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Equipment

From left to right: Alexander veil, 1 lb. burlap smoker fuel, stainless steel smoker with shield and 10 sheets of pure beeswax foundation.

Purchased from vendors

Walter T. Kelley Co. Inc.
(270) 242-2012

Qty. Description Cat. No. Weight Price Ordered Rec'd.
1 each Feeder, entrance 162P 1 lb. $1.25 6/14/00 6/21/00
1 each Feeder, division board 158 2 lb. $2.50 6/14/00 6/21/00
1 lb. Fuel, smoker 156 2 lb. $1.50 6/14/00 6/21/00
1 each Smoker, 4"x7", w/ shield 146W 4 lb. $31.00 6/14/00 6/21/00
10 sheets Foundation, pure beeswax, no wires, 8 1/8" x 16 3/4" 125A 3 lb. $7.25 6/14/00 6/21/00
2 each Veils, Alexander, w/ drawstring 144D 2 lb. (each) $11.00 (each) 6/14/00 6/21/00
1 year Subscription to American Bee Journal 611   $19.25 6/14/00 6/27/00
1 UPS Shipping Zone 5 16 lb. $6.90    
Total       $91.65    

Western Bee Supplies, Inc.
(800) 548-8440

Qty. Description Cat. No. Weight Price Ordered Rec'd.
1 each Swarm Catch WB742 12 oz. $12.50 6/16/00 6/21/00
1 US priority mail Shipping     $3.65    
Total       $16.15    

Draper's Super Bee Apiaries Inc.
(800) 233-4273

Qty. Description Cat. No. Weight Price Ordered Rec'd.
3 lb. Package of Midnite bees with marked and clipped queen (includes shipping via US priority mail)     $71.00 6/16/00 6/23/00

York Bee Co.
(912) 427-7311

Qty. Description Cat. No. Weight Price Ordered Rec'd.
3 lb. Package of Midnite bees with marked and clipped queen (includes shipping via US priority mail)     $57.00

$13.00 for shipping only since DOA

8/4/00 Arrived DOA, including queen 8/11/00
2 ea. Starline queens       8/13/00 8/16/00

 

Bought from Lowes, Home Depot and/or Walmart

  • "Bee brush"
  • 2 pair rubber dishwashing gloves (I no longer use them).
  • 4 quart size clear glass Mason jar(s)
  • decorative flag with post

Had around the house

  • Two white pair of coveralls from my ship building days to use as bee suits.
  • One roll of masking tape for taping up end of sleeves and pants
  • Two spray mister plastic bottles (for installing package bees).
  • Sugar and lots of it. (Sorry dear but, yes, it was I who stole your sugar. The bees made me do it!)

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