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Offline kattz

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8 frame hive
« on: March 02, 2008, 10:51:07 pm »
Who sells a complete 8 frame starter bee hive? or can someone tell me what i would need if i bought each item separate... a list would help.........Thanks :?

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Re: 8 frame hive
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Re: 8 frame hive
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2008, 11:02:26 pm »
Brushy Mountain carries 8 frame:


And they are in NC a little closer to you....

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Re: 8 frame hive
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2008, 11:49:13 pm »
You will need a bottom board for each hive.  A cover for each hive (either an inner cover and a telescopic or just a migratory).  You will need eight frames for each box.  You'll need probably about four boxes for each hive to start off.  You will need more later, but that's a good start.  I'd buy the Italian hive tool from Brushy Mt. and a jacket with a zip on veil.  Regular leather driving gloves will tuck into the sleeves on the jacket.  A smoker is helpful.  Get a big one.  They are easier to light and easier to keep lit.

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