Thanks guys, for clearing up sooo many doubts...
So basically double deep of 8 frame is eough space to overwinter on as compared to 10 frame double deep, but they really have to pack all of that space. I was thinking of running 3 deeps of 8 frame to give them total 24 frames instead of 16. Is that ok in a climate as ours(PA)? or is that 3rd deep really not needed?
Also it would be easier to checkerboard the hive in spring if they still have honey in the 3rd deep(top)..
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