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  • Converting Langstroth frames to foundationless |

    2013-3-15 · I have 20 deep-size 'frames' foundationless for about 1.5 years. Moreover - most of the 'frames' in reality are top-bars. Nevertheless, I just never witness honeycomb collapse other than it was my clear mistake. I am in So California, it is quite warm here. But, I agree, that foundationless and especially TBs require more careful manipulation.

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  • Foundationless Frames - How to use them - kiwimana

    2019-4-13 · Langstroth foundation-less frames #552918. Asked April 12, 2019, 6:54 PM EDT ... Foundationless Beekeeping in a Langstroth. Rusty Burlew has yet another article, Converting Langstroth Frames to Foundationless which will also help. Another idea is to read books on top bar beekeeping. Because cross-comb drawing is an ongoing problem, they ...

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  • 3 Reasons To Go Foundationless In Your Langstroth

    2015-4-6 · I have a dadant deep of 12 frames 4 out of 12 are now foundationless which I was able to do when the frame was halfy filled with capped honey and a little of uncapped honey. I also plan to add a medium box of foundationless frames maybe after converting all to foundationless or before if needed.

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  • Langstroth foundation-less frames #552918 - Ask

    2010-7-1 · Foundationless beekeeping is considered “radical” by some, but top-bar hive (TBH) beekeepers have been doing it for years. The idea is simple. Instead of providing pre-formed and stamped commercial foundation to your bees—you allow them to build their own. There are some real advantages to going foundationless. The most popular reason is that commercial foundation […]

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  • converting to foundationless frames questions |

    Last year I started converting my remaining 3 National colonies to foundationless comb by just using starter strips in the frame. Some 'grow' National and Langstroth colonies (including nucs) down into Warr é s using an adapter board and then remove the frame brood box when it is free of brood:

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  • Foundationless Frames - How to use them - kiwimana

    2019-4-13 · Langstroth foundation-less frames #552918. Asked April 12, 2019, 6:54 PM EDT ... Foundationless Beekeeping in a Langstroth. Rusty Burlew has yet another article, Converting Langstroth Frames to Foundationless which will also help. Another idea is to read books on top bar beekeeping. Because cross-comb drawing is an ongoing problem, they ...

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  • Langstroth foundation-less frames #552918 - Ask

    2016-1-4 · I often use this method when first converting a foundation Langstroth to foundationless. It is remarkable how well the bees adapt. They are highly productive during nectar flows and are able to draw many frames. In our short season, I allow the bees to build as …

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  • Foundation Options in Frames - Natural Beekeeping

    2017-11-2 · Langstroth frames are normally 19' in length. Our Golden Mean top bars are 18” in length. So transferring the Langstroth frames into a Golden Mean hive can work. (For the Original BackyardHive 14 1/2' top bars it would be tricky as that is a lot of comb to have to cut off the Langstroth frames.)

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  • How do I transfer Langstroth frames into a top bar

    2015-1-16 · Langstroth nuc conversion. I bought several Modern Beekeeping/Paradise honey 6 frame Langstroth poly nucs in a sale a couple of years ago. My recollection is that they were £29 each. These are fine quality poly nucs and I’ve previously described their conversion into 2 x …

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  • Langstroth nuc conversion - The Apiarist

    New Langstroth, First Hive, Foundationless, & General Questions. We are assembling our Langstroth hive for the package arrival Saturday. There are a bunch of wax foundations available to use. We have split bottom frames. We are to tack the foundation on the top with the removable wood strip according to …

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  • New Langstroth, First Hive, Foundationless, & General ...

    2021-3-18 · Frames are standard 19' wood frames that can be placed in any Langstroth-sized box. These are top-bar-only frames, and they're intended to be used as depicted, and without the addition of anything else to the frames. The frames are adapted from factory-new materials, and the protruding edge is nailed into place with at least one metal nail.

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  • 1 Foundationless Frame Topbar Style Langstroth 19 |

    Bee Hive 8 Frame Langstroth - 2 Deep Brood & 1 Medium Super Boxes includes Frames Foundations. busybeesandmore. 4.5 out of 5 stars. (36) 169.00 FREE shipping. Add to Favorites.

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  • Langstroth frame | Etsy

    The hive we are using is the size of three Langstroth deep boxes turned sideways and placed in a row, only without the sides in between. It is 4 feet 3/4' long. The depth is standard Langstroth deep. We used three standard ten frame inner covers and made a custom top cover. We have two, one with a flat roof, the other with a peaked roof.

