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    Default Honey weight

    Can anyone tell me how much a medium frame full of honey weighs? Thanks Steve
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    Default Re: Honey weight

    It will depend on how fat the bees draw it out, but they should average in the 3 to 4 pound range.
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    Default Re: Honey weight

    Four medium frames will usually give you a fat gallon of honey, which will weigh around 12 lbs.

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    Im trying to remember but I believe that my medium 10 framers weighed in around 52 pounds on the scale, that was box, frames and wax/honey.
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    Default Re: Honey weight

    4 pounds of honey

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    Default Re: Honey weight

    I just weighed five frames with honey and they ranged from 3.9 to 4.9lbs.I have two supers with honey that i haven't extracted yet.

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    DC are those mediums?
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    Default Re: Honey weight

    I did 3 deeps for a little more than a gallon.

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    Default Re: Honey weight

    You must mean three deep frames, not three deep boxes of comb, don't you?
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    Default Re: Honey weight

    Sfisher,yes they are mediums with plastic foundation.

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    Default Re: Honey weight

    Oops, yes Mark, 3 deep frames, not boxes. I mean, i was spinning my brood frames to get the ring of honey out of them.....

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    Default Re: Honey weight

    Done that myself.
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