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    Hi Mike, I think once again I've done a bad...

    Hi Mike,

    I think once again I've done a bad job of explaining, I also think I understand what your picturing and to be honest I may try to create that kind of setup. But the frames in my hives...
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    >But in a Lanstroth you'd have to move four or...

    >But in a Lanstroth you'd have to move four or five supers, and a top brood box (that may have brood or not) and then remove at least one or two frames in order to be able to mote the others around...
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    Yeah, their not bad I plan on leaving half of my...

    Yeah, their not bad I plan on leaving half of my hives that way. The disadvantage is that if I wanted to say check the brood, I have to remove basically every frame (or at least 3-4 in order to be...
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    Yep that's exactly what it's like, one level,...

    Yep that's exactly what it's like, one level, longer than wide, and the top bars meet with no gaps. I'm sure since the frame dimensions and hives were all custom built that they aren't anything near...
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    Thanks for the info Mike, I think I did a poor...

    Thanks for the info Mike,

    I think I did a poor job in explaining the frame orientation. Imagine taking a frame how it normal sits and rotating it clockwise 90 degrees. Instead of it hanging from...
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    Posting to describe my grandfather's old world...

    Posting to describe my grandfather's old world style of hives that some have asked me about and ask some questions about beekeeping.


    Michael, their pretty much nothing like the Langstroth of...
  7. Thanks for the advice guys, Mike

    Thanks for the advice guys,

    Mike
  8. I was wondering what a fare price to charge for a...

    I was wondering what a fare price to charge for a complete hive would be. I've got some people that want to buy them from my beekeeping class (just tookover my grandfather's bees last year after he...
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    I used the pop bottle one, but unfortunately it...

    I used the pop bottle one, but unfortunately it didn't catch tons of yellowjackets, I guess it was just to easy for them to rob the weaker hives. All you do is get a 2-liter bottle, cut a little...
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    I want to thank everyone for their help so far. ...

    I want to thank everyone for their help so far. My grandfather just passed away wednesday, so I won't be out to the hives for probably a week or so. Once I start up again I'm sure I'll have more...
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    Thanks everyone, After reading a beekeeping...

    Thanks everyone,

    After reading a beekeeping book last night, I to decided that it was probably nosema, but the book said it only happened in spring so I figured it couldn't be it.

    Didn't have...
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    Hi Clay, Thanks for the quick response. Like...

    Hi Clay,

    Thanks for the quick response. Like you I live in the Northeast (Erie, PA).

    - I'll check tomorrow to see if they have deformed or chewed wings.
    - If I have time I'll check the...
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    If you can't tell from my topic I'm a newbie. My...

    If you can't tell from my topic I'm a newbie. My grandfather has been raising bees for years (though his hives and methods are pretty different then what I've been reading about the last couple...
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