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New Bee
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« on: July 02, 2010, 08:31:13 PM »

I have TBH's but want to do a Langstroth hive. I would like to keep it light, no foundation, and a basic hive. Any suggestions would be great!

I went out to look at a hive, they were washboarding, stepped in to take a closer look...BAM! right in the throat! Guess I wont do that again!

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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2010, 10:15:37 PM »

Go for it then! I started 6 out of 7 packages without foundation in April and they are all doiing great. Built my hive bodies out of both pine and cyprus. The cyprus tends to be a little heavier though.
Michael Bush
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2010, 04:18:34 AM »

I love my foundationless eight frame mediums...

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« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2010, 08:59:11 PM »

I set up a foundation-less 8 frame deeps this year. just for chits and giggles against my tbh's.

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