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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:23 pm

Halfapint wrote:
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Cool. So you just leave the combs with honey and brood alone, and decap the honey-only ones?
Yes, here in the PNW we have long wintered, not cold, just looooong. So the bottom two boxes will always bee for brood and honey. They will build it like the pictures above with the honey around the outsides, brood in the middle with pollen (bee bread) scattered throughout. Once those two are built up, it’s time to put a queen excluder on and start pumping out the honey.

I ran over to moms to drop something off and snapped this pic.
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:48 am

Went to check the hives yesterday after work. We've been having issues with hive 1 and 2. I checked hive one (left front hive) the last time we did an inspection we did not see any queen or queen sign, yesterday I looked in and we had eggs (0-3 days old) and larva (4-10 days old). So we must have had a virgin queen born and kill off the competition, then take off on her mating flight.

Number 2 (middle front) was our over wintered hive (only one of 5 hives to make it), it was STRONG coming out of winter, had a queen she was laying and was all good, then, nothing. I was keeping it alive by moving frames from our other hives into this one to try and get them to make a queen. Well it didn't seem to work. We went and bought a queen and put her in, a week later, no queen. Checked last week and magically, we have a queen and eggs, check this week, we've got capped brood (11-20 days old) with lots of eggs and larva!

We don't plan on getting much honey this year. We are going to start splitting them to make new hives. The gf and I both want to get to the 20-30 hive range with 7-10 honey producing hives with 1-2 queen producing with the rest as support. Eventually we'd like to start producing and selling queens, the sell for $35-50 each around here and a strong hive can produce a few dozen viable a year. The only problem is that it is a full time job due to the life cycle of the bees you have to get the queen while she's capped, but before she eats her way out.

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:41 pm

Just another update. The gf has been out on medical. She got hurt on the job and has been out for a month or so now, with st least another month out. I only got to spend a few hours up at the property this weeks. I measured the trailer that I’m going to turn into a dump trailer to see how long I wanted it and how I was going to make it pivot. I think I’m just going to use a couple of spacers and use a bolt as the pivot point. Weld the spacers to the gram and to dump bed. Not going to be fancy just something to get the job done.

I did more work on puttputt. I got some offer bolts for to hold the frame to the axels. Took the lever that adamusted the height of the mower deck off, and and going to make that may chainsaw holder.

Also did some beekeeping. In fact I caught a swarm! First one in 2 years! I believe it swarmed from hive number 4 and landed in a pear tree. The gf and I started a beekeeping YouTube channel. We are going to start uploading videos and stuff there. This one is raw and unedited as we are just getting started and I wanted to link it here. Tried everything to embed it but won’t eoek. So just hyperlink.

http://youtu.be/HH2tnK6DEHE
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by boskone » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:06 am

Halfapint wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:41 pm
Just another update. The gf has been out on medical. She got hurt on the job and has been out for a month or so now, with st least another month out. I only got to spend a few hours up at the property this weeks. I measured the trailer that I’m going to turn into a dump trailer to see how long I wanted it and how I was going to make it pivot. I think I’m just going to use a couple of spacers and use a bolt as the pivot point. Weld the spacers to the gram and to dump bed. Not going to be fancy just something to get the job done.

I did more work on puttputt. I got some offer bolts for to hold the frame to the axels. Took the lever that adamusted the height of the mower deck off, and and going to make that may chainsaw holder.

Also did some beekeeping. In fact I caught a swarm! First one in 2 years! I believe it swarmed from hive number 4 and landed in a pear tree. The gf and I started a beekeeping YouTube channel. We are going to start uploading videos and stuff there. This one is raw and unedited as we are just getting started and I wanted to link it here. Tried everything to embed it but won’t eoek. So just hyperlink.

http://youtu.be/HH2tnK6DEHE
And subbed. Not watched yet, though, because I really should be asleep already. :p

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:22 am

boskone wrote:
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And subbed. Not watched yet, though, because I really should be asleep already. :p
No guarantee when we will upload videos. We are looking at software to edit. This video takes place after I set up and already shook the bees into the hive.
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by JT42 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:57 am

Halfapint wrote:
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Did you do a right/left swap with the rear wheels when you reinstalled them? It looks like the tread is going the wrong way.
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:32 pm

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Did you do a right/left swap with the rear wheels when you reinstalled them? It looks like the tread is going the wrong way.
Damn! Good eyes! Yes, I did swap them. I wanted to see if it actually made a difference. So far I seem to have a lot more traction with them backwards. I'm looking for a large cheap tool box to put on the hitch and fill it with concrete to add more weight for traction. I'll swap them again once I do that to see if it makes a difference.

I also want a new seat but damn they are expensive!
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:57 pm

Bought a wind turbine today. It’s a home made PMA, it’s ugly but don’t care, the blades were actually purchased from Missouri wind and solar. Came with two sets, and they would have given the others but they were damaged when it fell. Nothing fancy, the guy estimated 800w which is just fine for me to run a feasibility test. I paid $200 and they are throwing in a 2” steel pipe with 1/2” thick wall. Just gotta go back and pick it up. They also had 6 carboys and a a bunch of bottles they’ll sell me for $100 when I come back.

