hello barry sorry my mistake, i thought inner covers, top and bottom boards were inside the hive and as for buying materials to fix a worn out corner on a hive body you have done exactly that, fix ed a worn out hive body and what do you have? a worn out hive body i dont know about youn but with the price of a commercial hive body around eight dollars i will spend my time managing my hives, finding new markets and not working on equipment that should be repalced... joel

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