pulling out a hydrometer sample should also give you a better idea of whether it's clear, although if it's only partially cleared, the sample from the top may look different that what you'd siphon from the lower levels of the carboy. How long has this mead been sitting for at this point anyway?
Packaged: Heady Topper Clone (killed during AB's craft bashing SB commercial...), Graff, Basic Spiced Cider
Recent Meads: Mead Day '11 Ginger Metheglin, Mead Day '12 Traditional (orange blossom) Mead, Simple Cyser '12
Primary: Wild Cider, Simple Cyser
Secondary: Why do I keep this line here...?
Bulk Aging: Cocobochet
Planned: Hop Metheglin #3 (NZ hops), Trad. Gesho T'ej