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:04 pm

Another couple weeks of working on bees instead of property. But hey only so much time in the day/week. I we changed shifts at work so now I'm back on 10's which is great but after doing 8's I really miss how fast they go. Helped the GF's sister build a deck at her fiancés grandparents house. They are down near Roy WA and have 20 acres with another family member on an adjoining plot with another 20. This is where they are getting married so it's been crunch time for that!

We spent most of our down time getting old hive boxes refurbished. we had a huge burn pile and decided that taking a day to carefully remove the nails, scrape, sand, glue, and repaint was worth the time spent. we ended up saving all but 2 of the burn pile, and even more frames. I think we salvaged 40+ frames and plastic foundation. all told it was over $300 worth of equipment we saved. I'm kind of sad I didn't do this to others over the last couple years. I've probably thrown out $1000 worth of boxes, frames, tops, and bottoms. Some may not have been salvageable or even a majority but could have tried.

We also went through and found our GoPros and were working on getting some editing software so we can get the YouTube channel started for the GF (ok ok me too!). So if anyone has a good free/cheap (no monthly subscriber fee). So here are some pics.

Saw this hive starting to build up when the rest were normal. This can be a precursor to them swarming. I went in and found 7 swarm cells (sorry no pics was solo so couldn't work the hives, and my phone).
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This was us going in to find the old queen and relocate her to the nuc (the mini hive between the bigger hives). Unfortunately when we were looking for her we found a supercedure cell that had been caped and the queen had emerged. We left it for the queens to fight it out.
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Setting up the gopro for the previous shot
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Working on the old hives
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The GF using wood glue to strengthen corners and glue down parts that had started to delaminate from sitting in the weather.
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Our GoPro station. complete with charging battery
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by boskone » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:09 pm

Re:rebuilding hives:

While I don't have any experience in hives, it seems to me that there are only two stages of fixing things: throwing out good stuff that could be fixed, or becoming a hoarder. :D

I've had to learn that just because I might be able to use or fix something, I don't actually have to keep it. That lesson freed up a good 20 sq ft in my garage. :)

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:31 am

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Re:rebuilding hives:

While I don't have any experience in hives, it seems to me that there are only two stages of fixing things: throwing out good stuff that could be fixed, or becoming a hoarder. :D

I've had to learn that just because I might be able to use or fix something, I don't actually have to keep it. That lesson freed up a good 20 sq ft in my garage. :)
True words! I go between both those. The boxes were the only things I’m kicking myself over because they are $20 each. But I’ll just tell myself they are rotting, yeah, that’s it!
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:53 pm

haven't posted much recently, been busy with life. Honestly haven't done a hell of a lot on the property. But we've been doing a lot more on the beekeeping side and well, I kinda proposed to the GF on FB live and she had no idea. We made a quick and dirty edit for YouTube. You can see it below. Hope you all enjoy and thanks for following along!

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by boskone » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:39 pm

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Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:53 pm
haven't posted much recently, been busy with life. Honestly haven't done a hell of a lot on the property. But we've been doing a lot more on the beekeeping side and well, I kinda proposed to the GF on FB live and she had no idea. We made a quick and dirty edit for YouTube. You can see it below. Hope you all enjoy and thanks for following along!

Saw that, came up in my subs.

Congrats and well-wishes to you and the soon-to-be-officially-better-half.

Also, I very literally LOLed when she realized what was going on and her voice started sliding up the scale.

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:52 pm

boskone wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:39 pm
Saw that, came up in my subs.

Congrats and well-wishes to you and the soon-to-be-officially-better-half.

Also, I very literally LOLed when she realized what was going on and her voice started sliding up the scale.
Thank you, definitely the much better half. You can hear me laughing as well, her face is something I’ll remember forever. She just stood there with this confided look she had no idea.

Also I apologize it’s been hectic wevreally wsnt to get theYT channel up and going but we both have old computers and nether like editing videos very well. After our trip in sept we are buying a new one for editing and work.
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by boskone » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:05 pm

Halfapint wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:52 pm
Also I apologize it’s been hectic wevreally wsnt to get theYT channel up and going but we both have old computers and nether like editing videos very well. After our trip in sept we are buying a new one for editing and work.
Nothing to apologize for. I'd rather see videos whenever something interesting happens than the "I need something because it's Thursday and that's my video day" approach.

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by 91Eunozs » Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:37 pm

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Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:53 pm
haven't posted much recently, been busy with life. Honestly haven't done a hell of a lot on the property. But we've been doing a lot more on the beekeeping side and well, I kinda proposed to the GF on FB live and she had no idea. We made a quick and dirty edit for YouTube. You can see it below. Hope you all enjoy and thanks for following along!

