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    How much wax goes into a drawn bee comb?

    I've been told that full drawn combs with honey weigh:
    1 x BS deep (brood) - 2.0 Kg
    1 x BS shallow (super) - 1.4 Kg

    But what about a drawn comb without any honey?

    Another question that...
  2. Thread: Full Combs

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    Re: Full Combs

    Hey NasalSponge, great link! My understanding is that that some bees don't like plastic frames, or that they have to still spend energy turning the super cells into drawn combs. Is that correct?
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    Re: Full Combs

    Hypothetically, if I could find a trusted bee keeper that could guarantee that their comb didn't have any mites and didn't use pesticides that could provide me with about 8 drawn combs should I go...
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    Re: Full Combs

    I'm new to bee keeping, but my understanding is that it takes energy for bees to make full combs, that's energy that they could be spending to make honey otherwise. Would people even buy them if...
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    Full Combs

    Does anyone sell full complete honey bee combs? I've tried calling around but no one seems to have any (apparently I was the first to ask).
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