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  • Bee Hive Frames (10) Beveled Foundationless for

    We sell our frames in lots of 10. You will receive for each order of one (1) quantity: 10 beveled top bars (See Pictures) 10 bottom bars (no Groove) 20 end bars (deeps will have pre-drilled wiring holes) Why Foundationless. Foundationless beekeeping is more natural and allows the bees to tailor the size of the comb to the need of the hive.

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  • Beekeeping - Bee Hive Frames - Trout Underground

    Langstroth Bee Hive 10 Frame 5 Box Beekeeping Kit Honey Bee Hive Metal Roof 122.74. ... Foundation frames are typically wired and covered with a thin sheet of beeswax that honey bees use as a foundation to start making honeycombs that they fill with honey. Two of these are about 17 3/4 inches wide and 5 1/2 inches tall and would fit in a ...

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  • Double Deep Frames | BeeVac.com

    2007-7-29 · I am thinking of going to the double deep frames in 2 Langstroth boxes. What is the best way to transition an existing hive to this method? The old hive has 20 frames in 2 boxes and the new hive will only 10 frames in 2 boxes. In addition, the new frames are foundationless. Reply

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  • Beekeeping Things I Did Not Invent, Michael Bush

    Foundationless Frames. These have been in use for a very long time. Jan Dzierzon, Huber, Langstroth and many others had foundationless frames. All of them really based on the Greek basket hive's top bars. Something close to what I now make is in Langstroth's book and his patents and Kings books.

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  • How To Assemble A Frame - A Beginner Beekeeper's

    Bottom boards without grooves are stronger and hive beetles cannot hide on our flat surface. Our deep end bars have 4 pre-drilled holes for wiring to provide extra strength. Dimensions. · Top bar (19” Length, 1-1/16” wide, 3/4” thick) · Bottom board (17-3/4” length, 3/4“wide, 1/3“thick) · End …

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  • Bee Hive Frames (1) Beveled Foundationless for Deep

    Why Foundationless. Foundationless beekeeping is more natural and allows the bees to tailor the size of the comb to the need of the hive. The wax created from …

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  • Bee Hive Frames (10) Beveled Foundationless for

    Carton of 50 Wedge Top Bar/Grooved Bottom Bar Dadant Frames. 18% more wood in end bars ( Full 3/8' Thickness) Grooved bottom bar is stronger and easier to use. 1) Wood wedge is removed from frame. 2) Foundation is placed in frame. 3) Wood wedge is held fi

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  • Bee Hive Frames Hive Components | Beehive Frames |

    2014-9-24 · He is converting (converted) his hives to medium 8 frame and is going foundationless. Almost like Warre hives all things considered. The Russian beekeepers use an empty box on top stuffed with a pillow or quilt to keep their bees warm in the winter but many winter over with screened bottoms.

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  • How do I transfer Langstroth frames into a top bar

    2017-11-2 · Langstroth frames are normally 19' in length. Our Golden Mean top bars are 18” in length. So transferring the Langstroth frames into a Golden Mean hive can work. (For the Original BackyardHive 14 1/2' top bars it would be tricky as that is a lot of comb to have to cut off the Langstroth frames.)

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  • Langstroth Hive - SoCal Beekeeping

    2020-10-17 · SoCal Beekeeping. Beginning Beekeeping The Langstroth Hive P. Michael Henderson October 17, 2020. T he most common hive is the 10 frame Langstroth Hive, named after Lorenzo L. Langstroth (1810-1895), who patented the concept of the Langstroth hive in 1852. The modern Langstroth hive differs slightly from the patent, primarily in certain dimensions, but it's the same concept.

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  • Langstroth Archives - The Apiarist

    Thorne’s list about eight removable-frame hives (National, WBC, Langstroth, Commercial, Dadant, Smith, Rose and Dartington). Dadant list just one (Langstroth, albeit in 8 or 10 frame widths). I know that some hives use the same frame sizes ∏ , but have also simplified things by ignoring the range of frame depths offered – 14×12’s ...

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  • foundation | Stone Hill Ridge

    3 reasons to go foundationless in your Langstroth beehive This entry was posted on June 17, 2015, in Bees and tagged bees , foundation , foundation-less , frames , hive . 3 Comments

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  • Bee Hive Frames (20) Beveled Foundationless for

    2021-5-22 · Bottom bars without grooves are stronger and hive beetles cannot hide on our flat surface. Our deep end bars have 4 pre-drilled holes for wiring to provide extra strength. Dimensions. · Top bar (19” Length, 1-1/16” wide, 3/4” thick) · Bottom bar (17-3/4” length, 3/4“wide, 1/3“thick) · End bars (Select from above size options ...