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

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Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:53 pm
haven't posted much recently, been busy with life. Honestly haven't done a hell of a lot on the property. But we've been doing a lot more on the beekeeping side and well, I kinda proposed to the GF on FB live and she had no idea. We made a quick and dirty edit for YouTube. You can see it below. Hope you all enjoy and thanks for following along!

Congratulations!
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Commo141 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:44 pm

For video editing try DaVinci Resolve from Black Magic Designs, https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/produc ... ciresolve/ look at the bottom of the web site. It is professional software and the free version is very close to the pay version.
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:59 pm

Thank you everyone for the well wishes.
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For video editing try DaVinci Resolve from Black Magic Designs, https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/produc ... ciresolve/ look at the bottom of the web site. It is professional software and the free version is very close to the pay version.
Thanks for the advice! I’ll chdck it out. Free is good for now, wedding and all.
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by quazi » Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:42 am

I've been catching up on the last couple years of the thread. Thanks for posting so many pictures!

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:09 pm

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I've been catching up on the last couple years of the thread. Thanks for posting so many pictures!
Thanks for reminding me. I got busy and stopped updating. I also let my subscription lapse on the host I was using.

We have been on the property since December. I built a gray water drain, tapped into the houses septic to dump ours, ran water line up to the RV but the main shut off valve is messed up so ran hose for or until I can replace the valve. Installed the sub panel in the garage, ran 8/3 cable from the main panel in house to garage, the dug trench and ran it to the trailer. Installed a post and have the water (eventually) and power on it.

We ran the 120v heater/fireplace and the propane furnace for the first month and a half. And wracked up $150 power bill plus burned through about 2 1/2-3 gallons of propane a day. Bought a small wood stove (fully sealed) meant for RVs, boats, and tents. Since then we’ve dropped down to about half a gallon of propane a day. And the trailer is MUCH MUCH warmer. Usually in the mid 70’s. I’ve been clearing all the standing dead off the property. I didn’t realize how much we had! I cleaned 30 trees just in the small area around the trailer. I haven’t even been down to the lower parts.

I’ve been working on beautification stuff. Mostly clearing ivy off trees and cutting/diffing all the hazelnut out. We have massive amunds if hazelnut clumps everywhere. It fruits, kinda. Usually by the time it’s ready there’s a work living in the shell and the nut is gone. So I’m ripping them out and chopping them. Next I’m going to try and get chip drop out here and dump a few hundred yards of chips to cover the ground.

The gravel mine at the end of the property has stated back up under new owners. They want to buy us because we are the only property they don’t own. We told them a crazy number and they said they would consider it. I found out from the surveyors that they cannot mine within 130’ of the road and our property if we are still on the property. And must maintain a 30% grade to avoid erosion of then cliff. So we might be getting bought out soon. But they won’t be to our property for about 5 years so we would rent the property and would have the cash. So we’ll see what happens.

So there’s the past few months into one update.
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by quazi » Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:23 pm

Yikes, I had some nasty electrical bills this winter. I need to get a wood stove in my current place, but it keeps getting pushed back for other projects. Heat is my #1 expense.

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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by Halfapint » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:50 pm

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Yikes, I had some nasty electrical bills this winter. I need to get a wood stove in my current place, but it keeps getting pushed back for other projects. Heat is my #1 expense.
Yeah, with me staying home and the fiancé working opposite hours we cut our electrical bill down to very little infact I don’t think we paid more then the minimum. The lights in the trailer are all low watt LED, when we got it here I ran it on dry camp setting and lived normally after 2 days the batteries were down to about 50% that was with leaving light on outside, and the pump constantly keeping the pipes primed etc. so I know it doesn’t take a lot of power. Now with this wood stove things are MUCH BETTER. I just event and checked the propane, it was just about half (7gal tank) it’s been in for I believe over a week. Compare that to the 2 1/2-3 gallons we were going through.

We plan on putting more insulation on over windows we don’t use. There’s a big one in the hall that honestly has never had the shade lifted. We could do with about 1/3 the windows that are in this.

We also found out the hard way that this trailer is extremely airtight. I turned in the kitchen vent fan and it pulled the air through the chimney and filled the roll with smoke. It was on the lowest setting.

I think with this COVID19 going around im going to bump up my garden plans. I have a feeling there may not be a lot of workers to pick crops come summer.
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Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Post by moab » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:59 pm

Just for a little perspective that may help. We pay around $400 a month for our power bill. Here in socal. And we live in an 800sqft home. The electric company turned private some years ago. And they, of course, have raped the consumer ever since. Just another reason we are moving. Very few can afford to live here anymore. At least in a decent neighborhood.

I really love your resourcefulness. And your terrific attitude. My wife and I are hoping to move back to WA to the Granite Falls area in the next 6 months. I'm from Darrington. And miss the mountains dearly. You've got a great homestead going on. And I love watching it unfold in this thread. Keep writing. We are listening. :)
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