the intention. But yes a nucleus hive would fit easily, the main frame rails are wide enough for brood frames to rest between during inspections.
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    Wet Supers

    ?
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    Wet Supers

    Are you saying you wouldn't put wet supers on at all ?
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    Wet Supers

    How long would you leave wet supers on ?
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    What did you do in the Apiary today?

    One of 2 stands I’m making. I’m moving my garden hives to an out apiary after 5 years in the garden. This stand almost done. A couple of braces required for the legs. I don’t think this will collapse.
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    Mineral Oils

    Morning all, My mentor has for over 40 years, been coating the inside of his hives with a quality mineral based machine oil, thinned with white spirit. He also coats the outside every few years with Creosote, then lets them air for a couple of weeks before putting them back into service. I've...
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    Hello from Cotgrave, Nottingham.

    Hi ianorsven I will keep an eye out for you, with regards the NBKA website I notice a lot of old or outdated info ie. dates for meetings & newsletters etc. I have sent them an email regarding this but as yet received no reply. Have you been to any meetings yet or visited the apiaries ?
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    Thorne Hives

    No, doesn't have to be a Thorne, it was just one of the makers I looked at & I liked the fact that they look well made/good quality & not too far away from me, so I could visit them, look around & pick up what I needed. Where are ******** situated ? itma, I am aware of the different sizes...
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    Thorne Hives

    How did a question on mouse guards turn up in a thread about Thorne winter sales. People are answering too. :ot:
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    Thorne Hives

    Many thanks. I'll keep an eye on the website then. It would be the Lincs one I'll visit.
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    Thorne Hives

    I'm looking at buying a Thorne WBC sometime soon & I am led to believe that they have a winter sale, so that might be a good time to pay them a visit. Question is, does anyone know when this sale is likely to be ?
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