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  • Natural Cell Size and it's effect on Varroa, Michael Bush

    Foundationless frames. Make a 'comb guide' like Langstroth did (see 'Langstroth's Hive and the Honey-Bee') Also helpful to cut down end bars to 32 mm (1 ¼') or Make blank starter strips Use a brine soaked board and dip it in wax to make blank sheets. Cut these into ¾' wide strips and put in the frames. _____ How to get small cells

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  • Bee Keeping Equipment – Cookeville Beekeepers

    The standard Langstroth hive body will hold 10 frames of comb. Some bee keepers are using 8 frame equipment because it is 20 percent lighter than equivalent 10 frame equipment, but most professional beekeepers use 10 frame equipment. An extremely small number of beekeepers use hives that hold more than 10 frames.

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  • 8 Frame Hives - Albuquerque Beekeepers - Ning

    2014-9-24 · He is converting (converted) his hives to medium 8 frame and is going foundationless. Almost like Warre hives all things considered. The Russian beekeepers use an empty box on top stuffed with a pillow or quilt to keep their bees warm in the winter but many winter over with screened bottoms.

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  • Should I Start with 8 or 10 Frame Equipment? -

    2014-6-15 · Forget beekeeping ideology, I'm a pragmatist. And here's what I've come to realize about the benefits and drawbacks of top bar and Langstroth bee hives. [Download the PDF version with more notes] Characteristic Top Bar Hive Langstroth Notes Easy on your back A TBH is a dream for anyone with back problems. Hive management To…

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  • Langstroth-to-Layens Hive Conversion - Extra-deep

    If converting DEEP Langstroth frames, two boards 2” x 4” x 8’ (untreated) will be enough to make the rim for a 14-frame Layens hive and five conversion frames. If converting MEDIUM Langstroth frames, one board 2” x 4” x 8’ (untreated) will be plenty. 2” wood screws, 28 per hive. Tools list

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  • Double Deep Frames | BeeVac.com

    2007-7-29 · I am thinking of going to the double deep frames in 2 Langstroth boxes. What is the best way to transition an existing hive to this method? The old hive has 20 frames in 2 boxes and the new hive will only 10 frames in 2 boxes. In addition, the new frames are foundationless. Reply

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  • 7 Permapicoltura oscar Perone ideas | bee keeping,

    Converting Langstroth frames to foundationless - Honey Bee Suite. There are several ways to convert your Langstroth frames to foundationless frames. The basic problem with any foundationless system—including top-bar hives—is to get the bees to build comb the way you want it. The way you want it is simple: one comb per frame, each parallel ...

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  • Bee Hive Frames (10) Beveled Foundationless for

    Why Foundationless. Foundationless beekeeping is more natural and allows the bees to tailor the size of the comb to the need of the hive. The wax created from …

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  • hive | Bee Hive Frames

    Bee Hive Frames (10) Beveled Foundationless for Deep or Med frames (Unassembled) We sell our frames in lots of 10. You will receive for each order of one (1) quantity. 10 beveled top bars (See Pictures). 10 bottom bars (no Groove). 20 end bars (deeps will have pre-drilled wiring holes).

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  • 8 Frame Hives - Albuquerque Beekeepers - Ning

    2014-9-24 · He is converting (converted) his hives to medium 8 frame and is going foundationless. Almost like Warre hives all things considered. The Russian beekeepers use an empty box on top stuffed with a pillow or quilt to keep their bees warm in the winter but many winter over with screened bottoms.

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  • Long hives | Beekeeping Forums

    2013-9-3 · At the current time she has the first two frames from the end are honey pollen. Brood on the next 8 frames and honey thereafter. I normally run two deeps and to prevent swarms in the spring I pull a couple frames and start nucs or beef up a starting hive etc.

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  • Frames 9 1/8 WTB Bulk Pack Economy CTN 100

    9 1/8 inch Wedge Top Bar Frame. Carton of 100. UNASSEMBLED - Nails not included Supply is limited only when available. Un-assembled Nails not included Economy: The same precise fit as the other two grades but it is a lower wood quality. Does not pass quality standards for select or commercial grades but it is a good serviceable frame. Layer knots and knots with crack or splits are allowed. We ...

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  • Top bar hive vs. Langstroth (I’ve tried both and here’s

    2014-6-15 · Forget beekeeping ideology, I'm a pragmatist. And here's what I've come to realize about the benefits and drawbacks of top bar and Langstroth bee hives. [Download the PDF version with more notes] Characteristic Top Bar Hive Langstroth Notes Easy on your back A TBH is a dream for anyone with back problems. Hive management To…

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  • Building Stuff | m.u.d. Songs

    2021-4-8 · (I use a mix of foundation and foundationless frames in my hives.) Having been stuck with 100 sheets of waxless foundation, and after managing to track down a 10-pound chunk of clean beeswax, I decided to wax the foundation.

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